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TKO: Wike Wins Rivers, Humilates Amaechi’s AAC Candidate

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Nyesom Wike, who is also the incumbent governor as the winner of the Rivers State Gubernatorial election He defeated his closest rival, the candidate of the African Action Congress ( AAC), Biokpomabo Awara. Wike polled 888,264 votes to beat the candidate of the AAC who ... Read More »

PDP Wins All 3 Senatorial Seats In Rivers

The People’s Democratic Party ( PDP) has cleared all the three Senatorial Seats in Rivers as the collation of results continue. Senator George Sekibo snatched Rivers East Senatorial seat as collated, just as Betty Apiafi also of PDP won the Rivers West Senate seat, while Barry Mpigi had earlier won South East District. In most of the results presented by ... Read More »

Just In Gbenga Daniel Quits Politics

Former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has quit partisan politics!. In a letter written to the Chairman of he opposition, Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) which was made available to The Light News, Otunba Daniel revealed that he will now be engaging in his charity, Gateway Front Foundation and the Political Leadership Academy (POLA). Though he did not give ... Read More »

IG Bans Unauthorized Covering Of Number Plates

The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has proscribed with immediate effect the covering of Vehicle Number Plates by all unauthorized vehicle users across the Country. The IGP gave this order on Monday, 4th March, 2019, following intelligence report that the unwholesome practice may be deployed by some unscrupulous persons to aid the commission of electoral related ... Read More »

NBC Sanctions Channels, AIT, TVC, Others Over Hate Speech

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has slammed some television and radio stations across the country with fines ranging from N500,000 to N1 million. Prominent amongst the stations sanctioned were the African Independent Television (AIT), Channels Television, Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Television Continental (TVC) News. The sanction followed the commission’s January 30, 2019, disclosure of its readiness to release the ... Read More »

APC House Of Reps Candidate Drags INEC To Court

Lagos lawmaker, Hon. Akeem Bello representing Amuwo Odofin Constituency 2 has dragged to court, the Independent National Electoral Commission-INEC and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming March 9th, 2019 House of Representatives election, one Wale Rauf for omitting his name as the APC flagbearer. A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos south west Nigeria has ordered ... Read More »

Army Accuses Governor Wike Of Briber, Election Rigging

The Nigerian Army High  Command in Rivers State has accused  Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike of bribery and attempting to rig the 2019 Presidential elections. Speaking through the Spokesman,. Aminu Iliyasu, the Army revealed how 13 people have been arrested including a Commissioner and House of Assembly member. Nm. Among those arrested are Rivers Commissioner for Urban Development, Dr ... Read More »

Atiku Rejects Results says ” I’Il Not Allow Democracy To Be Emasculated In Nigeria”

  I thank the Nigerian people who trooped out in their millions to perform their civic duty this past Saturday. The patriotism of Nigerians is heartwarming and affirms my oft-repeated statement that we are brothers and sisters born from the womb of one mother Nigeria. With regards to the Presidential elections that took place on February 23, 2019, it is ... Read More »

#NigeriaDecides:Atiku Beats Donald Duke In His Unit

Presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Donald Duke, has lost his polling unit to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar. Mr Duke’s party scored six votes; President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) got 98 votes while the PDP polled 291 votes. Results were announced around 6pm on Saturday at the Ward ... Read More »

Ogun SSG, Adeoluwa In Auto Crash

Barristet Taiwo Adeoluwa, the Secretary to Ogun State Government was this evening involved in a terrible car accident. The SSG was reported to be coming from Lagos State when the accident happened on Friday evening. The accident was said to have occurred at the junction of Siun-Kobape along Sagamu-Abeokuta road.   Read More »