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INEC to deploy 12,000 ad hoc staff for FCT council poll

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The Independent National Electoral Commission would deploy 12,000 ad hoc personnel for the February 12, 2022 area council election in the Federal Capital Territory,...

Ekiti guber: UP threatens INEC with legal action for rejecting notice...

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ABUJA: The National Working Committee, NWC, of United Patriots, UP, has described as sad and unfortunate, the decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission,...

N305bn too much for 2023 elections – NANS tells Buhari

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The National Association of Nigerian Students, South West, Zone D, told the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari that the N305bn proposed by the Independent...

Electoral Act Amendment: Buhari returns bill to NASS, faults direct primaries,...

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has asked the National Assembly to remove the clause that has to do with direct primaries from...

Your Participation In Anambra Governorship Election, Illegal – Court To Andy...

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The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to delete Andy Uba's name in its record as a candidate...

National Assembly misses target on 2022 budget passage

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The National Assembly has failed to meet its target on the passage of the 2022 Appropriation Bill. The House of Representatives had specifically scheduled the...

Undemocratic takeover of govt poses great challenge to ECONEC, says Yakubu

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The undemocratic takeover of government in some West African countries has created a great challenge for Electoral Commissions in the sub-region, according to the...

2023: PDP will take over if INEC maintains current system, says...

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, says his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, will take over the much coveted presidential seat from the ruling All...

Accord Party Candidate, Maduka Withdraws Petition Against Soludo

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Dr. Godwin Maduka, the Candidate of the Accord Party in Anambra State in the just concluded Anambra governorship election, has withdrawn a petition he...

Anambra Guber Tribunal begins sitting as petitions increase to 13

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The Anambra Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal is set to begin sitting after receiving two more petitions, despite the expiration of the 21-day deadline. A...

Buhari may assent proposed Electoral Act amendment

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Controversy over direct primary clause in the Electoral Act Amendment Bill may soon end. President Muhammadu Buhari may sign the Bill as passed and transmitted...

INEC boss dedicates This Nigeria award to staff, NYSC members

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The ThisNigeria newspaper has conferred its inaugural Gold Award in Public Service on the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in...

2023: Don’t Repeat the Mistake of 2015 – Bishop Kukah Warns...

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Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah has given Nigerians a warning ahead of the 2023 presidential election. Kukah said Nigerians should...

Electoral Act: INEC breaks silence on Buhari’s letter

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has broken its silence on a letter written to it by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over...

Resign before December 18, Fayemi tells appointees nursing gov ambition

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Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday directed those serving in his government who would like to contest the governorship primaries to tender...

Politicians undermining BVAS deployment during polls, INEC alleges

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Politicians are trying to undermine the electoral process and the use of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) for elections, the Independent National Electoral...

Electoral Act Amendments: Buhari writes INEC, seeks advice on direct primaries,...

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has written a letter to the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, seeking comments from...

Direct primaries: National Assembly vs governors

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Will President Muhammadu Buhari sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill recently passed by the National Assembly to allow the use of direct primaries to...

INEC lists corps members to conduct direct primaries

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The Independent National Electoral Commission may be forced to use serving members of the National Youth Service Corps to monitor political parties’ direct primaries...

Oti Ikomi, Fatayi-Williams, others to attend Realnews 9th anniversary lecture

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LAGOS - Prominent Nigerians and Africans have confirmed their attendance to speak at the Realnews 9th anniversary lecture holding on Thursday, November 18, at...