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The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday maintained its position that it would not issue Certificates of Return to anyone whose election result was declared by its staff under duress.
The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Wednesday, asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), to issue him with a Certificate of Return as the senator-elect for Imo West Senatorial District.
Following the order of a Federal High Court, Abuja, barring the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from continuing with the collation and declaration of the result of the Bauchi State governorship election held on March 9, 2019, the commission has vowed to take steps to vacate the order.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted that it would not present a certificate of return to Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha.
The Southeast chapter of the Presidential Support Committee (PSC) and the South East Professionals have cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against creating constitutional crisis by refusing to issue Certificate of Return to the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, after being declared winner of the Imo West Senatorial election.
The House of Representatives member elect for Ohaozara, Onicha and Ivo Federal Constituency, Ebonyi State, Engr. Livinus Makwe, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the smooth conduct of elections in Ebonyi state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Representatives candidate for Ikpoba-Okha/Egor Federal Constituency of Edo State in the just concluded National Assembly election, Hon Ehiozuwa Agbonyinma, has filed a 142-page petition before the State Election Petitions Tribunal, challenging the outcome of the February 23 election.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State says the Independent National Electoral Commission may be planning to organise a special event to issue him a Certificate of Return.
As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) issues Certificate of Return to senators-elect and House of Representative-elect today (Thursday), Senator Mao Ohuabunwa, on Wednesday asked a Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, to restrain the commission from issuing certificate to Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate.
Abdulrau’uf Modibbo, who won the election to represent Yola South/Yola North/Girei Federal Constituency under APC in Adamawa state, is to challenges the earlier suit by the federal court on the matter in the court of appeal.
An FCT High Court has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to issue Certificate of Return to the presumed winner of the Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District election, Chris Ekpenyong.
Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari defeated what it termed “principalities and powers” by emerging victorious in last Saturday’s presidential election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday in Abuja presented a Certificate of Return to President Muhammadu Buhari, winner of the Feb. 23 Presidential election.
Gathering jumbo votes from his North-west and North-east strongholds, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) this morning finally subdued his closest rival in last Saturday’s presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Efforts by the embattled senator representing Kogi East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Attai Idoko, to retain his seat on Thursday, suffered a setback as a Federal High Court in Abuja struck out his suit seeking to reopen the case decided against him up to the Supreme Court.
The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has presented Certificate of Return to Mr Nurudeen Olufemi, the winner of Bariga (Ward C Owode Orile) by-election held in Bariga Local Council Development Area on Tuesday.
A Federal High Court in Ado-Ekiti on Monday dismissed the suit filed by a former governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, challenging the eligibility of Governor Kayode Fayemi to contest the July 14 governorship election in the state.
The Kaduna State Police Command said it has arrested no fewer than 172 suspects over alleged involvement in various forms of malpractices during the just concluded general election in the state.
Troops of 115 Task Force Battalion, Operation Lafiya Dole, Nigerian Army in Askira-Uba, have constructed bread and sachet water factories to support soldiers fighting Boko Haram insurgents in Borno.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has tackled the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its decision to conduct supplementary governorship election in Bauchi state.
The United States has expressed disappointment over reports of military interference, in the 2019 general election.
Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai on Friday urged Japan and its fellow Group of 20 nations to pledge new funding for educating girls at June’s G20 summit, hosted by the Japanese.
The Delta House of Assembly on Thursday passed the State Freedom of Information Bill.
Genetic scientists believe they could clone Lionel Messi in the future by using current scientific practices.
The Federal Government would send request to the National Assembly for adjustments to the 2019 budget to reflect ways of sourcing funds to pay the new national minimum wage which was approved by the Senate.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has cancelled the earlier announced supplementary elections in Bauchi State.
Coach of Nigeria’s U23 Men’s side Imama Amapakabo has expressed great hopes of a comeback after his team fell 2-0 on Wednesday to their Libyan counterparts in the first round, first leg qualifier for the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations.