Tag: Independent National Electoral Comission

INEC To Conclude Suspended Elections In Rivers, Imo, Kogi And Kano States Not Later Than July

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said it would conclude the suspended elections in Rivers, Imo, Kogi and Kano states not later than July, 31, 2016. This is contained in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, the INEC Director, Voter Education and Publicity. “INEC[Read More…]

Buhari Writes Senate, Seeks Confirmation For New INEC Chairman And 5 Commissioners!

The Senate on Thursday received a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking confirmation of the appointment of Chairman and Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) . In the letter, the President requested the Senate to confirm Prof. Mahmud Yakubu as chairman of the commission, Mrs Amina Zakari, Dr[Read More…]

“The Wailing Wailers” How The Presidency Responded To PDP Rejection Of Zakari As INEC Chairman

Nigeria’s Presidency has debunked allegations by opposition Peoples Democratic Party ,PDP that the appointment of Mrs Amina Zakari as acting Chairman of INEC did not follow due process.The party also claimed that a governor from the north west may have influenced her appointment. If PDP has begun to cry wolf[Read More…]

‘Gbénga Sèsan: Now That You’ve Won, An Open Letter To The New Governing Party

by (@gbengasesan) I sat on the floor of my son’s room, in tears. It was supposed to be a good day because I had invested resources in an election that meant a lot to me and the numbers coming in meant change — electoral defeat of the incumbent President —[Read More…]

Breaking: APC Members Led By Amaechi Take To The Streets, Protests In Port Harcourt Over The Presidential Polls

by Deji Abiodun Thousands of APC members in Port Harcourt Sunday protested against the handling of the presidential and national Assembly elections held yesterday in Rivers State. Heavily armed anti-riot Policemen have taken over a portion of the ever busy Aba road the protesters armed with placards are marching to[Read More…]