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INEC adhoc official Kidnapped in Katsina

An adhoc official of the INEC in Katsina State, an assistant presiding officer, Yazid Abdullahi, was reportedly kidnapped yesterday. Abdullahi was said to be travelling along with three others to his polling unit in Safana Local Government Area when the incident happened. The electoral officer of the area, Sabi’u Abdulkadir, …

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Katsina: Buhari’s candidature contributed to violence-free elections – Masari

<!– Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State. –> Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidature in the Saturday’s Presidential and National elections was responsible for the peaceful conduct of the exercise in the state. Masari, who stated this …

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Buhari departs Katsina for Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Katsina for Abuja after exercising his civic right during the Saturday Presidential and National Assembly elections in Daura, his hometown. Buhari and his wife, Aisha, on Saturday joined others to vote in the elections in which he is seeking re-election on the platform of All Progressives …

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Elections: Katsina police assure voters of safety

Elections: Katsina police assure voters of safety The Katsina State Police Command has assured citizens in the state of adequate security as they go out to vote in the presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday. The state commissioner of Police, Sanusi Buba, who made the pledge, called on the …

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Buhari defeats Atiku in six local govts so far released in Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari has defeated his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar of the PDP, in six local government areas in Katsina State. Results from more local governments are still being expected. The results released so far by the state collation officer, Fatima Mukhtar, a professor, shows that Mr Buhari defeated Mr …

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Katsina, Kebbi, 3 other states record 100% continuous accreditation, voting – INEC

– INEC has released more updates on the state of accreditation and voting across states in the country – The electoral umpire’s commissioner, Festus Okoye, said Kastina, Kebbi, Osun states had 100% rate in opening of polling units between 8am and 12 noon – Other states, according to Okoye, with …

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Impressive voters turnout in Funtua zone, Katsina State

There is a large turnout of electorate that came out to exercise their civic rights on Saturday in Funtua Senatorial zone in Katsina State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent monitoring the election reports that electorate came out in Funtua, Bakori, Malumfashi and Kafur Lcal Government Areas to participate …

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Breaking: Buhari wins polling unit, PDP loses

President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly won his polling unit, PU003 at Sarkin Yara ward A, in Daura local government of Katsina state. The president scored 523 votes to defeat the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, who reportedly polled just three votes, Premium Times reports. Legit.ng …

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PDP: Why Katsina People Will Reject APC -PDP

By Francis Sardauna in Katsina The Katsina state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that eligible voters in the state will reject the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March 9th governorship election in the state. The state Chairman of the party, Salisu Yusuf …

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Buhari, wife cast their votes in Katsina State – Journalducameroun.com

After an initial delay, voting commended nationwide in Nigeria on Saturday for the election of the President and National Assembly members.Among the early voters were President Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) who is seeking another term of four years and his wife, Aisha …

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