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Ondo guber primary: INEC dishonours APC’s letter unsigned by National Chairman

The leadership crisis bedevilling the ruling All Progressives Congress reared its ugly head on Wednesday as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) turned a letter notifying it of governorship primary. INEC dishonoured the letter because it was not signed by the National...

Edo Court clears hurdles for Obaseki to contest PDP primary

A reprieve came the way of Gov. Godwin Obaseki on Tuesday as an Edo State High Court gave him the green light to participate in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary scheduled for June 25.   Justice J. O. Okeaya-Inneh...

INEC mulls electronic voting as from 2021

  With effect from 2021, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will introduce electronic voting in major elections. "We will pilot the use of Electronic Voting Machines at the earliest possible time (not Edo and Ondo), but work towards the...

Just in: APC fixes June 22, July 20 for Edo, Ondo guber primaries

  Announces N22.5m for nomination and expression of interest form   Ahead of the governorship polls in Ondo and Edo States, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced June 22 and July 20 for its governorship primaries in the two states.   The...

INEC Fixes September, October Dates for Edo, Ondo Gov. Polls

  September 19 and October 10, 2020, has been announced as Governorship Election for Edo and Ondo States just as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deregistered 74 political parties. With the axing of the inactive parties, Nigeria now has only...

2023 elections: INEC approves only 18 political parties, de-registers 74

  Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has approved only 18 political parties from the 92 parties that were in existence during the 2019 elections. This is as the commission de-registered 74 political parties for...

In spite of killings, Kogi Senatorial Supplementary Elections hold Nov. 30 — INEC

    Barring any last minute logistic hitch, the Kogi State supplementary elections for West Senatorial District and Ajaokuta Federal Constituency respectively will hold on Saturday, November 30. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which announced this, said, ``it is ready to...

Iwu’s rearraignment: Judge’s absence stalls trial

  The absence of the judge has stalled the trial of former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Maurice Iwu. On Monday at the resumed trial of lwu, Justice Nicholas Oweibo, could not sit at the Federal High Court...

Bello meets Buhari says he won by a landslide

    Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has said he will meet those who want to challenge his victory at the November 16th gubernatorial elections in court, boosting that he won landslide.   “Just few hours ago, I received my certificate of...

Election Duty: Deceased corps member’s family gets INEC’s N1.9m cheque

  A youth corps member, Miss Kemisola Adeniran, who died during an election-related assignment in Oyo State, has been posthumously rewarded by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as it presented a cheque of N1.9 million to her family.   The cheque...
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  Poor public sensitization, enlightenment and advocacy may have dogged the fight against the COVI9-19 pandemic particularly at the grassroots, a monarch has said.   According to...

COVID-19 : NAFDAC officials swoop on herbal product unveiling event, seal factory 

  Disorder and commotion reigned in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital at the unveiling of an anti-COVID-19 herbal syrup as officials of the National Agency for...

COVID-19 transmission: NCDC blames youths, says responsible for fatalities of the aged 

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has blamed youths for the transmission of Coronavirus and infecting the elderly across the country,. It said younger people of...

NSITF MD, Executive Directors, others given the boot 

  The Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Mr Adebayo Somefun, has been suspended indefinitely on the orders of President...