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YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation on Sunday listed Adamawa, Borno,Nasarawa, Kwara, Oyo, Rivers, Kaduna and Zamfara as states with alleged most reports of vote buying during the March 9 elections. Dr Hussaini Abdu ,Chair, Watching The Vote Working(WTV) Group of YIAGA AFRICA made this known at a news conference on the governorship, state houses […]

Gov Samuel Ortom of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), is edging towards victory with 317,730 votes from the results of the Governorship polls in 19 Local Government Areas of Benue. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the results were announced by different Collation Officers for the local government areas in Makurdi. The INEC […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will deploy 12, 842 staff for the Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kwara. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Malam Garba Attaihiru-Madami, made this known on Thursday at a news briefing at INEC office, Ilorin. According to him, 237 would serve as Collation […]

The economic impact of the violence against children in Nigeria is estimated at about 6.1 billion dollars, which is equivalent to about 1.07 per cent of the country’s GDP. The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday in Abuja that it was stated in a report on studies it jointly launched with […]

The Kwara State Government has declared Friday, March 8th as a public holiday. A statement by the State Head Of Service, Mrs. Susan Modupe Oluwole explained that this was to enable them prepare adequately for the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections coming up on Saturday, March 9th, 2019. She appreciated the conduct of […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the electorate to troop out massively on Saturday to elect their governors and state lawmakers to make the exercise much better than the presidential and national assembly polls. The president, who made the call in a video message, which had since gone viral on Wednesday, specifically recommended to the […]

Dr Uthman Ajidagaba, Resident Electoral Commissioner in Nasarawa State, has said that the governorship and state house of assembly elections in the north-central state would be hitch-free. “The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has concluded all arrangements for the successful conduct of Saturday’s elections in Nasarawa State. God willing, there will be no hitch,” Ajidagaba […]

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ademola Adeleke and his party, the PDP have urged the state governorship election tribunal to uphold their petition. The two petitioners made the plea on Thursday before the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Apo, Abuja. PDP and Adeleke are challenging the declaration of Gov. […]

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP), Kwara state chapter has said that the conduct of the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state was largely marred by irregularities, obviously perpetrated to favour the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). It described the exercise as nothing but a rape on democracy and the […]

No fewer than 15 serving Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) councillors in Kwara on Monday, defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of Governorship and State Assembly Elections. The defectors, who were drawn from five out 16 local government areas of the state, said they defected to APC in the interest of the masses. The […]



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