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PDP National Chairman express worry over card readers problem

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu Correspondent, Bauchi The Presidential and National Assembly elections in Bauchi state was marred by delay in accreditation of voters by the smart card readers. Speaking with news…

Lagosians vote under heavy downpour

By Tunde Opeseitan Snr Correspondent, Lagos Many voters in Lagos State on Saturday refused to be perturbed by the heavy downpour in certain areas of the state in electing the…

Lagos REC admits hitches, says they were not peculiar to the state

The INEC in Lagos said that the challenge faced by some voters to get accredited for voting was not peculiar to the state. Mr Akin Orebiyi, the state Resident Electoral…

One police man, six others killed l in Gombe attack

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu Correspondent, Bauchi Seven persons were on Saturday killed when gunmen invaded Shole village in Nafada Local Government Area of Gombe State, South East, Nigeria. Daily Independent gathered…

Aganga, Obanikoro on election

….Nigeria’s democracy at advance stage, says Aganga …..Card reader: The country shouldn’t be used as guinea pig By Temidayo Akinsuyi and Akinwunmi King   After getting accredited at exactly 11.50am and…

Party youths snatch ballot boxes in Benue

By Tor Vande-Acka Correspondent, Makurdi   Party youths in Katsina-Ala, Benue state on Saturday snatched ballot boxes, card readers as well as other electoral material from two polling stations during the presidential and…

Cancellation of polls, I will not accept it, says Buhari

Presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, General Mohammadu Buhari on Saturday said it would be unfair for anyone to contemplate the cancellation of the presidential polls following a few…

Lagosians vote under heavy downpour

By Tunde Opeseitan Snr Correspondent, Lagos Many voters in Lagos State on Saturday refused to be perturbed by the heavy downpour in certain areas of the state in electing the…

Gunmen kill 15 in Nigeria during tense election

Gunmen killed at least 15 people including an opposition politician near polling stations in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, casting an ominous shadow over the closest electoral contest since the end…

Large turnout as card reader rejects most voters in Abuja

By Obas Esiedesa Senior Reporter, Abuja Large turnout of voters were recorded in Jikwoyi, Kpeyegi, Orozo and Karshi areas of Abuja as the 2015 general elections got underway on Saturday.…

Vote manipulation; Daura council boss harassed by voters

By Rotimi Akinwumi Snr Correspondent, Reporting from  Daura, Katsina State An attempt by the chairman of the Daura Local Government council, Alhaji Sabiu Dantoyi Ibrahim to intervene in the voting…

A youth killed for demanding for result sheet

By Idongesit Ashameri Uyo ?At Ibiam street, Uyo, INEC insisted on leaving with the ballot box after voting and a youth from the area who insisted on seeing and ensuring…

Daniel, Okupe, Abiodun, Adebutu deplore faulty card reader

By Laide Raheem Special Correspondent, Abeokuta The immediate past governor of Ogun state, Gbenga  Daniel and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)House of Representatives candidate, Ladi Adebutu, the Senior Special Assistant…

One shot in Ekiti as voters turned out in large number to vote

Yaqoub Popoola Correspondent,Ado-Ekiti There was an impressive turn out in Ekiti as voters  out in large number to exercise their franchise . In about eleven local government areas covered by…

Amosun commends INEC over poll

By Laide Raheem Special Correspondent, Abeokuta Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Saturday, commended INEC for conducting good accreditation process in the state. He gave the commendation after his accreditation…

Resort to manual accreditation, Dickson urges INEC

By Igoniko Oduma Correspondent,Yenagoa Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, on Saturday expressed total dissatisfaction with the performance of the card readers deployed by INEC to the state for such critical…

I’m hopeful, I’ll win, says Jonathan

By Igoniko Oduma Correspondent,Yenagoa President Goodluck Jonathan cast his vote at 3:10pm on Saturday in the presidential and Naional Assembly elections at his polling unit 039, Otuabula Ward 13, Ogbia…

INEC extends voting till Sunday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that voting in the ongoing presidential and parliamentary elections will continue tomorrow in areas where accreditation and voting problems have been discovered.…

INEC fails to hand out the ballot papers

What would have amounted to a serious breakdown of law and order was averted in most parts of Umuahia as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, failed to hand out…

Update from Katsina

?Voting about to commence at Sarki Yari polling unit at Kofa Baru Ward 3 where General Buhari is expected to vote. Accreditation ended at about ?4:28pm.. More updates later.…

APC seeks more time for accreditation, voting, hail Nigerians

By Temidayo Akinsuyi Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   The All Progressives Congress (APC) , Saturday, asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the time for accreditation and voting to…

Election peaceful but – Mark

By Ignatius Okorocha Special Correspondent, Abuja President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, Saturday, said  that the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections  were largely peaceful in his…

Tinubu after his accreditation at Ward 047 in Alause Ikeja

Tinubu after his accreditation at Ward 047 in Alause Ikeja

INEC Officials moving election Materials to Riverrine Areas of Lagos State

INEC Officials moving election Materials to Riverrine Areas of Lagos State

Former Heads of State Abubakar, Babangida, during the Presidential and National Assembly elections at Uphill polling unit

Former Heads of State Abubakar, Babangida, during the Presidential and National Assembly elections at Uphill polling unit

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