Governor Obiano: “Anambra made Lagos what it is”

The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has said that Lagos State is what it is because of the impact of ‘Anambrarians’ on the state. According to him, “Anambra made Lagos what it is” whether anyone accepts it or not. He made the comments during an interview with Channels Television while stating developments in the …

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Willie Obiano wins Anambra governorship election 2017

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Governor Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as the winner of the November 18, 2017, governorship election in Anambra state. According to INEC, Obiano defeated two major opponents, Tony Nwoye of the All Progressives Congress and Obaze Oseloka of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) …

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Zimbabwe’s ruling party expel Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe was ousted on Sunday as leader of Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party in a decision that will force him to end his 37 years in power, after his government ended in practice four years ago . Mugabe was replaced with Emmerson Mnangagwa, the vice president recently dismissed by the now-disgraced leader, sources at …

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Anambra election: INEC official result Idemili South local government

Everything is set to INEC headquarters in Awka for the declaration of the result of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra state. Idemili South local government official result: APC: 4,063; APGA: 5,742; PDP: 2,629; UPP: 600. Registered voters: 94,197; Accredited voters: 14,205; Valid votes:1 13,438; Invalid votes: 734 ; Total votes cast:14.172 .

Anambra election: INEC offical result Onitsha North local government

Everything is set to INEC headquarters in Awka for the declaration of the result of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra state. Onitsha North local government official result: APC- 3,808 ; APGA: 10,138; PDP: 4,143; UPP: 435. Registered voters: 127,865 Accredited voters: 20,806 Total votes cast: 20,457.

Anambra election: INEC official result for Njikoka local government

Everything is set to INEC headquarters in Awka for the declaration of the result of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra state. Njikoka LG Registered voters – 88,793 Accredited voters – 28,346 APC – 5,756 APGA – 16,944 PDP – 3,477 UPP – 108 Valid votes – 26,844 Rejected votes – 1,453 Total votes cast – …

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Anambra election: INEC official result for Aniocha local government

Everything is set to INEC headquarters in Awka for the declaration of the result of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra state. Aniocha LG Registered voters – 89515 Accredited voters – 25,474 APC 5, 297 APGA 11, 237 PDP 6, 554 UPP 146 Valid votes – 2, 3771 Rejected votes – 1, 520 Total votes cast …

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Anambra election: INEC offical result for Awka South local government

Everything is set to INEC headquarters in Awka for the declaration of the result of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra state. Awka South LG Registered voters – 149,279 Accredited voters – 36,114 APC – 6, 167 APGA – 18, 957 PDP – 5,354 UPP 150 Valid votes – 31,365 Rejected votes – 1905 Total Votes …

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Anambra election: INEC offical result Anyamelum local government

Everything is set to INEC headquarters in Awka for the declaration of the result of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra state. Anyamelum LG Registered voters – 60,034 Accredited voters – 23,837 APC 5, 412 APGA 14, 593 PDP 2, 323 UPP – 77 Total valid votes – 22,646 Rejected votes – 989 Total votes cast …

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Anambra election: INEC offical result Aguata local government

Everything is set to INEC headquarters in Awka for the declaration of the result of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra state. Aguata local government official result: APC- 5,807; APGA: 13,167; PDP: 4073; UPP: 280. Registered voters: 121,009; Accredited voters: 27,283; Valid votes: 25,524; Invalid votes: 1,713; Total votes cast: 27, 237.

I didn’t receive any money from Maina — Jonathan

Former Nigeria's president, Goodluck Jonathan has described the report that stated that he was paid 5 billion Naira monthly from controversial pension fund as a blatant lie and a means to divert the attention of the general public from the raging ‘Mainagate’. Goodluck Jonathan said this through his media adviser, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze in Abuja …

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Anambra election: INEC says it remains vigilant until final result is announced

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it will remain vigilant in collation of results until the announcement of the final result and winner of the Anambra governorship election . INEC Director of Publicity and Voter Education, Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi disclosed this in a telephone interview on Saturday in Abuja. Osaze-Uzzi said that …

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Anambra Election: Yul Edochie denies stepping down, threatens legal action

Nollywood actor Democratic People’s Congress, DPC, governorship candidate for the Anambra election, Yul Edochie, has denied endorsing Willie Obiano, the incumbent governor of the state. Mr. Edochie said on Twitter he was still in the race after reports surfaced Saturday afternoon claiming he had stepped down for Mr. Obiano. Mr. Edochie said a video appearing …

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Anambra election: IPOB says low turnout sign voters obeyed boycott order

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has claimed that the low turnout of voters recorded in the ongoing poll in Anambra was due to IPOB's directive to boycott the election. IPOB said this via a statement signed by its spokesman, Emma Powerful, stressing that the governorship election in the state witnessed a low turnout because …

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Anambra Election: PDP says APC giving voters cooked rice

As voting continues in some polling units in Anambra and accreditation of voters in other places, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has alleged that the All Progressive Congress, APC was giving voters cooked rice. In a tweet from PDP official Twitter handle, PDP also accused APC, party and the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, party …

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Zimbabweans celebrate expected fall of Mugabe on Harare streets

As Robert Mugabe is expected to stepdown as Zimbabwe's president anytime from now, Zimbabweans have taken to Harare street to celebrate the fall of the incumbent president. “ These are tears of joy , ” Frank Mutsindikwa , 34, told Reuters, holding aloft the Zimbabwean flag . “ I’ ve been waiting all my life …

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Anambra Election: Large turnout of voters, card readers working

As Anambra state holds its gubernatorial election today, large number of voters are at different polling unit for accreditations and to cast their votes. Our eye witness says the card readers are functional without hitch at Eri Primary school in Aguleri, Anambra east local government. Report has it that, in a bid to make the …

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Usman raises the alarm over plot to manipulate Anambra polls

Barrister Mohammed Kabir Usman has accused Amina Zakari of conniving with the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig the Saturday gubernatorial elections in Anambra state. Mohammed Kabir who is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Publicity Secretary said Amina Zakari is lounging in the same hotel which serves as a make-shift secretariat of the APC. …

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Anambra election: NSCDC deploys 14, 000 personnel to beef up security

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has deployed 14, 000 personnel for Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra to boost the number of personnel provided by other security agencies. The Corps said the measure was also to guarantee confidence of the people in the provision of adequate security for the election. The …

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EFCC arrests Jonathan’s ex-SGF, Pius Anyim

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Pius Anyim. SaharaReporters reported that the former SGF was arrested over alleged fraud involving the Centenary City in Abuja. The report added that Anyim, who was SGF under the administration of Goodluck Jonathan, is being …

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NLC Faults Buhari’s Backing of El-Rufai

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari on his alleged tacit endorsement of workers sack by the Kaduna State Government, Vanguard has reported. Briefing journalists on behalf of the affected unions, Chairman of Joint Research and Allied Institutions Sector Unions, Joint Research & Allied Institutions Staff Union (JORAISU), and …

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Presidency speaks on Buhari’s alleged marginalisation of South-East

The Presidency has said there is no reason to doubt the good intentions of president Buhari towards the South-East in terms of projects alone. It stressed that although, some people may not be pleased with Mr President but can't deny that their region has got a fair deal from his administration. Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant …

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Anambra Poll : Bomb scare disrupts INEC activities

It has been reported that a package suspected to be bomb was spotted close to the Anambra State Secretariat of the Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday. With 5 days to the Anambra governorship election, the Indigenous People of Biafra had threatened to disrupt the election process, saying that what the state needs was a …

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Why president Buhari is visiting the South-Eastern part of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari plans to visit the South-Eastern part of Nigeria, precisely, Ebonyi State on Tuesday. Reports from Enugu indicates that the reason for his visit is politically motivated, according to the Sun News. The only stated being headed by his party, All Progressive Congress, (APC) in the South-East is Imo state. Apart from Imo …

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Jonathan: I’m under pressure to contest in 2019 elections

"People come to me every day saying they want me back. I’m always moved to tears..." Those are the words of Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, the former president of Nigeria while speaking with Dele Momodu, the Chief Editor at Ovation Magazine. Ebele Jonathan was president of Nigeria, having served from 2010 to 2015, and served as …

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