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You Contributed In Bringing This ‘Failed’ APC Govt. – PDP Replies Jega

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, not to further infuriate Nigerians by trying to dry-clean the rudderless, inept and debauched All Progressives Congress (APC), despite the unbearable devastation the APC has brought to our nation in a space of six years. The…

PDP Governors Urges INEC To Deploy Requisite Technologies For Credible Polls

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Governors elected on the platform of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has requested of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to deploy appropriate technologies necessary to ensure that the votes of every Nigerian is counted and made to count. Similarly, the forum has also tasked the Nigerian…

Electoral Act: Lobby Lawmakers, Don’t Blackmail NASS Leadership – Lawan Tells Nigerians

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has kicked against what he described as the ‘calculated blackmail’ against the leadership of the National Assembly over the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2021, presently before both chambers. The senate leader advised Nigerians to lobby lawmakers on any aspect of the bill they feel strongly…

Finally Senate Rejects Lauretta Onochie, Confirms Five Nominees As INEC Commissioners

The Senate on Tuesday rejected the nomination of Lauretta Onochie (Delta) and stepped down that of Prof. Sani Muhammad Adam (North Central) for further investigation by the committee. This was just as it confirmed the appointment of five nominees as Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission. Onochie’s rejection followed the consideration of a report…

INEC Unveils Online Portal As Continuous Voter Registration Resumes Monday, June 28

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise will resume on Monday 28th June. In order to ensure a successful rollout, the Commission said it has acquired all the required equipment and updated its registration software. This announcement was disclosed by INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu at a…

President Buhari Says Rude Shock Awaits Those Planning To Destroy Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday issued a stern warning to those bent on destroying the country through promoting insurrection, and burning down critical national assets: a rude shock awaits them, and very soon too. The President spoke after he received briefing from Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, on series of…

Again, Hoodlums Attack INEC Offices in Three States

Hoodlums again launched a series of coordinated attacks on the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) facilities in Anambra, Enugu and Imo States on Sunday, prompting the Commission to declare the recurrent invasions as a national emergency. All three incidents have been reported to the Police for investigation. Although no lives were lost, the Commission said…

INEC Fixes Next General Election For February 18

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu has announced that the next general election will be held on Saturday, February 18 for 2023 in the country. Prof Mahmood Yakubu made this known on Wednesday during a one-day public hearing on the National Electoral Offences Commission (Establishment) Bill 2021, organised by the…