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Supreme Court backs INEC’s decision to deregister some politiical parties

The apex court, the Supreme Court has upheld the 2020 decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to de-register some political parties The parties re-registered are the ones that failed to win any election in 2019 general elections. In a judgment on Friday, the Supreme Court held among others, that INEC acted in accordance with relevant provisions of the ...

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Lagos LG Poll: PDP releases guidelines

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State has released guidelines for aspirants contesting on its platform for Chairmanship, Vice Chairmanship and Councillorship positions in July 24 Local Government election in the state. This is contained in a statement issued by the PDP Chairman in Lagos, Adedeji Doherty on Thursday. He said the party has set up a 10-member Election ...

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2023: INEC creates 1,235 polling units in Imo state

The electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has created additional 1,235 polling units in Imo state in preparation for 2023 elections. According to the Resident Electoral Commissioner Prof. Francis Chukwuemeka Ezeonu, Imo now boasts of 4, 758 polling units in the state. Speaking to newsmen in Owerri on Wednesday, Ezeonu said the polling units were created with threshold ...

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LG Poll: 500 widows stage protest against disqualification of candidate in Kaduna

After the Kaduna State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) conducted a screening examination for those aspiring for Local Government elective posts, about 500 widows have stormed the party secretariat to protest the disqualification of their preferred candidate. In a chat with newsmen,  the leader of the protesting widows, Lami Danladi, said the disqualification of Ekene Abubakar Adams as candidate ...

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2015 Poll: Omokiri reports Rev Mbaka to Pope

Former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has written Catholic pontiff, Pope Francis, reporting Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka to leadership of Vatican. Omokiri wrote the letter on behalf of Jonathan’s media office. And Omokri, in a letter on Sunday, accused the Enugu-based Catholic Priest of having left the calling he took holy oaths to abide by, to dabble disastrously in politics. ...

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There will be no election in 2023 if…….- Says Prophet

Apostle Paul Okikijesu of the Christ Apostolic Miracle Ministry has saud said that there will be no election in 2023 based on the present situation, urging the politicians  to change their ways. He added that presidential aspirants must stop shedding blood of the innocent. “Thus says the Lord: If the politicians refuse to change, there won’t be any Election in ...

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Lagos LG Poll: LASIEC releases timetable for election, primaries

The Lagos State Electoral umpire, the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has released the timetable for election in the 20 Local Governments and 35 Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs. The Local Government poll  is scheduled to hold on July 24, as stated by the 1999 Constitution The disclosure was made by the Chairman of LASIEC, rtd. Justice Ayotunde Phillips ...

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Southwest PDP Congress: Election was a scam, rigged in favour of Arapaja, Fayose insists

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose has insisted that the recent Southwest PDP Congress that took place in Osogbo Osun State was a scam Reall that Eddy Olafeso whom Fayose supported polled 330 while Taofeek Arapaja who was Governor Seyi Makinde’s candidate won with 340 Although, Fayose has conceded defeat and accepted that Governor Makinde is the leader of ...

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We didn’t hire consultants for staff recruitments, INEC denies

The electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has not hired any individuals or groups as consultants staff recruitment exercise for staff Mr Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, made this known in a statement in Abuja,” Okoye urged members of the public to report to security agencies, individuals or group claiming ...

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2023: INEC must be restructured for Nigeria to have credible poll- Jang

A former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jonah Jang, has said for Nigeria to have a credible elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) must be restructured. He added that  the National Assembly should not be blamed for the lapses in the country’s electoral system, since the 8th Assembly had passed the Electoral Bill but President Muhammadu Buhari has refused ...

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