INEC rules out postponement of 2019 elections
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will not postpone the 2019 general elections because of the delay in the passage of its budget.
National Assembly fails to resolve 2019 election budget conflict
The National Assembly’s joint committees on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have failed to resolve discrepancies in the 2019 election budget.
Court insists IGP must arrest INEC Chairman
A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday insisted that the Inspector-General of Police must arrest and produce the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu in court on Aug. 16. Justice Stephen Pam gave the order following the absence of Yakubu’s team of lawyers in court and there was no explanation as to…
Tension mounts as National Assembly shelves special sitting
The much-anticipated special sitting of both chambers of the National Assembly to consider the N242 billion 2019 election budget may have been dropped.Although there was no official communication from the senate leadership on the matter, lawmakers who were approached for comments claimed ....
Court stops arrest of INEC Chairman, Yakubu
A Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Monday issued orders stopping the arrest of Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja had on August 1, 2018 ordered the arrest of Yakubu, for refusing to appear in court. The judge, Justice Stephen Pam gave the…
NCC, INEC plan strategy on electronic transmission, result collation in 2019
The leadership of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday met to review the outcome of the report...
Suppressed constituency: Orolu indigenes accuse INEC of flouting court order
They are appealing to President Muhammadu Buhari, members of the National Assembly and Minister of Justice & Attorney General of the federation, Abubakar Malami to save the people of the council from unconstitutional denial on the part of the electoral commission, to have inclusive representation.
ECOWAS mission to help secure Guinea Bissau’s November polls
The ECOWAS Peace Mission in Guinea Bissau, ECOMIB, has reassured a visiting delegation of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) of its total commitment to complementing the national security agencies in securing Guinea Bissau’s parliamentary elections slated for November 18.
Court orders arrest of INEC Chairman
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Wednesday ordered the arrest of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, for refusing to appear in court. The judge, Justice Stephen Pam on Wednesday gave the warrant of arrest following Mahmood’s absent in court for the third time and ordered police to effect…