18, Aug, 2019

Month: February 2019

President defeats Atiku by over 3.9 million votes President Muhammadu Buhari has won his re-election bid as he polled 15,191,847 votes to defeat his closest rival, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party in the presidential poll conducted on February 23. Atiku polled 11,262,978 to lose the election with […]

The Senior Special Adviser on Security Matters to Governor Udom Emmanuel, Capt Iniobong Ekong, has been abducted. It was gathered that Ekong was picked up midnight Friday allegedly by soldiers, purportedly on a petition written by Senator Godswill Akpabio. The Commissioner for Information, Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Charles Udoh, who […]

There was orderliness as the presidential and National Assembly elections got underway at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. There are about 14 polling points located in the same open space beside the office of the National Broadcasting Commission. Electoral officers are comfortably housed under six giant canopies. White plastic chairs were […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission has ordered the extension of voting time for some polling units which experienced delay due to technical challenges and complaints, including malfunctioning of card readers. The commission expressed confidence that most of these cases will be rectified. INEC Commissioner and chairman of its Information and […]

Scores of voters at ward 11, unit 22, Olusomi  Compound, Abeokuta-North Local Government area of Ogun state where former President Olusegun Obasanjo is billed to cast his vote have been stranded as the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission were yet to arrive as at 912am. Many prospective voters were […]