INEC to conduct 28 outstanding court-ordered re-run in January 2020

INEC to conduct 28 outstanding court-ordered re-run in January 2020

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Jan. 25, 2020 to conduct 28 outstanding court-ordered re-run elections in 12 states. The commission announced this in a statement issued by Mr Festus Okoye,  National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and VoterEducation Committee on Thursday in…

Initiate Electoral Act amendment to legalise electronic voting, PDP tells INEC

Initiate Electoral Act amendment to legalise electronic voting, PDP tells INEC

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to initiate Electoral Act amendment that would legalise electronic voting in the country. PDP National Chairman, Mr Uche Secondus, gave the advice at the PDP National Secretariat when…

Smart wins Kogi West senatorial seat, as Dino loses out

Smart wins Kogi West senatorial seat, as Dino loses out

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Dino Melaye is out of the Senate The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the Kogi West senatorial seat after the Saturday’s supplementary election. INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof Olaide Lawal, said…

APGA may collapse under Governor Obiano- party scribe

APGA may collapse under Governor Obiano- party scribe

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By Sunny A. David Former secretary, All Progressives Grand Alliance(APGA), Chief Jerry Obasi, has criticized Governor Willie Obiano for neither attending all the posthumous events in memory of the party’s great leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu nor ensuring that APGA’s hierarchy and…

Kogi/Bayelsa guber polls killings: PDP to fly flags at half mast

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Vexed about the mass killings during the November 16 in governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it would fly its flags at half mast in the two states. The PDP in a statement yesterday by…

Nigeria’s ruling party, APC National Caucus okays Friday’s NEC meeting

Nigeria’s ruling party, APC National Caucus okays Friday’s NEC meeting

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The National Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday night endorsed the proposed meeting of the National Executive Council of the party slated for Friday. APC National Chairman, Comrade Adam’s Oshiomhole, confirmed this while speaking with State House correspondents after…

INEC fixes Nov 30 for Melaye, Adeyemi re-run

INEC fixes Nov 30 for Melaye, Adeyemi re-run

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 30 for the conduct of the supplementary and re-run elections for Kogi West Senatorial District and Ajaokuta Federal Constituency respectively. This is coming on the heels of Melaye’s Wednesday protest at the headquarters…

Bayelsa: Accredited observers discredits governorship polls, says election marred with violence, intimidation, ballot snatching

Bayelsa: Accredited observers discredits governorship polls, says election marred with violence, intimidation, ballot snatching

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…No election took place in Ekeremo A coalition of Independent National Election Commission (INEC) accredited observers have discredited the November 16, 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa State. Addressing journalists in Abuja, the head of a coalition under the auspices of Centre for…

Bayelsa: Pro-democracy group lauds Nigerian Army over professional conduct of troops

Bayelsa: Pro-democracy group lauds Nigerian Army over professional conduct of troops

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The National Democratic Front (NDF) has hailed the Nigerian Army for its professional conduct during last Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa State. The gallant troops, alongside other security agencies, were on ground in the usually hostile oil-rich state, ensuring that armed militia…

Bayelsa/Kogi election results: PDP should defeat with grace

Bayelsa/Kogi election results: PDP should defeat with grace

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By Garba Shehu Predictably, we have seen the accusation of fabricated results from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, the PDP. Yet, the only fabrication is PDP’s conduct. It has now become standard procedure for the party to challenge any poll that does…