25 Oct 2020
By November 9, 2020, the tenure of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as the chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission) would have run full circle to mark the first constitutional five-year term prescribed for the post.
9 Sep 2020
With less than two weeks to the Edo State governorship election and barely 31 days to that of Ondo, stakeholders are raising fresh concerns regarding appropriate deployment of card readers...
17 Feb 2019
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of pretence and deceit in his reaction to the postponement of elections.
1 Feb 2019
The overarching desire of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its stakeholders is to ensure that the economy of Nigeria rebounds onto a positive track once again. I do not think that the PDP wants a return to power because its stakeholders ...
27 Jan 2019
Dear Mrs. Zakari: The overarching desire of the PDP and its stakeholders is to ensure that the economy of Nigeria rebounds onto a positive track once again; I do not think that the PDP wants a return to power because its stakeholders....
17 Jan 2019
The reassignment of Mrs. Amina Zakari of the Health and Welfare department of INEC as chair of Election Collation Centre Committee has predictably generated a lot of controversy.
11 Jan 2019
Our politicians are past masters at weaving conspiracy theories. These theories are fuelled by fear and desperation. The fear of losing an election and the desperation to win.
10 Jan 2019
Catholic archbishop of Lagos, Dr. Alfred Martins, has counselled Mrs. Amina Zakari to take the path of honour and excuse herself from the responsibility of overseeing the collation of results in the presidential elections. Speaking through his Director of Communications, Monsignor Gabriel Osu, the archbishop said: “For some time, there has been a rumour that…
9 Jan 2019
Let us quickly dispose of some current developments, though dramatic but not tangential to the 2019 elections, before proceeding to the matter at hand. One of them is the appointment of Mrs Amina Zakari, a popular INEC commissioner...
8 Jan 2019
Following an emergency meeting it held on September 9 at the Ekiti State Governor’s Lodge, Abuja, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum issued a statement in which it passed...
6 Jan 2019
The Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has asked the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mamoud Yakubu, to reverse the recent deployment of Mrs. Amina Zakari as one of its commissioners.
6 Jan 2019
The immediate Past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has described the outcry over the appointment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s niece, Amina Zakari, as Head of the Independent National Electoral Commission ...