Tags : Polls

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 […]

Polls Open In The Central African Republic To Choose New

Polls have opened in the Central African Republic (CAR) to choose a new President and Parliament amid fears as the Government tries to hold off a rebel advance on the capital, Bangui. Armed groups hostile to President Faustin-Archange Touadera who is seeking a second term have stepped up attacks since the Constitutional Court rejected several […]

Niger Republic: Election Starts Amid Insurgency

Voters in the Niger Republic went to the polls in an election that could seal the country’s first-ever peaceful handover between elected Presidents, despite a bloody Jihadist insurgency. The West African Country has been chronically unstable since gaining independence from France 60 years ago and is ranked the world’s poorest country, according to the UN’s […]

Ondo Polls: Akeredolu In Early Lead As Collation Continues

The incumbent Governor of Ondo State and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Arákùnrin Rotimi Akeredolu, ha been in early lead, as the Independent National Electoral Commission began to announce results from the State’s Governorship election held on Saturday. The Governor, who is seeking re-election for another four years, recorded 178,854 votes; while is closest […]

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 […]

Despite COVID-19, Benin Votes In Controversial Poll

Benin staged local elections minus key opposition parties on Sunday, May 17, 2020, with authorities pushing ahead despite the Coronavirus threat and calls for a delay. The West African Nation of 11 million this week lifted a raft of restrictions aimed at halting the spread of the virus, as COVID-19 has caused 339 confirmed infections […]

Falana Wants Supreme Court To Stay Off Local Election Petition

Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has expressed concern over what he calls ‘tribunalisation of the nation’s democracy’ saying it endangers the very essence of democracy in itself. The renowned legal luminary said nowhere else around the world is the mandate of the people being determined at the Courts than at the polls. Mr Falana […]

Taiwan Loses Chief Of General Staff In Chopper Crash

Taiwan’s top Military Officer has been killed in a helicopter crash. According to the Defence Ministry, the Officer died on on Thursday, January 2, 20, just days before the Island goes to polls to elect a new President. The Chief of the General Staff, Shen Yi-ming, was among eight Senior Officers, including three Major-Generals, who […]