INEC’s golden chance
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has another good chance from September to November this year to improve on its past performance and write its name in gold.
In Obo Effanga’s To The Sun at Sundown, nature meets creativity
It was the gathering of the art community last week in Abuja at the reading of a collection of poems — To The Sun at Sundown, in honour of the poet, Obo Effanga. The collection contains 50 poems, coinciding with the number of years Effanga has spent on earth.
PDP alleges INEC wants Rivers guber polls cancelled
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of conspiracy, alleging that the electoral umpire had refused to assign the defence of Rivers State governorship election to any of its counsel in a bid to get the results cancelled. The African Action Congress (AAC) candidate, Biokpomabo Awara, who came second…
How ‘militarisation’ forced suspension of Rivers guber polls
Many saw it coming. They predicted the Rivers State governorship and House of Assembly elections would be deadlocked, given the voter apathy and violence that trailed the exercise.
Politicians, not INEC, greatest threat to democracy, electoral process, says Effanga
Obo Effanga is the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner, Rivers State. In this interview with KELVIN EBIRI, he explains the suspension of Port Harcourt Constituency III by-election as well as the issue of credible election in the state, stressing that politicians remain the greatest threat to Nigeria’s democracy and the electoral process…
No party ’ll win elections through violence, INEC warns
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that no political party will henceforth win elections through violence in Rivers.The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Obo Effanga, read the riot act at a one-day voter sensitisation and education seminar ahead of the 2019...