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In video: Godsay Orubebe’s inelegant show at INEC centre

Orubebe: show of shame

Former Nigerian minister of Niger Delta, Godsay Orubebe stunned Nigerians Tuesday when he stormed the National Collation Centre, pouring vitriol on INEC chairman, Profesor Attahiru Jega. Orubebe’s public conduct has been described by many Nigerians as a show of shame. watch the video here, courtesy of TVC. It also includes Jega’s measured response on the […]

‘Curious’ delays of poll results in SS and SE, APC cries out

Chief John Oyegun : national chairman of APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the delay in releasing the results of last weekend’s elections in the South-East and the South-South gives room for concern, against the background of the results that are streaming in from other parts of the country. In a statement issued in Lagos on Monday by its National Publicity […]

In Ogun Buhari 4, Jonathan 3

General Muhammadu Buhari and President Goodluck Jonathan during the Abuja Peace Treaty

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Presidential election results from seven out of the 20 local government areas in Ogun State were released by the Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC in Abeokuta today. The seven local government councils released so far are; Ijebu Ode,Sagamu,Odeda,Remo North,Obafemi-Owode, Ewekoro and Imeko-Afon. The INEC headquarters was jam-packed with journalists as the results were read […]

3 big wards couldn’t vote in Ogun State, Gov. Amosun laments


Biodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has declared that there was sabotage from the Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC as several large wards in the State, harbouring sympathisers of the All Progressives Congress,APC could not vote yesterday because they did not have permanent voter cards. The governor said INEC deliberately disenfranchised the voters in […]

APC blows whistle: OPC, ex-militants being dressed in police uniform

Niger Delta militants: now wearing fake military, police uniform

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised the alarm that ethnic militias and ex-militants are now wearing fake police and army uniforms so they can unleash mayhem on the opposition and disrupt voting, especially in the South-west, without hindrance. In a statement issued in Lagos on Friday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, […]

APC’s INEC agent nabbed in Rivers

Emma Deeyah

The All Progressives Congress has reported the arrest of its agent in Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers State. In a statement by publicity secretary, Lai Mohammed, the agent, Emma Deeyah, a former member of the House of Assembly and House of Representatives, was arrested at the INEC office in the city, ‘without any cause’. The […]

UN Rights Council to hold special session on Boko Haram

A screengrab taken on November 9, 2014 shows the leader of the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau preaching to locals in an unidentified town

The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold a special session next week on abuses by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria and neighbouring countries, the council president said Friday. The rights council rarely convenes special sessions, with only 22 held since the body was created in 2006. The UN’s top rights body on Thursday received […]

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