Fayose accuses INEC, APC of preloading card readers
Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of colluding to preload card readers meant for the July 14 governorship election in the state, with a view to manipulating the poll in favour of the APC candidate, Dr Kayode Fayemi. The governor also said…
Ekiti 2018: Stakeholders push for more participation of PWDs
Ahead of the governorship poll, the Inclusive Friends Association (IFA) says it has put measures in place to ensure the participation of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs).
‘Odigie-Oyegun factionalised APC’
The 2015 governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State, Senator Julius Ali Ucha, in a telephone chat narrated how the outgoing national chairman of the party...
INEC rues 73,109 uncollected PVCs in Edo State
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that there were over 73,109 permanent voter cards (PVCs) yet to be collected in Edo State.
‘Why Mahmoud Yakubu shouldn’t be allowed to conduct 2019 polls’
At a press briefing in Abuja yesterday, chairman of the group, Anosike Nwosu, stated that the 2019 polls would not be free and fair with Yakubu in the saddle as chairman of INEC, expressing the fear that he would compromise the results.
PPC to sue INEC for disqualifying its candidate
Providence People’s Congress (PPC) has threatened to sue the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for disqualifying its governorship candidate.The PPC National Chairman, Mr. Benson Adetona stated this yesterday when he addressed journalists in Ado-Ekiti.
Southern, Middle Belt leaders call for Yakubu’s suspension
The Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum has called for suspension of the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu. In a four-point communiqué titled: ‘Our Case Against 2019 Elections Preparations’, issued after its meeting in Lagos yesterday, the forum said Prof. Yakubu has demonstrated gross betrayal of public trust over his conduct regarding…
Rivers LG poll violence-free, marred by voter apathy
The Rivers State local government election, which held yesterday, was characterised by voter apathy and late arrival of electoral materials.
Constituents receive Senator Aidoko’s sack with subdued relief
It was a day of mixed feelings for stakeholders in Kogi East Senatorial district over the sack of its representative in the Senate. In one breath they expressed relief, in another they were full of apprehensions...
Ekiti traditional rulers meet INEC, police, others over governorship poll
The Council of Traditional Rulers in Ekiti State, yesterday, met with the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Professor Abdulganiyu Raji, the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Bello and the candidates of various political parties participating in the July 14 governorship election over fears of violence and alleged plan to manipulate the poll.