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African Leaders Want Burundi Election Postponed

African leaders have urged Burundi to postpone its forthcoming general elections by at least a month and a half. The advice came on Sunday in Tanzania, during a meeting where the crisis in Burundi was discussed. The heads of state of Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya, which together with Burundi and Rwanda form the East African

Darius Ishaku Wins Taraba Governorship Election

Darius Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has been declared winner of Taraba State governorship election, after a supplementary election was held on April 25. Ishaku polled 369,318 votes against Aisha Alhassan’s, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, his closest rival. Senator Alhassan polled 275,984 votes to clinch second. The election had been

APC Accuses PDP Of Disrupting Elections 

The All Progressives Party, APC has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP of using some miscreants to disrupt today’s governorship and state House of Assembly election in some states. Addressing journalists at his Ikeja GRA residence in Lagos State on Saturday, Lai Mohammed, national spokesman for the APC said political violence recorded in Rivers State

Amaechi Votes in Ikwere

At 2pm Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State cast his vote at Ward 8, Unit 14, Ubima at Ikwere LGA. He expressed disgust at the spate of insecurity in Rivers State. Amaechi said he personally saw a decapitated man in one centre and also commented on the attack on a TELL journalist and another reporter

Voting Commences in Iju-Ishaga, Lagos

Voting has started at some polling units here in Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos. There is however a noticeable low turnout of voters. At unit 18, Ishaga motor park, less than 200 voters were accredited out of 996 registered voters. Funke Abioye, presiding officer, said it is low compared to the turnout in the presidential elections.

Ade Love Resurrects for Ambode

As the Saturday April 11 governorship and House of Assembly election draws near, Kunle Afolayan, multiple award-winning actor and filmmaker, has endorsed Akinwunmi Ambode, the All Progressives Congress, APC governorship candidate in Lagos State with a new production. Afolayan’s endorsement comes through a new smash-hit television commercial in Yoruba language, in which the celebrated filmmaker

I Kept My Word – Jonathan

I Kept My Word! Fellow Nigerians,   I thank you all for turning out en-masse for the March 28 General Elections.   I promised the country free and fair elections. I have kept my word. I have also expanded the space for Nigerians to participate in the democratic process. That is one legacy I will

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