I am satisfied with polls – Buhari


The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC) in yesterday’s elections, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), expressed satisfaction with the electoral process. Buhari spoke to journalists after his accreditation for the polls at Sarkinyara Ward A, Kaafar Baaru 0003 Polling Unit, Daura, Katsina State, at about 9.30am.

EU hails Card Readers’ use


After observing the use of the Smart Card Readers (SCRs) for accreditation of voters in many voting units in Abuja, the European Union Election Monitoring Mission in Nigeria (EUEO-MIN), yesterday, gave a pass mark to the device, saying its deployment would check electoral fraud in Nigeria. The post EU hails

Lagos: Voting to be concluded in 5 LGAs – INEC

Akin Orebiyii, Lagos REC Mr Akin Orebiyii, the Lagos State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC, says voting will continue in five Local Government Areas of the state on Sunday.

Card reader a national embarrassment – PDP

Olisa Metuh 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.

VP Sambo commends INEC over decision on Card Reader

Namadi Sambo and wife, Amina during accreditation Vice-President Namadi Sambo on Saturday commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for directing its officials to allow eligible voters with genuine Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to vote where card readers failed to function.

Clash with oil vandals: No clue on three missing security officials whereabouts


In what appears to be a frantic effort to combat pipeline vandalism in Nigeria, Lagos State chapter of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, has cried out that oil pipeline vandals are being sponsored by some powerful individuals in the country, a situation which has enabled them to procure

Roaring of bulldozers in Edo


Time was when the sight of earth moving construction equipment was uncommon in Edo State. In particular, the first eight years of PDP administration in the state was standstill and characterized by inertia. In many cases, contractors never got to know their contract locations before certificates of completion were issued

Voting extended in 300 Nigeria polling stations – INEC

Prof. Attahiru Jega, INEC Chairman Voting in Nigeria’s general election has been extended to Sunday in 300 out of 150,000 polling stations, the electoral commission said, after technical glitches marred polling nationwide.

Card reader must be used for Sunday’s Elections – APC


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 Card reader must be used for Sunday’s Elections – APC appeared first on

At the Presidential Villa, Buhari beats Jonathan

L-R: Presidential candidtate for APC, General Muhammadu Buhari and President Goodluck Jonathan of PDP are the two leading candidates in the presidential election The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari has pulled off a major upset by defeating President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party at

Jonathan loses at Presidential Villa polling units


In the final result announced at the two polling units at the Presidential Villa yesterday night, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, President Goodluck Jonathan lost to the All Progressive Congress candidate, General Mohammadu Buhari as he polled a total of 595 votes General Buhari's 613 votes. The post Jonathan loses

Nigerians Need To Remain United – Fani-Kayode

The Director, Media and Publicity, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign, Mr ‎Femi Fani-Kayode, says Nigerians need to remain united irrespective of where the election result swings. Fani-Kayode, who spoke to newsmen, shortly after his accreditation in his home town in Ile-Ife, said that the election is a crucial determinant

Check Out Who Is Winning The Presidential Elections So Far


Counting of ballot papers has commenced in different states across the country and some still ongoing even as Independent National Electoral Commission extends voting in states where card readers failed till Sunday 29, March.

Thugs Snatch Ballot Box After Results Didn’t Favor Their Candidate


Thugs suspected to be working for the ruling People Democratic Party (PDP) in Gombe state Saturday snatched one of the ballot boxes at Shehu Manzo 005 polling unit in Gombe metropolis where Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo’s casted his vote. It was gathered that the thugs were aided by armed policemen

Read What Jega Has To Say About Card Reader Failure At GEJ’s Polling Unit


Professor Attahiru Jega, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, has said that the continual failure of the card reader to read President Goodluck Jonathan’s PVC at his polling centre in Otuoke, Bayelsa earlier today was a national embarrassment. 

Hold Jega Responsible For Card Reader Hitches – Fani-Kayode


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation (PDPPCO), Saturday attacked the chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Pro. Attahiru Jega over the card reader machine glitches during the Presidential  and National Assembly elections, saying  that Nigerians should hold the INEC boss responsible.