Secret plots against 2023, zoning amid APC, PDP intrigues
Five broad issues seem to be fueling upheavals surrounding the buildup to the 2023 election cycle, which is less than two years away.
Police to restrict vehicular movement in Borno for LG poll
The police command in Borno has announced restriction on vehicular movement from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. to ensure peaceful conduct
Lagos East bye-election: APC seeks Gbadamosi’s disqualification, alleges certificate falsification
The Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has dragged the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the December 5, 2020 senatorial bye-election in Lagos East, Mr. Babatunde Gbadamosi ......
1,168, 790 voters for Lagos East bye-elections — INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State says a total of 1,168,790 voters will be participating in the Dec. 5 rescheduled Lagos East bye-elections.
Mahmood Yakubu: The task ahead
Mahmood Yakubu, Professor of Political History and International Studies is a man of history. He was the first man to earn a first class degree in History from the University of Sokoto, now called Usman Dan Fodio University.
Court orders don’s arrest for electoral fraud in Akwa Ibom
The Akwa Ibom State High Court, sitting in Uyo, has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Prof. Ignatius Uduk of University of Uyo over his alleged involvement in electoral fraud during the 2019 general elections. A statement issued by the Head, Voter Education and Publicity of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Odaro…
INEC delists APC, Ebebi from Bayelsa senatorial by-election
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has struck out the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its candidate, Chief Peremobowei Ebebi, from the Bayelsa West senatorial by-election,...
Court fixes December 14 for judgment in suit challenging Akeredolu’s candidacy
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, fixed Dec. 14 for judgment in a suit challenging the validity of the primary election that produced Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu...
2023 heightens power play to control INEC
The temporary handover of chairmanship of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, last week, may have opened the election management body (EMB) to fresh intrigues.
Nwabueze Lampoons Buhari, commends INEC chair for rescuing constitutional democracy
Elder statesman, Ben Nwabueze yesterday lampooned President Muhammadu Buhari for allowing the Nigerian government under him to subvert the constitution and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Act. The constitutional lawyer in a statement entitled, “Nigeria under President Buhari is not a constitutional democracy but a regime of the personal rule”, noted that the…
INEC to hold Lagos, Imo, Bayelsa, others bye-elections December
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed December 5, 2020, for the pending bye-elections in six senatorial districts and nine state constituencies. INEC national commissioner and chairman of its information and voter education committee, Festus Okoye made the disclosure in a statement on Friday. Okoye said the decision was reached after the commission reviewed…