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October 27, 2020
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has put all its political andelectioneering activities on hold as a further mark of honour forNigerian youths who were killed at the Lekki Toll Gate as well as otherkillings that have occurred in various parts of our nation over theunfortunate fall-out of the EndSARS peaceful protest. The PDP had earlier […]Continue Reading
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The 2023 presidential election will hold on February 18, 2023, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed. Chairman of the Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this on Thursday. In his goodwill message at the inauguration of the special adhoc committee on the review of the 1999 constitution, the INEC Chairman told members of […]Continue Reading
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The Peoples Democratic Party, several civil society organisations, as well as the Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere asked the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to withdraw the nomination of one of his media aides, Lauretta Onochie, as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission representing Delta State. Buhari Continue Reading
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Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana, has faulted the appointment of Lauretta Onochie, an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari as a member of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In a statement signed on Tuesday, hours after the President announced the appointment, Mr Falana listed some criteria provided in the Constitution to determine who is fit […]Continue Reading
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President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate to confirm the appointment of one of his media aides, Lauretta Onochie, and three others as Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The letter was read by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday. Lauretta Onochie is […]Continue Reading
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Following the conclusion of collation and announcement of final result for the Governorship election in Ondo State which saw the re-emergence of the incumbent and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Rotimi Akeredolu SAN., for a second and final term, Chieftain of the APC and erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New People’s Democratic […]Continue Reading
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The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of creating problems for voters but expressed confidence that he would win the Ondo governorship election. He stated this on Saturday while briefing reporters at the Sacred Heart Primary School along Cathedral Road in Akure. “Here, at Continue Reading
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Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman Tony Azegbiemi has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct by-election to fill 14 seats in the House of Assembly. The 14 seats, occupied by All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers, were declared vacant last December by the factional Speaker Francis Okiye, a loyalist of Governor Godwin […]Continue Reading
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A human rights association, Democracy Alliance Network, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of working in connivance with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to manipulate the October 10 governorship election in the state. The association accused the electoral umpire of allegedly holding a meeting with the leadership of APC wherein it Continue Reading
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A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega wants President Muhammadu Buhari’s 60th Independence speech to go beyond talk to implementation. The former INEC boss spoke on Thursday during a special edition of Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily to mark Nigeria’s 60th Independence anniversary. “What is clear is Continue Reading