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NSE Oluyole Election: Engr Yomi Oyerinde Of BCOS Emerges Branch

New executive members of the Oluyole branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers have been elected. At the election held on Monday, August 2, 2021, at the Branch Secretariat, Ring Road Ibadan, Engr. Yomi Oyerinde of the Engineering Department, BCOS, Ibadan, emerged Branch Chairman. Other executive members include, Engr Peter Oyelami, vice Chairman; Engr John […]

INEC Declares Attacks On Offices As National Emergency

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the attacks on its facilities are now a national emergency. The Commission came to the conclusion after an emergency session on Monday, May 24, 2021, hours after its Office in Igboeze South Local Government area of Enugu State was razed. This was disclosed in a statement issued […]

One Person Killed, Three Others Wounded In Benin Republic Protests

One person was killed and at least three others were wounded by gunfire after troops in Benin Republic cleared protesters in a flashpoint city three days before President Patrice Talon seeks re-election. Protests have erupted in the West African country’s opposition bastions ahead of Sunday’s vote, which critics say is skewed in Talon’s favour after […]

Somali Leaders Fail To Agree On Agenda For Crucial Poll

Somalia’s leaders have failed to agree on the main agenda for a crucial electoral meeting, reflecting the unattended fissures between them. Publicly, they promised to try again on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, even as the country becomes sorely late on elections initially planned for February this year. The agenda-setting meeting brought together President Mohamed Farmaajo and leaders […]

Polls Open In The Central African Republic To Choose New

Polls have opened in the Central African Republic (CAR) to choose a new President and Parliament amid fears as the Government tries to hold off a rebel advance on the capital, Bangui. Armed groups hostile to President Faustin-Archange Touadera who is seeking a second term have stepped up attacks since the Constitutional Court rejected several […]

#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Says SARS Dissolution Is Victory For Nigerian Youths.

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is a victory for the Nigerian youths following Nationwide protests against the Squad. The Governor disclosed this in Ikeja on Sunday, October 11, 2020, upon his return from Ondo State where he led as the Chairman of the […]

Ondo Polls: Akeredolu In Early Lead As Collation Continues

The incumbent Governor of Ondo State and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Arákùnrin Rotimi Akeredolu, ha been in early lead, as the Independent National Electoral Commission began to announce results from the State’s Governorship election held on Saturday. The Governor, who is seeking re-election for another four years, recorded 178,854 votes; while is closest […]

Ondo Election: Police Promise Better Performance Than In Edo

The Police has assured the people of Ondo State of a better performance than they did in Edo during the governorship election. The Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) overseeing Police operations during the election in Ondo, Mr Leye Oyebade, gave the assurance in Akure, the state capital, on Friday, October 9, 2020. DIG Oyebode said […]

Card Readers Destroyed As Fire Guts Ondo INEC Head Office

Barely a month to the Ondo State gubernatorial election, 5,141 card readers meant for the Ondo State governorship election have been destroyed in a fire. The card readers got destroyed at the Akure Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday, September 10, 2020. The fire ravaged a large container housing smart card […]

INEC Conducts Rerun Elections In Ogun, Abia, Nine Other States

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has conducted rerun elections in 11 states across the country. The states  include Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Benue, Cross River, Imo, Kaduna, Kano, Niger, Ogun, and Sokoto. A total of one senatorial district, 12 Federal constituencies and 15 State constituencies will be filled after the election process is concluded.