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Newly Registered Democratic Peoples Congress Asks Buhari Not To Seek Re-Election

6 hours ago /
Politics 

Calls on President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019 appear to be growing by the day.

INEC To Commence Advocacy For Ad-Hoc Staff In Cross River

6 hours ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Cross River State is set to commence advocacy and senstitisation for all ad-hoc staff who will participate in the conduct of the 2019 elections in the state.

Supreme Court Orders INEC To Delineate Wards In Bakassi

6 hours ago /
Nation 

The Supreme Court has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to delineate wards in Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State.

It Is Cheap Blackmail For PDP To Launch Wholesale Attack On INEC - APC

1 day ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it is cheap blackmail for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to launch wholesale attack on the integrity of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Kano Underage Voting And 2019 Elections

1 day ago /
Nation 

The independent national electoral commission INEC, has promised to carry out detailed investigations into the alleged incident of underage voting during the local government election in Kano state.

Anambra Senatorial Seat: Court Of Appeal To Hear Obiora Okonkwo’s Suit February 26

2 days ago /
Nation 

A five-man special panel constituted by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa,  has fixed February 26 for definite hearing of the appeal filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  Obiora Okonkwo seeking  to restore the consent judgment of the Federal High Court delivered on December 13, 2017, ordering the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue him a certificate of return as senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial district.

PDP Fingers INEC In Plot To Manipulate 2019 Polls

2 days ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  of plotting to manipulate the 2019 elections in favor of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

ANRP Holds Congress In Abuja, Sets Agenda For Nigeria

4 days ago /
Politics 

The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party, ANRP, says it has come with the honesty and transparency Nigeria needs to be great again. The party’s National Chairman, Tope Fasua, said this during the party’s National Congress in Abuja. The party says Nigeria cannot continue to do things in the same old way and expect...

Kano Electoral Commission Set To Cooperate With INEC

4 days ago /
Nation 

Chairman Kano state independent electoral commission Professor Garba Sheka has said the commission is fully prepared to welcome the committee constituted by the independent national electoral commission INEC to investigate the alleged under age voting during the local government polls held on February 10, 2018.

NASS Management Seeks Resolution Of Disagreements Between Arms Of Govt.

6 days ago /
Nation 

The management of the National Assembly says for democracy to thrive in Nigeria, all long standing disagreements among the arms of government as well as political parties must be resolved to pave way for good governance. The clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, said this in Abuja on Friday during...

INEC Promises To Make 2019 Election Budget Ready In 7 Days

6 days ago /
Politics 

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, has said the 2019 general elections budget would be ready in seven days. Prof. Yakubu gave this assurance in an address at a two-day 2019 Election Project Plan (EPP) implementation for the senior management staff of the commission in Lagos....

INEC Probes Underaged Voting In Kano

6 days ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has set up a committee to probe the underage voting in Kano State. Chairman of the electoral body, Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this at a workshop in Lagos on Friday. He said the panel will be headed by a national commissioner and a team including technical staff...

BREAKING: INEC Sets Up Committee To Probe Underaged Voting In Kano

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, on Friday,  said a panel has been set up to investigate the alleged issue of underage registration and voting in Kano State. Mahmoud said this during a workshop in Lagos. The workshop is attended by leading senior members...

INEC Disowns Underage Voters In Kano

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has denied involvement in the conduct of  last Saturday's local government elections in Kano State. The denial follows on online videos and pictures of under-aged persons thumb printing ballot papers that has gone viral on the social media.       In a statement by the Director, Voter Education and Publicity,...

Kano LG Election Characterised By Voter Apathy, Underage Voting

1 week ago /
Politics 

The local government elections held across the 44 local government councils of Kano State on Saturday largely witnessed low voter turnout and voter apathy. There was also allegations and actual voting by minors that have gone viral on the social media. Correspondents, who monitored the election, reported that there was general lack...

House Of Reps Wants Nigeria’s Minting Coy To Print Electoral Materials

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has recommended that the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company should partner with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to print sensitive and non-sensitive election materials locally to save the nation’s foreign exchange. This was the position of the House Committee on Banking and Currency when it...

Jega Pins Africa’s Democratic Hope On Mass Participation

1 week ago /
Nation 

The immediate past chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega,  says the future of democracy on the African continent can only get better with more participation of the citizens in the electoral process of their countries. Jega said this at a forum organized by the centre for...

Kebbi Governorship Tussle: Parties Opt For Written Arguments

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

Parties in the ongoing Kebbi state pre-election matter before an Abuja federal high court have unanimously opted for written arguments on objections raised by first defendant’s counsel, Yakubu Maikiyau on the admissibility of documents to be tendered by the plaintiffs’ lawyer.

INEC Seeks EFCC’s Collaboration In Monitoring Campaign Spendings

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Chairman of the independent national electoral commission, INEC, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu is seeking the collaboration of the economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC, to monitor amount of money spent by political parties and candidates during campaigns for the 2019 general elections.

UPP Commends NASS Over Order Of Elections

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s opposition United Progressives Party UPP is happy with the national assembly over the proposed amendment of the laws guiding the order of elections ahead of 2019.


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