Category: Politics

Ondo polls: Heavy rainfall disrupts voting process, destroys polling booths

Abdul Jimoh- October 10, 2020

Heavy rainfall has disrupted the ongoing election process in Ijebu area of Owo Local Government of Ondo State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. ... Read More

Update; INEC Staff Rescued After Boat Capsized in Ilaje

Abdul Jimoh- October 10, 2020

INEC staff conveying electoral materials to riverine areas of Ilaje Local Government Area in the ongoing Ondo State governorship election has been rescued. Some of the ... Read More

I’m Confident of Winning the Election – Akeredolu Speaks

Abdul Jimoh- October 10, 2020

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Governorship candidate Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu has expressed optimism that he would emerge victorious of Saturday’s governorship election in the state ... Read More

NewsInPhoto: INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on Readiness Assessment Visit to Ondo

Henry Solomon- October 4, 2020

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu inspected non-sentitive materials on Sunday, 4 October 2020 ahead of the Ondo state gubernatorial election on ... Read More

Netflix Says it Does Not Agree with Chinese Author’s Views on Uighur Muslims

Henry Solomon- September 26, 2020

Netflix Inc, in a response to U.S. senators’ concerns over the company’s plans to adapt a Chinese science-fiction book trilogy, said on Saturday it did not ... Read More

Edo election: No offender will go unpunished, police warn

inno.korie- September 19, 2020

Deputy Inspector-General of Police Adeleye Oyebade in charge of Edo Governoship Evening Security Monitoring Team, has warned that nobody who violated electoral laws would go ... Read More

Edo Governorship Election: Voters Observe Social Distancing

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2020

Voters in Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s polling unit, Oredo Ward 4, Emokpae Model Primary School, Benin City, were seen observing physical distancing, washing hands and wearing ... Read More

Edo Governorship Election Begins Amid Impressive Voters’ Turnout

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2020

The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Although ... Read More

Rep Commends Buhari Over Assent to 2020 Police Act

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2020

A member of House of Representatives, Rep. Yusuf Gagdi (APC-Plateau), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the Nigeria Police Act (2020). Gagdi, who ... Read More

1.7m to Vote in Edo as Voters Abandon Over 400,000 Cards in INEC Office

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2020

Records at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), indicate that no fewer than 1.72 million persons are eligible to vote in the Sept. 19, Edo ... Read More

No Direct Involvement of INEC Staff in Conduct of Edo Governorship Polls – Okoye

Henry Solomon- September 17, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) says none of the paid staff of the commission will be directly involved in the conduct of the Edo State ... Read More

Edo 2020: PDP allegations false, baseless – INEC commissioner

Abdul Jimoh- September 11, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has denied the allegations by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), that it was working with the All Progressives Congress ... Read More

FG Congratulates Adesina on Re-election as AfDB President

Henry Solomon- September 1, 2020

The Federal Government has congratulated Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on his re-election as the eighth president of the bank ... Read More

Kogi governorship election: Supreme Court upholds Gov Yahaya Bello’s victory

Abdul Jimoh- August 31, 2020

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the appeal of the candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Musa Wada and his party against the election ... Read More

Akwa Ibom NUJ boycotts coverage of activities of ex-aviation minister

Abdul Jimoh- August 28, 2020

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom Council has boycotted coverage of activities of former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, who is in ... Read More

APC UK launches website to celebrate Buhari’s achievements

Abdul Jimoh- August 24, 2020

The All Progressives Congress (APC), UK chapter, says it has launched a website to celebrate President Muhammadu Buhari’s achievements in the last five years. Ms ... Read More

INEC Promises Credible Election in Edo In-spite of COVID-19

Olisa- August 21, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will not compromise its integrity in the conduct of the Edo Governorship election billed for Sept. 19 ... Read More

Governor Sule Updates Buhari on Socio-political Developments in Nasarawa

Henry Solomon- August 18, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has received an update from Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on political and security developments in the state. Speaking to State ... Read More

Ondo State governorship election: APC inaugurates national campaign council

inno.korie- August 15, 2020

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated a 104-member national campaign council, headed by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, for the Oct. 10 governorship ... Read More

Appeal Court reverses INEC’s deregistration of 22 parties

inno.korie- August 10, 2020

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday reversed the  deregistration of 22 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The parties were ... Read More