10 Jan 2016

Married Woman Who Slept With Her Nephew Flogged Publicly (Photos)

A woman recently got more than what she bargained for as Woman Nephew 1Woman Nephew 2Woman Nephewshe was whipped in a small community in Peru for cheating on her husband with her nephew. She was flogged in public by village elders for carrying out such abominable act of incest.  The accused woman had allegedly seduced her 20-year-old nephew while her husband was away working in Spain.

Nollywood Actress Reveals Her Weakness And Plans To Curb It

Nollywood actress Foluke Daramola-Salako has disclosed that she is indeed ready to work on her anger issues and mitigate its effect as 2016 gets in full swing. 
File photo of Kayode Salako and Foluke Daramola.
Speaking exclusively to Linda Ikeji, the actress who has been under fire several times for her relationship troubles disclosed that she has plans to work on her anger issues as well as spend some quality time working on her new talk show.

I Wasn’t Gang-Raped, I Agreed To Sleep With Three Boys -16-Year-Old Girl Shocks Parent, Police

Girl, 16, who was assumed to have been gang-raped by three boys, shocked both the police and her parents when she confessed that the unholy incident occurred with her consent.
 According to a Ghana Newspaper, Daily Heritage, she also denied the parents’ allegation of being gang raped by the students.

My Olusho Asked Me to Lie That Armed Robbers Snatched My Boss’ Vehicle – Suspect Confesses

SuspectsThis story you are about to read was culled from Crime Reports, but from what this suspect has said about his pastor, it’s obvious, he cooked up the whole story because to me, it doesn’t make sense.
A man who was arrested for stealing his company’s bus has made a shocking revelation about his pastor’s involvement in the process.

Senator Murray Bruce Congratulates Dickson On His Victory

The Senator representing Bayelsa east constituency, Senator Ben Murray Bruce, has sent congratulatory message to Governor Seriake Dickson over his re-election as governor of Bayelsa state.

In his congratulatory message on Twitter, Bruce said: “Congratulations @iamHSDickson. Those who got there through free and fair elections could not use #DoOrDieElections to remove you!”


UK-based actress, Alaba Olatunde was asked about her relationship with Bisi Ibidapo Obe and how she dealt with her in the past for dating her movie director boyfriend and the soft spoken actress could not help but go into details.
Alaba said;

Charlie Kutuyampo: First picture of teenager stabbed to death after friend's 16th birthday party

The business student is believed to have attended the party at a social club in east London, when a confrontation began outside between him and four male youths

Charlie Kutuyampo, who has been stabbed to death in Woodford
Tragic: Charlie Kutuyampo was stabbed to death outside a friend's party
This is the first picture of a tragic teenager stabbed to death in a London park after attending a friend's 16th birthday party.
The victim has been named locally as 16-year-old Charlie Kutuyampo by devastated friends.

Rock band humiliate Cameron live on The Andrew Marr Show... as he sits just feet away

Rock band humiliate Cameron live on The Andrew Marr Show... as he sits just feet away: Squeeze change song lyrics to attack 'people who are hellbent on destruction of the welfare state'

  • Band played a revised version of 'Cradle To The Grave' at end of the show
  • The veteran lead singer Glenn Tilbrook sang 'I grew up in council houses'
  • Added that some people were 'hellbent on destruction of the welfare state'
  • PM had earlier said up to a hundred sinkhole estates could be bulldozed

This is the moment Squeeze sang that David Cameron was 'hellbent on the destruction of the Welfare State' on live television while he was sitting just a few feet away.
The Prime Minister applauded after the band had finished playing a revised version of 'Cradle To The Grave' on the BBC's Andrew Marr show this morning.
Veteran lead singer Glenn Tilbrook altered the words as the end credits were rolling to include a stinging attack on the Conservatives who he sang were 'hellbent on destruction of the welfare state'.
Band changes lyrics to attack David Cameron, he claps anyway
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Protest: Squeeze sang that David Cameron was 'hellbent on the destruction of the Welfare State' on live television while he was sitting just a few feet away
Protest: Squeeze sang that David Cameron was 'hellbent on the destruction of the Welfare State' on live television while he was sitting just a few feet away

Ireland 2016: No country for young people

Are our twenty-somethings cursed? Unpaid internships, zero-hour contracts, low wages... Our reporter on the first generation set to be poorer than their parents

In limbo: Laura Duggan at her Celbridge home. Photo: Colin O'Riordan
Laura Duggan is 27 years old and works for a web design agency. She has a good job that she enjoys and yet she feels stuck in limbo.
Raised in Galway, but resident in Celbridge, Co Kildare, she has little disposable income after paying her rent and bills and says she lives from pay cheque to pay cheque.

Gov Dickson wins second term

Governor Seriake Dickson: wins Southern Ijaw and second term
Governor Seriake Dickson: wins Southern Ijaw and second term
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has clinched a second term in office, winning the rescheduled election in Southern Ijaw Local council by a wide margin.
Dickson who had led his APC opponent, Timipre Sylva by over 36,000 votes in the other seven local councils, got 23081 votes in SILG, while Timipre Sylva got just 10216 votes.

Fake Buhari’s aides attempt to dupe Fayose

Two men are currently telling security operatives how they came about the idea and plotted the strategy to defraud Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, western Nigeria.
Benedict Ola Idega and Abdulsalami H. Leader claimed to be President Muhammadu Buhari’s private security aides and attempted to take advantage of a current panel of inquiry that involves the governor.

See How this Nigerian fraudster and his brother-in-law conned victims out of £25 million (See Photos)

London-based Nigerian man and his brother-in-law have been jailed for a total of 14 years for their part in a 25 million pound internet fraud involving victims from 55 countries.
Emmanuel Adanemhen, 50,(left) and Eduwu Obasuyi, 40,(right) pleaded guilty at Maidstone Crown Court to their part in sophisticated fraud and money laundering scams, which in some cases targeted the elderly and vulnerable.
A Kent Police spokesman said that Adanemhen arrived in the UK as an asylum seeker in 1998 and had assumed the identity of a deceased Portuguese man by changing his name by deed poll and on driving licences.

What Sophia Momodu Was Spotted Doing Recently With Baby Imade Adeleke

It appears there is positive news from the Dele Momodu-Davido fracas, following the picture of baby Imade Adeleke reuniting with her mother Sophia Momodu.
Davido and baby mama Sophie Momodu.
In the last few weeks, the media has been afire with several revelations from both Davido and Ovation publisher Dele Momodu.

One Dead As Shiites, Rival Muslim Youths Clash

One person has reportedly died following a clash between Shiite members and rival Muslim youths in Jos, the Plateau state capital.
The Punch reports that the incident occurred when Shiite members were protesting the continued detention of their leader El-Zakzaky, his wife and some other members.

I am not in APC to take anybody’s position – Jim Nwobodo

Former minister of information, and governor of the old Anambra State, Chief Jim Nwobodo, has told members of the All Progressive Congress in Enugu State not to feel threatened by his defection to the party.
Nwobodo, a former Senator and presidential aspirant on the platform of his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party, said he did not come into the APC to take anybody’s place.
There were insinuations that some APC members in Enugu State were uncomfortable with Nwobodo’s admission into the party.
There were reports that the said aggrieved members voiced their dissatisfaction during a recent meeting, reportedly convened by Foreign Affairs minister, Dr. Jeffrey Onyeama, where Nwobodo declared his membership of the APC.

Aso Rock: The strong men behind Buhari

As one who presides over the most populous country in Africa, President Muhammadu Buhari is no doubt an influential man. It is not out of place that millions of people within and outside the country might want to get his attention for one favour or the other. Expectedly, not many people will get that needed access to him.
There are, however, a few individuals who are very close to the President and, hence, wield huge influence in their own rights. These are apart from members of his immediate family that consists of the First Lady (sorry, the President’s wife), Hajia Aisha Buhari, and the children.
As far as the Buhari Presidency is concerned, one of the men that can be said to be very close to the President so far is Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who currently supervises the nation’s economy. Osinbajo is always at the service of the President. He represents him very often both within and outside the country. The relationship between the two top government officials so far is very cordial. In fact, I don’t think Osinbajo’s loyalty to the President is to be questioned.
Another man that is very close to the President is his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari. The closeness may be due to the position he currently occupies, but the lesson must not be lost that something must have qualified him for that appointment.
Since his assumption of office, Kyari, who has a trademark of always wearing white ‘agbada’ and wine cap, has not been far from the President. He is in charge of arranging the President’s day-to-day activities. Despite that Kyari’s office is a bit far from the President’s (about 200metres), the COS can trek that distance to and fro more than six times in a day either to consult with Buhari or attend one meeting or the other.
While making his way to the President’s office or back to his office, he will pass through the corridor of the Briefing Room, where journalists always hang out to search for scoops. No matter how busy he is, he will pause a bit to crack jokes with the reporters and quickly leave as fast as possible. Kyari is no doubt one of the President’s men. There is no way those who wield influence in the Villa for now will be identified without mentioning Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State. I can even state without fear of contradiction that he is so far the most frequent state governor in the Villa. If he is not visiting the President, El-Rufai will be consulting with Vice President Osinbajo. I am aware that he was instrumental to some of the appointments so far made by the President. He wields big influence that is not commensurate to his small stature.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State also wields enormous influence in the Villa. He is also a regular visitor, coming closely behind El-Rufai. Most times, after consulting with Buhari, Oshiomhole will brief State House correspondents. His interviews had always been focusing on how officials of the last administration allegedly stole the nation blind.
I will be identifying more President’s men in subsequent editions.
Like Mobola Johnson, like Kemi Adeosun
Since the wind of change that blew through the Villa during the last presidential election, many other things have changed. The change permeated through the seat of power from who occupies the President’s seat to ministers and even Villa guests. The hitherto known faces have given way for the new ones.
By the time Buhari inaugurated his cabinet, most of his 36 ministers are those who are entering the Villa for the first time. A few of them who had been here before had either done so because of the public offices they occupied before or because they belonged to the then-ruling Peoples Democratic Party before they parted ways with others under that green-white-red umbrella.
There is, however, someone in the present cabinet that keeps reminding us of one of the ministers that served under former President Goodluck Jonathan. That person is the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun. She keeps reminding us of Jonathan’s Minister of Communication Technology, Mrs. Omobola Johnson.
Both ladies look alike in stature, and also in the way they walk and talk (with foreign accent). Incidentally, both of them are Yoruba ladies, though from different states. While Johnson is from Ondo State, Adeosun is from Ogun State.
Unlike her predecessor in office, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, whose trademark is her headgear that she places delicately on her head as if it will fall down with a slight push, Adeosun rarely tie headgears. In fact, I heard her telling one of her female colleagues recently that she resorted to holding her headgear after many failed attempts to tie it correctly. The female minister collected the headgear from her, carefully folded it and placed it on her (Adeosun’s ) shoulder. Those who specialise in tying headgears for fees may find a good business in her.
Adeosun has, however, created her own trademark. She has been appearing, most times, in ‘adire,’ a tye-and-die traditional clothe that is popular in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital. With different colours and designs, her tailor has been cutting the material neatly into skirts and blouses or gowns for her. Those who have business sense can also explore the idea of supplying her with the materials.
Since their inauguration, Adeosun had the first opportunity to address State House correspondents on Tuesday, albeit, briefly. It was at the press conference addressed by the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, shortly after a closed-door meeting she had with Buhari. The lot fell on Adeosun to introduce Lagarde to journalists at the Briefing Room of the Council Chamber.
The following day, however, she had more time to spend with reporters. She had the opportunity of briefing journalists of the outcome of the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by Buhari. The venue was the same. She was introduced by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.
Unlike his predecessors who will first speak at length on what transpired at such meetings before yielding the stage for relevant ministers to brief, Mohammed does not waste time. He will just introduce the ministers concerned and step aside for them to carry their cross. That style, to me, is good. It simply avoids repetition.
Since the main item on the agenda of the FEC meeting was how to plug leakages in government revenue, all the questions raised by journalists during the post-FEC briefing, except one, were directed at Adeosun. The minister gave a good account of herself to the extent that her performance became a subject of discussion among journalists long after the session ended. Some also mimicked her foreign accent.
As she was making her way out of the Briefing Room with Mohammed, I approached her to tell her how impressed I was with her performance, especially bearing in mind that she is my state’s representative in the cabinet. After appreciating the compliment, she sought to know the part of the state that I hail from. She informed me amidst smile that she is from Ogun Water Side. Enjoy your weekend.

We’re prepared for re-run in Rivers – Peterside

THE governorship candidate for the All Progressives Congress in the 2015 general election, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that his party was ready for the rerun of elections annulled by the Appeal Court.
The Independent National Electoral Commission had declared that it was making arrangements to conduct 78 rerun elections in some parts of the country.
However, 38 out of the 78 reruns will hold in Rivers State as the Appeal Court had nullified some House of Assembly and National Assembly elections held in the state in 2015.
Specifically, the court had ordered that fresh elections should be conducted to determine who would occupy the 24 seats in State House of Assembly, 12 seats in the Federal House of Representatives.
 Other areas where fresh elections would be conducted are three senatorial seats in the state.

Student bags first class after 17 carry-overs in previous course

The Internet was abuzz on Saturday after the story of a student, Hillary Agbo-Odeh, who graduated with flying colours against all the odds, went viral.
According to an online medium, Idoma Voice, 30-year-old Agbo-Odeh completed his Psychology programme in Benue State University with a first-class degree after no less than 17 failed courses as an undergraduate.
The Idoma native reportedly completed his secondary education in 2003 before applying for a pre-degree programme at BSU in 2005 with the hope of studying Medicine and Surgery.
Though Agbo-Odeh was said to have emerged as one of the best in the remedial programme that year, he was offered admission to study Physics instead.
It said, “In frustration, he took the plunge and settled with the Physics (programme) he was offered with little interest in the course. He struggled with the course due to lack of interest. It wasn’t surprising at all that he could not cope with studies as frustration and depression set in his academic pursuit.
“Agbo-Odeh was at his lowest ebb in his final year when his 300-level result was published. He was at the bottom of his class crawling with 17 carry-overs; he was placed on probation by the school authority. He became the subject of mockery in the school among his colleagues.
“Hilary came to a decision point: ‘Why stay here and be withdrawn?’ He told himself the hard truth, it was time to move forward regardless of the storms.”
The online medium added that Agbo-Odeh then picked a new form for the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board Exams and applied for Psychology, which he considered to be closely related to Medicine.
“By the second semester of his final year (as a Physics student), the JAMB admission (list) was out and he was admitted to study Psychology. Hence, he withdrew from the Physics Department and started a fresh academic journey in the department of Psychology.
“The young resilient Idoma boy from Ohimini, the worst student in Physics, with 17 carry-overs to his name, would graduate from the Psychology Department of the same university with a cumulative grade point average of 4.57.
“His outstanding performance broke many records in the university, including the pioneer first class in the Psychology Department since the university’s inception in 1992. He also became the overall best graduating student of the 14th and 15th combined convocation of BSU held on January 17, 2015. His exploits came with several rewards, he bagged seven academic awards including the Tony and Awele Elumelu Prize for Excellence.”

Pope says he’s ‘a sinner in need of God’s mercy

Pope Francis describes himself as “a sinner” in need of God’s mercy, in an upcoming book where he also urges the Catholic Church to focus on its mission as a grassroots, hands-on organisation.
Pope Francis     AFP PHOTO
Pope Francis AFP PHOTO
The first book of his papacy, “The Name of God is Mercy,” published on Tuesday in 86 countries, comprises a series of interviews, some of them highly personal, with the 79-year-old Argentine-born pope.
In extracts from the French-language edition provided to AFP by the French publisher Laffont, the pope calls himself “a man who is in need of God’s mercy.”
Expounding on the notion of forgiveness, the pope — a frequent visitor to prisons — refers to his “special relationship” with convicts.
“I have always been very much attached to them, precisely because of the awareness that I have of being a sinner,” Francis says, according to AFP’s translation of the extracts.
“Every time I cross the doorway of a prison, I always ask myself, ‘Why are they are here, and not me?’ I should be here, I should deserve to be here. Their fall could have been mine. I don’t feel superior to those in front of me.”
The pope, interviewed by veteran Vatican reporter Andrea Tornielli, talks of the power of “shame,” describing it as guidance from God for providing a moral path.
“Shame is a grace: When we feel God’s mercy, we really are ashamed of ourselves. Despite all our past of wretchedness and sin, God remains faithful to us and raises us up.”
Turning to the jubilee year he launched on December 8, whose theme is divine mercy, the pope says, “The church condemns sin, because it has to tell the truth: this is a sin. But at the same time, it embraces the sinner who acknowledges what he is.”
“I hope that the jubilee will show the face of a Church which is rediscovering the womb of mercy,” Francis added.
“A Church that goes out into the world… a field hospital whose characteristic is to spring up wherever there’s fighting. Not some elaborate structure, kitted out with everything… (but) a mobile structure, for saving (people), for fast intervention.”

Cardinal Okogie Blasts At Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor

Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie, has lashed out at the current president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ayo Oritsejafor over his alleged disgraceful relationship with ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan.
Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie
Cardinal Okogie took a swipe at the popular Warri based pastor, in an interview with Premium Times. He said it was shameful that Ortitsejafor decided to abandon his office as a man of God for politics.

Okogie said: “My brother, I must tell you this; CAN leadership today is zero. CAN has no leader.”
“Thank God you are talking to one of the founders of CAN, and I was there as their leader for eight years. Then, the whole country knew that CAN had a leader, not by my own might, but by God. Because what we were doing then, we had only one voice. But the problem we have now is that people are struggling for power in unrighteous way. And because he is struggling for power, he can do little or nothing.
“And we didn’t buy the position. But this time around, because they are rushing to be in power, nobody obeys them. And look at how they are making mockery of themselves and making mockery of ‘religion’. Is that religion? Today, they are with the federal government. We saw the writing on the wall when we left. The very first person that took over started romancing with Obasanjo. Then one or two CAN presidents tried their best before it got to this present CAN president, Oritsejafor. This is not right. Look at how Oritsejafor has fallen, from grace to grass,” Okogie said.

He also condemned Oritsejafor over his link with the $9.3 million smuggled abroad purportedly to procure arms and seized by South African authorities.
“They are ready with their moneybags. Where did they get the money from? Where did they get the $9.3m that has been seized by South Africa from? They said it was to buy arms. We have to be very careful in this nation. What is the man (Oritsejafor) looking for? If you call yourself a man of God, then you should rely on God. Why should he be jumping up and down? But because he was not elected, not chosen by God, that is what is happening. Today, he wants to build a university, tomorrow he wants to be something else, next tomorrow he wants to be like other people.”

He said Oritsejafor is a sinking man and might take President Goodluck Jonathan down with him.
“And he is not going down alone; he is also staining the name of the Head of State. Of course, why not? If you eat with those with dirty hands, then you must be dirty,” he added.
In the same vein, Reverend Chris Okotie, the general overseer of Household of God church, has said that Oritsejafor deceived ex-Nigerian president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GEJ). Okotie stressed that it was Oritsejafor’s fake prophesy that led to GEJ’s loss in the last presidential election.
Okotie made the disclosure during a sermon in his church in Lagos. He said the president of CAN falsely prophesied that Jonathan would win the election convincingly which was why Jonathan went along to contest in the election which he eventually lost to Muhammadu Buhari.
Meanwhile, following claims of fraud and misappropriation of funds, Pastor Oritsejafor has said that contrary to views that he squandered funds belonging to the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), he left N600m in the coffers of PFN and almost completed a secretariat for the association during his tenure in office.

#BayelsaDecides: Final Election Result Out As Collation Continues

Governor Seriake Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken an early lead in the Bayelsa supplementary governorship poll following official results collated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), today, January 10.
Results have so far been announced in six out of seven local governments were supplementary elections were conducted.
In the four local government results announced, Dickson recorded victory in four LGAs ( Yenogoa, Sagbama, Ogbia, Ekeremor) with his biggest rival Chief Timipre Sylva of the All Progressives Congress (APC) recording in just two local governments (Brass and Nembe).
Before commencing collation of the results, INEC had advised Nigerians to disregard results being posted on social media.
A statement from INEC reads: “Fake results are being released via the social media. Those figures are not from us.
“Authentic results will be announced once we get them from the field.”
Naij.com is on ground at the Collation Centre at the Yenagoa Council Hall to bring you live updates of the exercise.
Read our coverage below:

02:10 pm: Representative of the APC is protesting  again stating that collation officers at Ekeremor canceled at least 6,000 votes

02:06 pm: Ekeremor LGA
No of voters – 9157
No of Accredited Voters – 3018
APC – 257
PDP – 2695
Total Valid Votes – 2968
Rejected Votes – 42
Total Votes Cast – 3010

01:55 pm Nemba LGA
No of voters: 4294
No of Accredited Voters – 2649
APC – 1400
PDP – 1160
Total Valid Votes – 2574
Rejected Votes – 31
Total Votes Cast – 2605

Day Two
01: 45 pm: The collation exercise of Bayelsa election re-run has continued. The results are expected from Southern Ijaw LGA and some other polling units in two other local government areas.

02:05am: Professor Akpagu says results being expected in 3 LGAs don’t look like getting to the collation centre anytime soon and so calls for a break. Results collation to continue on Sunday, January 10 by 11am.

02:00am: Ogbia LGA
No of voters – 4344
No of Accredited Voters – 1551
APC – 139
PDP – 1290
Total Valid Votes – 1449
Rejected Votes – 47
Total Votes Cast – 1496

01:50am: Sagbama LGA
No of Reg Voters
No of Accredited voters
APC – 119
PDP – 180
Total Valid Votes – 303
Rejected Votes – 21
Total Votes Cast – 324
Supplementary election was held in one registration area and six polling units.

01:40am: A little drama is currently being experienced as the APC agent insists on airing in his opinion after comments from the PDP agent. Professor Akpagu, the returning officer gives him the go ahead but rules him out of order much later and walks him out.

01:32am: PDP agent protesting the results in Brass LGA, calls for cancellation of the poll in the LGA. “A particular APC chieftain hijacked all materials and took them to an unknown place.”

01:30am: Brass LGA
Total Voters
Accredited Voters
APC – 1679
PDP – 05
Total Valid Votes
Rejected Votes
Total Votes cast
Supplementary elections were held in three registration areas and six polling units

01:14am: Yenogoa LGA
No REG Voters
No Accredited Voters
APC – 448
PDP – 839
Total Valid Votes – 1309
Rejected Votes – 14
Total Votes Cast – 1368
Supplementary elections were held in seven registration areas and 18 polling units.

12:50am: Professor Zana Akpagu, the returning Officer is currently going through the results of the previous election.

12:45am: Professor Akpagu says results are being expected in 51 registration areas and 527 polling units from the supplementary election in Bayelsa state.

12:40am: On-going now is the welcome address by the Resident Electoral Commissioner for Bayelsa state, Prof. Zana Akpagu.

12:27am: The exercise has started with the national anthem, quickly followed with an opening prayer by one of the party agents. The introduction of officials on the high table now on-going.

12:08am: Results are expected in 17 wards in Southern Ijaw where the rerun election took place and 101 units in other parts of the state where the Dec. 5, 2015 election was cancelled due to widespread violence.

12:01am: The collation centre is located at the complex of State Electoral Commision at hospital road in Yenagoa. Security operatives are conducting routine checks, press men are still busy positioning themselves, cameras, OB Van in readiness for the collation exercise which will commence any moment from now.

11:32pm: The results of four out of the seven local government areas where the supplementary election took place are ready and collation will commence any time soon.

11:20pm: The hall is gradually filing up at the Collation Centre at the Yenagoa Council Hall and the seats on the platform have now been clearly marked with names of officials posted on them. Cameramen and reporters are taking their positions to record the highly anticipated results from the supplementary poll.

11:17pm:  Just as newsmen were about leaving the centre following no signs of results, Baritor Lenusikpugi Kpagih, the resident electoral officer for Bayelsa state, the Returning Officer, Prof. Zana Akpagu and some of the national commissioners have arrived and seated on the platform ready to commence the announcement of the poll result. Newsmen are left with no other option than to rush back to the centre.

11:00pm: The delay in the announcement of results is tied to the fact that collation officers are still being expected at INEC collation centre as at the time of preparing this report.

10:50pm: Normalcy has been restored at the Collation Centre at the Yenagoa Council Hall after the centre was looking like results were not going to be announced tonight. Two INEC officials are trying to set up display equipment.