Orubebe interrupted proceedings at the collation centre in Abuja on Tuesday, March 31, and accused Attahiru Jega, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of being partial and tribalistic.
A senatorial candidate on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the result for the just concluded elections in his state. Nigerian Pilot reports that the speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly and senatorial candidate for Imo North (Okigwe) senatorial district, Rt Hon.
Wild celebrations have greeted the victory of APC presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari in Saturday’s presidential election, as his supporters have taken to streets in Abuja to celebrate the victory. The supporters barricaded the popular Airport Road at Federal Housing Junction, Lugbe, Abuja, chanting “Sai Buhari”, as commercial motorcycle riders performed
Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State vowed to challenge the results of the Benue North East Senatorial polls released on Monday by INEC in court on grounds of electoral malpractices. Gemade defeated Suswam in the recently conducted National Assembly elections by a margin of over 22,000 votes to retain his
Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman recognised as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records, died on Wednesday. Okawa was born on March 5, 1898 and was the daughter of a kimono shop owner in Osaka. Report says Okawa celebrated her 117th birthday less than a month before her
The superlative performance of the Edo State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections have restricted All Progressives Congress (APC) to Edo North senatorial district. The state chapter of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) which metamorphosed into APC last year had
Yemi Osinbajo, the Vice-President-elect, on Wednesday said that God had done an awesome thing in giving his party victory in the presidential election. Osinbajo, who ran on a joint ticket with retired Maj.-Gen.
IF President Goodluck Jonathan was afraid of the outcome of the just concluded presidential election, he never showed it. Before the election was held, he had started giving conditions on the type of people he wanted to dominate the forthcoming Eighth National Assembly “I would want you to elect members