Tag Archives: INEC

Nasarawa/Toto Bye-election: INEC Declares Polls Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday declared the just concluded Nasarawa/Toto Federal Constituency bye-election inconclusive due to the cancellation of votes as a result of over-voting. According to the Returning Officer for the election, Dr Wilfred Uji of Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State, “For Nasarawa/Toto federal constituency, we have a total number of 202,338 registered voters for the ...

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INEC Set For Abuja Area Council Elections Saturday as Police Restricts Movement

Nigeria ‘s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it was set for area council elections in the country’ s capital,  Abuja,  having  put all necessary logistics in place for the elections. Ahead of the polls, the electoral body held a meeting between the Commission and stakeholders in Abuja on Tuesday. The INEC Chairman, Mahmoud Yakubu and the police authorities said ...

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Prince Chukwuebuka Alleges Postponement of AMAC Election by INEC was On Orders of Tinubu and APC

Recently, INEC has made claim that the postponement of the Abuja Municipal Area Council {AMAC} election was as a result of the Commissions inability to train enough staff to man the election, but going by information made available to us by Hon. Prince Kingsley Chukwuebuka Uwanuakwa, who insisted that he has it on good source that the postponement of the ...

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Joe Igbokwe Speaks On the Kogi State Governorship Palaver

I am writing this piece as Joe Igbokwe not as APC Publicity Secretary Lagos State. I am writing as an independent writer and a public commentator on national affairs. Please permit me to air my views before we swear in Alhaji Yahaya Bello who never won the governorship election in Kogi State. The System may have decided in their own ...

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New Twist To The Metuh – EFCC Friendly Chat

The National Publicity Secretary of he opposition People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh this morning, January 5th was invited to the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to answer questions about his alleged role in the $2billion Arms deal scandal. Personnel of the anti graft agency arrived the Abuja residence of Mr Metuh on Tuesday morning and ...

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Bayelsa Polls: REC On The Run.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner for Bayelsa State is on the run for allegedly receiving death threats for cancelling the results from Bayelsa’s southern Ijaw Local Government Area, which rendered the elections inconclusive. The REC, Baritor Kpagih is also in hiding because the office of the secretary to the Government of The Federation has also instructed the DSS to have Kpagir ...

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I Will Drag Perpetrators of Violence In Bayelsa Elections To ICC – Ben Bruce.

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, the lawmaker representing BayelsaEast Senatorial District, has vowed to drag perpetrators of violence during the Bayelsa governorship election, that led to the death of at least four people, to the International Criminal Court (ICC), Hague, stressing that citizens have a right to vote for any candidate of their choice in any election without coercion or intimidation. The ...

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#KogiDecides: INEC Cancels Ayingba Polls Over Ballot Snatching

Information reaching The Street Reporters indicates that the Independent National Electoral Commission in Kogi has cancelled the election in one unit in Itaja Ward in Ayingba in Dekina Local Government Area after hoodlums snatched a ballot box in the unit. Accreditation was still ongoing when the hoodlums attacked and carted away sensitive materials. According to the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Halilu ...

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Fayose Cautions Buhari, APC Over Rivers, Akwa Ibom Tribunal Verdicts

Written By Chukwudi Ogana Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has condemned the tribunal judgments which nullified the governorship elections in Rivers and Akwa Ibom States. Governor Fayose expressed concern over what he described as an attempt by President Buhari and his party, to fraudulently take over control of the South-South states. “The seeming collaboration between the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led ...

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Maku To Buhari: Live Up To Your Promises

Former Minister for Information and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa State, Chief Labaran Maku, has challenged President Mohammadu Buhari to live up to his promises by ensuring that he makes the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the nation’s judiciary better than he met them. He reminded him that he has the opportunity of ...

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INEC: Why Amina Zakari Must Go – PDP

As controversy generated by the appointment of a new boss for Nigeria’s electoral umpires refuses to die down, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) insists it would continue to demand the removal of the Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mrs. Amina Zakari. The party’s position was as resolved during its 403rd National Working Committee (NWC) meeting, despite ...

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