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Court Orders Arrest Of INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the arrest of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, for failing to appear in court.   Justice Stephen Pam issued the warrant of arrest on Thursday after Mahmood’s absent in court for the third time.   The judge asked the police […]

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Sack Yakubu As INEC Chairman, Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Task Buhari

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to remove the chairman of the Independent Nations Electoral Commission [INEC], Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu.   The Forum premised its fears on the notion that Prof. Yakubu may not deliver free and fair elections in 2019 as INEC Chairman.   The forum said this at […]

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Full Results Of Verification Exercise For Dino Melaye’s Recall

By   /  April 29, 2018  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The long drama over the attempt to recall the Senator representing Kogi West took a turn towards an end on Saturday with the verification exercise flopping, channel Tv report.   Results announced by INEC at the end of the exercise showed that only 18,742 signatories to the recall petition were verified out of the 189,870 […]

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Dino Melaye Recall Attempt Fails As INEC Verifies Only 18,742 Signatories

By   /  April 29, 2018  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

The attempt to recall the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has failed after the verified signatories to the petition for his recall fell short of requirements, Channels Tv is reporting.   For the verification exercise to succeed, 50 percent plus one of the signatories to the petition had to be verified.   […]

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INEC’s Role In Labour Party Crisis Poses A Threat To 2019 Elections

By   /  April 26, 2018  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

Ashton Dagana   As the 2019 election season approaches, political intrigues and manoeuvrings are taking another dimension as all players in the arena devise strategies to outwit one another. For students of political science and stakeholders in nation-building however, 2019 is much more than an election year for Nigeria. 2019 marks two decades of uninterrupted […]

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How I Helped PDP To Rig Elections ‘Born-Again’ Ex-Deputy Senate President Mantu Confesses

By   /  March 31, 2018  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

A  chieftain of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last night sparked a fresh controversy in the polity.   The former Deputy Senate President confessed on television that he helped his party win elections in the past.   “I don’t have to go and change election (results) but when you provide money, you give money […]

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INEC Denies Rumours To Disqualify Candidates

By   /  March 18, 2018  /  Press Releases  /  No Comments

The attention of INEC has just been drawn to a trending story on social media that the Commission will not issue forms to anyone with a pending case if embezzlement before the security agencies or any court. This story attributed to INEC is false and did not emanate from the Commission or any of its […]

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PDP Rejects INEC’s Investigative Committee Over Under-Age Voters

By   /  February 26, 2018  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, has rejected the eight-member in-house committee constituted by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to investigate reports of under-age voters in Kano State. Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, National Publicity Secretary, on Sunday in Abuja, said the panel lacked credibility as it comprised officials of […]

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INEC To Suspend Voter Registration 60 Days To 2019 General Elections

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) would be temporarily suspended 60 days to the commencement of the 2019 general elections. The commission in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by Solomon Soyebi, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, said the exercise would […]

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43 Voters Registration Centers Ready In Jigawa-INEC

By   /  January 22, 2018  /  North-West  /  No Comments

Usman Abubakar Adamu The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Jigawa state has said that 43 registration centers are ready for continuous voters registration exercise in the state. According to INEC, it said has established one registration Centre in each of the local government headquarters in Jigawa state as it added that this is to […]

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