Melaye reacts to failed recall
Sen. Dino Melaye has thanked the people of his constituency for “rising to his defence” by shunning the verification exercise held on April 28 to recall him from the Senate. Melaye, in a statement issued in Lokoja on Sunday, also thanked the political leaders, elders and traditional rulers in Kogi West for “rescuing him from…
Recall: Conflict as INEC tries to ‘shave’ Melaye in absentia
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) may be up to a very daunting challenge in its existence following its decision to commence the processes leading to a planned recall of the Senator representing Kogi West in the Senate, Dino Melaye.
Melaye’s recall fails to sway voters
The much-hyped verification for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West, yesterday, was greeted by apathy, as most of the constituents stayed away.The exercise, scheduled to start at 8:00 a.m., was yet to commence as at 10:00 a.m. at Lokongoma/Phase1.
Shunning of Melaye recall exercise a verdict on APC – PDP
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the poor turn out that characterized Saturday’s bid to recall Sen. Dino Melaye (APC/Kogi West) signified a total rejection of the Gov. Yahaya Bello-led administration in Kogi.
Low turn out as INEC verifies signatures for Melaye’s recall
The ongoing verification exercise organised by INEC to authenticate signatures of voters seeking the recall of Sen. Dino Melaye (APC/Kogi West), has witnessed a low turn out in most parts of Lokoja.
Melaye’s recall: INEC to verify signatures of petitioners April 28
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will commence the verification of signatures of those seeking the recall of Sen. Dino Melaye on April 28. INEC Federal Commissioner, Mr Mohammed Haruna, made the disclosure at a stakeholders meeting on Wednesday in Lokoja over the commencement of the recall process. He explained that the verification…
Ekiti 2018: APC inaugurates screening, appeal committees
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday, inaugurated Screening and Appeal Committees ahead of its May 5 primary election for the July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti. The party’s National Organising Secretary, Sen. Osita Izunaso, who inaugurated the committees in Abuja, said screening was mandatory for all aspirants. He charged the committee to continue in…
2019: EU assures INEC of support for PWD
The European Union Centre for Electoral Support (ECES) has assured Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of continued support to ensure inclusion of Persons With Disabilities in electoral process. ECES Project Director, Mr David Le-Notre,gave the assurance on Monday in Calabar during the opening of a five-day BRIDGE training workshop for INEC Persons With Disabilities Desk…
‘Those alleging underage voting in Kano are blackmailers’
The answer to this should come from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). For the sake of clarity, that local government election in Kano was the most successful local government election ever held in Kano State not because we won all the seats, after all previous administrations also won all the seats.