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Inadequate electoral materials, ballot box snatching, underage voting characterise Plateau local government elections

Results were collated despite the absence of electoral materials. The local government elections in Plateau State were characterised by inadequate electoral materials, ballot box snatching, and under-age voting in some of the local governments. In Bokkos, elections could not hold in Horop A and B wards, the polling unit of the senator representing Plateau Central […]

The delegate list was contained in a letter addressed to  President Jonathan and dated February 19.The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has  forwarded to President Goodluck Jonathan a list of the state’s nominees to the forthcoming National Conference.

INEC distributes copies of voters register to parties in Osun

Distribution of permanent voter cards to hold from March 7 to 9.

Ogun University, OOU, medical students protest excessive tuition fees

The medical students said the school’s authority is ripping them off.

Plateau LG polls: PDP, APGA youth clash

The Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, voted at about 1:30 p.m.

FILE PHOTO: Voters casting their vote (3)

Large turnout in Plateau Central as voters elect council officials

Voting started early in at least two of the polling units.

Don’t leave PDP, Kogi Governor, Wada, begs Echocho

The Kogi State Chairman of the PDP begged members of the party not to defect.

JTF in the Niger Delta

‘Civilian JTF’ asks Nigerian government to dialogue with Boko Haram

The civilian JTF says dialogue might be the only option to end the dastardly Boko Haram attacks

Ballot boxes used to illustrate the story.

Plateau LG polls: Police ban interstate movement

The police warned against the use of arms during the LG elections in volatile Jos

Jonah Jang

Three feared killed as rival communities clash in Jos

The police denies number of casualties

National Conference: Fashola meets Lagos delegates

Mr. Fashola said the state would present its position on issues affecting it and the country with a view to getting solutions to them

Badagry demolition: Judge adjourns residents’ suit

Residents say homes were demolished while case was pending in court

Plateau PDP chairman optimistic of victory in LG polls

The PDP Chairman says the party has campaigned vigorously

Hospital raises alarm over rising cases of cancer in Edo, Delta

Medical practitioner says prevention of the disease is better than cure.

Kwara APC chides Police over permit for PDP rally

Party warns of negative reactions from Kwarans

Badagry slave port

Badagry council arrests 20 for violating sanitation law

Those arrested were asked to pay a N5,000 fine. Twenty persons were arrested on Saturday in the Badagry West Local Council Development Area, LDCA, of Lagos State for violating the monthly sanitation law. Some of the offenders were arrested around Seme border and in Badagry town. In January, 122 persons were arrested for violating the […]

INTERVIEW: APC must manage its Borno ‘soaring’ support properly, else …- Ayuba

Ayuba advises the governor not to get carried away by support from the people. Ayuba Bello, a civil servant, entrepreneur, and politician was a former deputy governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress, ADC. In this interview, Mr. Ayuba explains how the style of governance of  Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, may earn the governor […]

Jonah Jang

I don’t consider APC a political party – Governor Jang

Governor says INEC should revisit APC registration.

Governor Jang declares Tuesday public holiday in Plateau

The public holiday is because of the elections.

Photo of Nigerian Lawyers used to illustrate the story

South West lawyers bicker over consensus candidate for NBA presidency

Two senior lawyers opted out of a screening exercise.

Ballot boxes used to illustrate the story.

Court quashes APC’s bid to stop Plateau council polls

The judge described the suit by the APC as completely lacking in merit

Oil Tanker used to tell the story.

2 feared dead in Auchi accident

An articulated truck conveying a petrol tanker ran over a car