Posts Tagged ‘Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’

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 […]