Tag: Independent National Electoral Commission

AzeezAugust 23, 2016

EFCC drills 100 INEC staff over bribery allegations

The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Monday revealed that the the Economic and Financial Crimes ...

AzeezAugust 20, 2016

No, INEC can’t guarantee conclusive polls in 2019 – Chairman

The National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, on Friday said conclusive polls in 2019 ...

AzeezAugust 17, 2016

PDP Convention: INEC confused over 2 court rulings

The Independent National Electoral Commission has been thrown into confusion on whether to monitor or stay away from the Peoples Democratic ...

AzeezAugust 4, 2016

Just In: Appeal court dismisses Faleke’s suit, upholds Bello’s election as Kogi governor

The Court of Appeal in Abuja, on Thursday dismissed the appeal filed by James Faleke, challenging the emergence  of Governor ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 22, 2015

Chinedu Ekeke: Is Prof. Jega ashamed of his INEC yet?

 by Chinedu Ekeke Look at the pictures above and feel pity for Nigerians. The country has an electoral body that ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 5, 2015

Opinion: When good luck fails President Jonathan

by Olalekan Adetayo   It is not in doubt that with Jonathan’s exit from the villa, many of those who ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 2, 2015

Madubuko Hart: Let’s clap for Gov. Orji, the definition of a true leader

by Madubuko Hart Abia State is agog as Governor Theodore Orji has won the Abia Central Senatorial District seat in ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 30, 2015

Tolu Ogunlesi: #NigeriaDecides – Election lessons from Nigeria

by Tolu Ogunlesi   …democracy is a “skill” that can only be mastered through constant practice. There’s still plenty for ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 24, 2015

Sam Omatseye: Who is afraid of INEC Card Readers?

by Sam Omatseye Man makes machine. Man fears machine. The creature becomes god to its maker. The fear of automaton ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 5, 2015

Opinion: Dear Gov. Akpabio, supporting your stooge is not by force

by Inibehe Effiong The truth is that no industrialisation has taken place. Akpabio has however consolidated his insatiable proclivity for ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 28, 2015

Egghead Odewale: Election postponement – When logic is illogical

by Egghead Odewale Those who want to hide their mass behind one finger can continue to wager their lucks but ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 13, 2015

Opinion: Dear Nigerians, it’s time to consider a unity government

by Adekoya Boladale   Beyond the pettiness and propaganda, the outcome of the election no matter how transparent and fair ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 9, 2015

Waziri Adio: Election postponement could be a blackmail – here are 5 reasons why

by Waziri Adio But it could also be argued that what Jega and company did was to work to a ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 9, 2015

Opinion: It’s the Presidency’s desperation against the people’s determination

by Ogundana Michael But the truth is, the people don`t care if the General is a PhD holder or not, ...

YWriterFebruary 7, 2015

Exclusive: “Chairman is very confused” – Official says Jega is yet to make a decision on election postponement

by Chi Ibe YNaija can confirm that the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega has yet ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 23, 2015

We hear GEJ wants to postpone the election by 6 months

by Kolapo Olapoju According to SaharaReporters, President Goodluck Jonathan, is actively working on moves to have the general elections postponed. ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 23, 2015

We tell you a secret – Gov. Fashola doesn’t have a PVC yet

by Kolapo Olapoju Like millions of Nigerians, Lagos state governor, Babatunde Fashola, says he hasn’t gotten his Permanent Voter Card ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 21, 2015

Gov. Ngilari apparently wants elections postponed in Adamawa – here’s why

by Panshak Ibrahim The Governor of Adamawa State, James Ngilari, has pleaded with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), not ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 20, 2015

INEC registers underage politicians to contest 2015 elections

by James Sambo Several underage politicians from about 13 political parties, have been listed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 15, 2015

BUSTED: 2 INEC officers sacked for stealing PVCs

by Iyobosa Omoregie The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has terminated the employment of two of its officers for stealing Permanent ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 15, 2015

“APC goes to Ghana” – 7 things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju 1. No governor’s support, no ambition. Dear gubernatorial aspirants, if you don’t have the support of the incumbent ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 14, 2015

2015: House of Reps to probe alleged hacking of INEC database

by James Sambo Following the allegation made by the Department of State Services (DSS), that the All Progressives Congress, (APC) ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 11, 2015

Jonathan is planning to postpone February elections – APC alleges

by Kolapo Olapoju The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the administration of President Jonathan, has hatched a plot to ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 9, 2015

No kidding! INEC doesn’t know February 14 is Valentine’s day

by James Sambo The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it did not fix the Presidential and National Assembly elections on February ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 5, 2015

One of these 15 people will take over from Governor Fashola [Full list of candidates]

by Damilola Jagun   The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the names of the 15 governorship candidates in ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 2, 2015

Why we decided to print election ballot papers abroad – INEC

by James Sambo   The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied reports that it spent $75 million to print ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 1, 2015

5 quotes that shows INEC’s position on Buhari’s missing certificates

by Kolapo Olapoju   Earlier this week, it was reported that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 25, 2014

Why we can’t investigate PDP’s N21billion fundraiser – INEC

by Kolapo Olapoju   The Independent National Electoral Commission has stated that it has no power to investigate the Peoples ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 18, 2014

Presidential aspirants that spend above N1 billion on campaigns risk jail

by James Sambo Following the lifting of bans on election campaigns, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 19, 2014

Attahiru Jega explains why new polling units will be created

by Laila Ibrahim Independent National Electoral Commission chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega, has said that the electoral body has no hidden motives ...

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