Politics

PDP Not Perturbed By Results From The North West

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is unperturbed by the results of the elections so far released by INEC from the northwest zone, which is the stronghold of the APC and home of its presidential candidate. PDP notes that INEC is yet to release results from the zone where its Presidential candidate, President Goodluck Jonathan hails from as well as its other strongholds in other parts of the country. ...

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INEC Sets Up Three-man Committee To Probe Rivers Election

Following complaints from the opposition All Progressives Congress over alleged malpractices in the presidential and national assembly elections held last Saturday. The committee which is constituted by top management personnel of INEC, has the mandate to determine the genuineness or otherwise of the allegations made by the Rivers State chapter of the APC. The investigation is not expected to delay ...

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Jonathan Leads As INEC Begins Declaration of Presidential Election Results

From the result declared so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), President Goodluck Jonathan leads that of the main rival, General Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with a total of 19, 756 votes from results from eight states and the Federal Capital Territory. The states are #Ekiti, ...

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#NIGERIADECIDES: LIVE UPDATE On Election Results

The Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to announce results of the March 28, 2015 Presidential and National Assembly Elections. The INEC boss, Professor Attahiru Jega and state Collating Officers are set to begin the announcement in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory. Official Results: #Ekiti AA:94 ACPN: 534 APC:120,331 CPP:330 HDP:94 KOWA:108 NCP:377 PDP:176,466 PPN:388 UDP:60 UPP:145 #Enugu ...

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PDP Berates APC Over False Alert On Security Agencies

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has noted yet another false alert by the APC claiming that the Federal Government was trying to use security agencies to alter the results of the Presidential and National Assembly elections. The APC, in its desperation and quest to cause confusion has forgotten that ballots are publicly counted at the polling booths and results declared ...

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Nigeria’s Presidential Elections Free, Fair – ECOWAS

The ECOWAS Observer Mission, EOM, has declared that Saturday’s Presidential election is acceptable and meets the criteria of being free and transparent. The declaration was made by the mission’s head and former President of Ghana, John Kuffour, in Abuja on Sunday. Mr. Kuffour expressed satisfaction with the commitment made by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, political parties, security agencies ...

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Full Text Of A Press Conference By PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation Claiming Victory in 23 States

TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE BY THE DIRECTOR OF MEDIA AND PUBLICITY, PDP PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN ORGANISATION, CHIEF FEMI FANI-KAYODE, ON SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 2015 We are deeply concerned by the level of disinformation and falsehood that is being peddled around by the friends of the opposition in the media and particularly their paid agents and associates on the social media ...

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PDP Accuses APC of Posting Fake Results, Says INEC Still Collating Authentic Figures

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged Nigerians to totally disregard misleading figures being circulated by the APC in the social media as results of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in some polling booths. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh in a statement on Sunday said the figures were “fake and do not represented the true results which are ...

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#NigeriaDecides: Collation of Results Begins 12pm Monday – INEC

As Nigerians await the announcement of result of the ongoing Presidential election in Nigeria, the electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says “Collation of results will begin at 12pm tomorrow.” The chairman of INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega made this known on Sunday while reacting to election results being announced on social media and online newspaper platforms. He warned ...

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#NigeriaDecides: Police Arrest INEC Officials, Party Agents in Sokoto Over Electoral Offences

The Nigerian Police have arrested six suspected electoral offenders including officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), party agents in Sokoto State. Zone 10 Police Command, comprising Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states said it arrested the six suspects over alleged electoral offences in Zamfara. Mr. Bala Hassan, the Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) in charge of the zone, told ...

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Dysfunctional Card Readers: We’re Vindicated, Says PDP

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said reports of challenges with the use of voter card readers across Nigeria have vindicated its opposition to the deployment of the device in a general election. While card readers functioned smoothly at some voting centres during Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections, there were complaints from many centres about slow or completely ...

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