Tag: Political Parties

Court Affirms INEC’s De-registration of 32 political Parties

Henry Solomon- June 11, 2020

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, dismissed the applications filed by the 32 deregistered political parties against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Justice ... Read More

Court bars INEC from deregistering 31 political parties

Abdul Jimoh- February 17, 2020

Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from deregistering 31 political parties. Justice Chikere, ... Read More

APC youth leaders sign Peace Pact ahead Kogi election

Abdul Jimoh- October 22, 2019

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Youth Leaders across the 21 Local Government Area Councils in Kogi have signed a peace pact as the governorship election ... Read More

Inconclusive elections, a consequence of politicians’ misconduct

admin- March 18, 2019

Having endured an avalanche of criticisms following the initial postponement of the presidential election, the Independent National Electoral Commission was also not spared after the ... Read More

Falana to INEC: 81 parties should be scrapped

admin- March 18, 2019

A senior advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has reminded the Independent National Electoral Commission that it has wide powers to de-register political parties that failed ... Read More

2019 election: Group cautions politicians over killings, violence

admin- December 27, 2018

Kano Election Peace Committee (KEPC) has expressed concern over cases of political violence in the state ahead of the 2019 general elections. Civil society organisations ... Read More

Political parties must restructure to accommodate women – WPF

admin- November 26, 2018

Women in Politics Forum (WPF), has called for restructuring of Political Parties and the electoral cycle, to give a voice to women in politics. Ebere Ifendu, ... Read More

Atiku to Kick-Start Campaign With Launch of Policy Document

Henry Solomon- November 18, 2018

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is to kick-start his campaign for 2019 general election through an address to ... Read More

APC Wins in Bauchi Katsina Kwara By-Elections

Henry Solomon- November 18, 2018

The All Progressive Congress (APC) have won the three (3) by-elections held in Bauchi, Katsina and Kwara States respectively on Saturday 17 November 2018. The ... Read More

Kwara by-Election Peaceful But Witnessed Low Voters’ Turnout

Henry Solomon- November 17, 2018

The Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero by-election in Kwara State on Saturday witnessed low voters’ turnout with few cases of card reader malfunctioning, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ... Read More

INEC Adopts Simultaneous Accreditation and Voting System For 2019

Henry Solomon- November 14, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says voting would hold simultaneously with accreditation of voters during the 2019 general elections. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National ... Read More

INEC Publishes Particulars of Political Parties’ Candidates

Henry Solomon- October 26, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday published the forms and particulars of political parties’ candidates submitted for 2019 general elections at its offices ... Read More

INEC to Political Parties: October 7 Deadline Remains Sacrosanct — INEC

Henry Solomon- October 5, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reminded political parties that Oct. 7 remains the deadline for conduct of primaries for all elective positions for ... Read More

Amosun, Mustapha, Odebiyi Emerge as Ogun Consensus Candidates for Senate

Henry Solomon- September 12, 2018

Ogun governor Ibikunle Amosun has emerged the candidate for Ogun Central senate race, as he and elders of the All Progressives Congress,  unveiled consensus candidates ... Read More

Osun 2018 Election: INEC Presents Voters’ Register to Political Parties

Henry Solomon- August 23, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday presented soft copies of voters’ register for the Sept.22 Osun governorship election to the 38 political parties ... Read More

APDA, N-ADC Merge, Become Advanced Republicans

Henry Solomon- August 11, 2018

The Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) and New African Democratic Congress (N-ADC), a splinter group from African Democratic Congress (ADC), on Saturday, announced their merger ... Read More

2019 Elections: Stop Dragging Security Agencies into The Murky Waters of Politics, NBA Cautions

Henry Solomon- August 10, 2018

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), on Friday, cautioned politicians against the use of the military and other security agencies in the 2019 general elections. The ... Read More

APC Reacts to Defection in the Senate: “They Have Other Motives Beyond Their Grievances”

Henry Solomon- July 24, 2018

The ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC) have urged its faithful members to remain calm in the wake of defection by 15 senators from the party ... Read More

INEC Concludes Planning Stage on Logistics Ahead of 2019

Henry Solomon- June 28, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday met with heads of security agencies, logistics experts, transport unions and other stakeholders ... Read More

Leaders Must be Held Accountable for Their Deeds – Philip Shaibu

Henry Solomon- May 29, 2018

The Deputy Governor of Edo, Philip Shaibu, has called on Nigerian to endeavour to always hold those in leadership positions accountable for their services to ... Read More