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Presidential Poll: INEC announces results from 18 states, FCT

Prof. Attahiru Jega, INEC Chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced results of Saturday‚Äôs Presidential Election in 10 more states to bring the total number of states to 18 states and the FCT. The states are Kano, Jigawa, Katsina, Kwara, Kaduna, Anambra, Abia, Akwa Ibom, Plateau and Imo. The results were announced by the returning officers of the […]

Troops rescue women, children, elderly from Gwoza – DHQ

Nigerian soldiers on patrol in a northern town

The Defence Headquarters said on Monday that troops had freed a number of women, elderly and children locked up by fleeing terrorists in Gwoza. This information was contained in a statement issued in Abuja by the Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade. The statement said the hostages were rescued during a cordon and […]

Anxiety over disappearance of Edo APC deputy chairman

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State

Jethro Ibileke/Benin The family of Edo State Deputy Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Usman Mogaji, have raised the alarm over his disappearance since Saturday when soldiers from the Nigerian Army School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering in Auchi stormed his house in Auchi. Family members of Mogaji who alleged that the soldiers harassed […]

‘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 […]

Jonathan, Buhari In Fight-To-Finish

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

Eromosele Ebhomele The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari, seems to be coasting home to victory in the keenly contested presidential election held at the weekend, according to official results so far declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs, at the time of this report. […]

One dead, others injured as soldiers open fire on youths in Bauchi

Nigerian soldiers

Unconfirmed reports reaching PM News soldiers have opened fire at youths that mounted surveillance at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) collation centre at Ahmadu Bello Way in Bauchi metropolis, Bauchi state. According to a source in Bauchi, the soldiers shot and killed a youth while several others are injured. More to follow…

Police teargas women protesters in Port Harcourt

Police officers in altercation with the protesting women   barricaded at Waterlines junction before firing teargas at them

…APC call for suspension of Rivers REC Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Hundreds of women from different parts of Rivers state who were protesting to INEC headquarters along Aba/Port Harcourt Expressway in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital against alleged irregularities that characterised the last Saturday presidential and national assembly election in the state were about 9:15 […]

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