The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the Nembe Local Government Area, Bayelsa State with its candidate, Chief David Lyon, scoring 83,041 to trounce his PDP’s counterpart, Senator Douye Diri, who polled 874. Nembe has total registered voters of 92,546. Out of the number 85,103 were accredited to vote in the poll.
The Enugu state police said it has smashed a notorious armed robbery gang on Sunday at Udi local government of the state. The spokesman of the command, Superintendent Ebere Amaraizi, said in a bulletin that one of the robbers was shot dead while three others were arrested while in action. According to the police bulletin: […]
A collation officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kogi state on Sunday presented N50,000 bribe politicians allegedly offered to a presiding officer in the Igalamela-Odolu local government area of the state during Saturday’s election. There was widespread financial inducement by politicians during the election. The collation officer presented the money at the […]
The 30 missing ad-hoc staff of the electoral commission, INEC, who were reported missing have been found. PREMIUM TIMES reported how the ad-hoc staff were declared missing around 1 a.m. on Sunday during the final collation of results in Olamaboro local government. An INEC spokesperson confirmed Sunday afternoon that they had been found. “We can […]
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commiserated with the family of the late Chief Alexander Opeyemi Akinyele, saying his demise is a great loss to the nation, particularly Public Relations practice. A condolence message issued on behalf of the Lagos State Government by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, said Chief Akinyele’s […]