For Yakubu’s INEC, challenges ahead
Being the first Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission to be given clearance to serve for a second term by the National Assembly, Professor Mahmood Yakubu may consider himself lucky.
UNIUYO lecturer accused of electoral fraud gets bail
Akwa Ibom State High Court, sitting in Uyo, has granted bail to Professor Ignatius Uduk, who is standing trial for alleged involvement in electoral fraud during the 2019 general elections.
Diri commends Bayelsans, INEC, security agencies for peaceful by-election
The Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has lauded Bayelsans, the Independent National Electoral Commissiion (INEC) and the security agencies for the peaceful conduct of last week Saturday’s Bayelsa Central and West senatorial election. The Governor thanked the people of the state for coming out to vote for his predecessor, Seriake Dickson and the former…
INEC: Yakubu assumes office for second tenure
The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday assumed office to commence his second tenure for a period of five years.
New electoral law amendment bill sanctions e-voting, others
Harmonising various amendment bills sponsored in the past, the National Assembly after a marathon public hearing yesterday, in Abuja, adopted a proposed legislation impressing it on the Independent National Electoral Commission...
INEC arraigns don in Akwa Ibom for alleged electoral fraud
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akwa Ibom State has arraigned Professor Ignatius Uduk for alleged involvement in electoral fraud during the 2019 general elections.
Buhari swears in INEC Boss, Yakubu, for second term
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore-in Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC ), for the second and final five-year term in office.
Suspense in Imo North as intrigues mar bye-election
Imo State has once again found itself in a unique political situation after last weekend’s Imo North Senatorial District bye-election. First, the necessity for the bye-election, which was conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission ....
Bye-elections: From Lagos East to Imo North and Bayelsa, more curiosities
When the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced bye-elections in 11 states for Saturday, December 5, 2020, many Nigerians that witnessed the commission’s remarkable
Imo North Senatorial by-election: PDP urges INEC to nullify APC’s participation
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to nullify the participation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Dec. 5 Imo North Senatorial by-election due to conflicting court orders.