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The former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, has rejected the agitation to transfer the mandate of conducting local government elections from state electoral commissions to INEC.
The exercise was monitored by the State’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Mallam Sadiq Abubakar Musa, officials of the State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC), as well as operatives of the various security agencies.
Sen. Shehu Sani (APC Kaduna Central) says the fire that razed the State Independent Electoral Commission (KAD-SIECOM) at the weekend should not stop the proposed local council elections in the state scheduled for May 12
Security operatives have taken over the headquarters of the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission, part of which went up in flames on Saturday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the committee set up to investigate the Kano under age voters saga has concluded its facts finding mission and is in the process of writing its report which should be submitted and considered by the Commission
Edo State Chapter of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), on Wednesday raised an alarm over alleged plan by the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to manipulate Saturday local government election by falsifying the results at the sitting room of a godfather.
Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy, VATLAD, has faulted the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to probe alleged use of underage children to vote in the recently conducted Kano State Local Government Election.
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.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said it would send a high powered team from its headquarters to investigate the alleged involvement of underage persons in last Saturday’s local government election in Kano State.
Voters in five polling units in Fagge Local Government Area of Kano State were on the queue till about midday due to late arrival of voting materials on Saturday.
Jema’a Local Government in Kaduna State has spent over N119 million to complete infrastructural projects in the area, Alhaji Mu’azu Usman, Administrator of the local council, has said.
A political scientist, Dr Stephen Lafenwa, has called on Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to tender apology to people for not conducting local government elections in the last seven years.
The Nigeria Police have said it would deploy no fewer than 1,500 officers and men for Saturday’s National Assembly rerun election for the Mashi/Dutsi House of Representatives seat in Katsina State.
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The Sokoto State Government on Saturday disbursed N14.68 million to 86 District Heads to purchase cows for orphans as Sallah meat in the state.
Governor Samuel Ortom has restated his call on the people of the state to assist the security agencies to fight crime through intelligence gathering.
The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the by-election for the Port Harcourt Constituency lll State Assembly seat held Aug. 18 in the State.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), on Saturday in Makkah, warned Nigerian pilgrims and their officials against displaying political symbols during the Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiraling hyperinflation that has thrown the oil-rich, cash-poor South American country into chaos.
The Tilapia and Aquaculture Developers Association of Nigeria (TADAN) on Tuesday decried the exemption of Tilapia, a farmed fish species, from the federal government’s import prohibition list.
Goalkeeper Alisson’s commanding presence and skill on the ball are boosting the Liverpool defensive players’ confidence, Dutch centre-back Virgil van Dijk has said.
The Spanish season kicks off this weekend with La Liga entering a new era following the departures of Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta, and with Atletico Madrid posing a huge threat to the big two.
The National Emergency Management Agency on Saturday confirmed the death of another victim who was trapped in the building that collapsed on Friday in the Jabi area of Abuja, bringing the death toll from the collapse to three.
The Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Osun State chapter, Mr Jacob Adekomi, has said that the Governor Rauf Aregbesola administration has started paying full salaries to all categories of workers in the state.