How Okorocha, Ikpeazu, Ishaku win in Imo, Abia, Taraba

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Imo State governor and candidate of All Progressives Congress, Chief Rochas Okorocha, was early this morning declared winner of the governorship election in the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The post How Okorocha, Ikpeazu, Ishaku win in Imo, Abia, Taraba appeared first on Vanguard News.

PDP, Ishaku win Taraba governorship election

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The governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party PDP in Taraba state Arch. Dickson Darius Ishaku has been declared the governor-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC.

Supplementary election: PDP wins Ilejemeje constituency in Ekiti

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The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Ekiti Assembly election in Ilejemeje State constituency, Mrs Bose Dada has been declared winner of the supplementary election conducted on Saturday by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The post Supplementary election: PDP wins Ilejemeje constituency in Ekiti appeared first on Vanguard

Supporters celebrate Okorocha’s victory in Owerri

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Scores of All Progressives Congress party faithful in the state have taken over the streets of Owerri, to celebrate what some of them called "the hard won election victory". The post Supporters celebrate Okorocha’s victory in Owerri appeared first on Vanguard News.

Okorocha re-elected for second term

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Imo State Governor and candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the just concluded supplementary gubernatorial election, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has been re-elected for a second term in office. The post Okorocha re-elected for second term appeared first on Vanguard News.

PDP retains Abia as Ikpeazu floors Alex Otti

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Dr Okeize Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) has won the Abia gubernatorial election The post PDP retains Abia as Ikpeazu floors Alex Otti appeared first on Vanguard News.

Biometric registration: Bank customers rush as deadline nears

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As the June, 2015 deadline for bank customers to get their Bank Verification Number (BVN) draws closer, customers are in the last minutes rush to enrol on the exercise. The post Biometric registration: Bank customers rush as deadline nears appeared first on Vanguard News.

‘What N-Delta wants from President Buhari’

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By Jimitota Onoyume Doris MacDaniels is the Chairperson of Ijaw Mothers Union,   a group at the forefront of  the campaign for a better Niger Delta. She is also a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State and the Deputy Publicity   Secretary, South South Peoples Assembly, SSPA. In this interview,

Assassination Plot: How Buhari saved Obasanjo’s in-law  

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Incidentally, both General Buhari and President Jonathan had saved my life before from a flying bullet. In the case of Buhari, that was why I decided not to speak until he won. At least for the first time, Nigerians have chosen a leader by themselves and not one imposed or

Don’t merge NDDC with ministry, N/Delta youths warn Buhari

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Youths of the oil producing Niger Delta region have warned the in-coming administration of Major General Muham-madu Buhari against reducing the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to a parastatal under the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs. The warning came against the backdrop of the alleged plan by the next government

Buhari’s government: ICT stakeholders set digital agenda

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Although technology was at the center of the just concluded 2015 elections, Nigerian IT practitioners have expressed fresh concern saying that Nigeria may not reap the benefits of digital economy of the 21st century unless the incoming government listens to the wake up call of making Information Technology the centerpiece

The fallacies of delusional negative triumphalism (3)

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But expediency is not always right or else any anti-corruption measure, no matter how dehumanising and inhumane, would be justified. In the case we are discussing, Umaru Dikko could have died at some point in the perilous journey if his kidnappers had succeeded in their mission. Remember, there is no

Hiccups, low voter turnout mar polls in Abia, Delta, Ekiti, Imo, Taraba

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AMID hiccups and voter apathy, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, held supplementary governorship poll in Abia, Imo and Taraba states; re-run election in Delta Central Senatorial District as well as supplementary House of Assembly election in Ilejemeje Constituency of Ekiti State. Cases of malfunctioning Smart Card Readers (SCR)

8th Senate Presidency: A spade caller’s view

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The 8th National Assembly will be inaugurated in June. The election of the Senate President in the upper chamber will take the centre stage, ditto for the House of Representatives’ speakership.

My late father’s greatest wish was for me to get married — Harrysong

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Five Star Music signee and songwriter, Harrysong, recently said he has no immediate plans to get married, as his music career is his major focus for now. However, with the demise of his father, the bald-headed singer might have to make a u-turn pretty soon The post My late father’s

Probe of NNPC from 1999 inevitable

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The report by Everest Amaefule, went on to state that “The World Bank’s Chief Economist for Africa, Mr Francisco Ferreira, said looking into financial records of the country, especially allegations of corruption at the NNPC, would check impunity and build public institutions in the future”. While thanking Ferreira for his

How Keshi can succeed – Ugbe, Erico

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The renewal of Coach Stephen Keshi’s contract as Super Eagles handler by the Nigeria Football Federation last Tuesday has been greeted with relief by the Nigerian football confraternity. Even as some stake-holders have been cautious in their reactions, some have pointed the way forward for the embattled coach.