Posts Tagged ‘2019 General election’

WhatsApp played a major role in the 2019 general election – See Impact

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 15, 2019
There is growing concern about the potential for the message and media sharing platform WhatsApp to undermine democracy in a number of countries across the world including Brazil and India. Because WhatsApp is encrypted – and so offers users far greater protection from prosecution than Twitter or Facebook – it has become particularly notorious for […]

INEC server: Six, not 60 parties, endorsed Buhari, IPAC replies Presidency

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 27, 2019
The Inter-Party Advisory Council has refuted reports that 60 presidential candidates and chairmen of political parties endorsed the 2019 presidential poll that culminated in the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari. IPAC, which is the only umbrella body of all political parties recognised by the Independent National Electoral Commission, said only six parties endorsed the election. […]

Nigerians deserve explanation from INEC on server controversy – Tanko Yakassai

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 24, 2019
Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, the second republic presidential adviser, has spoken about the controversy that surrounded the 2019 general elections, saying the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) owes Nigerians an explanation on the polls. From our reports, Yakassai said part of the complains of the European Union about the polls was that the parties were too […]

INEC Server Saga: Why we did not use electronic transmission of results – INEC

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 18, 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it did not use electronic transmission of results for the 2019 general election due to the late release of the commission’s 2019 budget. Nigerian Tribune reports that this was clarified by Solomon Soyebi who is the national commissioner of INEC in Osogbo during post-election retreat for […]

INEC to reward corps members with automatic jobs

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 18, 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that it will reward each corps member who did excellently well during the last general polls with automatic employment. That much information was revealed by INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu in Abuja on Monday, who also noted that the electoral body will do the needful after reviewing […]

EU Report Confirms Presidential Election Was Rigged, PDP Affirms

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 17, 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday described the European Union (EU) report on the 2019 general election as a vindication of the perception that the February 23 presidential election was rigged to favour President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC). The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said […]