Breaking news: INEC office set ablaze in Rivers

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By Davies Iheamnachor The Independent National Electoral Commissions (INEC) in Emohua local government area has been set ablaze by unknown political thugs. Vanguard gathered that the building located at Emohua, the council headquaters which houses the electoral body was Sunday morning engulf in fire. The development may not be unconnected

Breaking news : APC members protest in Port Harcourt

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Thousands of APC members in Port Harcourt Sunday protested against the handling of the presidential and national Assembly elections held yesterday in Rivers State. The post Breaking news : APC members protest in Port Harcourt appeared first on Vanguard News.

Voting holds in Plataeu

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Elections are still on going in nine local government areas in Plateau State and the affected Councils are Kanam, Bassa, Jos North, Jos East, Wase, Kanke, Langtang South, Mangu and Riyom. The post Voting holds in Plataeu appeared first on Vanguard News.

Military battles Boko Haram near Bauchi

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Nigerian troops battled scores of Boko Haram fighters outside the northeastern city of Bauchi on Sunday, residents and a military source told AFP. The post Military battles Boko Haram near Bauchi appeared first on Vanguard News.

INEC releases Presidential results from 10 LGs in Ogun

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has released results of Presidential election in 10 local governments in Ogun State. The post INEC releases Presidential results from 10 LGs in Ogun appeared first on Vanguard News.

APC Youth leader clubbed to death in Edo

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A Youth leader of the All Progressives Congress was on Saturday clubbed to death and his body set ablaze by thugs in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area of Edo State. The post APC Youth leader clubbed to death in Edo appeared first on Vanguard News.

APC posting fake results, says PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged Nigerians to totally disregard misleading figures being circulated by the APC in the social media as results of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in some polling booths. The post APC posting fake results, says PDP appeared first on Vanguard News.

How Amaechi was allegedly disenfranchised

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Saturday, the gov of Rivers state who doubles as the Campaign Director of his Party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) was allegedly shot out of the voting process at his Ubima community in Ikwerre local government area, Rivers following the disappearance of the result sheet meant for his unit. The

Army rig for the ruling party – Oshiomhole

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Edo North, where Governor Adams Oshiomhole hails from, was under 24-hour Army lockdown, Saturday, as all the entry and exit points into the senatorial district were sealed by soldiers till the early hours of Sunday. Motorists and pedestrians who were caught unawares by the strange and unannounced military lockdown were stopped from

Village bans kissing in public 

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An Indian village in a western coastal state has imposed a ban on couples kissing in public, claiming the sight of such "obscene" behaviour is unwanted by local residents. The post Village bans kissing in public  appeared first on Vanguard News.

Card Reader hiccups national embarrassment – PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described the hiccup of Card Reader in accrediting President Goodluck Jonathan at Otuake Ward as a huge national embarrassment. The post Card Reader hiccups national embarrassment – PDP appeared first on Vanguard News.

Gunmen snatch ballot boxes in Sagamu

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Pandemonium broke out is Sagamu,Saturday, when some unknown gunmen stormed some polling units and snatched some ballot boxes. The post Gunmen snatch ballot boxes in Sagamu appeared first on Vanguard News.

PDP has no plans to rig , says Fani-Kayode

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ABUJA-DIRECTOR of Media and Publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PDPPCO), Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has dismissed the allegation by the All Progressives Congress that the PDP was planning to rig elections in Adamawa State. The post PDP has no plans to rig , says Fani-Kayode appeared first

Gunmen storm Bauchi polling unit, set materials ablaze

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Some unidentified gunmen on Saturday stormed a polling unit in Bagurun Primary School of Darazo local government area of Bauchi state, firing gunshots sporadically into the air and forcing voters to scamper for safety. The post Gunmen storm Bauchi polling unit, set materials ablaze appeared first on Vanguard News.

APC advocates use of Card reader for Sunday’s Elections unless

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has demanded the use of card readers across the country for the extended Presidential and National Assembly elections on Sunday, except in cases where the card readers fail to work. The post APC advocates use of Card reader for Sunday’s Elections unless appeared first on

Ban congratulates Nigerians on peaceful elections

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has congratulated Nigeria on the largely peaceful and orderly conduct of presidential and parliamentary elections. The post Ban congratulates Nigerians on peaceful elections appeared first on Vanguard News.

Buhari wins 100% in his polling unit

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Presidential Candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, General Mohammadu Buhari has trounced President Goodluck Jonathan of the People's Democratic Party, PDP in his polling unit in Sakin Yara "A", Kofar Baru 3 in Daura local government of Katsina State. The post Buhari wins 100% in his polling unit appeared first

Polling stations re-open after voting extension

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Voters unable to cast their ballot because of technical problems in Nigeria's general election returned to the polls on Sunday, as the main parties traded blows over the use of the technology. The post Polling stations re-open after voting extension appeared first on Vanguard News.

APC wins PDP 499 to 0 votes in Buhari’s polling unit

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Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Mohammadu Buhari has trounced President Goodluck Jonathan of the People's Democratic Party, PDP in his polling unit in Sakin Yara "A", Kofar Baru 3 in Daura local government area of Katsina State. The post APC wins PDP 499 to 0 votes

The sad story of three Nigerians on death row in Indonesia — Ambassador Purwanto

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In this interview, the Indonesia Ambassador to Nigeria, Harry Purwanto, shares the story of Indonesia legislation that recognises capital punishment for serious crimes The post The sad story of three Nigerians on death row in Indonesia — Ambassador Purwanto appeared first on Vanguard News.