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” ( 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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