UNICEF COVID-19 vaccines: Anambra records large turnout of women, children for immunisation 

There was large turnout of women and children at Okpoko, in Ogbaru Council of Anambra State, as the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) commenced free medical healthcare outreach for people in the area, yesterday. The post UNICEF COVID-19 vaccines: Anambra records large turnout of women, children for immunisation  appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News … Read more

Obi, Obaseki, Soludo, Saraki lament low voter turnout

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Widespread voter turnout marred Saturday’s governorship and Houses of Assembly polls with some governors and other notable Nigerians lamenting the situation. Findings by Sunday PUNCH showed that low turnout was recorded in many states as more voters boycotted the governorship and state assembly polls compared to the presidential and National Assembly polls held three weeks … 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

El-Rufai Decries Voter Intimidation, Low Voter Turnout

John Shiklam in Kaduna The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has decried voter intimidation in Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections in the southern part of the state. He also lamented the low turnout of voters across the state. The governor said although the election was generally peaceful across the state, he received reports of … Read more

Gov Election 2023: APC, NNPP candidates hail voter turnout in Gombe

Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya

… sure of victory The Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Yahaya, has hailed electorates for the turnout and peaceful conduct at the ongoing governorship and state assembly elections. Our correspondent reports that the governor, who doubles as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress voted alongside his wife, Amina, at Yahaya Umaru 010 Government Science Secondary … Read more

Gov Election 2023: Observer group lauds Lagos peaceful election, laments low turnout


The International Police Chaplain, a foreign organisation observing ongoing governorship and state assembly elections says the election is peaceful in Lagos. The organisation also confirmed that the exercise recorded low turnout in over 20 polling units it had so far visited in some parts of the state. Speaking in an interview with Saturday PUNCH, a … Read more

#NigeriaDecides2023: Low turnout of voters in Port Harcourt, Obio Akpor

Low voter turnout was recorded at several polling units in Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor, Rivers, on Saturday’s Governorship and State Assembly elections. In Rumuomasi Ward 4 Polling Units 10 and 11 (Shell Junction), elections commenced at 8:30 a.m. but few voters came to cast their votes at 11:06 a.m. Polling Units 49, 51 and 54 … Read more

Low turnout of voters mars State Assembly election in Edo

By Jethro Ibileke The ongoing State Assembly election in Edo state has witnessed very low turnout of voters in the three senatorial districts of the state. Although election began much earlier in most polling centers, unlike during the presidential and national assembly elections, the turnout of electorate is abysmal. P.M. News reports that only State … Read more

Dead people on voter register caused low turnout, says APC chieftain

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A chieftain of All Progressives Congress in Ogun State, Remmy Hazzan, has expressed displeasure over the voter register used by the Independent National Electoral Commission to conduct the 2023 general election. Hazzan, who is also the Senior Special Adviser to Governor Dapo Abiodun on Public Communications lamented that the names of registered voters on INEC … Read more

Gov Election 2023: Low turnout of voters in Rivers

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The governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Rivers State on Saturday witnessed a low turnout of voters. Unlike the February 25 Presidential and National Assembly elections, which saw a high turnout of the electorate from 8 am, the enthusiasm is absent today. As of 9:40 am, some polling units in Woji, Elekahia and … Read more