Prof. Wole Soyinka on General Elections: ‘One of the most vicious, unprincipled, vulgar and violent exercises I have ever witnessed’

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, in an interview with TheGuardian UK on Sunday, described the presidential and National Assembly elections hat held on Saturday, March 28, as the most vicious, unprincipled, vulgar and violent he had ever witnessed.

Election: Police begins investigation into Ihiala violence, confirm 2 cops injured


The Police Command in Anambra says investigation has commenced into the crisis that erupted at Ihiala Local Government Council headquarters on Sunday.Mr Uche Ezeh, the Police Public Relations Officer in Anambra, told the newsmen on Monday that two officers sustained injuries in the attempt restore peace. An eye-witness who pleaded

Jonathan slightly ahead in first election results


President Goodluck Jonathan and his ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were marginally ahead of his main challenger, as the first general election results came in on Monday. The post Jonathan slightly ahead in first election results appeared first on Vanguard News.

Court invasion: I-G directs CP to fish out perpetrators


The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, has directed the Bayelsa Commissioner of Police to fish out those who invaded a Federal High Court in Yenagoa on Monday. The post Court invasion: I-G directs CP to fish out perpetrators appeared first on Vanguard News.

Ashafa Win Lagos East Senatorial Seat

Senator Gbenga Ashafa Senator Gbenga Bareehu Ashafa of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has won the Lagos East Senatorial District election.

#NigeriaDecides: Analysis Of The Election Results So Far

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced results for 8 states and the FCT, Abuja. So far, the PDP is leading with 2,332,734 votes while APC has 2,302,978 votes which is a difference of 29,756 votes.

Youth protest Jang’s Senatorial election victory, hold election officers hostage


Youth, at the collation center for the Plateau north senatorial election, have protested the results that gave the senatorial election victory to incumbent Governor Jonah Jang. According to the results declared by the returning office for Jos North, Iliya Gofwen, Mr. Jang won with 234,455 votes, defeating the All Progressive

Nigeria awaits tense presidential poll results

Old man casting his votePhoto: Idowu Ogunleye Nigerians on Monday awaited the first results of a closely fought general election, despite protests over the conduct of the vote and calls for calm given fears of a repeat of post-poll violence.

Reps election: APC wins Surulere Constituency 1, PDP wins Surulere Constituency 2


Dr Olufemi Gbajabiamila of the All Progressives Congress (APC ) on Monday emerged winner at the Surulere Federal Constituency l of Lagos State, in the House of Representatives elections held on Saturday. The post Reps election: APC wins Surulere Constituency 1, PDP wins Surulere Constituency 2 appeared first on Vanguard

Easter: 5 things that must die in us this season

Being a Christian can be tough especially with several misconceptions about how a Christian's relationship with Christ should really be like which could really complicate things

Lagos APC laments delay in releasing presidential result

Kazeem Ugbodaga Joe Igbokwe The Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC, has lamented the delay in releasing the presidential election results in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Karrueche Tran is still in Love with Chris Brown but says she’s Done after Baby Mama Drama

Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran had an on and off rocky relationship for four years, that got widespread media attention because of the apt way the couple changed relationship statuses, and dished their private lives in public when things are not going so smoothly.