Ekiti: Court Refuses To Stop Fayose’s Impeachment

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The Federal High Court in Abuja, has refused to halt the ongoing impeachment case levelled against Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose and his deputy, Kolapo Olusola, by 19 All Progressives Congress members of the state House of Assembly. It was learnt that Fayose and Olusola, in the ex parte application,

Corper Narrates How He Was Mobbed By Protesters in Ekiti

A corper serving in Ado Ekiti narrated his story on Nairaland on how he was beaten by a mob and barely escaped with his life for trying to take pictures of what he thought was a peaceful protest. Earlier today, buses blocked major highways in Ekiti and lit bonfires to

PDP Supporters In Ekiti Barricades Roads And Burn Tires

The governor of Ekiti state, Fayose had been served an impeachment notice, but the supporters of PDP in the state do not want the legislators to sit, and as such have barricaded the 2 entrances that leads to the state house of assembly building. Let’s hope this doesn’t generate to

INEC Insists On Card Reader For Governorship Polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted that it will maintain the use of card readers for the verification of voters during Saturday’s governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections. INEC disclosed this in a statement on Monday, April 6, by Secretary to the Commission, Mrs Augusta Ogakwu.

Fayose Dismisses APC Lawmakers’ Impeachment Plot

The governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has advised members of the All Progressives Congress in the State’s House of Assembly to jettison their plan to impeach him, saying it is a ‘joke of the century’. Responding to a purported impeachment notice, Governor Fayose asked the APC lawmakers to stop acting like

Card Reader Flop: Jega Says Number Insignificant

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega, has expressed gratitude to Nigerians for their peaceful conduct during the presidential elections on Saturday, March 28. The INEC boss, in an interview with Channels Television on Saturday night, expressed gratitude to the Almighty for how peaceful the process

INEC’s Press Release On New Election Guidelines

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Nigeria has adjusted the election guidelines to address some of the challenges being faced during the accreditation process across the country. The post INEC’s Press Release On New Election Guidelines appeared first on Channels Television.

Buhari Votes In Katsina

The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) General Muhammadu Buhari has cast his votes at his hometown, Daura in Katsina State. General Buhari was earlier accredited at the same polling unit early in the morning when accreditation started.

Sambo Commends Voting Process

The Vice President, Namadi Sambo has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for reversing to the use of manual accreditation of voters following the challenges associated with the use of the card reader. The Vice President made the remark after he and his wife, Amina, voted at their Police College

At Least 11 Killed In Gombe, Yobe Attacks

At least 11 people have been reported killed by unidentified gunmen in Gombe State and Yobe States, North-East Nigeria. The incident is reported to have stalled voting in Dukku as well as Shole.

Full Text: INEC Amends Guidelines

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  has been monitoring field reports on the accreditation process since the commencement of the poll this morning. Whereas the process has gone well in several places, in some others it has encountered some challenges, especially with the use of card readers.

Obasanjo Confident Of Nigeria’s Unity And Future

A former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has expressed confidence in the unity and future of Nigeria despite the many challenges slowing down its development. After casting his vote in Ward 11 in his home town, Abeokuta in Ogun State, the former President said that the outcome of the elections could

Jonathan Votes, Says He Is ‘Hopeful’

President Goodluck Jonathan has cast his vote in his home town, Otuoke in Bayelsa State. President Jonathan and his wife, Patience, were among the first voters to cast their votes in the state after voting started at about past 3pm.

INEC Orders Manual Accreditation, Extends Voting To Sunday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Nigeria has adjusted the guidelines for the elections to address some of the challenges being faced during the accreditation process across the country.  The chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee of the commission, Dr.

Card Reader Fails In Nasarawa Polling Station

The fear associated with the use of card readers by INEC is beginning to manifest, as the token deployed to Ahmadu Maikwoto Primary School in Keffi, Nasarawa State, has failed to confirm complete details of card holders. This development is causing tension among hundreds of voters who are agitating to