#Nigeria2015: Vote With Your Head, Not Your Heart – Aliyu

Security Consultant, Captain Umar Aliyu (Rtd) on Friday called on Nigerians to vote logically and not emotionally as doing otherwise will put them at risk of falling for political propaganda. Captain Aliyu who was a guest on Channels Television’s special 2015 election programme, Nigeria 2015, said “Go and vote with

TMG Deploys Quick Count Methodology For Elections

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), a coalition of over 4,000 election observers across Nigeria, has deployed a quick count methodology for the Saturday’s elections. According to the group’s Chairman, Ibrahim Zikirullahi, the elections results collation and counting method would rely on coded messages sent in by members who are observers, deployed

INEC Reassures Stakeholders in Damaturu Of Its Readiness

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has organised a stakeholders meeting in Damaturu, Yobe State capital, reassuring them of its readiness to hold hitch free elections. Presided over by the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Habu Zarma, the meeting had in attendance representatives of various political parties, security

Fashola Asks Civil Servants To Vote Wisely

The Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, met with civil servants in the state on Thursday, ahead of the 2015 general elections. Governor Fashola told them to cast their votes wisely, in order to enjoy the dividend of democracy.

Ogun Declares Friday Work Free For PVC Collection

The Ogun State Government has declared tomorrow (Friday, March 27) as work free. This is to ensure that all eligible voters in the state collect their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) to enable them exercise their civic responsibility in the forthcoming elections.

Jega Confident Logistic Challenges Will Be Cut Off During Polls

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, has expressed confidence that the decentralisation of distribution of election materials for the 2015 elections would cut off logistic challenges at the forthcoming polls. Professor Jega said this at a meeting with the former President of Liberia and

Kano Police Deploy Troops For Election

More than 5,000 security personnel were deployed ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections in Kano State, north-west Nigeria. Addressing the troops, the State Police Commissioner, Mr.

APC Raises Alarm Over Lagos PDP Meeting With INEC

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The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has issued an alert that some senior officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, posted to Lagos for the conduct of Saturday’s election are allegedly meeting  with the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate for Lagos, Jimi Agbaje, Chief Olabode

Vote Wisely On Saturday

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It is less than 48 hours to the crucial Presidential and National Assembly elections. The polls scheduled to hold on Saturday, 28 March, will indeed be a clash of the titans. No doubt, it will determine the fate of the nation for another four years.

INEC To Commence Distribution Of Sensitive Materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Anambra has said distribution of sensitive materials for Saturday’s election would commence on Thursday, as the materials have taken to the INEC office from the Central Bank of Nigeria where they had been deposited. At the Central Bank of Nigeria in Awka, representatives of

PHOTO: Election Materials Arrive Kebbi, Other States

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With less than 48 hours to the presidential and National Assembly elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has started distributing sensitive materials to different states across the country. The materials which were sealed arrived in Kebbi state in a truck and were received by INEC officials in the state.

PDP Planning Trouble In 6 States – APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council has alleged plans by the federal government to deliberately engineer trouble in Lagos, Imo, Bayelsa, Rivers, Kano and Sokoto states to enable the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) reschedule the elections in the affected areas. The Nation reports that the statement was

INEC Card Readers Produced By Buhari’s Supporter – FFK

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The Peoples Democratic Party presidential campaign office has raised fresh allegations of a conspiracy involving the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the opposition party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a move to rig the upcoming 2015 general elections in the country. According to the campaign group of the

Jonathan, Buhari Sign Another Peace Accord

The top contenders in the forthcoming March 28 Presidential election, President Goodluck Jonathan of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Genenral Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), have signed another peace accord in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In what has been called a peace meeting, the

INEC: PVCs Taken To Churches In Enugu? Find Out Why

In an attempt to distribute the permanent voters cards, PVCs, to let eligible voters yet to collect theirs do so without hassles, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Enugu State, has decided to move to various churches in order to locate owners of the cards yet to be collected.