Adekunle Adesuji, Abuja
National Assembly on Wednesday slashed the budget of thirty agencies for the funding of 2019 general elections.The total amount requested by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Security agencies for the conduct of General elections was N242 billion.
PRESIDENT BUHARI RECEIVED ECOWAS-UN DELEGATION 1. President Buhari chats with the President of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), H.E JJean-Claude Brou accompanied by the Special Representative of UN SEC-GEN on West Africa and the Sahel Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambers during an audience at the State House, Abuja.
Sunday Ode, Abuja
Nigeria has left that era in which democratic norms are brazenly subverted, with votes awarded to those favoured by the authorities, and the shortchanged told to go to court if they were not happy.
ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja
Senate Tuesday passed Electoral Act stating that election expenses for Presidential election shall not exceed a total sum on N5,000,000,000. following the amendment of section 91 of the Electoral Act No. 6 2010 and Electoral Amendment.
No fewer than 30 presidential candidates for the 2019 general election have emerged.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has already scheduled the Presidential and National Assembly elections for Saturday, 16th February.
Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has claimed that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was working for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
PAULETTE ORJIME- Abuja
The Nigerian Army has assured the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of its support and assistance that will enable the commission carry out its constitutional responsibility of conducting 2019 General Elections especially in North Eastern part of the country.
OBIORA IFOH, Abuja
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has challenged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to stand up to its integrity as it is on the brink of history.
OBIORA IFOH, Abuja
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has blamed the declining youths’ participation in political process on the failure of candidates to fulfill campaigns promises, loss of confidence in electoral commission, electoral fraud, cumbersome electoral process, insecurity and violence.
The immediate past President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, despite conceding defeat after the 2015 Presidential election has expressed disappointment with how the then Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, conducted the election.
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EBOJELE AKHERE PATRICK, Benin
The Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin on Friday upheld the election of Governor Godwin Obaseki, declaring that the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to be declared winner of the election lacked merit.