‘Only voters can disown Jimoh Ibrahim’
Sequel to the controversial emergence of Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim as governorship candidate of the factional Ali Modu Sheriff-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, some politicians loyal to him have argued that only the electorate can reject him as their candidate.
NUJ, musicians preach peace at election
With the governorship election only one week away, journalists and musicians have partnered to preach peace.The chairman of the state chapter of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Roland Osakue...
INEC, security agencies deploy 22, 603 personnel for polls
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in collaboration with the Nigeria Police, is to deploy 22,603 personnel for the polls in Edo.
Disabled persons want to vote, say 25.5m neglected
With just nine days to the governorship polls, members of Inclusive Friends Association (IFA) and Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CFI), yesterday canvassed their inclusion in the electoral process.
INEC reaffirms September 10 date, begins training of presiding officers
In line with Section 46 of the Electoral Act, 2010, as amended, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reaffirmed September 10 as the date for the governorship election.The Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.....
Angwe: More names of electoral offenders coming
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has assured that the last has not been heard in the renewed effort to name and shame all those who supported and perpetrated electoral violence
Credible polls and renewed calls for electoral offences commission
Similarly, the electoral umpire got entangled in the web of incomplete narratives on the electoral process. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was also caught in the bubble of the high praise for the work it did during the 2015 polls.
Nsirimovu: AGF must prosecute persons indicted in NHRC report
For the NHRC to devote time to pick out those involved in electoral offences, it is a plus for us, because as individuals and institutions, we all have a responsibility to our society
‘Special court will clean up electoral system’
Rights activist and immediate past Chairman of the Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), Comrade Ibrahim Zikirullahi has supported the calls for the establishment of special courts to try law-breakers during elections.