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Senatorial Ticket: Falana warns INEC on Akpabio, Lawan debacles

Social crusader Mr Femi Falana (SAN) has revealed that the only way the ruling APC  can present Senators Ahmad Lawan and Godswill Akpabio senatorial tickets. According to him, the only way is if  Bashir Machina and Udom Ekpoudom voluntarily withdraw” According to him,  it is “brazen impunity” for the APC to present Lawan and Akpabio as senatorial candidates as the ...

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US lauds INEC over Ekiti gubernatorial election

The United States Mission in Nigeria has lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) for “the concerted efforts of its staff and security personnel” in the just-concluded Ekiti gubernatorial election. The U.S Mission in Lagos made this known in a statement made available to newsmen  on Wednesday. Recall that INEC declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) Candidate, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, winner ...

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Don’t stop voters’ registration on June 30- Court orders INEC

The Federal High Court in Abuja has barred the electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from ending voter registration on 30 June 2022. The landmark ruling was delivered by  Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of Court 10 on Monday granted an order of interim injunction following the hearing of an argument on motion exparte by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project ...

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Ekiti Guber: INEC warns staff unethical behaviour

The electoral umpire, the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called on staff to uphold the commission’s Code of Conduct and exhibit  professionalism and firmly resist any unethical behaviour during the June 18 Ekiti governorship election. The calk was made by UNEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in Abuja in his message to INEC staff on the State’s election. He said ...

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INEC rejects primaries that produced Akpabio as a senatorial candidate

The political future of Godswill Akpabio now looks dim as the electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rejected the primaries which produced him in the Akwa Ibom North West senatorial district. Akpabio, the former Governor of Akwa ibom Statey, was declared winner of a senatorial primary conducted on Thursday. Speaking, the  State APC Chairman, Mr Stephen Ntukekpo, had ...

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APC postpones presidential primaries to June 6 as INEC extends deadline

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its presidential primaries to June 6th and 7th. This development is coming  only a few hours before the original date of the exercise, which was earlier slated for Sunday, May 29. APC’s announcement comes after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) accepted appeals by political parties to extend the dates for the ...

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Former INEC REC wins APC governorship primaries in Plateau

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State has announced Dr. Nentanwe Yilwatda Goshwe as the winner of its governorship primary election in the State. It should be noted that Goshwa was the former Independent National Electoral Commissioner, INEC, Resident Electoral Commissioner in Benue State, In the poll, Nentawe, polled a total of 803 votes to beat three other aspirants. ...

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Moneybag Politics: Nigeria may become a plutocracy for the rich only- INEC raises alarm

The electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has raised an alarm about money politics threatening Nigeria’s democracy ahead of the 2023 general elections. The alarm was raised by the Chairman of the commission, Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), According to him, due to money politics, Nigeria may soon  become a plutocracy for the rich ...

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Osun 2022: We understand the challenges, but we are ready – INEC

The Electoral umpire, the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that it is not “under any illusion about its operations and processes for optimal performance”  as regrds July 16 Osun Governorship election and  2023 general elections in the country. The statement was made on Wednesday, by the Chairman, Board of Electoral Institute, Professor Abdullahi Abdu Zuru at the Pre-election ...

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INEC is yet to tell us to relocate sensitive electorals – CBN

The apex bank, the  Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that it is yet to receive any letter from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that it wants to relocate sensitive electoral materials from its custody.. Speaking in a press release, the CBN Director Corporate Communications Mr. Osita Nwanisobi in a phone conversation with said “INEC has not written ...

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