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Whoever came up with the wise saying that Nigerian politics is dirty deserves an award for perspicacity. I have just returned from that dirtied, muddled up, confused, uncertain, unpredictable zone of Nigerian life and society with truck loads of stories in my head and enough impressions in my mind to last me another life-time.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday suspended all electoral processes in the governorship and House of Assembly elections in Rivers until further notice.
The Young Progressives Party (YPP) has rejected the results of the just-concluded Presidential election released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), early on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has maintained his early lead over main challenger, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the collated result of the presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.
The INEC Chairman, Professor Yakubu Mahmood has explained why the commission postponed the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for Saturday, February 16.
HURIWA in the statement by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, described the decision as the clearest sign that the current hierarchy of INEC is programmed to deliver a choreographed and highly manipulated electoral process, which is predetermined by the “Chairman and his cohorts” to favour the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari.
The head of ECOWAS election observer mission for the 2019 elections, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has met with the INEC Chairman at the INEC national headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.
The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday alleged the electoral officers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) across the federation are members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has faulted the call by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, for the resignation of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Yakubu Mahmoud, and the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Idris Ibrahim.
The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) says there is an alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the Osun rerun election.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to declare his party and Senator Ademola Adeleke winner in Osun governorship election to avert national crisis.
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Uganda's ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) lawmakers have endorsed President Yoweri Museveni to continue leading the party and the state.
An FCT High Court in Maitama, on Monday, granted leave to the EFCC to amend the charge in the trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, and three others, over alleged N544 fraud.
A pro-democracy group, Conscience Nigeria, has warned Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to thread with caution on ‘subversive reversal’ in Bauchi State
Prophet Jones Ode Erue, the Delta State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Delta State has been sacked.
A former owner of Portsmouth Football Club has been jailed for two-and-a-half years in Russia for bank fraud.
Another diehard supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari has started trekking from Abuja to Kebbi today (Wednesday).
Alhaji Bayero Nafada, the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Gombe State, has congratulated Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya of All Progressives Congress (APC) for winning last Saturday’s election.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri said he could not explain the second-half performance of his team after they collapsed to a 2-0 defeat against Everton at Goodison Park.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has thrown his weight behind the quest that the Senate President’s position should go to the South East.
House of Representatives member-elect Kayode Akiolu (APC-Lagos) said that he took advantage of the “Not Too Young to Run” act to win the Feb. 23 election.