Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Edo Declares Public Holiday to Celebrate Buhari’s Victory

Edo State Government today has declared a work-free day in the state on Wednesday, 1st of April to celebrate the historic victory of General Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the just concluded election.

Governor Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary, in person of "Peter Okhira"  invited people of the state to a victory party which will hold at the Oba Ovoranmwen Square, Benin City starting from 3:00 in the afternoon. Top artistes, including Davido, Patoranking, among others are scheduled to perform at the victory party.

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Buhari Thanks Supporters, Preaches Against Wild Celebrations

Ahead of his formal declaration as President elect, APC Presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari took to the stage at the APC headquarters to expressed gratitude to Nigerians for choosing him and his party over and above the PDP and their candidate, the incumbent President, Dr Jonathan Goodluck.

The APC declared victory party after Dr Jonathan called General Buhari at 5:15pm to make a concession and congratulate the winner.

Photos: Bukola Saraki, Aminu Tambuwal, Others Celebrate Buhari’s Victory

More views from the APC headquarter's office in Abuja. Joyful looks on the face of Bukola Saraki and his Co. APC members in celebration of  the presidential candidate’s victory. See more photos after the cut...

President Jonathan Calls To Congratulate Buhari

INEC has gone on another break and the commission will reconvene around 8pm to give the result of Borno State. Meanwhile TVC just reported that President Jonathan has called Muhammadu Buhari to congratulate him on ‘his' victory. Chude Jideonwo who also works for Buhari has also confirmed it.
We however await the final result by INEC. It's past 8pm and we really can't wait!

Photos: Jubilation Hits The APC Headquarters in Abuja

There is this massive excitement all over the country in regards the victory of the election, APC headquaters is not an exception as jubilation becomes the order of the day.

After three previous failed shots at the presidency, Muhammadu Buhari is finally moving into Aso Rock, Nigeria’s presidential palace, as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

He had polled a total of 15,416,221 votes to defeat the incumbent and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, President Goodluck Jonathan, who got 12,853,162 votes. Nigerians are super excited! Eyewitnesses say there's been dancing and singing at the APC headquarters in Abuja. Photos continue after the cut.

Someone is Already Denying Jonathan Here - A Must Read!!

"He is my back bone" - Trust no one!! In the capture above, Asari-Dokubo who has vowed to have the streets of Nigeria hot if Jonathan loses the election now sharing a notion of friendship to any government..

Well, the latest we have recieved concerning the election is that "Goodluck Ebele Jonathan" has gotten reach to "General Buhari" on the phone congratulating him over the fore-seen victory of the election. this already has shown a clear and mature way of acceptance of the defeat there-in.

VIDEO: PDP Party Agent Orubebe Disrupting Proceedings at INEC Collation Centre

There was a drama today at the collation centre when a PDP agent "Godsday Orubeb" by name tried to distrupt the progress of the INEC result announcement BY causing a scene.

Agent Godsday Orubebe is the former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, which makes his act at the collaction centre a very shamful one. However, wise action was done leaving him to finish his demonstration before the comission continued if not would have done more havoc. We have the video beneath after the cut...

Video Exposes INEC Officials Colluding With PDP To Rig Elections

An information geeting to us concerning the present going election showing some INEC officials colluding with the PDP in a rigging  process.

This video was actually brought to light bu Premium Times and has being going viral online. It was reported that PDP supporters had earlier fired shots to scare people away before they started to thumb-print ballot papers made available to them by INEC officials. This happened in Polling Units 009, 010 and 011 at Oniong West Ward 1, Onna Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State and it was carried out right in the presence of the villagers. You need to watch this video below...

Buhari Group Calls for Fani-Kayode’s Arrest

The Buhari Support Organisations has called for the arrest of Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, the Director, Media, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation, for announcing unofficial/unauthentic results.

The Director, Media and Information of the BSO, Dr. Chidia Maduekwe, made the call on Monday in Abuja at a news conference. According to Maduekwe, this is the time for security agencies to show their neutrality by arresting Fani-Kayode because the only authority to announce election results is the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Teenage Girl Stabs Boyfriend to Death for Attempted Rape in Lagos

The police in Lagos have arrested an 18-year-old lady, Kafayat Olawale, for allegedly stabbing to death her 32 year old boyfriend, Ojo Ijabike.

The incident happened on Friday on Olutola Adebayo Street, off Idimu Road, in the Alimosho area of Lagos State. Investigations by PUNCH Metro revealed that Ijabike, an indigene of Owo, Ondo State, had attempted to forcefully have carnal knowledge of the suspect when there was a scuffle between them. Olawale, who hails from Osun State, was said to have stabbed the deceased in the heart region, while the 32-year-old victim inflicted injuries on her.

Prophet TB Joshua Prophesy The Death of a Top Politician

Prophet T.B. Joshua, has revealed some things that will happen soon after the elections in Nigeria.
Speaking to his congregation on Sunday, March 29, 2015, the prophet said, he is seeing the death of a prominent politician due to ‘heated up’ politics in the wake of the closely fought Nigerian elections.
“I am seeing Nigerians heating up politics.“They will heat up politics and a great man among the politicians will likely lose his life… I am seeing this kind of thing happening in the night.“Wednesday and Thursday of this coming week and next week, make sure you fast and pray.”

NBC Releases List of Media Stations that Breached Broadcasting Code

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Monday released the list of broadcasting stations who has failed to comply with the provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting code from the beginning of electioneering campaign to date.

A statement signed by the commission’s Director/Head, Public Affairs, Alhaji Awwalu Salihu, in Abuja, said the disputes included breaches of the rules on the broadcast of sponsored campaign materials. Other breaches were the airing of campaign materials or programmes that promoted political parties or candidates within the 24-hour prohibited period, as well as unauthorised networking by some stations within the country. We have details of the stations after the  cut...

Insane!! Jilted Boyfriend Kidnaps Ex Inside Suitcase, Attempts To Flee The Country With Her

A man has been jailed for kidnapping his fiance in a suitcase with the intention of escaping with her outside the country, he was said to have tried wheeling her through an airport after she attempted to put an end to their relationship.

Jilted Wang Li, 29, had been dumped by his girlfriend Mu He, 27, after a bust up at their apartment in the north-eastern Chinese province of Liaoning. He then travelled nearly 2,000 miles to her hometown of Xi'an where he subdued her, tied her up and bundled her into a wheelie suitcase.

Monday, 30 March 2015


Results to the presidential election has just began, with the INEC chairman on seat ready to make known to the world results to the election as voted on saturday and sunday.

It will be recalled that from the last announcement of the eight states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, PDP is in early lead. Please proceed with a click (Continue Reading) to see full results as we update you...

PHOTOS: Protest in Enugu State Over Election Result Announcement

Aggressive APC members feeling so sorrowful for in the sight infrigement in regards the announced votes result in Enugu. They all took to the street this everning to protest the outcome of the presidential election in the state. PDP won with 553,003 votes while the APC won 14, 157 votes.

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ELECTION UPDATE: David Mark Wins Senate Ticket For 5th Term

Senate President David Mark has again grabbed the Senate ticket for the Benue South Senatorial District in the National Assembly. This will be David Mark’s 5th term in the house.

Meanwhile, Governor Aliyu Wammakko of Sokoto State(APC); his Plateau State counterpart, Jonah Jang(PDP); Abia State Governor, Theodore Orji(PDP); and Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State(APC), have won their Senatorial election to represent their respective zones in their states.

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ELECTION RESULTS: It's Getting More Interesting By the Hour... Fashola Glued to his TV set Also For INEC Results

Present Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola is captured currectly paying enraptured attention to his TV set as INEC announced results of the presidential election today. His official photographer shared this piece of him on instagram...

It's getting more interesting by the hour!!

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Presidential Election Results: Taking Count... 9 States Down, PDP in Early Lead

The result of 8 states has been announced by INEC together with that of the FCT, Abuja. In the 9 states announced so far PDP tend to take the lead with 2,332,734 votes while APC has 2,302,978 votes, though APC won five states and PDP four states.

Other states are to be awaited. So, The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to meet again for the rest of the result by 8pm tonight in order to allow sufficient time for other states to bring in their results. The states with awaiting results are 27 in number

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GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Man Shot Dead as Violence Breaks Out at INEC Office in Bauchi

The man in the photo above was allegedly shot dead by a soldier this morning at Bauchi's INEC Office after the military tried to gain access into the office. Residents of the state had blocked the military from entering the office as results were being collated and this resulted into violence.

The residents waited all day outside the INEC office to await the announcement of last Saturday's election when the military showed up. Another man was hit by a stray bullet. See photos to this after the cut...

PHOTOS: Buhari Flies Back To Abuja, Awaits Election Result

Buhari returns back to Abuja from his home town in Daura where he went over the weekend to cast his vote. He is right now back at his residence in Abuja awaiting the outcome of the presidential election. See more photos below.

PHOTOS: People of Bauchi State Defy Gov Yuguda's Curfew, Storm INEC Office to Protect their Votes

According to reports from Bauchi state, some crowd have right now stormed the state's INEC headquarters despite a 24 hour curfew imposed by the state government.

Governor Isa Yuguda had warned residents to stay indoors, declaring that any body found wanting must face the wrath of the law. The government said that the measure was to prevent an escalation of attacks after Nigerian troops engaged gunmen in fierce fighting in  Dungulbe village, 7kms from Bauchi State Capital.

Four-year-old Boy and Sister Burnt to Death in Lagos Fire

Disaster rocks Lekki as a four-year-old boy, identified as Paul, and his sister, 1 year old , have been burnt to death after fire gutted a bungalow in the Igbo-Efon, Lekki area of Lagos State.

The incident happened around 5am on Saturday. PUNCH Metro was fed that the fire began from a cooking stove which exploded in the bungalow where the victims lived with their parents. The inferno was said to have quickly spread and torched the room where the children were.

The mother of the children fled the area and called for help, but the children could not be saved as the strenght of the fire rapidly over powered them..

''This Presidential, National Assembly Elections is Most Cruel Ever'' - Soyinka

Nobel Laureate and play wright, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has described the presidential and National Assembly elections as the most cruel, unprincipled and violent he had ever witnessed. In an interview with the GuardianUK in Lagos on Sunday, the 80-year-old former political prisoner railed against what is thought to have been the most expensive election in African history:

“We’re talking about a very positive response by the public in terms of determination to register and vote but, you know, this has been one of the most vicious, unprincipled, vulgar and violent election exercises I have ever witnessed. I just hope we won’t go down as being the incorrigible giant of Africa.”

Soyinka continued:

Police Recover N9m from Dead Armed Robbers who Raided Owo Banks

As record has it, the robbery that took place at Ondo state claimed lives and alot of money too but with the info we gathered, the police in the state who has recovered N9 million already from 6 of the armed robbers who died in the process of several gunshot battle.

Two police women and four others, including an ASP and seven civilians were killed by the robbers who stormed the banks at about 4pm last Friday. Also shot dead by the robbers were a bank manager and his deputy who reportedly refused to cooperate with them on arrival at the bank.

Sunday, 29 March 2015

Yoruba Nollywood Stars Stormed Akure For The Movie Shoot “The Event”

We have pictures of Odunlade Adekola, Muyiwa Ademola, Sanyeri Storm Akure, Ondo state a yourba movie titled “The Event” by Victoria Kolawole.

In the photos from the set after the cut below includes the stars mentioned, upcoming actor and actresses including the some of the crews from movie shoot. The movie is written and produced by budding actress Victoria Kolawole starred odunlade Adekola, muyiwa Ademol, Olaniyi Afonja a.k.a Sanyeri and many others. The shooting was held in Akure, the capital city of ondo State. See photos from the shooting set below:

INEC Releases Presidential Results from 10 LGs in Ogun State... APC Leading

According to Vanguard, INEC has released results of the Nigerian Presidential election in 10 local governments in Ogun State. As at 2:pm on Sunday March 29th in Abeokuta, APC won seven with wide margin while PDP won the remaining three local government areas.

The local government areas with released election results so far include; Obafemi-Owode, Abeokuta North, Odogboolu, Odeda, Imeko-Afon, Sagamu, Ijebu-Ode, Remo-North, Ewekoro, and Ijebu North-East. See details of results after the cut...

If Buhari Wins… There ‘ll be Bombs and Bullets Everywhere – GEJ Fan, Asari Dokubo Threatens

Niger Delta militant leader, Alhaji Asari Dokubo and his Niger Delta salvation thugs took to the streets of Warri, Delta state few days ago to show a strong solidarity and support for president Jonathan durring the course of the election.

The road walk saw thousands of youths expressing their determination to vote for Jonathan. Speaking at the rally, Asari Dokubo stated that it shall be gun for gun, bullet for bullet, bomb for bomb; should Buhari attempt to cause chaos after losing the election.

Happy Birthday!! Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Is Plus One Today

Former Governor of Lagos State and one of the great leaders of the All Progressive Congress, in person of "Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu" clocks yet another year today. We celebrate with him.. wishing him Longevity of Life and radiant Prosperity.

Happy Birthday to you sir!!

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INEC To Release Results Of The 2015 Nigerian Presidential Election On Monday, March 30 – Jega

As we all prepare for the result of the electoral poll exercise carried out yesterday and today inclusive, keep in mind that INEC promises to release the result of the election on Monday 30th of March, 2015.

This was announced by INEC chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega during a press briefing in Abuja. He also said people can find out the result of the election in their polling units as long as they remain calm and available during the electoral count at the each poll unit after the exercise. This will likely allow the result never to be altered.

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Katsina State Police Commissioner Dies

The Nigeria Police has announced the demise of Alhaji Muhammad Hurdi, the Katsina State commissioner of police. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Aminu Sadiq announced the death of the commissional in a statement issued to newsmen on Sunday in Katsina.

DSP Sadiq said that Hurdi died on March 27, after a prolonged illness. The late commissioner joined the service in 1988 as ASP cadet officer and rose through the ranks to the rank of a commissioner.

ELECTION UPDATES: APC Wins At Obasanjo’s Ward In Ogun

The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday defeated the Peoples Democartic Party (PDP) and every other party in all the elections held at General Olusegun Obasanjo’s ward.

At the election unit reported to be Ward 11, Unit 2, Shokori, Abeokuta, Ogun State. APC is reported to have more people voting for APC than any other party in the ward. See the announced result below;

PDP ALERTS!! INEC is Still Collating Authentic Figures... Why Is APC Posting Fake Results

PDP today released a press statement condemning the act of spreading unauthentic results of the election. See statement below:
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 currently being collated by INEC, the only body authorized to release and announce results”.

READ STORY!! Poll Officials Escape Lynching In Anambra

The moment when electoral official comes late to the polling unit.. this is not funny at all but yet dramatic!

 An official almost got lynched by anxious voters after getting late to his appointed polling unit. He is an electoral official at Umunankwo/ Mputu ward in Ogbaru local government area of Anambra State. LEADERSHIP Sunday has it that the poll officials arrived the centre at about 12:30pm without result sheets for two polling units. One of the officials for the centre, Mr. Ignatius Onyejekwe, stated that he escaped the wrath of the voters along with other ad hoc staff by the whiskers.

ELECTION UPDATE!! President Jonathan Loses Inside The Presidential Villa

President Goodluck Jonathan has lost to the All Progressive Congress candidate (APC), General Mohammadu Buhari In the final result announced at the two polling units of the Presidential Villa in Abuja as announced on Saturday night, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate (Jonathan) lost in his official abode, as he polled a total of 595 votes to General Buhari’s 613 votes.

The election which was conducted peacefully saw the All Progressive Congress (APC) Senatorial and House of Representatives candidates also defeating the Peoples Democratic Candidates... Vanguard reports.

Buhari Expresses Satisfaction With The Peaceful Conduct Of Elections

The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari, has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections nationwide. While answering questions from Journalists at his home town in Daura, Katsina State, General Buhari said reports made available to him by his observers indicated that the election had been generally peaceful.

Buhari said the hiccups experienced in few states over the card readers were not enough to cast aspersions on the election. He commended the Independent National Electoral Commission for extending the exercise in some polling units till tomorrow. He also urged Nigerians to remain calm and accept the outcome of the election.

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Saturday, 28 March 2015

Female INEC Official and Okadaman Dies in Fatal Road Accident in Benue

An appointed female staff of INEC died in a fatal bike accident this morning March 28th along Obussa-Ebonyi road, in Oju local government area of Benue state.

 Vanguard has it that the Okada man also lost his life. The INEC staff was on her way to Oju town where she was posted for election duties..

PHOTOS: The Rain Will Not Stop Patriotic Nigerians From Voting


It is so impressing with the view above despite the heavy down pour of rain earlier today... "This is patriotism at work, see people under the rain waiting to exercise their civic right" and expecially with the act of having it in order (standing in queues still, to vote). See more of such impressive photos of another area, after the cut...

PDP Agent Caught With Fake Result Sheet At Poll Unit

A PDP agent has been reportedly caught with fake result sheet at unit 006 Ward 3 Opobo/Nkoro, Rivers State. And as for the record; Governor Rotimi Amaechi had earlier stopped accreditation at his ward due to the absence of result sheets.

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PANIC: The INEC Offical Site Has Been Hacked!!

The official website of the Independent National electoral Commission “INEC” (www.inecnigeria.org) has been hacked.

The photo shown above is the notice display that will come up on the homepage of the site if tried to reach. However, INEC promises that the hacking will not affect the electoral process.
INEC says data captured via the Electoral PVC Card Reader are not going to the website but rather the INEC server and so, Nigerians have nothing to be scared of. Kayode Idowu, CPS to INEC chairman says.

Boko Haram Sect Attacks Polling Units in Gombe, Yobe and Borno States

The boko haram sect vowed to deal with people seen at the polling units at the north, and now that the election has started; several killings by this same mad sect has been reported.

Two people have been killed at two polling units in Birin Bolawa and Birin Fulani in the Nafada district of Gombe state this morning by Boko Haram members. According residents of the villages who spoke with AFP, they said suspected members of Boko Haram stormed the polling units, attacked the electorates and killed two people.

President Jonathan Finally Accredited Via Incident List After Card Reader Failed

President Jonathan and his wife are back at the polling unit in Otuoke where they were turned down earlier this morning due to the failure of a card reader. It unfortunately happened to both the president and his wife. The president immediately after the card reader failure addressed newsmen who were waiting to speak with him, saying he would exercise patience and be back to be accredited. He also used the opportunity to tell Nigerians who would experience such to be patient with INEC officials and remember the devices are new.

He however got relieved of having to wait all day for a luck with the card reader, and has got accredited manually via the incident list at exactly 11:06am, few hours ago.

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INEC Postpones Election in 7 Federal Constituencies in Jigawa State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the postponement of election in seven out of eleven federal constituencies in Jigawa state.

According to the resident electoral commissioner in the state, Alhaji Halliru Aliyu Tambawel, the postponement was as a result of lack of sufficient sensitive materials including ballot papers and results sheets from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) needed to be used for the elections.

GO AND VOTE!! Jonathan And Buhari Hits The Poll

Both presidential candidates have been spotted making their votes this morning, each sides with his wife. Jonathan casted his vote at Bayelsa while buhari at Kastina, implying that they both went to their home towns for the exercise.

Report has it that this morning voting accredition with the APC Presidential candidate Gen. Buhari and his wife Aisha in Daura, Katsina state was said to be smooth but seem not to follow suit with that of president jonathan.

President Jonathan and his wife Patience at their polling unit in Otuoke, Bayelsa state this morning faced some challenges trying to vote. Infact, President Jonathan is yet to be accredited following the failure of the card reader. The INEC officer tried reading President Jonathan's PVC but it failed after which Patience Jonathan's PVC was tried with no positive outcome. See more photos after the cut...

PHOTOS: Chaos In Agege As PDP Sponsored Thugs Attack, Two Local Government Offices

A lot of violent activities that took place yesterday in Agege, as men believed to be PDP thugs working for one "Niyi Raimi" who is contesting for House of Representative in the State.

 And as a fold under the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) allegedly sent men to attack the two Agege Local Government offices, Orile Agege & Agege Local Government, where the thugs destroyed vehicles, offices, any valuable thing they spotted and killed a man in the process.

Election Results Will Be Announced 48 Hours After Election - Jega

INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega gave the report that results from today's general election will be announced 48 hours after the elections have been concluded.

So be expectant of results from today's poll on Monday 30th, March. He said this during a joint press briefing with the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen. Johnson Olawumi in Abuja today March 27th.

“For the 2015 elections, we should be able to declare results nationally within 48 hours. Our aim is to im‎prove our performance from that of the last that took place in 2011,” he said

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Friday, 27 March 2015

PHOTOS: INEC Begins The Deployment Of Electoral Materials Against Tommorrow's Election

INEC materials being distributed to various local government and wards ahead of tomorrow's elections.

The body (INEC) says the preparations stage is taking good shape against though movement needs to be reduced to its minimal... Hence annouced that there should be no moving from the late hours (everning) of today. this will help in the adequate and effective distribution of electoral materials to various ends of the country. See more photos after ther cut...

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Updates From Yesterday's Bank Robbery in Owo, Ondo State

According to multiple sources, three (3) commercial banks in Owo town, Ondo state were attacked by armed robbers numbering about 10 yesterday evening. The banks reported to have being robbed include; First Bank, Wema Bank and Skye Bank. 

The armed roobers were dressed in military uniform fully armed and blocked all major roads gaining enterance into bank premises where the mad robbers killed several people including a bank manager.

Report has it that, one of the robbers was captured and set ablazed immediately. We have some GRAPHIC photo from the tragic incidence, just after the cut... "VIEWER'S DISCRETION IS ADVISED."

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