I am satisfied with polls – Buhari

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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.

Yesterday: Not better than yesteryears

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The day dawned bright and fair. Nigerians woke up, yesterday, with only one thing in their mind: To go out and peacefully elect their next president. The television stations came up live very early, affording Nigerians the opportunity to witness the main presidential candidates vote.

EU hails Card Readers’ use

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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

Card Reader: So Smart, It Can’t Read

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NIGERIANS should thank the Almighty that it was President Goodluck Jonathan, and not Maj-Gen Muhammadu Buhari, who had to spend the better part of an hour waiting for the smart card reader to unfold his biometric details. Four card readers after, several consultations and part-time tutorials on operating the machine,

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

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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

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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

Christians mark Palm Sunday

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Christians the world over today mark the feast of the Palm Sunday. The post Christians mark Palm Sunday appeared first on Vanguard News.

VIDEO: Tspize | I Miss You

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If you’re quite conversant with the Nigerian music industry, then Tspize shouldn’t sound strange to you as he has been the brain

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

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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 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

Before Your State Governor Runs Away– 2

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In case you are wondering why some of them will run away before May 29, 2015, consider this. On that day, the man who had been surrounded by tough-looking security people will find himself alone with the people he had ruled for eight years. Only God can save him if

CHUKWUMA AZUONYE @ 70

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Let us celebrate good men. Chukwuma Azuonye, poet, scholar, and belletrist; one of the most versatile and most sophisticated intellectuals of his generation in Nigeria, belongs squarely to that”interstial” generation in Nigeria: that is how I describe that group of people born between 1945 and 1955; between the end of