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Comfort Lamptey

UN: Low women participation in politics undermines opportunities

The country representative of UN Women Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mrs Comfort Lamptey, lamented that low participation of women in politics undermines their opportunities in the country, adding that Nigeria is one of the countries with lowest number of women representation in political structures in the African region.

2019: NIPSS, political parties campaign against vote buying

The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, near Jos, Plateau State and the National Organising Secretaries of various political parties on Wednesday urged the electorate and politicians to shun vote buying in the forthcoming elections.

2019: Yobe APC investigates alleged vote-buying by governorship aspirant

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe, says it is investigating allegation of vote-buying by a governorship aspirant ahead of the party’s primaries.

Yobe guber: APC scribe Maimala Buni may emerge unopposed

The Yobe State governorship aspiration of the National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Maimala Buni, on Sunday received a boost as the Inter-Party Advisory Council adopted him as their consensus candidate.
Owolabi Salis

2019: Poverty responsible for godfatherism – AD candidate

The governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy in Lagos State, Owolabi Salis, has linked godfatherism in politics to poverty.

INEC partners IPAC, religious leaders in distributing 89,563 uncollected PVCs in Enugu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has concluded arrangements with the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) to ensure effective distribution of 89,563 uncollected Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in Enugu State.

INEC: Osun’ll be testing ground against vote buying

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the conduct of the Osun State governorship election will be a testing ground against vote buying.

IPAC lauds Yobe APC on discipline and party supremacy

The Inter Party Advisory Council in Yobe has described the state branch of the All Progressives Congress as a leading model in party supremacy and discipline in Nigeria’s democracy.

INEC registers 14.5m new voters ahead of 2019 election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has placed the total number of newly registered voters as 14,551,482 ahead of the 2019 general election.

Peter Ameh emerges IPAC national chairman

Chief Peter Ameh of the People’s Progressive Party on Wednesday in Abuja emerged the National Chairman of Inter-Party Advisory Council.

47 political parties’ chairs reject Peter Ameh as IPAC chair

Forty-seven chairmen of political parties, under the auspices of Concerned Leaders, have protested the candidature of Chief Peter Ameh of the Progressives Peoples Alliance to contest the Chairmanship of the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC).

NIPSS, IPAC demand more female political participation

The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) and the Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) have appealed to Nigeria political parties to involve more women, youth and People Living with Disability in leadership positions within the parties in line.

IPAC issues ultimatum to Adamawa government to conduct council polls

The Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Adamawa State chapter, has issued a seven days ultimatum to the Adamawa State Government to organise and conduct local government council elections.

INEC decries low rate of PVCs’ collection in Ebonyi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says no fewer than 71,462 registered voters in Ebonyi are yet to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in spite of the sustained enlightenment campaigns in the state.

2019: IPAC condemns vote buying, tasks INEC on credible elections

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) South South/South East zones, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to ensure the conduct of free and fair elections next year.

INEC engages 3,500 ad-hoc staff for Bauchi South bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) plans to engage 3, 500 ad-hoc staff for the August 11 Bauchi South Senatorial District bye-election.
There was a massive turnout of voters in Ekiti as the accreditation and voting process got underway in Saturday’s governorship election

Group: Vote-buying biggest threat to Nigeria’s democracy

The Integrity Group (TIG) on Monday said that vote-buying was not only a criminal offence but the biggest threat to Nigeria’s democracy.

INEC denies secret meeting with a political party

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied the allegation of holding any secret meeting with officials or leaders of any political party.

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