The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it has powers to prosecute allegations of vote buying by both the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party during the recently concluded governorship election in Ekiti…
The theme of the one-day seminar, to be declared open by the Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, in the state capital, Osogbo, is: “The Imperativeness of Police Collaboration with Essential Stakeholders: Towards Secured, Free and…
The Joint National Assembly Panel on INEC fixed Tuesday for INEC to present a fresh N143 billion elections budget after the adoption of President Muhammadu Buhari’s request.
The request was made by the National Assembly Joint Committee on INEC on Monday
The panel was preparing to address the press when The Eagle Online went to the press
The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Friday in Abuja reiterated that the commission had no prepared budgetary allocation for international observers coming to monitor the 2019 general elections.
Nazif made this known when the Minister of Budget and Planning, Udo Udoma and INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, appeared before the joint committee on INEC in Abuja on Friday.
The three top officials of the Federal Government are appearing before the Joint National Assembly Panel on INEC to clarify the N189 billion budget for the 2019 elections by the electoral body
The National Assembly Joint Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission has again invited the Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to give further clarifications on the 2019 General Elections Budget.
The development also compelled the Joint National Assembly Committee to summon the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, for further clarification on the election budget
The Eagle Online is reporting that the disagreement was at the ongoing consideration of the budget for the elections by senators on Thursday
The Federal High Court Abuja on Thursday suspended hearing in the contempt suit against the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, pending the hearing of an appeal in respect of the suit.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday insisted that the Inspector-General of Police, must arrest and produce the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu in court on August 16.
Saraki and Dogara gave the explanation in a statement issued in the early hours of Tuesday
Delivering the ruling, Justice Abdul Aboki leading a three-man panel suspended the enforcement of the arrest warrant issued by the Federal High Court in Abuja on August 1.
This is just as the non-governmental organization invoked a Freedom of Information request on the Commission for the copy of the manual check of the voters register that will enable the removal of identified underage registered voters from…
Prof. Umar Danbatta , Executive Vice-Chairman, NCC, after the meeting with the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, described the forum “as a huge step toward entrenching free, fair and credible elections in the country”.
Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that the Legislature is committed to ensuring that Nigeria gets credible elections in 2019.