Low turnout as France votes in local polls
French voters abstained in their millions Sunday from a final round of municipal elections predicted to deal a blow to the party of President Emmanuel Macron.
Politics of Kalu’s inconclusive polls, graft prosecution and incarceration
The recent ruling by Nigeria’s Supreme Court upturning the incarceration of Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, by Hon. Justice M. B. Idris of the Federal High Court
Nigerians to Buhari: Ways to credible polls in 2023
Last week, before President Muhammadu Buhari left the shores of the country to participate in the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit in London, he reaffirmed his earlier pledge to bequeath credible elections in 2023.
‘Insecurity delays council polls in Taraba’
Insecurity has been identified as the major factor hindering the Taraba State Independent Electoral Commission (TSIEC) from conducting council election in the state.
Senate moves to okay e-voting for future polls
The Senate has begun a fresh electoral reform which has mandated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to adopt the much-awaited electronic voting method for future polls.
Go to court, Buhari tells losers of Bayelsa, Kogi polls
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged persons dissatisfied with the outcome of the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states to seek redress in court.
Leave soldiers out of Kogi, Bayelsa polls, group urges Buratai
Concerned Nigerians have urged the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to jettison any plan to deploy soldiers for the forthcoming Kogi and Bayelsa states governorship elections. Human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, in a letter on behalf of the group, dated October 31, 2019, and addressed to the army chief, stated, “This should mark a turning point for the army to regain the trust of Nigerians.”
How a petitioner can question lawfulness of votes cast at the polls/election result
Fijabi & Anor v. INEC & ors (2019) LPELR-48660 (CA) In the Court of Appeal In the Ibadan Judicial Division Holden at Ibadan ON MONDAY, 14TH OCTOBER, 2019 Suit No: CA/IB/EPT/OY/REP/11/2019 Before Their Lordships JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA, JCA NONYEREM OKORONKWO, JCA FOLASADE AYODEJI OJO, JCA Between 1. HON. SAHEED AKINADE FIJABI 2. ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS…