Election

Journalists Call For Cancellation Of Ogun NUJ Election

Some aggrieved members of the Ogun State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists have Called on the National body of the  Professional Union to resolve the problems surrounding the March 29th Electioneer in the State. According to a release signed by Mr. Olatubosun Olawale, on behalf of the aggrieved members, the election is being challenged as an inconclusive exercise due to disenfranchisement of thirty five members of the Consolidated Chapel. He noted that the chapel list was approved by the national Secretariat but was not used by hijackers who manipulated the election and denied many broadcast journalists from OGTV and NTA the opportunity of voting. The Consolidated Chapel members include [Read]

JUST IN: Gov Ganduje Wins Kano Controversial Guber Election, PDP kicks [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has been re-elected as governor. The Returning Officer, Bello Shehu, announced this on Sunday after Ganduje polled a total of 1,033,695 as against his closest rival, Abba Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 1,033,695 after the number of votes from the supplementary election was added to that of the March 6. The results come amidst reports of violence as hoodlums reportedly invaded about six Polling Units in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state on Saturday. An eyewitness told Channels Television that [Read]

Waawwu! Mavin Queen, Tiwa Savage Not Left Out in Presidential Election [SEE MORE PHOTOS]

  WOW! #TiwaSavage also exercised her franchise in today’s voting process 😊😊 See more photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; . #nigeriadecides #Newsflakesng2019 #nigeriadecides2019 @ Lagos, Nigeria . #LikeOurNewsPage 😎 👍News Flakes NG™ www.newsflakes.com.ng [Read]

Ayuba Wabba wins second term election as NLC president [READ MORE]

  THE NIGERIA LABOUR CONGRESS (NLC), HAS RETURNED ITS PRESIDENT, AYUBA WABBA, UNOPPOSED FOR A SECOND TERM OF FOUR YEARS. Wabba will head a 16-member National Administrative Council (NAC), of NLC, who were equally elected unopposed to administer the affairs of NLC for the next four years. According to Vanguard, three persons elected unopposed as Deputy Presidents were Amaechi Asugwuni, Muhammad Nadir Idris, and Najim Usman Yasin, while Ibrahim Khaleel, was elected National Treasurer. Four persons elected Vice-Presidents were Abdrafiu Adeniji, Peters Adeyemi, Lawrence Amaechi and Oyelakan Lateef who was returned unopposed. Other officials elected include Marven Adamu, National Financial Secretary and Adewale Adeyanju, National Trustee, among others. In his [Read]

Election Observer Claims Tradermoni Is A Form Of Voter Inducement [READ MORE]

  Transparency International Nigeria (TIN), has said that that the Federal Government TraderMoni scheme is a form of voter inducement. Chairman of the observer group, Awwal Rafsanjani, made the assertion while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Lunch Time Politics. Mr Rafsanjani claimed that the initiative is an “Official use of public funds in the name of TraderMoni to actually induce voters”. He said that his claim is based on the fact that the TraderMoni scheme is not a programme that was “part and parcel of the manifesto of the ruling party”. The TIN Chairman said the scheme which is not a part of the constitution would have been [Read]

NUJ Elects New officials as Chris Isiguzo emerges new National President

  ABEOKUTA – The South East Bureau Chief of This Day Newspaper, Comrade Chris Isiguzo on Friday emerged the new National President of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ). Isiguzo who hails from Enugu NUJ state council scored 346 votes to defeat the incumbent President, Waheed Odusile who polled 329 votes. Announcing the results at the June 12 Cultural Centre in Abeokuta, Ogun State, venue of the 6th triennial delegates conference, the Returning Officer from Nigeria Labour Congress, Benson Upah, commended the peaceful conduct of all the participants. The new NUJ president, administering oath of office to other elected officers Upah, who is the National Head of Information and Public Affairs [Read]