Monthly Archives: February 2019

2019 Presidential Results Update

*2019 PRESIDENTIAL RESULTS UPDATE:* *1. Ekiti State:* PDP – 154,032. APC – 219, 231. *Winner – APC.* *2. Osun State:* PDP – 337,377. APC – 347,634. *Winner – APC.* *3. FCT:* PDP – 259,997. APC – 152,224. *Winner – PDP.* *4. Kwara State:* PDP – 138,184. APC – 308,984. *Winner – APC.* *5. Nasarawa State:* PDP – 283,847. APC – ...

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Agbaje Spits Fire, Wants INEC To Release Results Immediately

The Governorship Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has made allegations of ongoing manipulation of the results of last Saturday’s elections and called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately release them. Agbaje, who addressed a Press Conference in his campaign office on Ikorodu Road, Lagos, wondered why 48 hours after polls ...

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Yoruba Group Urges APC To Curb Attacks On Non-Indigenes In Lagos 

A socio-political youth organisation in the South West, Apapo Egba Ewe Yoruba has urged the Lagos State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to call its thugs to order to halt xenophobic attacks on non-indigenes living in the state. A statement issued by the Coordinator and Secretary of the group, Babatunde Hassan and Ridwan Olaposi in Lagos on ...

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PDP Rejects Presidential Results, Says Our Democracy Under Threat

Being a statement by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche, on the presidential election results so far released by the Independent National Electoral Commission. Protocols: 1. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is forced to take a stand and make the following pronouncements at this crucial point because our democracy is under threat of derailment. 2. Firstly, ...

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Agbaje Decries Attacks On Voters By APC Thugs

The Governorship Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in Lagos, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has protested the harassment of voters in PDP’s traditional strongholds and the destruction of ballot papers and boxes by thugs under the pay and direction of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Agbaje commiserated with people injured, harassed, molested and deprived of their votes in many areas of Lagos ...

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Saraki Did Not Congratulate APC Candidate, Says Aide

Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Yusuph Olaniyonu, has dissociated the Saraki camp from a message being shared on WhatsApp which states that the PDP and Saraki have congratulated the APC and it’s candidates. In the statement released on Monday, Olaniyonu further stated that the position of the Saraki camp will be ...

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Saraki Loses, Buhari, Atiku In Tight Race

• President leads in Kano, Gombe, Bauchi, Osun• Former VP ahead in A’Ibom, Edo, Plateau, Ondo The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Sunday became one of the major casualties of the 2019 general elections as he lost his bid to return to the Senate. Apart from Saraki, the other two senatorial candidates of his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, ...

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This presidential election is a sham

By Casmir Igbokwe The scene was pathetic. It appeared well choreographed. People had turned out in their numbers to vote. Suddenly, some thugs surfaced. They threatened voters to leave or get killed. Some concerned voters made some calls. Pronto, heavily armed policemen landed. They were in up to five vans. The thugs melted away. Concerned voters begged the police to stay. ...

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SERAP Writes Buhari Over Election Violence, Seeks Referral Of Cases To ICC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to “immediately refer to the International Criminal Court (ICC) pursuant to article 13 of the Rome Statute to which Nigeria is a state party, all allegations of election-related violence, intimidation and killings between 1999 and 2019 for investigation and prosecution.” The organization said: ...

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Buhari Resorting To Violence To Win Elections — Atiku Campaign Council

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Director-General Atiku/Obi Presidential Campaign Council in Anambra State Dr. Harry Oranezi has alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party and other well-meaning Nigerians are saddened over what happened in some parts of the country including Anambra state where he said there were pockets of skirmishes evident in the desperation of the ruling All Progressives Congress to clinch onto ...

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