By Adewale Olayemi Voting commenced early in most of the polling stations in Osogbo, the state capital. The turnout of voters was large and the process was peaceful and orderly with the aged, men and women maintaining orderly conduct at the polling centres visited. At Are Ago Unit 8, Ward […]
The patriotic and undying spirit of late legal icon, Gani Fawehinmi came alive recently at the 2018 Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship Awards held at the Nigeria Law Publication House, Otunba Jobi Fele Way Alausa, Ikeja Lagos. Dipo Fashina, chairman, Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship Awards who is also a former President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, […]
An unknown number of voters were detained in an emergency cell in Ogboko, hometown of Governor Rochas Okorocha in Ideato South Local Government Area of the state as elections proceeded on Saturday. Voting went on normally in the area but Okorocha complained that “they have arrested innocent citizens who have registered here for frivolous allegations.” […]
The resident electoral commissioner, REC, Lagos State, Mr. Orebiyi, has announced that the commission will hold elections in Kosofe, Alimosho, Shomolu, Eti-Osa and Oshodi/Isolo local government area of the state tomorrow, Sunday March 29, 2015. This is because the exercise could not be conducted in some polling units in the those LGAs on Saturday, March […]
Many voters in Kogi State were thrown into confusion. They initially thought they were coming out for only the presidential election, but realised they had to vote for the Senate and House of Representative elections.
There is low turnout of voters at Ijapo Estate in Akure, Ondo State. At the two polling units in Ward 4 where accreditation is ongoing, INEC adhoc staff were seen punching the keypads of their blackberry phones. Olatunde Adebiyi, an adhoc staff, bemoaned the turnout of voters.”I really do not understand why people are not […]
In many parts of Katsina State, voters have turned out in large numbers and the card readers are working perfectly. Yau Gojo Gojo, speaker Katsina House of Assembly, says he is sure of victory for PDP candidates.
Accreditation of voters started as early as 8:00 am across polling centres in Ado Ekiti, capital of Ekiti state, this morning for the presidential and national assembly elections. So far there has not been any complaint concerning distribution of materials. However, there are claims that poor network hampers accreditation process in EC 30 A polling […]
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to ensure all eligible voters are not disenfranchised during next month’s general election. The body also asked INEC to do everything possible to redeem the shoddy process of the distribution of thePermanent Voters Cards, PVC across the country. In a communique […]
Voters in Lagos State have been advised to secure their permanent voter’s card, PVC in readiness for the 2015 general elections. The advice was given during a sensitisation campaign by the national orientation agency, NOA in Somolu/Bariga local government area, on November 26. At the programme, which was attended by dignitaries from the local government, […]