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The Bayelsa Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Monday Tom, says INEC is satisfied with the percentage rate of Permanent Voter Card (PVC) collection, promising that the body is adequately prepared to conduct the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
Stakeholders in Bayelsa State have accused Governor Seriake Dickson of sponsoring calls for the removal of the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), ahead of the November 16 governorship poll.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC in Kogi State, Prof. James Apam, made the disclosure on Friday while speaking at a “Sensitization Forum for media executives, bloggers and journalists on Election and Fake News in Kogi State,” organised by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), in partnership with USAID, UKaid and INEC.
In two separate unanimous judgments, the National Assembly/Legislative Houses Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Awka, has affirmed the election of the Chairman of Capital Oil, Chief Ifeanyi Ubah, as Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says its efforts at ensuring the participation of more women in the electoral process did not yield the desired result in 2019 general elections.
Professor James Apam, Resident Electoral Commissioner, Kogi State, on Wednesday, attributed the preponderance of fake news and hate speech in the country to the political class and high rate of unemployment.
Former Resident Electoral Commissioner in the defunct Bendel State, Chief Atiyota Ejughemre, has described the criticism of new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, by Governors of the region as political rascality, maintaining that Olorogun Bernard Okumagba would deliver on his mandate as the Managing Director of the commission.
To achieve success in the future elections, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Oyo State, Mr. Mutiu Agboke, on Tuesday called for synergy among stakeholders to guarantee success in future elections.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Kogi State, Professor James Apam, has said that his worries on the November governorship election in the state would be violence.
A member of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Justice Sheriff Hafizu, has said Senator Godswill Akpabio was robbed of his victory in February 23 National Assembly election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has attributed the level of credibility recorded in the 2019 general elections to the involvement of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in monitoring the elections across the country to prevent compromises through vote buying and vote selling.
Senator Douye Diri has emerged winner of the governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State.
For the second time in four days, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its Bayelsa governorship primary to between Tuesday and Wednesday in compliance with an interim order of a State High Court restraining the party from using direct primary.
Members of the Inter Party Advisory Council in Kogi State, Friday, walked out of the stakeholders’ meeting organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over alleged negative role of the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof. James Apam, in the last general election.
Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff, on Saturday tasked Nigerian Army to uphold the virtues of selfless service and professionalism to meet contemporary security challenges.
Serie A leading scorer Ciro Immobile’s late brace of penalties helped Lazio wipe out a three-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Atalanta on Saturday.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s order for a forensic audit of the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission from 2001 till date is another clear reflection of his total commitment to the fight against corruption, according to the Buhari Media Organisation.
Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde said President Donald Trump’s trade offensive against China could slash global economic growth and she critiqued his Twitter habits in an interview with US television program 60 Minutes.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Sen. Ali Ndume and the House of Representatives counterpart, Mr Abdulrazak Namdas, have promised to ensure adequate funding for the Nigerian Army in the 2020 budget.
The All Progressives Congress in Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State has inaugurated its campaign council and six different committees for the victory of the party in the election.
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), says the renewal of the National Identity Card will cost five thousand naira (N5,000) payable through remita.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says in the first half of 2019, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) generated N691.11 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).
Thirty-five pilgrims who were performing the lesser Hajj, also known as Umrah, have been burnt to death in a road accident.
The Lagos State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board has held a medical screening for 500 intending pilgrims at the Chapel of Christ Church, Alausa.