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 […]

Ondo Election will not be postponed – INEC

by Breaking Timeson November 23, 2016
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 […]

Voters Registration: Ondo  Allows Free Movement As Sanitation Exercise Holds

by Breaking Timeson June 24, 2016
 The Ondo state Government has announced that there won’t be restriction of movement when  the June edition of the  monthly Environmental sanitation exercise holds tomorrow. It said the decision is  to enable potential voters participate in the ongoing  Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) registration exercise  in the state. In a statement issued on Friday […]

Democracy Remains Best Solution to our National Problems, Says Saraki

by Breaking Timeson May 29, 2016
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has commended Nigerians for working to sustain democracy in the past 17 years despite the various challenges the country has encountered within the period. In a statement to mark this year’s Democracy Day, signed on his behalf by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki described […]