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Time: 12:11am Polling Unit: 012 Ward: 05 - Mahin 3 Local Government: Ilaje Senatorial District/State: Ondo South Senatorial District/Ondo state Info: Elections are going on smoothly, the PO said. As at the time of visit however, there was no one on the queue. The PO revealed that he had exhausted almost three booklets of ballot paper, even though the election started a bit late. He also added that there were a few issues with the card reader, but all issues were resolved.

#NigeriaDecides2019: Why elections may record high number of void votes

Some voters in Abuja have complained about the inadequacies in Saturday's voting process that may unfortunately lead to high number of void votes in the presidential and National Assembly elections. A key problem is the unwieldy size of the ballot papers that makes inks inadvertently smear multiple political parties' boxes…

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Finding your lost phone the Nigerian way

Have you ever lost your phone and the custodian frustrates your tracking? Find Me app helps you feel safe if you ever lose your phone. (more…)

Reality show to celebrate philanthropic women

Cohbams mother won the third edition. (more…)

Don locates root of Nigerian power rivalry in “nature of friendship”

The key to understanding the true nature of power and political competition in Nigerian politics lies in the structure of friendship, a leading Nigerian political anthropologist has stated. Dr. Wale Adebanwi, who teaches at the University of California, Davis, USA said this on Tuesday while delivering the 2013 Annual African…

Technology freak, Phemmy Alade, breaks the tablet barrier

Nigeria’s youth technology entrepreneur, Phemmy Adeola Alade, has introduced a new learning device into the market that he says will revolutionise the way children learn by adding fun to the process of education. Alade, nominee for 2013 Abuja Young Entrepreneurs award, told Premium Times in his office in Abuja that…

When is a student truly upright?

Students in Abuja work on dilemmas that build leadership. Students of the Loyola Jesuit College in Abuja took time Tuesday to examine the challenges of leadership by working their way through the types of dilemma that test the conscience, ethics, obedience to rules and authority of citizens in a political…

Groups plot battle against corruption in Nigeria

Transparency International is planning to return to Nigeria. Global integrity organisation, Transparency international (TI), in a just-concluded strategy meeting, huddled with about a dozen local integrity organisations in Abuja all  burdened by what they describe as "the systemic and endemic state of Nigeria's corruption." Their mission today, however, is more…

Experts to discuss stronger value for citizen rights in Nigeria

The experts will gather in Abuja on Wednesday. The real content of citizenship rights in the country is the theme of  a high-level colloquium organized for Wednesday, February 20, in Abuja, to help remedy what constitutional experts believe is one of the major weaknesses of the Nigerian constitution Leading the…

Group wants stronger value for citizen rights in Nigerian constitution

The group of three plans a national dialogue on citizenship. (more…)

Human Rights Agency moves to strengthen citizen rights

Nigeria’s National Human Right Commission, NHRC, says the time has come to trash the constitutional provision and political practices which define Nigerians first by states of origin than as citizens. The agency now plans to back its view with a national dialogue on citizenship and inclusion, arguing that to treat…

Integrity group reaches out to children

In a bid to stem the growth of corruption in Nigeria, group reaches out to Nigerian youth. (more…)

Corruption reporting website takes off in Nigeria

The project hopes to crowd-source enough information to track down the spirit of corruption in Nigeria. (more…)

Meet Nigeria’s first Tablet PC designer

Inye, by Encipher, is Nigeria's first Tablet PC. It was designed in 2009 by Saheed Adepoju who developed an andriod software but could not find a suitable device to test it. (more…)

Group advocates for a national Green Agenda

A civic environmental group says its time to zero-in on the challenge of renewable energy (more…)

Jonathan salutes Onaiyekan, the new cardinal, who wins a peace prize

Catholic priest with passion for interfaith dialogue gets a papal nod, and a coveted peace prize (more…)

PREMIUM TIMES to partner Integrity on anti-graft campaign

In a novel media-civil society alliance, Premium Times and Integrity take on the biggest game in town (more…)