• Rivers police challenge Wike to release video evidence of plot to rig rerun

    Rivers police challenge Wike to release video evidence of plot to rig rerun

    The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in Rivers state, Nnamdi Omoni has challenged the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike to release the video which he says contains evidence of the police plots to rig the forthcoming rerun legislative elections in parts of the state.

    Wike had during his outing at Abonnema in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area brandished a compact disc which he said was audio-visual footage of alleged plot to rig the rerun.

    He also accused the Commissioner of Police, Francis Odesanya of […]

  • Ondo Election: APC, PDP made good their threats to rig this election -AD

    Ondo Election: APC, PDP made good their threats to rig this election -AD

    Olusola Oke campaign Organization spokesperson, Mr Bisi Kolawole, has on behalf of Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Ondo State alleged that both the All Peoples Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made good their threats to rig and win this election at all cost by embarking on a spate of intimidation, heavy monetization and outright manipulation of the ballot materials in the on-going election in the State.

    Kolawole in a statement disclosed that it was unfortunate that the APC, […]

  • Rig Ondo State governorship election and die – OPC warns INEC Staff, FG

    Rig Ondo State governorship election and die – OPC warns INEC Staff, FG

    It was gathered that the New Odua People’s Congress (New OPC), Ondo State Chapter has warned the ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Comission, INEC, and the Federal Government against rigging today’s governorship election in the state.

    The group raised concerns over alleged influx of some strangers into the state.

    A statement signed by Kunle Famuyiwa, leader of the groupn said his men would not watch the state being robbed by strangers.

    The statement reads in full:

    Following disturbing developments in our State […]

  • Rig Ondo State governorship election and see the dogs of war – Fani-Kayode warns INEC, APC

    Rig Ondo State governorship election and see the dogs of war – Fani-Kayode warns INEC, APC

    A former minister of aviation and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani-Kayode has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, against rigging Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo state.

    Fani-Kayode told the electoral umpire that any attempt to rig the Ondo election just like it did in Edo State would be consequential.

    The outspoken PDP chieftain while congratulating the PDP candidate, Eyitayo Jegede ahead of the poll, urged the people of the Ondo to come out enmasse and vote for […]

  • INEC plotting to rig Ondo state governorship election for APC- Mimiko cries out

    INEC plotting to rig Ondo state governorship election for APC- Mimiko cries out

    Ondo state governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) of an orchestrated plot to ensure victory in Saturday governorship election for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Rotimi Akeredolu.

    Addressing a gathering of his party supporters in Akure, the Ondo state capital, governor Mimiko enunciated hurdles which he claimed were meant to arm-twist the PDP candidate, Eyitayo Jegede.

    Restating his party’s demand for the shift of the poll, governor Mimiko submitted that PDP candidate whose […]

  • INEC working with APC to rig Ondo election, Fayose cries out

    INEC working with APC to rig Ondo election, Fayose cries out

    According to reports, the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, says the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission to accept Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party was evidence that the commission is aiding the All Progressives Congress to influence the poll.

    Ibrahim, who was chosen by the Senator Modu Sheriff faction of the PDP, was picked by INEC over Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), who was presented by the Senator Ahmed Makarfi faction of the PDP.

    Fayose, […]

  • Edo guber: Oshiomhole mobilizing militants to rig rescheduled election – PDP

    Edo guber: Oshiomhole mobilizing militants to rig rescheduled election – PDP

    Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State, Mr Dan Orbih, has accused Governor Adams Oshiomhole of masterminding the postponement of the governorship election in the state.

    Orbih made the allegation at a news conference at the party’s secretariat on Wednesday, in Benin.

    The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, recalls that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had on Thursday announced the rescheduling of the election from Sept. 10 to Sept. 28.

    It had explained that the shift was in compliance […]

  • Governor Wike did not mobilise to rig Edo election – Commissioner

    Governor Wike did not mobilise to rig Edo election – Commissioner

    The Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr. Austin Tam-George, said on Friday that Governor Nyesom Wike and his Delta State counterpart, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, did not mobilise to rig the Edo State governorship election.

    Tam-George said in a statement in Port Harcourt that claims by Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State that the two governors donated N2 billion to rig the election in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party were false.

    The commissioner said Wike never made such financial donation. […]