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 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...
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 Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 2 for the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states. Festus Okoye, chairman of INEC’s information and voters education committee, announced this on Tuesday evening. Okoye said parties interested in fielding candidates for the polls are expected to hold their primaries between...
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...
Some presiding officers in Borno and Yobe states say they transmitted results of the February 23 presidential election to the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The All Progressives Congress (APC) had tackled Atiku, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), over his claim that results from...
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...