Home > Tag Archives: INEC

Tag Archives: INEC

2023 Election: There’s No President-elect, INEC Decision Won’t Stand – Pa Adebanjo

Afenifere leader, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, has claimed that there is no President-elect in Nigeria, insisting that the decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to declare the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu winner of the 2023 presidential election, will not stand. Pa Adebanjo is one of the elder statesmen who publicly declared support for ...

Read More »

Nigerian Election: Why INEC Didn’t Adopt Electronic Transmission Of Results — APC Chieftain

Ekene Enefe, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has given reasons why the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) didn’t transmit election results electronically during last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. Enefe said some political parties brought in hackers from Israel and Russia to manipulate the result of the 2023 general elections. He spoke on Arise Television’s ...

Read More »

Peter Obi Files Suit Against INEC, Tinubu At tribunal

Peter Obi, presidential candidate of the Labour Party, has filed a suit at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, Abuja challenging the declaration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress as the winner by the electoral commission. The petition is marked CA/PEC/02m/2023 with Obi and the LP as plaintiffs, while the Independent National Electoral Commission, Bola Tinubu, and the ...

Read More »

Presidential Election: Fani-Kayode Blasts Obasanjo Over Poll Cancellation Calls

A chieftain of the All-Progressives Congress, APC, Femi Fani-Kayode, has criticized former President Olusegun Obasanjo for calling for the cancellation of Saturday’s election. Fani-Kayode said Obasanjo has plunged into the ring of fire by opting for anarchy. Obasanjo had called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to cancel the presidential and National Assembly elections in disputed areas. He said ...

Read More »

Your Letter Inciting, Self-serving: Buhari Blasts Obasanjo

President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has warned former President Olusegun Obasanjo not to truncate the 2023 General Elections with his inciting, self-serving, and provocative letter on the elections. In a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said what the former President cunningly framed as an ‘appeal for caution and rectification’ is nothing but ...

Read More »

1m Lagos Residents Abandon PVCs Across INEC Offices – REC

Nearly one million permanent voter cards belonging to Lagos state residents have been abandoned across offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state. Olusegun Agbaje, INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in Lagos, disclosed this at a CSO engagement on the theme: “Women’s Political Participation and Inclusion and 2023 General Elections”. The event which was held on Wednesday in ...

Read More »

Anambra Guber Poll Under Threat – INEC

Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has again raised serious concerns over the deteriorating security situation in Anambra State barely one month before the scheduled November 6 gubernatorial election in the state. Prof Yakubu who summoned an emergency meeting of the Inter-agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) at INEC headquarters, Abuja warned that the ...

Read More »

Breaking News: Court Jails Professor For Manipulating Election Result In Favour Of Akpabio

A High Court in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State on Thursday, sentenced a professor of the University of Calabar, Peter Ogban, to three years in prison for announcing false election result during the 2019 general elections. The professor of science who served as the returning officer in the senatorial election in Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District in 2019, was said ...

Read More »

O GB’ENUTAN: Buhari Appoints Media Aide, Lauretta Onochie, As INEC Commissioner

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of his Special Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, and three others as commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission. President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday read the letter from Buhari on the floor of the Senate. Lauretta Onochie Others are Prof Mohammed Sani Katsina), Prof Kunle ...

Read More »

Breaking News: Ondo Election Won’t Be Free And Fair, PDP Cries Out

Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo State and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council for Info State Governorship election, has rejected Prof Eyitope Ogunbodede as the Independent National Electoral Commission Chief Returning Officer for the exercise. According to Makinde during a press conference in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Thursday, the October 10 poll won’t be free ...

Read More »