News - NEC

Two INEC Staff Convicted For Receiving Bribes

2 hours ago /
Nation 

A high court sitting in Yola, presided by Justice Nathan Musa on Thursday jailed two Independent National Electoral Commission staff for 42 years for collecting bribes.

Court - DSS Given 24 Hours To Release Sowore

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja Thursday ordered Nigeria’s secret police to release the publisher of Sahara Reporters within 24 hours.

Carrie Lam Promises Economic Relief Form US Law

1 week ago /
International News 

Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that the Human Rights and Democracy Act, passed last week in the United State, was "wholly unnecessary" and that she "strongly objected" to the legislation.

Appeal Court Proclaims Lalong’s Triumph

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal, Jos Division on Friday affirmed the victory of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State after dismissing the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Senator Jeremiah Useni, challenging his victory at the poll during the 2019 general election.

Workers’ Welfare, Our Priority – Gov. Abiodun

1 week ago /
Nation 

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has said his administration will prioritise the welfare of civil servants and improve their working conditions. 

INEC Says Smart Card Reader Is No Longer Reliable

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday admitted that the smart card reader has lost its efficacy and vibrancy in relation to the electoral process.

Buhari Calls For Special Courts’ Creation

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday renewed his call for the establishment of special courts to enhance speedy administration and dispensation of justice.

APC Leaders Set For NEC, After Caucus Meeting

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari and All Progressives Congress leaders are set for the party’s National Executive Committee meeting to be held today.

Dino Melaye Storms INEC Office With 21 Video Clips, Demands Cancellation

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

A former chairman, Senate Committee of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Dino Melaye, on Wednesday protested at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja where he demanded cancellation of the Kogi West Senatorial election.

APC Wins Governorship Election In Bayelsa State

3 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

David Lyon, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, has won the Nov. 16 election in Bayelsa State.

Yahaya Bello Wins Governorship Election in Kogi State

3 weeks ago /
Election  Nation  Politics 

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has dedicated his victory in last Saturday’s governorship election to the entire people of the state and his mother.

Appeal Court Sustains El-Rufai’s Election

1 month ago /
Nation 

Kaduna Division of the Court of Appeal on Thursday upheld the election of Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, as Governor of Kaduna State in the March 9th, 2019 gubernatorial election.

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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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.


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