The truth of the matter, and I can categorically conjecture why Onochie was rejected, is that she has been one of the most fantatical and consumate supporters; and a vociferous card-bearing member of the APC.
The Senate firmly rejected the nomination of Ms. Lauretta Onochie as INEC Commissioner representing Delta state. This happened just before the anti-democracy and anti-people National Assembly
Beyond all reasonable doubt, Lauretta Onochie, senior special assistant (New Media) to President Muhammadu Buhari since October 2016 should never have been nominated at all as a commissioner in the Independent National Electoral Commission....
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to renominate his Senior Special Assistant, Ms Lauretta Onochie to the Senate for confirmation as a National Commissioner....
It seemed the triumph of people’s power as both chambers of the National Assembly, yesterday, buckled to strident opposition from the public and key stakeholders to the Nigeria Press Council...
The Senate on Tuesday rejected the nomination of Lauretta Onochie (Delta) and stood down that of Prof. Sani Muhammad Adam (North Central) for further legislative action by the committee. This was just as it confirmed the appointment of five nominees as Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Onochie's rejection followed the consideration of…
Stakeholders have renewed the call on the Senate to reject the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as representative of Delta State in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Precedence is a powerful plea in jurisprudence. That accounts for the obvious dilemma currently confronting Nigeria’s Senate.
In three quick succession, the Senior Special Assistant on New Media to the President, Lauretta Onochie, yesterday, denied her membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
A Nigerian senate committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the screening of Lauretta Onochie as commissioner of the electoral body. Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari nominated Onochie, his current aide on social media as an INEC commissioner in October 2020. Senate President Ahmad Lawan directed the senate committee on INEC to screen Onochie…
A Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has asked the National Assembly to reject the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) commissioner
A coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) Wednesday asked the National Assembly to reject the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) commissioner because she is a British citizen. Speaking during a press conference in Abuja on behalf of the coalition, Board member at YIAGA Africa, Ezenwa Nwagwu noted that Onochies's dual citizenship…