INEC recovers 4,745 stolen PVCs in Akwa Ibom

. As police vow to deal with electoral offenders The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has recovered 4,745 out of 5,955 permanent voter cards (PVCs) stolen some weeks ago in Akwa Ibom State following the quick intervention of security agencies. State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Austin Okojie, disclosed this on Wednesday at a security meeting […]

Udom Vs Umana: Caller blasts Ntuk Udeh on radio Nigeria

A caller on radio took a swipe at the Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Transport, Godwin Ntuk Udeh, for holding “unnecessary” brief for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Udom Emmanuel, as part of his (Ntuk Udeh’s) desperate moves to impress Governor Godswill Akpabio in order to secure a portfolio for himself in the […]

Udom’s victory coming without rigging – Ekerete Udo

In this interview, veteran journalist and director, media and publicity of the Udom/Moses Campaign Organisation in Akwa Ibom State, Ekerete Udoh, speaks on the strength of his principal, Udom Emmanuel, the Akpabio administration and options before the aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirants after the party’s governorship primaries in the state. Excerpts: What are the […]

PDP arranged election postponement to financially weaken opposition – Akwa Ibom APC

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State, Wednesday, alleged that the shift in the general elections was part of the scheme by the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to weaken opposition parties. Speaking through its State Publicity Secretary, Samuel Udobong, the party stressed that the PDP and the Presidency knew that any plot […]

Vote postponement comes under fire

Criticism mounted on Sunday over Nigeria’s decision to postpone national elections by six weeks because of Boko Haram violence, with some insisting President Goodluck Jonathan’s political woes were the true cause of the delay. Election body chairman Attahiru Jega announced the postponement for presidential and parliamentary polls from February 14 to March 28 late Saturday, […]