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.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
Southerners are fleeing the North for fear of postelection violence. The post Transport fares increase in Kano as residents travel for election appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Mob descended on a man in Kano today following his refusal to be screened at the entrance of the Unguwar Uku motorpark.
The youth said they were not paid for campaigning for the party. The post Namadi Sambo held “hostage” by thugs in Kano appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
An 18-year-old woman who was allegedly forced to marry a man she did not love, is said to have killed her husband in Kano on Wednesday. According to Vanguard, the woman, Rahma Hussaini and the deceased, 24-year-old Tijjani Basiru had just gotten married on Friday, February 20th. The couple’s neighbours
At least, a total of 23 people have died in recent suicide bombing incidents at bus stations in two major cities in northern Nigeria, police and hospital sources say. A suicide bomber first struck in Potiskum, Yobe state, killing 13 people and shortly after, a second attack took place in
The Kano incident happened hours after a suicide bomber killed over 20 people at a motor park in Potiskum, Yobe State. The post UPDATE: Police confirm 12 dead in suicide bombers attack in Kano appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, on Wednesday confirmed the outbreak of bird flu in 11 states of the federation. Adesina announced that the Federal Government had approved N145 million to compensate farmers affected by the outbreak of the disease. He made the disclosure at an emergency meeting
Report gathering steams from the north Nigeria vast city of Kano suggest that 12 young men have been arrested for allegedly planning a gay wedding.
Buhari, against INEC’s directive, asks supporters to wait at polling units to ensure that votes are counted. The post Buhari begs Kano people for votes, says love not enough appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
5 people have died after a suicide bomb attack on a bus station in Pokistum, Kano. The attack took place on Sunday morning, and also left over 36 injured in the aftermath.
There have been cases of electoral violence across the states in the past weeks The post Nigeria Decides: Kwankwaso urges Nigeria youth to shun violence appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The man was suspected of carrying a bomb and a gun near the central Mosque. The post Angry youth stone suspected Boko Haram member to death in Kano appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.