Monthly Archives: March 2019

UNIZIK Not Citadel Of Jamboree, Says VC 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Vice Chancellor Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka Anambra State Prof. Joseph Eberendu Ahaneku has cautioned new students of the institution against sexual inducements, cultism, sorting, examination malpractices and a host of other vices inimical to their aspirations in the university. The Vice Chancellor who gave the caution at the 2018/2019  matriculation ceremony of the university held at ...

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INEC Halts Collation Of Kano Election Results

The Independent National Electoral Commission halted the collation of the supplementary governorship election in Kano Saturday as the results from two local governments failed to arrive. The councils are Nasarawa and Kibiya. INEC said the collation will resume at 8am on Sunday. Results from 21 local councils have been collated already and it saw the incumbent Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of ...

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Supplementary Poll: Lalong Re-Elected As Plateau Governor

Incumbent Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been declared winner of the rerun gubernatorial election in the State. Lalong gathered 595,582 votes to win, with his closest rival, Jeremiah Useni, a retired Army General who was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polling 546,813 votes. Prof Richard Kimbir, the ...

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Supplementary Polls: Ganduje Leads In Kano, APC, PDP Battle For Sokoto

  •Clashes, fraud allegations persist in Kano, Bauchi, others•Tight race in Plateau, Adamawa; female Returning Officer shot in Benue•APC wins House of Assembly seats in Lagos, Ekiti, Osun Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State was leading his main challenger, Abba Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party, in Saturday’s supplementary governorship election in the state. The results of eight out of ...

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10 Suspected Thugs Arrested In Kano’s Gama Ward, Says DIG

A Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Anthony Ogbizi Michael, has said that 10 persons suspected to be thugs were arrested during the supplementary elections in Kano on Saturday. He also debunked social media reports of killings in Gama Ward in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State during the election. DIG Michael blamed the social media for spreading what he described as ...

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Those Discouraging Atiku From Challenging Buhari In Court Are Evil, Says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says those opposed to the decision of Atiku Abubakar to seek legal redress over the outcome of the presidential election have evil minds. Atiku, who contested under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), lost to President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 election. Speaking on the judgement of the Osun governorship tribunal, Obasanjo said Atiku did the ...

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Supplementary Election: Thugs Have Hijacked Process In Kano, PDP Alleges, Urges Cancellation Of Polls

The Peoples Democratic Party in Kano State has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to cancel the re-run governorship election ongoing across the 28 local government areas of the state, alleging that thugs have taken over the process. The Acting Chairman of the party, Rabiu Sulaiman-Bichi, made the call while addressing a news conference in Kano on Saturday. Bichi ...

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Intrigues, Power Play In Aso Rock As Lobby For New Cabinet Hots Up

Buhari plans London trip to stave off pressure, draw ministers list As intense lobby for the new cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari hots up, a string of intrigues and complex power play is unfolding at the nation’s seat of power, Aso Rock. An unfazed President Buhari will however leave the country for London any moment from Friday 29th March, to stave ...

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Jubilation In Osun Over Adeleke’s Victory

There was jubilation across Osun State on Friday as the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja nullified the victory of Adegboyega Oyetola as the governor of the state. The three-man tribunal in a split judgment of two-to-one declared the Peoples Democratic Party’s Ademola Adeleke as the winner of the September 2018 election. The tribunal, through its majority judgment, nullified the ...

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