News - NEC

11th Wole Soyinka Media Lecture: Oby Ezekwesili Advocates Gender And Youth Participation In Politics

3 months ago /
Politics 

For Nigeria to take its rightful position in the comity of nations, there is need to address the gender gap in the body polity of the nation, by ensuring that women and indeed youths actively participate in politics.

Court Of Appeal Cancels Vacation

3 months ago /
Nation 

The president of the court of appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa has suspended the 2019 annual vacation of the court to enable the court to determine timely all appeals pending from various election petition tribunals.

PEPT Update: PDP Called Witness Number 10

3 months ago /
Nation 

The PDP and Atiku/Obi called on witness number 10 on the witness list, Olufemi Ogurunde who lives in Abuja. 

PEPT Updates: PDP Called Witness Number 7

3 months ago /
Nation 

The PDP and Atiku/Obi called on witness number 7 on the witness list, Alhaji Modu Ahmed from Borno State. 

PEPT Update: PDP Called Witness Number 128

3 months ago /
Nation 

The PDP and Atiku/Obi called on witness number 128 on the witness list, Silas Bukar from Gombe State. 

PEPT Update: PDP Called Witness Number 170

3 months ago /
Nation 

The PDP and Atiku/Obi called on witness number 170 on the witness list, Usman Adamu from Bauchi state. 

PEPT Update: PDP Called Witness Number 169

3 months ago /
Nation 

The PDP and Atiku/Obi called witness number 169 on the list of witnesses, Zakari Ibrahim from Bauchi State. 

NCC Estimate $136 Billion to Expand Network Access

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Chief of Nigeria’s Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has estimated $136 billion of fresh investments needed to expand network access owing to the fact that over 40 million people are still lacking quality network connection.

Updates From The Court Of Appeal: The PDP And Atiku/Obi Called Witness Number 179

3 months ago /
Politics 

The PDP and Atiku/Obi called witness number 179 on the witness list: Yalwe Yusuf. He was asked if he voted on Election Day and he said yes.

Court of Appeal Update: PDP And Atiku Call Witness Number 26

3 months ago /
Politics 

The PDP and Atiku/Obi tendered a document to the court. A manual on election technologies and a receipt certifying the said documents from INEC.

PDP And Atiku/Obi Called Witness Number 153 On The Witness List

3 months ago /
Politics 

From the Court of Appeal, more witnesses were called for the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal such as John Desert Makama.

PDP And Atiku/Obi Called Witness Number 118 On The Witness List

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) counsel Abdulrahaman Usman.  He was asked if before his nomination as a witness, his name was sent to INEC by his party and he said yes. 

Witnesses Are Called In For Presidential Election Petition Tribunal

3 months ago /
Politics 

A witness from Kaduna state told the court that there were numerous issues of over-voting in Kano state and that he is an LGA Collation agent for the PDP. The PDP legal team called witness number 143 on the witness list: Jafaru Abbas Ibrahim. 

Tropical Storm Lands Through Gulf Of Mexico

3 months ago /
Environment 

The first tropical system to slam the US this year lashed parts of the Deep South with heavy rains Thursday morning as it spins through the Gulf of Mexico.

PDM Party Clashes Over Petition: National Chairman Seeks Withdrawal

3 months ago /
Nation 

The  National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Movement Party, Frank Igwebuike, has told the court of appeal of its intention to withdraw the party's petition by its presidential candidate, Aminchi Habu in the February 23 election seeking nullification of the poll that produced president Muhhamadu Buhari as the winner.

PDP, Atiku Defeated Buhari in Katsina, Party Chairman Tells Tribunal

3 months ago /
Politics 

The State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Katsina State, Salisu Maijigiri, told the Presidential Election Tribunal, that his party’s presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Atiku Abubakar, defeated President Muhammadu Buhari, in the state.

INEC Meets Media

3 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, continues its review of the 2019 general elections on Monday with an interactive session with senior journalists and editors in Lagos.

Buhari's Academic Qualification Has Been Questioned

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Appeal Court in Abuja division has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by Ukpai Ukairo against President Muhammadu Buhari challenging his academic qualification for the 2019 presidential election.

Buhari Kicks Against Admission Of Own Bio-data To INEC

3 months ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari objected to the admission of his form CF001 which contained his personal data submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for February 23, presidential election.

Presidential Tribunal Update: Hearing Day 3

3 months ago /
Politics 

The presidential election petition tribunal commenced on Monday with the petitioner Abubakar Atiku and his party, PDP tendering result sheets from four local government in Kano state.


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