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…
Stakeholders ponder roles of INEC, security agents in credible Kogi, Bayelsa polls
As the November 16 gubernatorial election scheduled to run simultaneously with the fresh election into Kogi West Senatorial district draws near, stakeholders bear concerns as to how the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agents, in their roles, would affect election outcomes.
Forum urges Lalong to conduct polls in four councils
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairmanship/Councillorship Candidates Forum of Jos North, Jos South, Barkin Ladi and Riyom councils of Plateau State has cried out to Governor Simon Lalong to consider conducting credible elections into the remaining four councils that were left out on October 10, 2018.
Curious Abia State political scenario that may shape 2023
The results of the 2019 polls in Abia State have brought the state into a curious public focus. The polls saw two Abia State ex-governors, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, and his successor, Chief Theodore Orji, who both governed the state for two terms of eight years each, elected into the senate.