INEC recruits 26,000 ad-hoc staff for Kogi, Bayelsa elections

INEC recruits 26,000 ad-hoc staff for Kogi, Bayelsa elections

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The Independent National Electoral Commission,(INEC), says it has commenced the process of recruiting and training  26,000 ad -hoc staff for the conduct of Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the disclosure in Abuja on Wednesday…

Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls: Centre warns against impending electoral malpractice

Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls: Centre warns against impending electoral malpractice

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Officials of the centre during the press conference Thursday …Wants INEC to face responsibility A coalition of several civil society organisations under the auspices of Centre for Credible Leadership and Citizens Awareness (CCLCA) has expressed fear that the forthcoming Kogi and Bayelsa…

President Buhari congratulates Kano, Plateau governors on election tribunal victories

President Buhari congratulates Kano, Plateau governors on election tribunal victories

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President Buhari with Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State (left) and Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State (second from left) at the Presidential Wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe, International Airport, Abuja shortly before departure to South Africa, Wednesday. By Sam Tor President…

Gbajabiamila leads assembly delegation to Uganda Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference

Gbajabiamila leads assembly delegation to Uganda Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference

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Speaker Gbajabiamila of Nigeria’s House of Representatives The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila is leading a delegation of the National Assembly to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) holding in Kampala, Uganda. The delegation comprises the Deputy Senate President,…

PDP governors meet in Port Harcourt, commends Wike

PDP governors meet in Port Harcourt, commends Wike

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Governors of seven states of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met on Friday in Port Harcourt, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. According to Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant (Electronic Media) to Gov. Nyesom Wike, the meeting was attended by Govs. Umaru Fintiri (Adamawa),…

Why I am pursuing judicial option for my mandate — Atiku

Why I am pursuing judicial option for my mandate — Atiku

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Former Nigeria’s Vice President and PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar said his recourse to the court over the 2019 presidential election was to ensure that “votes of Nigerians count.” Abubakar in…

Kogi gov. poll: INEC promises hitch-free election

Kogi gov. poll: INEC promises hitch-free election

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INEN Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it is determined to ensure a more efficient and hitch-free electoral service delivery in the conduct of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood…

Jummai Alhassan, former Women Affairs Minister returns to PDP

Jummai Alhassan, former Women Affairs Minister returns to PDP

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Mrs. Jummai Alhassan A former Minister of Women Affairs, Jummai Alhassan, has decamped to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). She was from United Democratic Party (UDP) and contested governorship under the platform during 2019 polls in Taraba State. Jummai announced the decision at…

INEC clears Bello, Wada, Akpoti, Abanida, 47 others to contest Nov.16 Kogi governorship poll

INEC clears Bello, Wada, Akpoti, Abanida, 47 others to contest Nov.16 Kogi governorship poll

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Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cleared 51 candidates and their deputies to contest the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi. The names of the cleared candidates and their details were on Friday made public in Lokoja…

Coalition of Integrity Political Parties lauds tribunal ruling on Buhari victory

Coalition of Integrity Political Parties lauds tribunal ruling on Buhari victory

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The Coalition of Integrity Political Parties (CIPP) has lauded the judgement of the Presidential Tribunal which affirmed the election of President Muhammadu Buhari. The tribunal had on Wednesday dismissed the petition of Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who…