INEC RELEASES NUMBERS OF REGISTERED VOTERS

INEC RELEASES NUMBERS OF REGISTERED VOTERS BREAKING NEWS NUGGET INEC Released registered voters List per states No. States No of Voters 1. Abia 1,932,892 2 Adamawa 1,973,083 3 Akwa Ibom 2,119,727 4 Anambra 2,447,996 5 Bauchi 2,462,843 6 Bayelsa 923,182 7 Benue 2,480,131 8 Borno 2,315,956 9 Cross River 1,527,289 10 Delta 2,845,274 11 Ebonyi 1,459,933 12 Edo 2,210,534 13 Ekiti 909,967 14 Enugu 1,944,016 15 FCT 1,344,856 16 Gombe 1,394,393 17 Imo 2,272,293 18 Jigawa 2,111,106 19 Kaduna 3,932,492 20 Kano 5,457,747 21 Katsina 3,230,230 22 Kebbi. 1,806,231 23…

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SALVATION HAS COME TO IMO STATE – OKEY EZEH

The SDP Governorship Candidate in Imo State, Sir Okey Ezeh, on Monday kick started his governorship campaign. The well-attended, historic even took place at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri, which had earlier elicited rallies organized by thousands of enthusiastic supporters in the streets of Owerri. Speaking after receiving his flag, Ezeh said Imo people have now found a credible alternative in the Social Democratic Party, SDP. According to him, salvation has come to Imo State after years of failed governance. “Today, Imo occupies the top positions in almost all indices…

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2019 Election: Surge in voter registration as Nigeria prepares for polls

More than 84 million people have been registered to vote in Nigeria’s general elections next month, the head of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said.Voters in Africa’s most populous nation go to the polls to elect a new president and parliament on February 16. Governorship and state assembly polls follow two weeks later. INEC chairman Mahmood Yakubu told political party leaders in Abuja on Monday that “the final register for the 2019 General Election stands at 84,004,084 voters”. The number is an 18 per cent increase on the…

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I  Helped El-Rufai Submit Amina Zakari’s CV To Presidency – Odumakin

Afenifere Spokesman and activist, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, says contrary to reports, it was Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State and not President Muhammadu Buhari that recommended Amina Zakari as a nominee for an appointment at the Independent National Electoral Commission. Odumakin, who was a guest on Channels TV programme, Sunrise Daily, on Tuesday, said the then President, Goodluck Jonathan, as part of reforms at INEC, had called on Civil Society Organisations to recommend someone who could take a position as a national commissioner at INEC. Odumakin said el-Rufai told him…

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SIR OKEY EZEH: A TRIUMPHANT ENTRY FOR IMO REBIRTH

By High Chief Don Agbim (KSM) On the 7th January 2019,a gallant, sturdy stallion struts ever so confidently through the gates of Dan Ayiam Stadium Owerri, Imo State. Upon sighting the rider sitting astride this elegant horse; spontaneous shouts of joy and celebration erupt throughout the grounds of Dan Ayiam Stadium and Owerri Metropolitan city in general !Rapturous cries of liberation can be heard re-echoing throughout Owerri metropolis from Imolites watching the scenes playing out at Dan Ayiam stadium. From the expressions on the faces of visitors, and Imolites generally; one…

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Daily Trust: Real reason army is after us – Editor-in-Chief, Dan Ali speaks

Editor-in-chief of Daily Trust Newspaper, Mannir Dan Ali, has reacted to the military siege on the offices of his medium nationwide. He said the siege and subsequent arrest of some editorial staff in Maiduguri Borno state was a targeted attempt by the army to clampdown on the paper for ‘comprehensively’ reporting the many losses and defeats of the military by Boko Haram insurgents in the Northeast region. Speaking with newsmen yesterday, Dan Ali said the military authorities merely latched onto Sunday’s lead report on the newspaper which bore the bold…

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EKERE BLOWS HOT AGAINST SENATOR OBA

….AKPABIO SNUBS FORMER FINANCE COMMISSIONER A major breakdown of order was averted on Sunday when the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Nsima Ekere verbally assaulted the Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East in the Nigerian Senate, Bassey Albert Akpan, OBA. Similarly, Godswill Akpabio blew an opportunity to exchange greetings with the senator who served as his Finance Commissioner between 2007 and 2013. At the Thanksgiving mass of Uyo Catholic Dioceses held at the Cardinal Ekanem Seminary Ground, Dominic Utuk Avenue, Uyo, Mr. Nsima Ekere who had exchange…

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Tinubu in full charge of my re-election campaign — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that former Lagos State governor and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, will take full charge of his re-election campaign. Mr Buhari said while he will also be “involved” in the campaigns, he would only do that without allowing governance to suffer. He said this Monday when he inaugurated his presidential campaign council at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. “Even though we have only 40 days, this campaign is going to tax us all, because we intend to touch all corners of…

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