Kano: Irate Youths Set Church Ablaze, Kills Pastor’s Daughter Over Religious Defection


One of the pastor’s daughters was reported dead, on Monday, as irate youths set ablaze Baptist Church at Gidan Maso village in Rogo Local Government Area of Kano State. The residence of the pastor, Rev Habila Garba, was not spared in the orgy of inferno, as  one of his daughters,

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.

25 Die, Others Injured Celebrating Buhari’s Victory


No fewer than 25 persons died in Abuja, Kano, Makurdi and Kontagora yesterday, while celebrating the victory of President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd). While 17 of the victims died in Kano, four died in Abuja, three in Kontagora, Niger State and one in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, while several

PDP Calls for Cancellation of Election Results in Kano


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kano State chapter, has called for the cancellation of results of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state. This is contained in a petition signed by the party’s Secretary, Alhaji Auwalu Danzabuwa, and made available to newsmen in Kano on Monday. “The PDP

INEC Releases More Election Results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Nigeria has released more results of the presidential election held in Nigeria at the weekend. This is in continuation of the collation and announcement which started at the collation centre in Abuja the nation’s capital on Monday.

INEC cancels election results in two Kano polling units


“The results were cancelled in a polling unit in Kibiya Local Government Area and Jodade Polling Unit in Kunci Local Government Area.” The post INEC cancels election results in two Kano polling units appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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


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