Channels National Kids Cup To Continue Checks On Age Cheat

The technical committee of the Channels National Kids Cup has vowed to remain steadfast in the fight against age cheats at the football competition. At the press briefing that flagged off the competition, the Chairman of the Main Organizing Committee, Steve Judo, reminded the participants that the company’s policy of

Channels National Kids Cup To Promote Grassroots Football, Education

The main organising committee of the Channels National Kids Cup has announced that ‘Season Seven’ of the competition would be used to promote football and education in schools. During the flag-off ceremony held on Thursday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos State, the chairman of the committee, Steve Judo,

Gov. Orji inaugurates handover committee

Sam Obinna Ibe/Umuahia Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State Abia state governor, Theodore Orji, Eastern Nigeria on Friday afternoon inaugurated a 10-man transition committee members that will see to the smooth hand over to the new government.

Abia Governor Commissions High Court Complex

Abia State Governor Theodore Orji has commissioned the High Court Complex built by the administration to provide adequate office accommodation for the judiciary. The two buildings located at Aba ,the commercial city and Umuahia were completed within two years and  aimed to lay solid foundation for good governance  and bridge the gap

2015 Elections, One Of The Most Rigged In Nigeria – Observer


A Legal Practitioner and observer during the 2015 elections, Ikechukwu Ikeji, says the just concluded election was one of the most rigged elections he had ever witnessed in Nigeria, despite being considered free and fair. Speaking on a breakfast show, Sunrise Daily on Channels Television on Monday, Mr Ikeji accused INEC officials of

2015 Polls: We‘re Still Compiling List Of Offences For Prosecution – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says that it has commenced the compilation of all electoral offences recorded in the 2015 general elections with a view to prosecuting those found wanting. There is a caveat, however, as the electoral umpire notes that the successful prosecution of the offenders would depend

Ikpeazu Receives Certificate Of Return

Sam Obinna Ibe/Umuahia Okezie Ikpeazu: receives certificate of return The governor-elect of Abia State, eastern Nigeria, Dr Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, the winner of 2015 governorship election in the state has been issued with his certificate of return alongside his deputy, Rt Hon Ude Oko Chukwu by the Independent National Electoral

INEC Begins Post-Mortem Of General Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has started the process of reviewing the just concluded general elections. The Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Mr Kayode Idowu, in an interview with Channels Television, said in the review, the commission would be examining areas which it had problems with in the

Okezie Ikpeazu Wins Abia State Governorship Elections


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Okezie Ikpeazu, the winner of the governorship election in Abia. Ikpeazu polled 264,713 votes to defeat the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Alex Otti, who polled 180,882 votes at the end

Abia Governor-elect Promises To Carry All Along In Policy Making

Abia State Governor elect, Mr Okezie Ikpeazu has thanked residents of Abia State for their support and promised to run an all inclusive government where every citizen would be carry along in the policy making. Mr Ikpeazu disclosed that there would not be any discrimination in governance and therefore called

PDP’s Ikpeazu wins Abia state


The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has been declared winner of the governorship election in Abia state. The INEC returning officer in the state, Prof.

Abia State Concludes Re-run Election Except In Umunneochi LGA

Voting in several Local Government Areas in the governorship re-run election in Abia State has been concluded except in  Umunneochi Local Government Area. Accreditation and voting did not take place at Umunneochi Local Government Area because the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) erroneously scheduled election there, which was not supposed

Accreditation Of Voters Hold In Abia State

Voters in the areas of Abia State where the supplementary elections are holding came out for the accreditation exercise which started at about 1:21pm. Channels Television visited some polling units in some of the affected Local Government Areas and the exercise has been going on smoothly.

Abia Re-run Elections: Voters Alarmed as Caskets Litter Streets of Aba


With barely 24 hours left until the Abia State elections are re-conducted, many residents in Aba are thinking twice about coming out to vote, as caskets with threatening inscriptions have littered the streets for over two days. According to Vanguard, the warnings inscribed state that if people fail to vote

Obiano Declares APGA Next Opposition Party

Anambra State Governor, Mr Willie Obiano, on Tuesday said the recent in- road and victories recorded by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) during the general elections has positioned it as the next opposition party in Nigeria. Mr Obiano made the statement when House of Representatives members-elect from the state