Ballot snatching, violence mar Kano council poll

MADUABUCHI NMERIBEH/Kano The Local Government election in Kano, northwest Nigeria, held on Saturday was characterized by violence and electoral malpractices, just as the voters complained about late arrival of election materials in most polling units. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adenrele Shinaba con...

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Posted on May 18, 2014

Nigerians want Confab recommendations subjected to referendum – NOI Poll

An opinion poll conducted by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Polls popularly known as NOIPolls, has revealed that 79 per cent of respondents would like the outcome of the conference to be subjected to a referendum. This was contained in a press statement issued on Tuesday and signed by the National Conference Assistant S...

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Posted on May 15, 2014

No clear winner in Guinea-Bissau’s poll

Guinea-Bissau’s presidential election will go to a second round between the main party’s candidate and the army-backed hopeful, the election commission said Wednesday, after no one secured a majority in the crunch poll. Jose Mario Vaz of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea-Bissau and ...

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Posted on Apr 17, 2014

North East Governors Appeal To INEC On 2015 Poll

Governors of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states  facing the challenges of Boko Haram insurgency on Wednesday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to postpone the 2015 general elections in the states. The call is contained in a statement jointly issued in Maiduguri by their spokespersons...

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Posted on Apr 10, 2014

Pensioners plan poll boycott

Pensioners plan poll boycott is a post from: P.M. NEWS Nigeria The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has threatened to mobilise its members across the country to boycott the 2015 general elections over neglect by governments at all levels. The National President of the union, Dr Abel Afolayan, issued the thre...

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Posted on Apr 1, 2014

Anambra Poll: APC Petitions INEC Chairman, Seeks Prosecution of REC

Poised to fight on against the refusal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to outright cancel the recently conducted governorship election in Anambra State despite public condemnation of the exercise, the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday formally petitioned INEC Chairman, Profe...

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Posted on Nov 21, 2013

INEC declares Anambra guber poll inconclusive,

By Citizens Platform The November 16 elections in Anambra has been declared inconclusive by INEC, the preliminary results announced by the INEC Returning Officer who is also Vice Chancellor University of Calabar (UNICAL), Prof. James Epoke, showed that the candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance, (APGA...

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Posted on Nov 18, 2013

Anambra Guber: PDP Describes Poll As Peaceful

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the Anambra State governorship election as peaceful and orderly. Commending the people of the State for the Saturday’s election, the spokesman of the party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, expressed satisfaction with the election process. The party also commended Nigeria...

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Posted on Nov 17, 2013

Anambra Poll: Accreditation Starts Amidst Tight Security

Accreditation of voters started at 9.00AM this morning in the  Anambra State governorship election amidst tight security. Several roads across the state have been deserted with heavy presence of security operatives patrolling major streets in cities like Onitsha, Nnewi and the state capital, Awka. The Anambr...

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Posted on Nov 16, 2013

INEC Creates 1,973 Extra Polling Units For Anambra Poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted voters in Anambra State to the creation of 1,973 extra polling units out of the existing 4,608 polling units in the state, bringing the total voting points to 6,581. In a statement issued in Benin on Tuesday by its Interim National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji La...

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Posted on Nov 12, 2013

Anambra Poll: Supreme Court affirms Nwoye as PDP candidate

Nnamdi Felix / Abuja Legal battle over who should be the authentic candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the 16 November governorship election in Anambra state, was on Monday resolved by Nigeria’s Supreme Court siting in Abuja. In a judgement, the court affirmed that Mr. Tony Nwoye was the...

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Posted on Nov 5, 2013

Ngige Visits Idemili To Seek Support Ahead Of Governorship Poll

As part of its strategy to garner more support from the grass roots, the Chris Ngige Campaign Organization embarked on a tour of Umuoji in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra state. At a meeting with the Christian community and indigenes of the town, the APC governorship candidate, said his mission...

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Posted on Nov 2, 2013

Police Promise Adequate Security Ahead of Anambra Governorship Poll

The Nigerian Police said it will not condone with any act of violence and’ any other activity that will truncate the conduct of the Anambra state governorship election coming up on November 16. At an interactive session with leaders of political parties and their candidates in Awka the state capital, De...

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Posted on Nov 2, 2013

Anambra poll: Four candidates made final round of debate

Four governorship candidates out of the 23 contestants for the 16 November election in the eastern Nigerian state of Anambra made it to the final round of the debate organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG). The debate, which started on October 29, ended in Awka on Friday with the presentation o...

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Posted on Nov 2, 2013

KWASIEC Expresses Readiness To Conduct LG Poll

 The Kwara State Independent Electoral Commission (KWASIEC) has expressed its readiness to conduct credible, reliable and transparent election on Saturday, October 26th. The Chairman of the commission, Dr. Uthman Ajidagba gave this assurance at the commission’s headquarters while speaking with journalists ...

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Posted on Oct 25, 2013

PDP Anoints Ukachukwu For November 16 Poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has thrown its weight behind Nicholas Ukachukwu as the governorship candidate of the party for the November 16 governorship election in Anambra state. At a rally in Awka, the state capital, the chairman of the party in the state, Mr. Kenneth Emeakayi, announced the decision ...

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Posted on Oct 21, 2013

Cleric Warns Against Thuggery Ahead Of Anambra Poll

Ahead of Anambra state governorship election, the Bishop of Nnewi diocese of the Anglican Communion, Professor Godwin Opara has warned politicians in Anambra state against using youths as tools to perpetuate political vices such as thuggery to enforce the choice of any candidate against the wish of the people...

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Posted on Oct 18, 2013

Senate bye election: PDP blasts APC, says Poll credible

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday in Abuja, the Nigerian capital said the Delta Central senatorial bye-election was free, fair and credible. The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr Olisa Metuh, in a statement said that the people freely gave their mandate to the PDP candidate, Mr Emmanuel...

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Posted on Oct 13, 2013

Edo Cancelled LG Poll Slated For October 22

The Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) has fixed Tuesday October 22, 2013 for the cancelled election in Esan North East Local Government Area and some wards in other parts of the state. Addressing journalists in Benin City, the Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) Chairman, Sol...

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Posted on Oct 8, 2013

Delta senate poll test for INEC, says Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of the southern Nigerian state of Edo said Saturday’s Delta Central Senatorial election is another test for INEC to show its neutrality and independence in conducting free polls in the country. At a mega rally of the All Progressives Congress in Warri, Delta State for the APC Candi...

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Posted on Oct 7, 2013

Obidigbo: I’m still in the race for governorship poll

A governorship aspirant in the eastern Nigerian state of Anambra, Dr Chike Obidigbo has vowed to run for the 16 November election in the state, in spite of not being on the ballot. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission recognises Chief Willie Obiano who belonged to the faction led by Chief...

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Posted on Oct 7, 2013

PDP denies APC allegation on poll rigging

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has no plans to rig the 2015 presidential and general elections as alleged by the All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr Olisa Metuh, PDP National Publicity Secretary, said on Sunday. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, Metuh described the allegati...

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Posted on Sep 30, 2013

Anambra Poll: INEC knocks out Nwoye, Ukachukwu In

Nicholas Chukwuejekwu Ukachukwu, is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the November election, Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said in a statement on Tuesday. The Commission said it resolved to list Nicholas Chukwuejekwu Ukachukwu as the governorship candidate of ...

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Posted on Sep 25, 2013

PDP Inches Close To Victory In Cross River L.G. Poll

The ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has emerged winner in all the local government areas where results have so far been released. All the chairmanship seats were contested by the PDP unopposed. Although, the APC is contesting the decision of the Cross River Independent Electoral Commission (CROSIEC),...

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Posted on Sep 23, 2013

PDP vows to unseat APC from Borno in next poll

Alhaji Baba Basharu, the chairman of PDP in the Boko Haram infested Borno state, in north east Nigeria, said the recent defection of some of the party’s members in the state to the ruling APC would not affect the party’s chances in the 2015 polls. “I wish to say without fear of contradiction tha...

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Posted on Sep 22, 2013