Borno PDP senatorial candidate writes INEC to probe officials


… sends petition to IGP, DSS The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Borno Central Senatorial District election, Muhammed Kumaila, has implored the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission to investigate an alleged attempt by its officials to tamper with evidence to be presented before the Election Petitions Tribunal. Kumaila said his … Read more

APC Sustains Momentum, Retains Kaduna, Borno, Nasarawa, Cross River, Ebonyi, Niger

•Recovers Benue, loses Kano to NNPP; PDP reclaims Plateau, wins Rivers, Bauchi, Delta •INEC suspends collation in Abia, Enugu, declares Adamawa poll inconclusive  •PDP’s Agbu Kefas finally declared winner of Taraba poll  •Opposition parties, candidates protest results in many states Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja, George Okoh in Makurdi, John Shiklam in Kaduna, Ibrahim Shuaibu in … Read more

INEC declares Zulum winner of Borno governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday declared Governor Babagana Umara Zulum winner of the governorship election in Borno State. Zulum of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 45,543 votes to defeat Mohammed Ali Jajari of the PDP, who scored 82,147 votes. INEC’s returning officer, Prof Jude Tsammani Rabo declared Zulum winner of the … Read more

BREAKING: Borno gov Zulum wins re-election


Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno State has secured a second term with a landslide victory at the March 18 governorship and state House of Assembly elections.  Out of the 649,855 votes cast, Zulum, on the platform of APC, scored 545,543, defeating his distant trailer, Mohammed Ali Jajari of the PDP, who polled 82,147 votes. … Read more

NigeriaDecides2023: Zulum leads in Borno from 22 LGAs results

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Borno State, Governor Babagana Zulum, is leading as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced results of 22 out of the 27 LGAs in the state. The local government area results so far presented and won by APC are: Jere, Dikwa, Mafa, Magumeri, Kaga, Nganzai, … Read more

ISWAP terrorists suffer massive debacle, as troops kill 60 in Borno (Video)

The Nigerian troops of Operation Hadin Kai have killed over 60 ISWAP terrorists when it repelled a mid-night attack on Mafa Local Government area in the North Eastern Borno State. This comes few hours after the Borno Governor Babagana Zulum left the town after casting his vote at his polling at  Unit 001 Ajari Ward, … Read more

#NigeriaDecides2023: Low voter turnout governorship, assembly polls in Borno

Borno state on map used to illustrate the story

Low voter turnout has again characterised the ongoing governorship and House of Assembly elections in Borno State. Worse than what obtained during the 25 February presidential and National Assembly elections, the majority of the voters in the metropolis of the two local governments that form the state capital, Maiduguri, did not turn out to vote. … Read more

Borno, Yobe risk acute food shortage, World Bank alerts | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Five African countries among top 10 with worst food inflation The World Bank has identified Borno and Yobe states as areas where food insecurity could deteriorate to a crisis condition in the next three months, as the dry season continues. The two North East states, according to the World Bank, could join western and southern … Read more

Borno LP gov candidate, APC differ over poll conduct

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum

The Labour Party governorship candidate for Borno State, Captain. Ibrahim Mshelia, on Monday evening, accused the state Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, of inciting his supporters to unleash violence if they spot any resident voting for opposition candidates. Mshelia, who made the claim at a press conference held at the LP Secretariat in Abuja, urged the … Read more