Absentee Edo lawmakers-elect kick over resolution declaring seats vacant
Tension has continued to mount in Edo State following the power play in All progressives Congress’s (APC) infighting in the state’s chapter that has snowballed into the Edo House of Assembly...
You cannot detach education from Islam, says Gbajabiamila
The Speaker, Federal House of Representative, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that education and Islam cannot be estranged but the nation must get it right.
Yakubu’s INEC and the changing face of democracy
Sir: Electoral bodies in a democratic dispensation are known for engineering citizen’s hope and play significant role in conducting free, fair and credible election between the contending parties...
Senate dares executive, rejects Osun INEC commissioner-nominee
Although the 8th Senate turned out to be a legislature with aggressive and revolutionary bend, its mission was dedicated to reversing some trends in the country’s political system, notably legislative and executive coziness.
E-voting long overdue in Nigeria, INEC chair, Yakubu, insists
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said the full deployment of technology for the improvement of Nigeria’s electoral process was long overdue.
APC, INEC’s feud in Akwa Ibom persists as January rerun draws near
Akwa Ibom State chapter of All Progressive Congress [APC], before, during and after the 2019 general elections is known to have been at loggerheads with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state.
Communism, democracy and leadership in Nigeria
Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others that have been tried.-Winston Churchill, A Former Prime Minister of Britain. In the interest of participatory democracy, monitoring unelected officials, implementing public policies should be the chief concern of leaders in every democratic government. By overseeing this process, Kenneth Lowande, Professor at the University…
Wrong template for election victory
In the wake of the offseason governorship election of November 16 in Bayelsa and Kogi states, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in conjunction with other concerned stakeholders