BUHARI UNDER PRESSURE OVER 2023 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT

The 2023 election timetable an­nounced by Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, Chairman, Inde­pendent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday, has begun to generate serious controver­sies across all sectors, particularly in political and economic segments. The economic implications of the pronouncement have been of great concern, considering the Read More …

IS MAHMOOD YAKUBU SET TO BE DROPPED AS INEC CHAIRMAN? BUHARI LEAVES OUT HIS NAME IN LISTS ENT TO NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman. ISMAIL MUDASHIR, ABDULLATEEF SALAU, ABBAS JIMOH, SAAWUA TERZUNGWE, MUIDEEN OLANIYI (ABUJA) &       VICTOR SOROKWU (ASABA) The fate of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, is hanging in the balance following the exclusion of Read More …

ANXIETY IN INEC OVER NEW POSTINGS FOR EDO AND ONDO GUBER ELECTIONS

…Use of card readers for authentication affected …Distribution of election materials may be strained …Politicians hijack nominees for Supervising Presiding Officers, SPOs …No threat to polls, allegations misleading, mischievous – INEC INEC chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu By Charles Kumolu & Clifford Ndujihe BARRING last-minute change Read More …

INEC APPOINTMENT OF BAYELSA APC GUBER ASPIRANT IN LAST YEAR’S ELECTION AS REC OF EDO GUBER CONTEST UNFAIR

Agency Reporter A rights and integrity advocacy group, the Network for Best Practice and Integrity in Leadership (NEBPRIL), has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to take steps that will douse apprehension among the electorate over issues of “transparency, impartiality and integrity” of the electoral Read More …

DOUYE DIRO FILES APPEAL AGAINST TRIBUNAL JUDGEMENT NULLIFYING HIS ELECTION AS BAYELSA GOVERNOR

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has appealed the judgement which nullified his election as the governor of the state. The governor’s lawyers filed the Notice of Appeal on Tuesday at the Court of Appeal in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He is challenging the majority judgement Read More …