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INEC Declares Attacks On Offices As National Emergency

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the attacks on its facilities are now a national emergency. The Commission came to the conclusion after an emergency session on Monday, May 24, 2021, hours after its Office in Igboeze South Local Government area of Enugu State was razed. This was disclosed in a statement issued […]

Hoodlums Raze Igboeze South LG INEC Office

Hoodlums have razed the Igboeze South Local Government Area Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Enugu State. This came barely a week after the State INEC Headquarters was attacked and vehicles and other valuables torched. It was gathered that the hoodlums arrived at the INEC Office located in Ibeagwa Aka at about […]

Gunmen Set NDLEA Office Ablaze In Abia

Armed Gunmen has attacked the Amaekpu Ohafia Local Government area office of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Abia State, setting the building on Fire. This is coming few days after some Police outposts and an office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, were also burned down by unknown gunmen. Confirming the incident […]

OYSIEC Pledges To Look Into Request Of Registered Political Parties

The Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) has pledged to look into the request of Registered Political Parties for reduction of prescribed fees to allow all Political Parties participate actively in the forthcoming Local Government Elections. While addressing the Party Leaders in Ibadan, OYSIEC Chairman, Aare Isiaka Olagunju, said the Commission is still consulting on […]

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment On Certificate Forgery Suit Against Obaseki

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its chieftain, Mr Williams Edobor, challenging the certificate presented by Governor Godwin Obaseki to contest the 2020 governorship election in Edo State. A three-man panel of justices of the appellate court made the reservation […]

Court Dismisses APC’s Certificate Forgery Suit Against Obaseki

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed the alleged certificate forgery suit filed against the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki. The Judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, dismissed the suit filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a chieftain of the Party, Mr Williams Edobor, against the Governor, in a judgement delivered […]

Edo Election: Court Disqualifies Ize-Iyamu’s Running Mate

The Edo State High Court sitting in Benin has disqualified the All Progressives Congress deputy governorship candidate in the September 19, 2020 election, Mr Audu Ganiyu. While delivering judgment in Benin City on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the presiding Judge, Justice H.A Courage-Ogbebor said Mr Ganiyu presented false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission […]

INEC To Conduct Pending Bye Elections On December 5

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that all the 15 pending bye-elections in 11 States in nigeria would be conducted on Saturday, December 5, 2020. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, made the announcement in a statement issued after a meeting held in abuja on Friday, […]

Yakubu Hands Over INEC Leadership, Awaits Senate Confirmation For Reappointment

Professor Mahmood Yakubu has handed over his duties as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to an INEC National Commissioner, Air Vice Marshal Ahmed Muazu (rtd). He passed on the leadership mantle on Monday, November 9, 2020, at an event held at the Headquarters of the electoral umpire in Abuja, the Nation’s capital. […]

Ondo Election: Residents Out To Vote Their Choice

Voters across 18 Local Governments areas of Ondo State have begun to cast their ballots for the person who will lead them for the next four years. According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), 17 Parties are on the ballot, although some have collapsed their structures to campaign for others. Incumbent Governor, Arákùnrin Rotimi […]