Tag: Elections

Jega urges National Assembly to Adopt Electronic Voting System

Henry Solomon- October 4, 2019

Prof. Attahiru Jega, Former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday advised the 9th Assembly to adopt electronic voting for effective monitoring of bills ... Read More

Nigerian Army Express Annoyance with INEC, Police on Rivers Elections

Tanimu- March 19, 2019

RE: RIVERS STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION Headquarters 6 Division Nigerian Army (NA) have observed with dismay and sense of betrayal in the statement made by the ... Read More

Voters Urge INEC to Enhance Smart Card Performance for March 9

Henry Solomon- March 1, 2019

Ahead of the March 9 Governorship and State Houses of Assembly Elections, voters in Bauchi have urged INEC to ensure that its smart card readers ... Read More

Election Facts and Figures: What is at Stake

Henry Solomon- February 23, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) held its final press conference with stakeholders on Friday ahead of Saturday's February 23 Presidential/National Assembly and March 9 ... Read More

Arrest of Suspects in Kwara, Kano, has Nothing to do With Party Affiliation – IG

Henry Solomon- February 22, 2019

The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu, on Friday in Abuja said the suspects  arrested in connection with the killings in Kwara and Kano ... Read More

INEC in talks with NURTW to Strengthen Logistics Plan

Henry Solomon- February 20, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is strengthening its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with transport unions to ensure a hitch free election. INEC ... Read More

Election: Police prosecute persons making hate speech

admin- January 30, 2019

The Kaduna police command has commenced the prosecution of those alleged to have engaged in hate speeches during campaigns, the Commissioner, Mallam Ahmad AbdurRahman, told ... Read More

Osun Poll: IPAC Calls For Credible Election, Holds Sensitisation Rally

Abdul Jimoh- September 20, 2018

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Osun, the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has called for credible, free and free election. Mrs Aye Dakpokpo, IPC National ... Read More

Speaker Dogara Says National Assembly is Committed to Free, Fair, Credible Elections in 2019

Tanimu- August 8, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that the legislature is committed to free, fair and credible elections ... Read More

NCS Urges FG to Imbibe ICT-Driven Culture in Elections

Henry Solomon- June 12, 2018

The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) on Tuesday advised the Federal Government to institutionalise an ICT-driven electoral culture to promote transparency and credibility of elections. The ... Read More

#June12 as New Democracy Day: Balarabe Musa, Okei-Odumakin Lauds Declaration

Henry Solomon- June 7, 2018

Activists on Thursday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12  as the new Democracy Day. President Buhari on Wednesday declared that June 12 will ... Read More

Democracy Only Flourishes Where There is Peace, Transparency – SGF

Henry Solomon- May 28, 2018

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, says that democracy only thrives where there is peace, transparency and accountability. Mustapha ... Read More

APC State Congress Appeal Committee Commences Sitting in Yola

Henry Solomon- May 22, 2018

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Appeal Committee for Saturday State Congress in Adamawa has commenced sitting in Yola. Speaking to newsmen Tuesday in Yola, Chairman ... Read More

1.4m Unclaimed PVCs to be Redistributed in Lagos – INEC

Henry Solomon- April 20, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State on Friday said that it was making plans to redistribute the unclaimed 1.4 million Permanent Voter ... Read More

Adesina: Why I’ll vote Buhari again and again

admin- April 14, 2018

President Buhari with Archbishop Welby in London The greatest talking point in our country this week has been the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari that ... Read More

Julius Bio Sworn-in as Sierra Leone President

Henry Solomon- April 5, 2018

Opposition candidate and former military junta leader Julius Bio was sworn in as Sierra Leone’s new president late on Wednesday, just hours after the elections ... Read More

Opposition Boo wins Sierra Leone’s presidential poll

admin- April 5, 2018

Sierra Leone’s opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio: wins presidential run-off election Sierra Leone’s opposition party’s candidate, Rtd Brig. Julius Madaa Bio, has won the tense ... Read More

APC NWC Tenure Elongation: Court to Hear Suit April 16

Henry Solomon- March 28, 2018

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed April 16, to hear a suit challenging the tenure elongation of the National Working Committee (NWC),of the All ... Read More

Buhari shocks Oyegun, reverses tenure elongation

admin- March 28, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the reversal of tenure elongation of Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and other National and State Executive Officers of the All Progressives ... Read More