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INEC confirms theft of its voters registration machine in Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has confirmed the theft of the Direct Data Capturing, DDC equipment being used for the voters registration exercise in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers state. The INEC equipment alongside with council properties were

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INEC releases date for 2019 elections

The Indepedent National Electoral Commission has announced February 16, 2019 as the date for the next Presidential election in the country. The INEC National Commissioner in charge South West, Solomon Soyebi, who made disclosure during a press briefing in Abuja

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I will deal with disloyalty in APC, Akeredolu talks tough

The new Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has revealed that some members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State, worked against the party during last November’s governorship election, the Premium Times has reported. He said such disloyal

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Clinton rigged Democratic Party’s chairmanship election – Trump

President Donald Trump has accused his fiercest rival at the Nov. 8 presidential election, Democratic Hillary Clinton, of rigging Saturday’s chairmanship election of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Democrats on Saturday elected Clinton’s long-time ally, Mr Tom Perez, as Chairman

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APC wins Etsako Federal Constituency by-election in Edo

Mr Johson Oghuma of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  has emerged the winner of the Etsako Federal Constituency by-election in Edo. Oghuma emerged winner with 39,876 votes to defeat the People’s Democratic Party candidate Mr Jude Imagwe who polled 18,193

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Etsako Federal Constituency by-election records low turnout

The by-election for Etsako Federal Constituency in Edo has recorded low turnout of voters across the affected three local governments areas of the constituency. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that few voters were seen at the various polling

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West African leaders set four-day deadline to resolve Gambia crisis

Leaders meeting at a Franco-African summit in the Malian capital Bamako on Saturday set Jan. 19 as a deadline to solve the Gambian political crisis, Radio France Internationale quoted Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe as saying. January 19 is the date when

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Gambian authorities shut three radio stations amid post-election crisis

Gambian security agents closed three private radio stations near the capital, Banjul, amid an escalating political crisis triggered by President Yahya Jammeh’s refusal to accept his election defeat. Jammeh, who seized power in a 1994 coup, initially conceded defeat to

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My voice was used in the leaked audio recording – Wike Cries Out

The Rivers State government has denied an audio recording released by Sahara Reporters alleged to be that of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, calling it a technological contraption. According the audio recording, a voice purportedly of Governor Wike is heard

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Election: APC will reject result of Rivers East, says Peterside

Dr Dakuku Peterside, Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA),  on Monday said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would reject the result of Rivers East Senatorial District rerun election. Peterside told a news conference in Port

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