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Governor Ganduje appoints Wada Isiaku As KANSIEC scribe

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, has approved the appointment of Barr. Wada Bashir Isiaku as the Secretary, Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC).

Double registration: It’s not yet time to respond – Governor Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has broken his silence on the allegations that he was registered twice by the Independent National Electoral Commission, saying he will speak on the matter at the appropriate time.

Group challenges INEC over electoral reform

A pro-democracy group, the Justice Initiative for the Disadvantaged and Oppressed People (JIDOP) has tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reconstruct the electoral laws of the commission through the legislature and return it to the path of constitutional democracy for stable polity.

Only 8 political parties to participate in Plateau local council polls – IPAC

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) on Saturday said eight out of the 34 political parties existing in Plateau would feature candidates in the Feb. 17 local government elections in the state.

Nothing can stop Anambra Central rerun election – Victor Umeh

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, cannot for any reason stop the Anambra Central rerun election it has fixed for January 13, 2018, former National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Umeh, has said.

2019: INEC to introduce sign languages for disabled persons

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will introduce sign languages and communication techniques to aid the full participation of People-Living-with-Disabilities (PLWDs) in the 2019 general elections.

INEC wants more elective positions for women in 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has pleaded with all the registered political parties to do everything within their powers to reduce the declining number of women in elective positions in the 2019 general elections.

2019: Join APGA or be sacked – Governor Obiano tells Southeast governors

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Thursday described the All Progressives Grand Alliance as the “South-East hurricane.”

INEC sacks two officials over Governor Yahya Bello’s double registration

The Independent National Electoral commission, INEC, has dismissed two officials for their alleged roles in the electoral scandal involving the Kogi State Governor, Yahya Bello.

INEC registers 21 new political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 21 new political parties, taking the number of registered parties in Nigeria to 67.

2019: Restructuring’ll be a major determinant – UK envoy

The agitation for the restructuring of Nigeria was re-echoed in Jos on Thursday with the British government expressing optimism that it would be a major determinant in the 2019 general elections.

INEC yet to receive court judgement on Anambra central senatorial election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said it is yet to receive a copy of the recent court judgement on the Anambra central senatorial election.

Anambra guber: Party asks tribunal to nullify Governor Obiano’s victory

The African People’s Party has asked the Anambra State governorship electoral tribunal to quash the victory of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State at the just concluded governorship election in the state.

PDP convention: The aftermath

The election that took place was another night of the long knives. After the macheting, the ego slaying, the marching out, and the intrigues of Caesarian flavour, the PDP was left in a worse state than it had been. It was sad. It was disappointing. It was a big let down.

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