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25 Feb 2019
The governor of Oyo State Abiola Ajimobi has lost his Oyo South senatorial bid to the candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Muhammed Kola-Balogun Kola-Balogun defeated the State governor of the All Progressive Congress, with a total of 105,720 votes while the candidate of the Ajimobi had 92,217 votes. The incumbent senator Soji Akanbi…
25 Feb 2019
A week after it was supposed to be held, Nigerians are going to the polls today to elect a new leader that will lead Africa's biggest economy for the next four years.
25 Feb 2019
Democracy is about the primacy of the people to determine who wins elections, who gets the seat and who drives the development process. Whoever wins the elections has an obligation to the people. By the time we read this essay, the results of the general elections of 16th February may already be fully known or…
25 Feb 2019
Nigerians have been urged to maintain the peace as they prepare to round off the 2019 general elections on March 9. Former Nigerian ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, Ayo Otepola, said this on Saturday as the guest speaker during a World Peace and Understanding Day event at Rotary Centre, Ikeja GRA, Lagos. The…
24 Feb 2019
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has scored 8614 votes to beat its rival All Progressives Congress (APC) which polled 5373 in the Presidential elections held Saturday in Ado Local Government Area of Benue State. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer for the Local Government, Prof TM Echi made the disclosure while submitting the result…
23 Feb 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has defeated Atiku Abubakar,the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo polling unit in Gombe in Saturday’s Presidential Poll. Mr Ahmed Makko, the Presiding Officer of Hassan Manzo 005, announced the result amidst jubilation by APC supporters. Buhari scored 453 votes to…
23 Feb 2019
The 2019 general elections have started and some of your favourite celebrities have shown that the Permanent Voters Card (PVC) is not just an identity card  - it is a powerful instrument to determine who leads the country for the next four years. The election had been postponed from 16 February 2019, but multiple reports have…
23 Feb 2019
The Economic Financial Crime Commission has arrested suspected vote buyers in Gombe during the Presidential, National Assembly Elections. "Two vote buyers arrested by EFCC operatives in Gombe during the Presidential, National Assembly Elections on February 23, 2019," EFCC said on Saturday. Details later.
23 Feb 2019
Polling in Warri South Local Government Area, Delta, was held up for some time by some ad hoc staff of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), demanding payment of their allowance. The staff, who staged the protest at about 8.10 a.m. at Ikengbua Primary School, Ajamimogha, a Registration Area Centre (RAC) in the area, claimed that…
23 Feb 2019
The European Union Electoral Observation Misson in Lagos says it has 20 teams currently monitoring the process of the general election across the country. The European mission representatives in Lagos, Mrs Cecilia Eueom and Mr Mathias Zohoren disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) during the monitoring at the Ward 1, Unit 013,…
23 Feb 2019
Soldiers from the Nigerian Army have taken over the security of the busy Benin/Auchi highway in Edo to safeguard the conduct of the ongoing general elections, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Benin/Auchi expressway which links the Southern part of the country to the Northern part through Okene in Kogi State, has been…
23 Feb 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha, voted in Daura, Katsina State in the Presidential and National Assembly Elections. The wife, Aisha, voted before the president at 8.06 a.m., while the president voted at 8.10 a.m, and 897 eligible voters casted their votes at the Kofar Baru, Sarkin Yara “A” ward in Daura. The News…

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