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25 Feb 2019
YIAGA Africa yesterday said Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections were characterised by the same shortcomings that marred previous elections in the country. Election observers said as with past elections, the logistics challenges experienced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) resulted in late opening of balloting in 59 per cent of polling units. It…
25 Feb 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday insisted that it has not cancelled elections anywhere in the country...
25 Feb 2019
The Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter has elected Andy Elerewe, as its chairman. Until his emergence, Elerewe who is the Chief Executive Officer, AIBEN Investment and Property Limited was the association’s publicity secretary. He emerged unopposed at chapter’s election held last week at its Abuja secretariat. His firm has…
23 Feb 2019
The Presidential and National Assembly elections took place in the FCT on Saturday without report of security breach. The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, confirmed this while speaking with newsmen after monitoring the exercise in some polling units in the territory. “I have gone round to some polling units to see the conduct…
23 Feb 2019
Mr Ibrahim Daniel, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairmanship candidate for the forthcoming March 9, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council elections, has expressed fear that the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly elections might extend into the night. Daniel made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in…
23 Feb 2019
Counting of votes has began in some polling units in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) after the completion of voting. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that voting ended between 1.30 p. m. and 2.30 p.m. in some of the polling units. In Madalla Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp polling unit 006C in Orozo…
23 Feb 2019
Voters in polling unit 005, Karshi, FCT, have expressed frustration over the failure of the card reader which had slowed the voting process at the unit. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that out of the six polling units in the FCT polling station, Karshi, only 005 unit card reader failed. Ejimma Ebuta, a…
23 Feb 2019
Nigerians today go to the poll to elect their president and 469 members of the National Assembly (NASS). This is coming a week after the exercise was rescheduled by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) late Friday night (Feb. 16). While the electoral umpire would conduct only the presidential and NASS election this Saturday, the…
12 Feb 2019
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) says it has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari as its preferred candidate for the Feb. 16 election. The Acting Chairman of the Forum Alhaji Liman Kwande announced this on Tuesday at a news briefing in Kaduna. Kwande expressed ACF’s belief that Buhari deserves a second term to consolidate on his laudable…
9 Feb 2019
Residents of Lugbe, a satellite district of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Saturday protested against exorbitant electricity charges by the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC). The residents, numbering over 70, carried placards and protested the constant increase in electricity tariff at the premises of the AEDC in Lugbe, FCT. Mr Bright Emerenanim, a civil…
7 Feb 2019
National Orientation Agency (NOA) has warned civil servants and residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) against vote buying by politicians. NOA Director, Voter Education in the FCT, David Mainyan Dogo, gave the warning yesterday at the 2019 elections stakeholder meeting and sensitisation in Abuja. The NOA boss also urged the electorate to shun drug…
7 Feb 2019
Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja have expressed outrage against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its failure to provide their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) six months after registration. Speaking to The Guardian, they said INEC officials told them that their cards were omitted during production and were asked to fill…

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