INEC Declares Governorship Election In Adamawa Inconclusive

INEC has declared the March 18 governorship election in Adamawa as inconclusive. Prof. Mohammed Mele, the state INEC returning officer, who disclosed this when he spoke with newsmen on Monday in Yola, said that the election was cancelled in 47 registration areas, 69 polling Units with the total number of 41,796 registered voters. After the […]

Sanwo-Olu Increases Lagos Workers’ Salary By 20%

 Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has increased the salaries of workers in the state by 20 per cent, shortly after he secured a second term in office. In a circular by the Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, the governor reiterated his administration’s determination to improve the welfare and well-being of public servants in Lagos State. […]

Governorship Election: Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Makinde, Buni, Abdulrazaq win

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday declared Governors Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Muhammadu Yahaya (Gombe), Mai Mala Buni (Yobe) and AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq (Kwara) the winners of Saturday’s governorship election. Also, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate in Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Umo Eno; Dr Dikko Radda of the Katsina State […]

INEC Shifts Governorship, State Assembly Elections To March 18

 INEC has rescheduled Governorship and State House of Assembly elections earlier fixed for March 11 to March 18, and campaigns would continue until midnight of Thursday (March 16). In a statement last night by its National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, the commission said that the decision was necessary […]

We’ll prove we won presidential election – Peter Obi

Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has claimed that his party won the February 25 presidential polls. Making his first public appearance yesterday since the February 25 elections, Obi, while addressing a press conference in Abuja said he will approach the Court to reclaim his mandate, as the exercise failed to meet the […]

Go about your business without fear – Sanwo-Olu tells Lagosians

Similarly, Lagos Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has urged Lagosians to go about their businesses without any fear of harassment as calm returns to Lagos following the friction in some parts of Lagos yesterday, shortly after the Lagos INEC announced the Labour Party Presidential Candidate – as winner of the just concluded presidential election in the […]

INEC has confirmed there are challenges with its Results Viewing Portal

INEC has confirmed that there are challenges with its Results Viewing Portal (IReV) noting that Unlike in off-season elections where the portal was used, it has been relatively slow and unsteady. In a statement, the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye noted that the problem is totally due to technical […]

INEC Announces Presidential Election Results For Ekiti

INEC postponed the announcement of the collation of the presidential election results till 11am today (Monday) after announcing only results from Ekiti state. While the results for all the other states are yet to reach Abuja, our Correspondent reports that the INEC Ekiti State Collation Officer and Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Health […]

Elections: Only Corps members authorised to control BVAS – INEC

 The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said only National Youths Service Corps members are authorized election officers to handle the Bimodal Voter Authentication System (BVAS) during the upcoming general elections. The INEC chairman who made the disclosure to journalists while he visited the Government Secondary School, GSS Garki, to assess the nationwide training exercise […]