Tag: Independent National Election Commission

Nigeria Will Be Doomed If This Mahmood Yakubu Led-INEC Conducts 2019 Election – Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that Nigeria would be heading for disaster if the Professor Mahmood Yakubu-led Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is allowed to conduct the 2019 general elections in the country. He said the commission was working assiduously to create crisis in the country judging from[Read More…]

“Buhari Staging Coup Against Democracy, Secretly Meets INEC Leadership To Rig Kogi Governorship Election”

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, stated that it has uncovered clandestine meetings involving the Presidency, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and some security forces wherein the agencies were ordered to use official and unofficial means necessary to ensure victory for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in[Read More…]

Fayose Likens Former President Jonathan To Jesus Christ, Insists That Buhari Appointed His In-law As INEC Boss

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose on Thursday in Yenagoa, again criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing his “in-law” as the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission. He compared former President Jonathan to Jesus Christ, adding that he is a man to be recognized in the whole world because he[Read More…]

Buhari-led APC Govt Undermines Democracy, Sets The Stage For Dictatorial Regime Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that after a thorough review of the political developments in the country since the All Progressives Congress (APC) took office at the centre, it needed to alert all Nigerians and the international community that all is not well with the nation’s democracy. The[Read More…]

Elections Tribunal Admits Three Exhibits In Petition Against Saraki

The Legislative Houses Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Ilorin at the weekend admitted three exhibits in the petition filed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Candidate for Kwara Central Senatorial district, Alhaji Abdulrahaman Abdulrasak against Senator Bukola Saraki of All Progressives Congress (APC). Abdulrasaq is challenging Saraki’s victory at the National[Read More…]

“I Didn’t Take N700m Bribe” Rivers REC Arrested & Detained By DSS Cries Out

The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in Rivers State, Mrs. Gesila Khan, yesterday, denied allegation by the All Progressives Congress, APC, that she was bribed with N700million to rig elections in the state in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. In a statement by her lawyer, Mr Selekeowei Larry, SAN,[Read More…]

Ogunyemi Bukola: 2019 Elections And INEC’s Burden Of Reforms

I imagine many are of the opinion that it is too early to start talking about Nigeria’s 2019 elections, considering the dust just settled on the 2015 elections and most of the winners at different levels are still trying to settle into their various offices. However, Nigeria’s socio-political history confers[Read More…]

According To The PDP, Soon To Be Ruling APC Is Plotting To Take Over Oil Rich Rivers, A-ibom, Delta States

by Deji Abiodun The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, raised alarm that the All Progressives Congress, APC, was plotting to take over Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Delta states where the PDP genuinely won. Addressing newsmen in Abuja, yesterday, PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, raised the[Read More…]

PDP, INEC Desperate To Cover Up Evidence of Election Rigging In Rivers – APC

Press Releases The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has accused the State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the State of desperately trying to cover up evidence of the brazen rigging of the recent general elections in the State.[Read More…]

“I Am Too Disciplined To Stoop So Low” – Orubebe Denies Plotting To Kidnap Jega

by Deji Abiodun Former Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe has denied reports his protests against INEC chairman,Jega at the presidential result collation centre ,was a deliberate attempt to cause chaos to pave way for Jega’s abduction and trigger national violence. “I am shocked. In fact, am still wondering why[Read More…]