Governor Ortom of Benue state of Nigeria decamps from the ruling APC to the PDP

Amidst defections and cross carpeting of Nigerian lawmakers yesterday, the Governor of Benue state in north central of Nigeria has announced his defection from the ruling All Progressive Congress to the opposition People’s Democratic Party. Earlier today, angry youths protested near the government house in Markurdi, residence of the governor, apparently against his reconciliatory moves […]

Ayo Fayose Declared Governor Elect Ekiti..

By: Abiodun Abidoye NIGERIA: Ayo Fayose of the Peoples Democratic Party having fulfilled the requirements of the law and got the highest vote in yesterdays governorship election in Ekiti state, South West, Nigeria is the winner and returned elected. A tabulated format of the result will be provided by the electoral commission later. Source: INEC […]

Nigeria electoral body ready for Ekiti polls…

NIGERIA: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has engaged 7, 941 ad hoc staff to conduct the 21st June governorship election in Ekiti. State resident electoral commissioner Halilu Pai on Saturday in Ado-EkitiĀ  told journalists that 766,132 persons are duly registered as voters in the state while 7,941 ad hoc staff have been engaged for the […]