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The Independent National Electoral Commission says a total of 867,088 eligible voters are expected to vote in the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the elections conducted in all three senatorial districts in Rivers State.
In line with its earlier promise, the ¸Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that it would conclude the collation of the Rivers State governorship election between April 2 and 5, this week.
Against the backdrop of the recent suspension of the 2019 governorship election in Rivers State, halfway through the process, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Saturday in Port Harcourt that no fresh elections would be held in the state.
The ongoing stakeholders’ meeting convened by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to resume votes count for the March 9 Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Rivers State has suffered major hiccup following a walk-out by the presumed winner of the governorship election, Biokpomabo Awara, of the African Action Congress, AAC.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and hundreds of its members stormed the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday and accused the commission’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, of conspiracy in the just concluded presidential and National Assembly elections.g
The Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS has pledged to extend financial assistance to Nigeria in the conduct of next year’s general elections.
The European Centre for Electoral Support has commenced training of legal officers of Independent National Electoral and Police to enhance ways of prosecuting electoral offenders, ahead of 2019 general elections.
The National Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has identified three major factors hindering successful prosecution of electoral offences in the country.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Rotimi Jacobs, on Tuesday said there was the need to grant the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) the power to investigate electoral offences, to address the problem effectively.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday urged stakeholders to give it the necessary support to curb vote-buying and other electoral offences.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said cases of vote-buying was increasing in elections in the country because its administrative process could not be subverted.
Ahead of 2019 general elections, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Yakubu Mahmood, yesterday in Asaba Delta State, reiterated his call for the establishment of an electoral offences commission, claiming that most electoral offences were poorly investigated by the Police.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has finally set up an eight-man investigative panel to look into complaints of preponderance of underage voters in its registers in Kano and Katsina States.
Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, and other dignitaries Thursday described the commencement of Air Peace’s Abuja-Uyo-Abuja flight operations as a welcome development capable of addressing air travel challenges on the route.
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Italy on Thursday banned travellers from Brazil and 12 other countries it considers to pose a high risk of COVID-19 transmission.
The spokesperson of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Tunde Buraimoh, has passed on.
Organised Labour in the nation’s communications industry, has raised the alarm that Nigeria Postal Service, NIPOST, is at risk of losing no fewer than 15,000 workers into the unemployment market over the alleged recent takeover of its primary duty to produce and issue stamp by the Federal Inland Revenue Services, FIRS.
Manchester United great Roy Keane actually had praise for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men for once in a change of heart after the team’s convincing win over Aston Villa.
The Enugu State Government has suspended the ongoing fixing of potholes in the urban metropolis of the state due to frequent rainfall.
The Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, confirmed this in a statement issued on Sunday.
A former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has described as irresponsible and cheap politics, a statement credited to the All Progressives Congress, which tried to link him with a cyber-crime suspect, Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi, who was recently arrested in the United Arab Emirates and extradited to the United States.
North Korea does “not feel any need” to resume talks with Washington, a senior diplomat for the country said Saturday, days after Seoul called for a summit as it seeks improved ties with Pyongyang.
The Katsina State Government said on Monday that it had spent about N30 million on amnesty programme for repentant bandits and cattle rustlers in the state before the programme collapsed.
In its readiness to strategically bring more Nigerians to read and practice engineering advocacy and to grow the practice of the profession in all its ramifications, Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, gave scholarships worth 16 Million to 13 best overall students that sat for the 2020 UTME Examination.