President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians and the international community of free and fair elections in 2023 general elections, and peaceful transfer of power. Mr. Femi Adesina, the president’s spokesman in a statement on Friday in Abuja said the president gave the assurance in his remark at a Virtual Summit...
Some experts in law, security and politics will converge in Lagos  on Dec. 10 and Dec. 11 to discuss election challenges and proffer  solutions. The experts will discuss at the 14th Annual Security Conference and Investiture/Induction ceremony of the Institute of Security, Nigeria. The  two-day conference will have the theme: “Enhancing...
THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared Prof. Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, the winner of November 6 governorship election in Anambra. Soludo polled a total of 112,229 votes to defeat his closest rival, Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who scored 53,...
There were still unavailability of election materials at various polling units in the Anambra governorship supplementary election in Ihiala Local Government Area as at noon. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the election which was supposed to commence at 10am and end at 4pm has not started as...
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) on Monday began the process of building a 160-seater lecture theatre for the Faculty of Management, Department of Banking and Finance of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi.   Speaking at the foundation laying ceremony of the project in Bauchi, Dr. Bayo...
The Police Command in Anambra has dismissed the piece of information in the media that personnel in election duty were protesting non payment of allowances. There were reports trending on the social media alleged that some police personnel were chanting solidarity songs demanding their duty allowance for election coverage. The Police...
Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has expressed shock over the technology breakdown of the Bimodal Verification Accreditation (BVA) system. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been experiencing technical challenges in the use of the BVA...
Sen. Andy Uba, Anambra Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has commended the country’s electoral umpire on the smooth conduct of the ongoing election in Anambra state. Uba made the commendation during a press interview in Uga, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra, on Saturday when he arrived...
Mr. Valentine Ozigbo, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alongside Orjiugo, his wife, cast their vote at PU 010, Social Centre square, Amaesi Ward in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra at about 11am. Ozigbo, who voted after about 20 minutes of accreditation delay, expressed worry that all willing...
Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has voted in the Saturday governorship election in his Eri Primary School Ward 1, Aguleri, Anambra East Local Government Area of the state. Obiano’s wife, Ebelechukwu also cast her vote alongside the the governor in Polling Unit 004 at about 9.38a.m. The governor urged Anambra people...
The Saturday governorship election in Anambra started generally peacefully with impressive turnout of voters in most of areas in Awka South, Njikoka and Idemili North Local Government Areas. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the turnout was impressive in the polling units in Nibo in Awka South, Enugwukwu...
There was large turnout of voters at the Amaesi Ward of Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra at the Saturday Governorship election in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that voters came out as early as 7.30am until arrival of electoral officers by 8.35 a.m at the...
The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has directed all staff of the commission to ensure that every vote counts in the Saturday Anambra governorship election. Yakubu gave the directive in his message to the Commission’s staff on Friday in Abuja. He said that in spite of the...
Residents of Awka, the Anambra State capital have expressed mixed feelings following the deployment of heavy security to the state ahead of Nov. 6 governorship election. The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) had earlier announced that it would deploy 34,000 personnel outside those serving in the state for the election. Apart from...
The National President, Messengers of Peace, an NGO, Mr. Suleiman Adejo, on Wednesday advised stakeholders in the Anambra election to adopt peaceful processes in resolving all grievances. Adejo, who gave the advice at a news conference in Abuja, was speaking on the group’s preparedness to confer peace awards on 40...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is set for a hitch free Nov. 6 Anambra governorship election. Prof. Mohammed Yakubu, National Chairman, INEC said this when he briefed newsmen on Tuesday in Awka at the commission’s Anambra headquarters. “When the commission released the time table for the conduct of...
Mr. Segun Oladitan, Chairman, Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC), said the commission would conduct the state local government elections as soon as funds were made available for the exercise.   Oladitan made this known on Wednesday, during the defence of the commission’s 2022 budget before the Osun State House of...