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#AnambraDecides2021: Soludo Maintains Lead as election results are called

#AnambraDecides2021: Soludo Maintains Lead as election results are called

The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Charles Soludo, has extended his winning streak in the ongoing governorship election in Anambra State. Mr Soludo, who had earlier amassed more votes in each of the earlier announced local government areas, has also led his opponents in the additional local government areas announced by...

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Ngige expresses shock over poor functioning of INEC equipment

Ngige expresses shock over poor functioning of INEC equipment

Dr Chris Ngige, Minster of Labour and Employment, has expressed shock over poor functioning of the Biomodal Verification Machine or Car Reader, of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Ngige spoke to journalists at his Nkwoide Alor ward 1, in Idemili South Local Government Area, during the Anambra Governorship election on Saturday. READ ALSO Anambra...

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Nine states, FCT report 65 new COVID-19 cases 

Nine states, FCT report 65 new COVID-19 cases 

Nine states and the Federal Capital Territory reported 65 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, according to figures released on Saturday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The agency did not report any additional COVID-19 related death. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Facebook page on Saturday.  Kaduna recorded the highest number of...

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Anambra 2021: My administration will not discriminate against non indigenes — Ozigbo

Anambra 2021: My administration will not discriminate against non indigenes — Ozigbo

Mr Valentine Ozigbo, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra says his administration will not discriminate against non indigenes in the state. Ozigbo said this when a coalition of non Anambra indigenes living in the state adopted and endorsed his candidature in Awka According to him, I will give equal opportunity to...

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courts Conflicting orders making our job difficult —INEC

courts Conflicting orders making our job difficult —INEC

The  Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said yesterday that conflicting orders by courts were making its job difficult difficult. It also declared that no one will be allowed to vote except such a person had undergone an electronic authentication of his identity, using its Bimodal Voter Accreditation System BVAS. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, who...

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CHAd’s army maps election day for 18 months after presidents death.

CHAd’s army maps election day for 18 months after presidents death.

Chad’s army dissolved government and parliament after announcing the death of longtime president Idriss Deby Itno on Tuesday, but vowed “free and democratic” elections following an 18-month transition period. The army had earlier announced that one of Deby’s sons would replace him as the head of a military council following the death of the leader...

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Anambra PDP commences screening FOR PRIMARIES

Anambra PDP commences screening FOR PRIMARIES

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday, 12th April 2021 commenced the screening of its aspirants for Anambra Governorship Election ahead of its primaries scheduled for June 26. The screening, taking place at the party’s National Headquarters, Wadata Plaza, Abuja, is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday. The Screening Committee, Chaired by former Kogi Gov., Retired...

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Anambra Governorship race amid factions in apga

Anambra Governorship race amid factions in apga

AS THINGS STAND, THERE ARE TWO FACTIONS OF THE ALL PROGRESSIVES GRAND ALLIANCE (APGA), THE EDOZIE NJOKU FACTION AND THAT OF VICTOR OYE. Knowing which faction enjoys the backing of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) could make the difference in the coming poll. It is also the basis for schemes and counter schemes. The...

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VOTERS REGISTERATION BEGINS June 28

VOTERS REGISTERATION BEGINS June 28

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it will commence a nationwide continuous voter registration on June 28 across the 774 local government areas of the federation Chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, made the announcement, at a media briefing on Thursday in Abuja. He said the registration exercise will be carried out continuously for...