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Ossia was alleged to have forged the Independent National Electoral Commission result sheet he tendered at the Election Petition Tribunal upon which he got his electoral verdict

Briefing correspondents after the NEC meeting presided over by Vice President Namadi Sambo, Governor Adams Oshiomole of Edo State said the Council agreed that the states would buy the machines, but requested that INEC should give them a “discount of 25 per cent for the old machines and 10 per cent for the new ones

The position of the commission was premised on the ruling by the Court of Appeal staying the execution of the judgment of the Enugu High Court that had earlier sacked Umeh

Jega, who spoke on Saturday in Kaduna, Kaduna State, said none of the three political associations that have approached it for registration with the acronym APC has been considered

In a statement issued in Lagos on Wednesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said it is disturbing that the ruling party in Africa’s largest democracy can exhibit such ignorance or mischief, when the legal requirements for a merger are well spelt out in the Electoral Act

A statement on Friday by the Secretary of the commission, Abdullahi Kaugama, said INEC de-registered the parties based on the provisions of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) and the Electoral Act, 2010 (as amended)