News - NEC

PEPT Update: PDP Called Witness Number 169

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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.

World Cup Winners Ask U.S. President For Gender Pay Equality

10 months ago /
Sports  

Megan Rapinoe and her team did what Donald Trump told them to do — they finished the job. Now the question is, how will the President honour World Cup winners who have carved out a remarkable political and societal legacy?

British Ambassador Says Trump Administration Is Dysfunctional

10 months ago /
International News 

Britain’s ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump’s administration as “dysfunctional”, “clumsy” and “inept”, the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confidential memos.

Ongoing 10,000 Police Recruitment Not Enough - NEC

10 months ago /
Nation 

The security committee of the National Economic Council has told President Muhammadu Buhari that the ongoing recruitments of ten thousand policemen and women are not enough to tackle the current security challenge in the countries.

APC Approves Indirect Primaries for Kogi Governorship

10 months ago /
Politics 

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved Indirect Primaries to elect the Party’s candidate for the forthcoming Kogi Governorship election.

President Buhari Decries Attacks In Katsina

10 months ago /
Security 

Following a brief on incidents that triggered violence and loss of lives in Katsina State on Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed immediate reinforcement of the security architecture in the state, and prosecution of all those involved in the conflict.

Tribunal Orders INEC To Provide Useni Team With Documents

10 months ago /
Politics 

Tribunal orders INEC to supply Useni legal team with relevant documents.