Nigerian refugees in Chad root for Buhari but can’t vote


In the Chadian capital N'Djamena, Modou Mallam brandished his blue voter's card but the Nigerian refugee could not vote in Saturday's presidential ballot like thousands of other refugees scattered across neighbouring countries. The post Nigerian refugees in Chad root for Buhari but can’t vote appeared first on Vanguard News.

We have a duty to protect the 134,000 corps members overseeing polls — Olawumi, NYSC DG


The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has the mandate to promote national unity and development by mobilizing and deploying fresh graduates to various parts of the country for the compulsory one year national service. However, there is a new dawn of things happening in the NYSC with the innovation that

Voting counting ongoing with mobile phone lighting in Lugbe


Counting of ballots and collation of results have commenced following the conclusion of voting in polling stations in the FCT and across the state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The post Voting counting ongoing with mobile phone lighting in Lugbe appeared first on Vanguard News.

INEC extends voting in 300 polling units out 150,000


Voting in ongoing 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. The post INEC extends voting in 300 polling units out 150,000 appeared first on Vanguard News.

Card reader failure at GEJ’s polling unit a national embarrassment – Jega

INEC Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega says the repeated failure of the card reader to read President Jonathan's PVC at his polling unit in Otuoke, Bayelsa earlier today was a national embarrassment. He said this in an interview on NTA this night. More of what he said during the interview after

One shot dead in Benin at election ground

Jethro Ibileke/Benin Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State A middle aged man, identified as Igie Osayande was reportedly shot dead on Saturday at Obagie in Ikpoba-Okha local area of Edo State, following a clash between two factions.

New Music: J-Sol | No Make Up Ft. Geko


21 year old Nigerian singer-songwriter J-Sol, one of the UK’s freshest R’n’B talents returns to the scene with his single ‘No Make Up’ from

VIDEO: TSpize – I Miss You


One of the revelations of 2014, producer Tspize, releases the visuals to his latest single “I Miss You” which dropped at the start of the month. Watch below.

APC condemns election violence in Gombe, Rivers

Lai Mohammed, APC National Publicity Secretary The All Progressives Congress (APC) has strongly condemned the violence perpetrated against its members in Gombe and Rivers state during Saturday’s elections, saying violence has no place in any democracy.

Aganga, Uranta hail voting process


Minister of Trade and Investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga Saturday commended the voting process of the presidential and National Assembly election, saying that the process was impressive and smooth.