Inec resorts to using vuvuzelas to get voters out as apathy results in very low turnout

INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission (Inec) officials in Lagos State had to resort to using vuvuzelas to call our voters in certain areas in response to voter apathy as millions of people simply lost interest in yesterday's governorship and house of assembly elections.

 

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Ad-hoc staff refuse to work in parts of Lagos saying Inec is yet to pay them for presidential elections

INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission (Inec) ad-hoc staff in Lagos State delayed the commencement of voting today until about 1pm as the protested the non-payment of their feeding allowances insisting they must be paid before they started work.

 

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Peter Obi prevented from holding meeting in his home town of Agulu by security forces

PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) vice presidential candidate and former Anambra State governor Peter Obi has alleged that security forces prevented him from holding a meeting in his home town of Agulu yesterday.

 

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APC governorship candidate's agent in Benue State arrested by EFCC with millions of naira

ECONOMIC and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) officials have arrested an All Progressives Congress (APC) agent in Benue State with millions of naira said to belong to the party's gubernatorial candidate Emmanuel Jimeh.

 

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Violence flares again at Abonnema town in Rivers State as thugs snatch ballot boxes from six polling units

RIVERS State has been the centre of more political violence today despite a heavy military presence as armed thugs have once again snatched ballot boxes in the town of Abonnema in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area as they did during the presidential polls.

 

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Nnamdi Kanu urges Ipob members to vote out all the southeast governors but return those from the south-south

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Nnamdi Kanu has urged his followers to return all of the governors in the south-south in today's gubernatorial elections but to vote against the candidate of Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and all the southeastern governors.

 

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CBN and EFCC plan to introduce law laws barring anyone convicted of economic crimes of opening bank account

CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) officials have begun working together on a plan that would involve barring anyone convicted of corruption from opening a bank account.

 

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Three Nigerians female authors nominated for this year's Women’s Prize for Fiction

THREE Nigerian authors have been nominated for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world that was once won by Chimamanda Adichie for her novel Half of a Yellow Sun.

 

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Magistrates court issues bench warrant for arrest of APC's Akwa Ibom State governorship candidate

TOMORROW'S gubernatorial elections in Akwa Ibom State could have been thrown into turmoil after a Port Harcourt high court judge issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Nsima Ekere.

 

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Saraki risks being sent to jail for refusing to swear-in an APC senator-elect who got election results overturned

SENATE president Senator Bukola Saraki faces the prospect of going to jail after a federal high court judge in Abuja threatened to issue a bench warrant against him for refusing to obey an order asking him to swear-in a lawmaker who got election results overturned.

 

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