Posts Tagged ‘Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’

INEC announces date for Edo, Ondo Guber Polls

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 7, 2020
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

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 22, 2018
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

by Breaking Timeson April 28, 2017
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 […]