2023 Election

Leadership of the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Kwara state has finalised arrangements to form alliance with other political parties in the state so as to wrestle power from the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) in the March 11 polls. Thisday newspaper reports that the state chairman of the party, Right Honorable  Babatunde Mohammed dropped the […]

The President, Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the winner of the 2023 presidential election and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu. Reacting to Tinubu’s victory in a statement today by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, President Buhari congratulated Tinubu on his victory adding that he is the best person for the job. He noted that […]

Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner of arguably Nigeria’s most hotly contested and high-stakes presidential elections. Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, announced the former Lagos Governor’s victory, minutes past 4am this morning  at the National Collation Centre in Abuja, a hall packed […]

The International Republican Institute (IRI) and National Democratic Institute (NDI) Joint Election Observation Mission (IEOM) has said that despite the 2022 electoral reforms, the 2023 election has so far fallen short of citizens’ expectations. The Joint Election Observation Mission, which was led by the former president of Malawi, Dr Joyce Banda, said logistic challenges and […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ended the collation of results for the 2023 presidential election at the International Conference Centre in Abuja for Monday. Monday’s collation ended a few minutes past 10:00 pm and will be resuming by 11 am today The INEC National Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu adjoined the collation to enable the […]

Agents of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Dino Melaye and Emeka Ihedioha have walked out of the collation centre in Abuja. Melaye and Ihedioha as well as some party agents alleged manipulation of some figures, calling on the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof Mahood Yakubu to review them. They […]

The ECOWAS Election Observation Mission (EOM), on Monday, urged candidates to respect the outcome of the just concluded elections. The head of the mission and former Sierra Leonean President, Ernest Bai Koroma, who made the claim, advised aggrieved parties to resort, if the need arises, to legal channels to resolve any electoral dispute. Speaking to […]

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, has declared that elections will hold in every part of Nigeria and that the Armed Forces, the Police and other security agencies were ready to defend democracy at all costs. Acting Director of Defence Information, Brigadier General Tukur Gusau, quoted the Defense boss as urging Nigerians to […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission has advised Nigerians without the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to stay away from the polling units on Election Day. Okoye, who is the commission’s Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, said no any other means of identification would be used on Election Day, other than the PVC. Okoye stressed […]

As the preparation for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections are in top gear, there are strong indications that the lingering new Naira notes scarcity may affect some Nigerians from exercising their franchise during the polls. Due to the Naira redesign policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and fuel scarcity ravaging the country, […]

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