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Ahead 2019: ANN lauds INEC over Amina Zakari’s redeployment

Ahead 2019: ANN lauds INEC over Amina Zakari’s redeployment

Ismail Omipidan The Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) has described the redeployment of former Head, Electoral Operations and Logistics, at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters,  Hajia Amina Zakari, as a good omen ahead of 2019 elections. Speaking to Sunday Sun yesterday, its National Publicity Secretary, Akinloye Oyeniyi, lauded the electoral body for considering […]
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89 political parties yet to submit list of candidates to INEC

Power-drunk Edo PPRO bars PUNCH from command

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that none of the 89 registered political parties that notified the commission of their intention to conduct their primaries has submitted the list of their sponsored candidates (Form CFDOZ) and personal particulars (Form 001) to the centre designated by the Commission for the collection of the said […] …

Shake-up in INEC: Commission redeploys Zakari, 4 others

Shake-up in INEC: Commission redeploys Zakari, 4 others

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced minor reshuffle in the chairmanship of standing committees which affected the former chairman of the Commission, Amina Zakari and four other National Commissioners. National Commissioner and Member, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mohammed Haruna, who made the disclosure, in a statement, did not, however, […]
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Our fears for 2019 general election, by INEC

Our fears for 2019 general election, by INEC

Paul Osuyi, Asaba The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday in Asaba, Delta State said the desperation of politicians to win elections at all costs resulting in do or die mentality is a serious threat to the 2019 general election. Besides, the commission said the growing epidemic of vote buying, incendiary speeches by contestants […]
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JUST IN: Senate approves N234b for INEC

JUST IN: Senate approves N234b for INEC

The Senate has approved N234.51 billion for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct the 2019 elections. The sum was approved at plenary, on Thursday. The 10-week recess of the National Assembly had delayed the approval, sparking fears that the 2019 elections might be postponed. The electoral had demanded N242 billion for the next […]
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2019: Bishop tasks FG, INEC on free, fair election

2019: Bishop tasks FG, INEC on free, fair election

Nkechi Chima, Abuja Primate of Mediator Dei, Cameroon, Arch Bishop Jean Ndjewel has tasked the Federal Government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct free and fair election devoid of favourism slated for next year. Ndjewel admonished them this at the pastoral visit to Gregorian Missionaries Nigeria Province and confirmation ceremony to parishioners […]
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Tension in Badagry over non-release of result 4 days after APC election

2019: Fayose can contest presidential election —Balarabe Musa

Palpable tension have continued to envelope the ancient town of Badagry, Lagos State, as residents await announcement of result of All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries into the House of Representatives and State House of Assembly. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who went round Badagry reports that people were seen in groups discussing the […] …

Sowore promises to fight corruption with tech if…

Bianca Iboma Omoyele Sowore, Publisher of Sahara Reporters and presidential candidate on the platform of the African Action Congress (AAC) has said he would maximize use of  technology to curb corruption if he is elected as Nigeria’s president in 2019. The party started off as a movement but is now one of the 23 new […]
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2019: ADP declares Gbadamosi Lagos guber candidate

2019: ADP declares Gbadamosi Lagos guber candidate

Damiete Braide The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has declared Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi (BOG) as its Lagos State governorship candidate in 2019. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) made the announcement at the party’s secretariat in Maryland, Lagos, at the weekend. In his acceptance speech, BOG said: “The moment of truth is here. We have formally […]
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You’ve lessons to learn from PDP convention, Tanko Yakasai tells INEC

You’ve lessons to learn from PDP convention, Tanko Yakasai tells INEC

Desmond Mgboh, Kano Elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has appealed to the Independent National  Electoral Commission (INEC) to learn a few lessons from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the bid to conduct a free, fair, credible and transparent elections in 2019. Reacting over the just-concluded convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Port […]
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