_Compiled by Niger State Ministry of Information and Strategy_ 2019 Nigeria General Election Niger State Decide commenced at 8:50am prompt, Niger state opened it polls some minutes late behind scheduled as proposed by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC. During a combined team of the Resident Electoral Commissioner REC toured of Some polling units and […]

Buhari humbles Atiku in Daura

President Buhari and Atiku Abubakar President Muhammadu Buhari has humbled his opponent Atiku Abubakar by winning his polling unit PU003 at Sarkin Yara ward A, Daura, with a landslide. Buhari garnered 523 votes, to defeat  PDP’s Atiku Abubakar who got only three votes. More to follow….. NAN

Buhari beats Atiku in Adamawa

Atiku loses polling unit to Buhari By Yakubu Uba/Yola The Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, failed to hold his polling unit in Yola, Adamawa state on Saturday as he lost it to President Muhammadu Buhari. The official count of ballots at Ajiya unit 02 in Gwadabawa Ward of Yola North Local Government […]

Obasanjo votes at polling unit, thugs clash over money

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has cast his votes in the presidential and National Assembly elections. He was said to have cast his votes at about 11.15am at his Ward 11, unit 22, within Olusomi compound, Abeokuta, in Abeokuta North LGA of Ogun state. READ ALSO: Live updates of Nigeria’s 2019 presidential election Obasanjo being […]

People living with disabilities commend INEC’s preparedness

Persons living with disability seen at the Area 1 Primary School polling unit to cast their votes By Perpetua Onuegbu The Association of People Living with Disabilities on Saturday commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for considering its members in the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly Elections. Mr Kula Magaji, Chairman of the association, […]

Ikpeazu calls for e-voting in subsequent elections

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu By Ijendu Iheaka Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Saturday called for a shift from the current manual method of voting in elections in Nigeria to electronic voting system. The governor made the call after voting at his Unit 002, Ward 7, Obingwa Umuobiakwa, Obingwa Local Government Area in the Presidential and […]

Man with election result sheets nabbed

Voters on Queue A young man, impersonating as official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been nabbed with election result sheets. The man, with INEC official tag, was identified by voters in Ilorin on Saturday. Some of the protesting electorate identified him as “Younger brother to Kwara PDP stalwart, Alhaji Ladi Hassan’’. The […]

Jos voters arrive polling units early with chairs, food

Voters in Jos metropolis By Polycarp Auta Voting in the Presidential and National Assembly elections commenced very early in Jos metropolis, with some centres starting at exactly 8 a.m. A Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) who visited some of the polling units and voting centres, observed that electoral officials and materials arrived […]

Election:Tambuwal, Wamakko confident over process

Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal  By Muhammad Nasir/Habibu Harisu Gov Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, have expressed confidence on the Saturday’s electoral process and excitement over voters turnout. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Tambuwal voted at JNI Islamiyya Primary School in Tambuwal Town polling unit 011- Shiyar Ajiya, at exactly […]

Liveblog: Nigeria Decides 2019

From Magaji Isa Hunkuyi Jalingo, Jalingo Voting is yet to start in the entire Sabon Gida ward in Gassol local government areas of Taraba state as a result of the card readers’ failure. The card readers sent to the ward were programmed for 16 February election which was later postponed by the Independent Electoral Commission […]