Tag: election

Stray bullet kills teenage girl as Oyo conducts LG poll

Stray bullet kills teenage girl as Oyo conducts LG poll

An eighteen-year-old girl was killed at Idi Oro, Ekotedo area in Ibadan by a shot allegedly fired by an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) during the Local Government election held across Oyo State on Saturday. The girl identified as Kofoworola Abubakar was said to be a student of St. Bridget […]

OYSEIC proposed normnation form fees illegal, says SPN

OYSEIC proposed normnation form fees illegal, says SPN OYSIEC

Press Statement The attention of the Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN Oyo State chapter has been drawn to the plan of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission, OYSIEC to charge nomination fees of N150, 000:00 and N100, 000:00 respectively for Chairmanship and counsellorship candidates contesting in the forthcoming local government election to the 33 local […]

Journalists disrupt own election in Ekiti

Journalists disrupt own election in Ekiti Journalists

An attempt to appoint a new set of leadership for the Ekiti State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) ended in fiasco on Thursday as some aggrieved members of the union disrupted the process and caused its abrupt end over alleged fraud. NUJ elections are often controversial owing to attempts by contestants to […]

Anambra guber: IPOB denies ‘vote and die’ threat as police deployment hits 47,000

Anambra guber: IPOB denies ‘vote and die’ threat as police deployment hits 47,000 Anambra

After its alleged death threat to eligible voters in the November 18 Anambra State governorship election went viral, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described the information as false. This came as the Nigeria Police Force announced an additional 26,000 police officers to the 21,000 it earlier planned to mobilize for the election. According […]

Anambra election: We’re ready for IPOB – Police

Anambra election: We’re ready for IPOB – Police IPOB

The Nigeria Police Force has reacted to the threat issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) against the Anambra State governorship election scheduled for Saturday, November 18. The proscribed secessionist group had issued a threat during a road show at the state capital last Saturday to warn the would-be electorate against participating in the […]

Court relaxes order against Oyo LG election

Court relaxes order against Oyo LG election Town Planning

Oyo State Government has secured an order that will facilitate the conduct of local government election in the state. In a statement in Ibadan on Wednesday by the Commissioner for information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun quoting the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Oluwaseun Abimbola, the government stated that Order 3 of […]

INEC to create polling booths in prisons

INEC to create polling booths in prisons INEC

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said the commission is working towards creating polling booths in prisons across the country to enable inmates cast their votes in the next general elections. Yakubu made the disclosure in Abuja on Tuesday during a session with the Nigerian Civil Society Room Dialogue, […]

Nasarawa Dep Gov eyes Karate federation presidency

Nasarawa Dep Gov eyes Karate federation presidency

The Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Silas Agara, has declared interest in the office of the President of Karate Federation of Nigeria. He made his intention known through a press release he personally signed and issued to journalists in Lafia, the state capital, recently. Agara hinged his ambition on the desire to reposition the Karate Federation for […]