INEC launches probe over ‘forged’ result sheets in Kogi

November 11, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday said its top officials had launched an investigation into allegations that result sheets were forged in some polling units in Kogi state. INEC disclosed this on its X handle minutes after pictures of the forged sheets emerged. “Our attention has been drawn to a report that filled result sheets were discovered in Read More

Brass LGA attack: Bayelsa PDP youths vow  to resist election rigging 

November 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

In the wake of recent attacks on supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Brass Local Government Area, the Bayelsa Youth Vanguard has issued a stern warning, vowing to resist any attempt to rig the Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Yesterday, reports surfaced of violent incidents targeting PDP supporters in Brass Local Government. The attacks, allegedly carried out Read More

Bayelsa poll: Brass, Nembe, Ogbia, Southern Ijaw, Yenagoa identified as flashpoints

November 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa State, CellHub, an election management team, which has engaged in series of activities towards the election, has commended the performance of the security agencies involved in the pre-election operations, particularly the Military. This is even as the team has identified some security flashpoints in the State that may cause mayhem during the polls. Read More

Imo Guber: PDP appoints Ugochinyere campaign DG, Ozuruigbo, Ogbu, Ibe as Deputy

August 22, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

There’s widespread jubilation in Imo State Tuesday following the announcement by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) that the House of Representatives member representing Ideato North, South federal constituency, Hon. Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere Ikeagwuonu, will be the Director General of its gubernatorial campaign council. The main opposition party, in a statement signed by Dr. Arthur Bruno Ekwelem, the Principal Secretary to Read More

Faleke to APC, Yahaya Bello: Zone next governorship seat to Kogi West

April 9, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A political ally of the President-elect and lawmaker representing Ikeja federal constituency, Hon. James Faleke, has asked the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello, to zone the next governorship seat of the state to Kogi west, where he hails from. Falake, who had earlier withdrawn his governorship ambition, said for equity, justice and fairness, Read More

Kogi: Audu/Faleke group rejects delegates list, calls for direct primary

April 4, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Audu/ Faleke political structure in Kogi state has demanded direct primary mode to give a level playing ground to all the 17 governorship aspirants contesting the forthcoming All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election in the state,  The group led by Senator Emmanuel Dagana Ocheja, Tuesday in Abuja, placed their demand before the party NWC in a petition at Read More

Kwara NNPP not collapsing structures into APC – Party chair

April 2, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), in Kwara state has declared that it has not collapsed its structures in the state into the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The party said it would produce candidates and participate in the forthcoming council election in the state when the ban is lifted. State Chairman of the party, AbdulRazaq  Abdulsalam made the declaration Read More

Kogi: As the battle to succeed Gov Bello begins…

March 31, 2023 Admin III 0

Ahead of the November 11 governorship election in Kogi state, political gladiators from the state have started the highly-rated politicking in their bid to succeed Governor Yahaya Bello. With the new development, governorship candidates from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have shown interest to contest for the number seat in the Confluence state. At Read More

Why I’m the best to succeed Yahaya Bello in Kogi – Ex-REA boss, Ohiare

March 25, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

An All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in the 11th November Kogi State governorship election, Dr. Sanusi Ohiare, said his profile dwarfs other 17 aspirants jostling for the party’s governorship ticket. Addressing journalists after his screening on Saturday in Abuja, a former Executive Director, Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Ohiare said it was time for someone with his kind of skills Read More

INEC observers fault declaration of Yusuf as governor-elect in Kano

March 23, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of INEC accredited Civil Society Domestic Election Observers in Kano state has faulted the declaration of Abba Kabiru Yusuf of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) as the winner of last Saturday’s governorship election in the state. The observers, however, asked the electoral umpire to review the said declaration and conduct supplementary election in the affected areas of Read More

Kano election ought to be declared inconclusive – Gawuna 

March 23, 2023 Ibrahim Hamisu 0

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s Kano election, Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should have declared the exercise inconclusive. The governorship candidate, who was in the company of party leaders, expressed surprise that with the same election, 16 of the House of Assembly elections held same day and same conditions Read More

APC rejects Kano governorship election results, demands INEC’s review within 7 days

March 21, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has faulted the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for declaring governorship candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) Abba Kabir Yusuf, as winner in Saturday’s Kano state election. The APC said INEC should have declared the exercise inconclusive. The ruling party has, however, rejected the announcement of Abba Kabir Yusif Read More

At last, INEC announces date for rescheduled 2023 elections in Benue LGA

March 20, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC has fixed Tuesday, March 21, 2023 for the conduct of the Governorship and House of Assembly elections of two constituencies in Kwande Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State, which could not hold last Saturday. The Commission had postponed elections in the LGA, after it detected error prints on ballot papers for both Kwande Read More

Delta: PDP’s Sheriff in early lead, wins 14 LGAs out of 17 

March 19, 2023 Amaechi Okwara 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Delta state on Sunday announced the results of 17 local government areas of the state for the 2023 governorship election. Out of the local government areas announced by the returning officers,  PDP won 14 local government at collation center at the INEC headquarters, Asaba. The 17 LGAs announced so far, the PDP candidate Read More

 Kaduna: Voters’ apathy mars governorship, state assembly polls 

March 18, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

As Nigerians round up the 2023 general elections with gubernatorial and state assembly elections, the polls have been fraught with low turnout of voters at the polling units visited in Chikun and Kaduna North local government areas.  Though materials arrived most of the polling units with an hour of kickoff of elections, unlike the presidential and National Assembly polls, the Read More

Anyim backs APC guber candidate Nwifuru

March 16, 2023 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

A former President of the Senate, Ayim Pius Anyim, Wednesday, endorsed the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Rt. Hon. Francis Nwifuru. Anyim, who has been at loggerheads with Governor David Umahi since his defection to the APC, endorsed Nwifuru, saying he is the rightful person coming from the northern zone of the state. Though Umahi had in Read More

Breaking: Supreme Court affirms Ibe as APGA governorship candidate in Abia

March 8, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Jubilations have greeted the ruling of the Supreme Court Wednesday in Abuja, re-affirming Professor Greg Ibe as the authentic governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia state for the Saturday, March 11 gubernatorial election. Teeming supporters, associates and party faithful were caught celebrating the declaration of the apex court. As at the time of filling the Read More

Bauchi 2023: Who’s on hyper alert?

February 10, 2023 Mallam Musbahu Magayaki, 0

On January 29, 2023, the Bauchi state governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Air Marshal Saddique Baba Abubakar (rtd), toured Akuyam in Misau local government area of Bauchi state in his bid to gain their support politically. Unfortunately, gun shots by his security guards resulted in the death of one person with many others injured. Governor Bala Abdulkadir Read More

Ebonyi governorship poll: Shun zoning, tribalism, vote Odii, group declares support for PDP

January 14, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of March 11th, 2023 governorship election in Ebonyi state, a popular diaspora group, the Association of Ebonyi Indigenes Socio-Cultural In the Diaspora (AEISCID) has declared total support for the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Chief Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii. The group also called on people of the staate home and abroad to shun zoning arrangement, tribalism and Read More

2023: Accord remains party to beat in Oyo – Adelabu

October 28, 2022 Bayo Agboola, Ibadan 0

Governorship candidate of Accord Party (AP) in Oyo, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, has hinted that the party is progressing with quality members defecting to it in the state. The AP governorship candidate dropped this hint at the unveiling of Chief Adegboyega Adegoke as the party’s Director-General Campaign Council and Prof. (Mrs) Abiodun Ayandele as deputy governorship candidate, Thursday in Ibadan. According Read More

Adamawa 2023: Where the future lies

September 14, 2022 Amina Abubakar 0

Though, I’m not a politician, not partisan but it’s my constitutional prerogative to support and vote for a candidate who I feel is the most suitable to lead and represent me at different levels of elections. I have been keenly watching how things unfold as the nation warms up for the 2023 general elections, particularly in my home state of Read More

Osun as a predictor of presidential elections, by Farooq Kperogi

July 17, 2022 Farooq Kperogi 0

Since 2014, Osun State has emerged as Nigeria’s bellwether state, as Americans call states whose voting patterns almost always align with the winning presidential ticket with mathematical exactitude. APC’s victory in Osun in 2014, in spite of the intense, all-out PDP-controlled federal effort to swing the election in PDP’s favor, presaged APC’s odds-defying victory in the 2015 presidential election. In Read More