The tragedy of Nigerian politics right now is that we do not yet have, 18 years after our return to democracy, a political party that represents the closest ideals of democracy
Independent National Electoral Commission
The Commission’s daily bulletin issued on Saturday in Abuja quoted Yakubu as saying that INEC had received over 120 applications from political associations seeking registration as political parties.
The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this on Friday in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State at the ongoing induction retreat for Resident Electoral Commissioners
Jega also proposes a review of the revenue allocation formula and realignment of the derivation principle, including “some elements of resource control”.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ebonyi State, Prof. Godswill Obioma, disclosed this at a meeting with faith-based organizations on Tuesday in Abakaliki.
The position of Mu’azu was made known on Thursday at the launch of a book: “On a Platter of Gold: How Jonathan won and lost Nigeria,” written by a former Minister of Sports in the Jonathan Administration, Bolaji Abdullahi, but now the…
The Senate has resolved to revisit the rejection
The commission, in a statement issued on its online newspaper on Wednesday in Abuja, said each state and the Federal Capital Territory was allocated 10 new centres
A three-man panel of justices of the appellate court, led by Justice Peter Ige, in their ruling on Tuesday noted that the appeal lacked merit and dismissed it accordingly
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Monday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to conduct re-run election within 90 days of the judgment.
This was sequel to the report of the Senate Committee on INEC
Tinubu said this on Wednesday in Akure, the Ondo State capital, after a meeting he had with the leadership of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, in the house of its leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti
Obiano, who was visibly elated, said Anambra State was bigger than any individual’s ambition, and urged all to join hands with him to move the state forward.
They said that the lateness still characterised Saturday’s Anambra State governorship poll, urging that INEC should address the issue before conducting Ekiti, Osun States governorship elections.
The National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Yabaji Sani, made the call at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja, adding that the takeover became critical to checkmate alleged electoral fraud by state governors.
The position of the President was contained in a statement by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina
While commending the candidates who took part in the election and the political parties for exhibiting patriotism and maturity before, during and after the election, Kalu also applauded the Independent National Electoral Commission,…
Obaze had on Sunday rejected the election result, claiming inconsistencies in the outcome
The Chairman of the council, Igwe Chukwuemeka Ilouno, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu that the outcome had thrown up general happiness and jubilations among the people
Nwodo, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu on Sunday, also congratulated Obiano’s opponents for a healthy and competitive encounter