Posts Tagged ‘Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’

Buhari Boasts As INEC Releases Bye-election Results, Says APC Remains Party of Choice

By Brangyet Kabien President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the results coming from the states of the long list of bye-elections boasting that the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), remains the chosen party of Nigerians. The President,  in a statement on Sunday, by his Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media and Publicity, Garba […]

2023 Elections: Voters Registration to Commence In First Quarter Of 2021 ― INEC Chairman

Professor Mahmood Yakubu, The chairman Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed that voters registration will start in the first quarter of 2021. While speaking in Abuja on Wednesday when he appeared before Senator Kabiru Gaya of All Progressives Congress, APC, Kano South led Committee on INEC for the Defence of 2021 Budget proposals, the […]

INEC announces date for Edo, Ondo Guber Polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed September 19th 2020 for the governorship election in Edo and October 10th, 2020 for the gubernatorial poll in Ondo state. This was revealed on Thursday by the Chairman of the electoral body, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, while briefing newsmen in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. In the […]

2019| President Trump Set to Punish Nigerian Politicians – American Congressman Chris Smith

American congressman, Christopher Smith, who is also the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, has urged President Donald Trump to use his sanctioning authority to hold accountable any (Nigerian) official who subverts the 2019 electoral process or foment violence against citizens. He issued a statement concerning the 2019 general elections, zeroing in […]

N30m Diezani Bribe: Court rejects N500,000 plea bargain by INEC staff

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, La­gos has rejected a N500,000 plea bargain by an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr Chris­tian Nwosu, who was convicted of taking N30 million bribe from the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr Diezani Allison-Madueke, to compromise the 2015 general elections. In a ruling […]

Ondo Election will not be postponed – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC] says it was not contemplating of postponing Saturday’s Ondo State governorship election. Mahmood Yakubu, the National Chairman of INEC, made the confirmation on Tuesday at a stakeholders’ interactive meeting in Akure. He said the commission had already put the necessary measures in place to ensure a credible and transparent […]