Some details of the petition filed on Monday by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23, 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress emerged on Tuesday. The petition, which sought to rely on 50...
The Nigerian Army on Monday said it felt betrayed after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) indicted soldiers, alongside armed thugs, over the violence that forced the suspension of the elections in Rivers State last week. In a statement on Monday evening, the spokesperson for the 6 Division headquartered in...
The leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission has revealed that some armed thugs, as well as soldiers, harassed and even illegally arrested some their staff during the Rivers state governorship election on March 9. In a statement released by the commission on Friday night, INEC explained how soldiers and...
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the governorship election in Nasarawa Local Government Area, the only local government that delayed the final announcement of governorship election result in the state. After collation of results from 10 wards of the local government, PDP scored 54,349 votes while the governing...
There are indications that Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, may not make it to the 9th Senate as his name is conspicuously missing in an updated list of Senators-elect uploaded to the website of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday. Okorocha had been recently declared as winner of...
The Katsina state Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Resident Commissioner, Ibrahim Zarewa, has admitted that there was a serious mix up in the election materials sent to the state. Zarewa,said that when the sorting was ongoing it was realized that materials of Kano and FCT were discovered in the...
The Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC), has extended collection of Permanent Voter Cards to Monday, February 11, 2019. The Indepen-dent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had earlier disclosed the possibility of extending the the deadline for the collection of Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, particularly in states which have a low collection...