CUPP accuses INEC of being influenced by APC chieftain in Gombe
Gombe State Chapter of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has accused Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of being influenced by a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the recruitment of ad-hoc staff for the polls.
CUPP alleges plot to arrest INEC commissioner before elections
The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has alleged that Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari plans to order the arrest of a commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Okechukwu Ibeanu. Ibeanu is INEC’s commissioner in charge of operations. CUPP alleges that Ibeanu refused to help Buhari sabotage the election process. “The refusal of INEC…
Security concerns, violence, anxiety usher in general elections
Five days to the 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections, the country’s political temperature is rising dangerously. While many civil society groups, as well as opposition figures are expressing doubts over the sincerity of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government’s ability to conduct a free, fair and credible general elections, the Independent National Electoral…
EFCC denies poisoning ex-Skye Bank chairman
Nigeria's anti-graft agency Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has refuted reports that it poisoned former Skye Bank (now Polaris Bank) chairman Tunde Ayeni while in custody. EFCC's denial came after a national daily published a report alleging that the former bank chief was poisoned by the agency. The report quoted the spokesman of the…
El-Rufai desperate to rig Kaduna elections with vigilantes, CUPP alleges
The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has alleged that Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai plans to manipulate the forthcoming elections in the state.
FG raises fresh plot to scuttle democracy, warns CUPP, others
The Federal government yesterday claimed that it has uncovered credible intelligence report on fresh plot by the opposition to instigate widespread violence in the upcoming general elections.
CUPP warns of plot to change National Assembly leadership tomorrow
A Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have raised the alarm about plot to distabilise the leadership of the National Assembly tomorrow.
NBA, CUPP, lawyers condemn CJN’s suspension
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has unequivocally rejected and condemned the suspension of the CJN, describing it as “attempted coup against...