• INEC arraigns Don over alleged electoral fraud

    INEC arraigns Don over alleged electoral fraud0

      The Independent National Electoral Commission has arraigned one Prof. Ignatius Uduk, over alleged electoral fraud. Uduk was docked for allegedly publishing false election results during the 2019 State House of Assembly elections when he served as collation/returning officer at Afaha Ikot Ebak in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The don

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  • INEC chairman Prof. Mahmood takes oath for second term

    INEC chairman Prof. Mahmood takes oath for second term0

    The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, on Wednesday said preparations for the 2023 general elections have started. He said the commission would work with the National Assembly to ensure a speedy passage of the amendment to the nation’s Electoral Act in order to confront the challenges ahead. Yakubu said this in

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  • Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu sign peace pact as INEC pledges neutrality

    Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu sign peace pact as INEC pledges neutrality0

    Ahead of this weekend’s gubernatorial election in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and his All Progressives Congress (APC) rival, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, yesterday, committed to a violence-free exercise. The pledge was made during the signing of a truce deal brokered by Chairman of National Peace Committee, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar

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  • BREAKING: Supreme Court Declares PDP’s Diri Duoye Bayelsa Governor-Elect, Sacks Lyon

    BREAKING: Supreme Court Declares PDP’s Diri Duoye Bayelsa Governor-Elect, Sacks Lyon0

    The Supreme Court has sacked the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to the All Progressives Congress’ candidate as the winners of the November 16,

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  • Group commends INEC for deregistering 74 political parties

    Group commends INEC for deregistering 74 political parties0

    The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has described the deregistration of 74 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as a good omen.   Mr Bestman Okereafor, NYCN’s National Public Relations Officer, said this in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Friday.   He said

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  • INEC rejects Akwa Ibom rerun results, PDP wins in Imo

    INEC rejects Akwa Ibom rerun results, PDP wins in Imo0

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has rejected rerun results in areas that recorded violence and disruption on Saturday. INEC stated that the isolated incidents minimally affected the peaceful and orderly exercise in only four of the 28 constituencies where elections were conducted. The decision was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by INEC’s National

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