Monthly Archives: February 2019

I Will Pay Priority Attention To Education — Anambra PDP Reps Candidate 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Hon.Valentine Anyika, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representatives candidate for Anaocha, Njikoka and Dunukofia federal constituency has expressed his commitment to pay priority attention to educational development in his federal constituency. Anyika who defeated the incumbent lawmaker Hon. Ferdinand Dozie Nwankwo, said one of the remote reasons he would give utmost priority to education was ...

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2019 Elections: INEC Opens National Collation Centre, Adjourns Proceeding Till Monday

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Sunday declared open the National Collation Centre for the Saturday’s presidential election. The Punch reports that the centre is situated in the International Conference Centre, Abuja. Yakubu, while declaring the rules for the collation of the results, said that the presidential election result from each state would be ...

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Soldiers Killed My Beautiful Daughter, Father Of Slain INEC Official Mourns

Sir Daperi Amachree took to his Facebook page on Sunday to mourn his daughter, Ibisaki Amachree, who served as an ad hoc official of the Independent National Electoral Commission in the Rivers State Presidential and National Assembly elections which were marred by violence. Daperi said he had never attacked anyone in his life and wondered why his innocent daughter would ...

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Fear Over Cancellation Of Abuja Results: INEC Chairman Speaks

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared that, contrary to the rumour, it has not cancelled any election so far in any part of the country where the presidential and National Assembly polls had held. The chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, stated this during a press briefing held at the National Collation Centre in Abuja on Sunday. Answering reporters’ ...

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Election Results: PDP Statement Is Provocative Insult To Democracy And To Nigeria, APC Fumes

The All Progressives Congress has described the press statement dated February 24, 2019 by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as an unwarranted strike against democracy and the people of Nigeria. The PDP in that press statement, called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to name its candidate, Alh. Atiku Abubakar the winner of the presidential election. In a statement ...

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JUST IN: DSS Arrests Atiku’s Spokesman, Buba Galadima

Reports just coming in indicate that politician Buba Galadima has been arrested in Abuja by officers of the Directortate of State Security (DSS). Galadima, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and frontman of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), has been a prominent critic of President Muhammadu Buhari since he fell out with the party leadership in ...

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Political Violence: Atiku Urges Peace, Initiates Steps To Assist Those Who Need Medical Assistance 

Being the full text of a message by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on the political violence that rocked Saturday’s presidential election:  Dear citizens of Nigeria, It has come to my knowledge that a number of Nigerian citizens are verified, by local and international observers, to have died since the election began on Saturday, ...

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INEC Chairman In Emergency Meeting Over Abuja Results, Reschedules Press Briefing To 6pm

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Mahmood Yakubu has rescheduled press briefing earlier scheduled for 3pm today to 6pm. Sahara Reporters reports that Yakubu is at an emergency meeting over Abuja results which President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly lost. The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party had raised the alarm that ...

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Don’t Tamper With FCT Results — CUPP, PDP Warn INEC… Want Atiku Declared President

The Coalition of United Political Parties has raised the alarm over an alleged plan to cancel the presidential election in some area councils of the Federal Capital Territory. It said the strategy was to declare results inconclusive to pave the way for alteration of figures in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress. The coalition’s spokesman, Imo ...

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Election Violence: Suspected OPC Member Stoned In Lagos Not Dead

A suspected member of the Oudua People’s Congress (OPC) popularly named Demola, who was mobbed by irate voters in Ago Palace way, Lagos, for disrupting voting during last Saturday’s election has been confirmed to be alive. A video showing Demola being hurled with stones went viral last Saturday and there were reports that he didn’t survive the ordeal. Residents in ...

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