‘How virtual polling units may mar 2019 elections’
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was warned yesterday that the credibility of its elections in 2019 may be threatened by electronic manipulation.
PDP confirms Adeleke’s participation in Osun rerun
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has confirmed that its candidate in the Osun State governorship election, Ademola Adeleke, will participate in tomorrow’s supplementary election.It also demanded the immediate resignation of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission....
No plan to postpone 2019 elections despite budget delay, says INEC boss
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that the date for the conduct of the 2019 general elections remains sacrosanct notwithstanding the delay in the passage of the N189.2 billion budget- proposal for the conduct of the polls before the National Assembly.
Court of Appeal halts arrest order on INEC chairman
The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division has ordered a stay of execution of the arrest warrant on the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, pending the determination of his appeal.
Nigerians question motive behind defections by politicians ahead of 2019
As the gale of defections, especially among Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) members in National and State Assemblies continued unabated ahead of 2019 general elections, Nigerians have expressed concerns over the development and its timing...
INEC chairman shuns court summons
Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday, failed to honour a court order directing him to appear in court or risk going to jail.
2019 and fractured opposition
The tag opposition party actually came in the First Republic, when the Northern Peoples Congress (NPC) and the National Council for Nigerian Citizens (NCNC) formed the Federal Government and Chief Obafemi Awolowo of the Action Group (AG) left the Western Region as Premier to the parliament at the centre to lead the opposition.
‘Why Mahmoud Yakubu shouldn’t be allowed to conduct 2019 polls’
At a press briefing in Abuja yesterday, chairman of the group, Anosike Nwosu, stated that the 2019 polls would not be free and fair with Yakubu in the saddle as chairman of INEC, expressing the fear that he would compromise the results.
Tasking INEC on fidelity of 2019 poll
All is definitely not so well with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), particularly regarding the composition of its personnel, preparations for the 2019 poll and its ability to remain impartial.
South, Middle Belt leaders raise alarm over alleged plans to rig 2019 poll
Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum has raised concerns that there are indications to rig the 2019 elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
‘Underage voting in Kano unsubstantiated’
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmud Yakubu, said yesterday in Abuja that the commission has no principal concern over the allegations of underage voting during the Kano State local government election held on February 10, this year.