Your Inactions Encourage Election Thuggery, Threaten Integrity of Elections, INEC Chairman, Yakubu Tells Head of Security Agencies

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has blamed election thuggery on the failure of the Nigeria Police and other security agencies to deal decisively with thugs during elections. Yakubu who spoke on Friday in Abuja at the expanded meeting of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCE) told…

Benue: Appeal Court Affirms Ortom’s Victory, Fines APC Candidate

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has affirmed the victory of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State in the March 9 governorship election. In a unanimous judgement delivered on Thursday, the court dismissed the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the poll, Mr Emmauel Jime, for lacking in…

Bayelsa Guber: How Dickson Made APC Victory Easier – Sylva

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr Timipreye Sylva said the governor of Bayelsa state, Seriake Dickson made the victory of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), David Lyon easier with his poor performance in office. Sylva who stated in Abuja on Monday after he joined the national chairman of the APC,…

Declare Me Winner of Bayelsa Guber Poll, Diri Tells INEC

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday governorship election in Bayelsa, Senator Douye Diri has declared himself winner of the election. Diri in a press conference on Monday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigerian Army of conniving with the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rob him of his…