INEC seeks constitutional electoral framework six months before elections
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it is very important to have a clear and unambiguous constitutional...
75 political parties pass confidence vote on INEC chairman
Seventy-five political parties have passed a confidence vote on the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission...
As INEC returns to ‘inconclusive’ starting point in Kogi
When Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fixed the dates for gubernatorial elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States respectively for November 2, 2019, it was obvious that the electoral time line under the watch of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has turned full circle. It would be recalled that while INEC’s journey through flip flops and second…
Varsity teachers fail INEC integrity test
Academics in Nigerian universities who served as Returning Officers in this year’s general election put up what many have considered disgraceful performance.
PDP condemns INEC’s non-release of electoral materials
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday condemned Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu’s refusal to obey a Court of Appeal order to release the February 23, Presidential election materials.
INEC to release Bayelsa, Kogi guber poll schedule this week
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will release the timetable and schedule of activities for the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states before the weekend.
Lack of internal democracy, others fuelling inconclusive polls, says INEC
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said lack of internal democracy among political parties and desperation by aspirants and their supporters were contributing significantly to the inconclusiveness of polls in the country. Reviewing the just concluded 2019 general elections nationwide in Plateau State, Yakubu lauded Nigerians for deepening democracy,…
Malami to scuttle Rivers guber results collation, PDP claims
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami is plotting to scuttle the collation of results of the Rivers State governorship election.
When the people’s ‘good man’ stuns cabal’s ‘good boy’ in Bauchi
The battle for the governorship seat of Bauchi State has become convoluted following the confusion that trailed the collation of votes at Tafawa Balewa Local...