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

Group Calls on Inec to Declare Winner in Abia Gov Election


A group, Stakeholders in Abia State, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to declare the result of the governorship election which the Commission declared inconclusive. Rising from a meeting in Aba, the group alleged that the Commission used the issue of inconclusiveness of the election as a

Follow Electoral Guidelines, Governor Orji Tells INEC

The Abia State Governor has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to follow the guidelines contained in the Electoral Act for the conduct of elections and apply same in the interest of all participants and the citizenry. In a state broadcast, Governor Theodore Orji commended the state residents for

Abia Governorship: APGA Demands Rerun Of Election In Canceled Areas

APGA National Chairman, Chief Victor Umeh The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia State, south-east Nigeria has demanded a rerun in the three Local Government Areas (LGA) that were earlier canceled over violence and malpractices, in the Saturday governorship election held in the state.

INEC declares Abia governorship poll inconclusive


The Commission says the total number of votes cancelled in the election was higher than the margin of difference between votes polled by PDP and APGA. The post INEC declares Abia governorship poll inconclusive appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Army, Police Quell Clash Between APGA And PDP Supporters

A combination of the Army and police personnel have quelled a clash between the supporters of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Umuahia, the Abia State capital. Hundreds of supporters of both parties stormed the vicinity of the head office of the Independent

Abia governorship election result stalemated

Theodore Orji, Governor of Abia State The results of Saturday’s governorship election in Abia stalemated midway following the reversal of the cancellation of three local governments results by the Returning Officer, Prof. Benjamin Ozumba.

Singer J Martins Tweets About Harassment by Political Thugs in Abia | Gets Death Threats


Nigerian singer/songwriter J Martins alleged that political thugs were terrorizing voters in Abia State. Afterwards, he claimed to have received death threats. It all went down on Twitter: Elections are not going on Abia State ohhhhhhhhhhhhh, starting with Ohafia to Abariba.

Abia State APGA Is Not Divided – Nweke

The spokesperson of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Campaign in Abia State, Mr Ahamdi Nweke, says the party is not divided. Speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Thursday, Mr Nweke said that APGA in Abia State has one chairman and the affairs of the party is currently overseen