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Breaking: INEC picks March 23 for supplementary poll in six states

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to conduct supplementary elections in states where last Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections were declared inconclusive. A statement by Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner in charge of media and publicity, noted that the commission has declared winners in 22 out of 29 states where the elections were conducted. It noted that ...

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Taraba LG boss task INEC, security agencies on credible poll

Justin Tyopuusu, Jalingo The Executive Chairman of Donga Local Government Council in Taraba state, Hon. Nashuka Ipeyen on Monday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies in the state to ensure that the Saturday’s governorship and State Assembly Elections were peaceful. Ipeyen who made the call in an interview with journalists in Jalingo said the ...

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(Video) Muhammadu Buhari wins 2019 presidential election!

INEC has declared Muhammadu Buhari of the APC, the WINNER of the 2019 presidential election. Muhammadu Buhari polled 15,191,847 to defeat PDP’S candidate Atiku Abubakar who polled 11,262,978. At exactly 04.38am, President Muhammadu Buhari was declared winner of the presidential election that held on Saturday 23rd February 2019 by the Returning Officer, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu at the ICC, INEC Collation ...

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CSOs say the Postponed Elections may be due to Ethnic Stereotyping

Civil Society Groups have expressed their concerns over the recent and sudden postponement of General Election that was formerly slated for last Saturday 16th to Saturday 23rd February 2019. The group uncovered that the postponement may be due to ethnic stereotyping in the helms of affairs within Independence National Electoral Commission Headquarters which may threaten the chance of APC from ...

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We maintain a neutral ground, endorse no candidate – US, EU

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, has denied that the US has endorsed a candidate or party for the general elections. Symington revealed this during a courtesy visit to Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Al-Makura in Lafia on Saturday. He stated, “The US does not have an anointed candidate or a political party for the elections. Nigerians must ...

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Atiku Pioneers World First interactive tech, earns reputation as “The Digital President”

Former Vice President and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has launched an interactive technology by pioneering a World First innovative #AskAtikuYourself AI interactive video for the youth of the nation, earning the reputation as the “Nigeria’s Digital President.” This was contained in a statement issued Tuesday afternoon by his Special Assistant On Public Communication, Phrank Shaibu. ...

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INEC To Probe FG’s TraderMoni Scheme

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will probe the TraderMoni micro-credit scheme of the Federal Government. INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this to reporters on Thursday in Abuja, the nation’s capital. While the preparations for the coming elections were taking shape, the INEC chairman raised several concerns about vote buying by some politicians. He said the electoral ...

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NSA Plans to rig elections by Shutting down Internet Service – Wike alleges

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has raised the alarm that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government through the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) has directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to work with internet service providers to shutdown internet access during the forthcoming elections. Wike said shutting down internet access by the NSA and INEC is ...

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Stakeholders advocate for speedy passage of WPEOS Bill 2018

Major stakeholders working to promote women participation and role in political leadership are currently scalling up advocacy for the speedy passage into law the Women Participation in Elective Office Support Bill 2018. According to the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu, while addressing the participants at a media briefing yesterday in Abuja, “This Bill when passed into law ...

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Ezekwesili reacts to the false allegations by ACPN Party Chairman

Former ACPN Presidential Candidate, Oby Ezekwesili has reacted to the false allegations raised against her by her former Party, ACPN Chairman on grounds that campaign donations were made for her. Ezekwesili considered such accusations as mere falsehoods. And that only those who desperately wish to believe falsehoods would lend any credence to such puerile accusations by the leadership of ACPN. ...

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