The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, has commended the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) on his victory in the 2015 presidential elections, saying Nigerians made the right choice. Vanguard quoted the the group in a statement by its spokesperson, Jomo Gbomo,
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
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.
As Nigerians vote today, there reports of underage voting in parts of northern Nigeria, even as the card readers deployed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) malfunctions in parts of the country. Some citizens on the social media accuse the main opposition party, the
President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Ayo Oritsejafor, has admonished Nigerians to eschew violence as the Africa’s largest democracy goes to poll Saturday. Oritsejafor, Friday, in a statement, stressed the need for citizens irrespective of “their religious, ethnic and political affiliations to embrace peace
A Muslim rights group chided politicians for engaging in hate speeches, blackmail and violence, even leading to death, in the build up to Saturday’s presidential election. The body, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), in a statement by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, noted that citizens go