Court of Appeal to rule on Peter Obi, INEC’s BVAS case on Wednesday

Court of Appeal to rule on Peter Obi, INEC’s BVAS case on Wednesday By Ikechukwu Nnochiri, ABUJA • .as Obi, LP apply to conduct a physical inspection The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has slated Wednesday to consider the merit of the application the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, filed to be allowed to […]

Election result: CAN sends clear message to INEC

By John Owen Nwachukwu The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has reacted to the issues emanating from Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections. The religious body, in a statement on Tuesday, appealed for calm, while demanding responsible action from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. CAN emphasised that elections are vital for Nigeria as a […]

‘Hold rerun elections next Saturday’ – Obasanjo tells INEC

‘Hold rerun elections next Saturday’ – Obasanjo tells INEC By Ishola Oludare Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has asked that results from polling units where the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) was not used should be nullified. Obasanjo also requested that results that were not uploaded on the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) […]

INEC speaks on cancelling presidential result over Electoral Act violation

INEC speaks on cancelling presidential result over Electoral Act violation By Chukwuani Victoria The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it may cancel thousands of results from Saturday’s presidential election over alleged breach of the Electoral Act 2022. The INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, pledged on Tuesday that the commission will review election results in […]

Again INEC omits Labour Party’s logo on ballot papers sent to Ondo State

Again INEC omits Labour Party’s logo on ballot papers sent to Ondo State By Tayo Elegbede Again fresh reports have emerged that the logo of the Labour Party is missing on the ballot papers sent to Ondo State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Naija News reports that the development is the second to […]

Labour Party kicks as INEC allegedly omits party logo on Lagos ballot papers

By Racheal Ayodele The Labour Party, LP, has slammed the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for omitting the party’s logo on Lagos State ballot papers for the Saturday election. Recall that INEC had on Wednesday taken delivery of sensitive materials for the Presidential and National Assembly Elections scheduled for Saturday, February 25. LP Chairman in […]

Court stops INEC from ending voters’ registration

From Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from ending voter registration on  June 30. Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon granted the restraining order after listening to arguments in respect of a motion exparte by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP). SERAP and 185 concerned Nigerians had […]

INEC announces new dates for Presidential, governorship elections: Statement

Nigeria’s presidential and National Assembly elections will now take place on 25 February 2023, instead of 18 February as initially announced. INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu announced the new date Saturday a day after President Muhammadu Buhari signed the amended Electoral. The act says that Presidential election notice shall be given 360 days ahead. By […]

2023: Outrage as INEC says polls may be postponed

2023: Outrage as INEC says polls may be postponed By Dapo Akinrefon, Omeiza Ajayi, Nnamdi Ojiego & Chinonso Alozie • Commission blames Electoral Act crisis Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it may be forced to postpone the 2023 elections if President Muhammadu Buhari fails to assent to the reworked Electoral Act Amendment Bill by […]

2023: Why Lawmakers Are Rejecting E-Voting – Jega

A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Attahiru Jega,  berated the National Assembly for downplaying the relevance of the electronic transmission of results in general elections, adding that the lawmakers were doing so for self-interest. Jega disclosed this during a  lecture organized by the Kwara Visioners Network for Rural Development at the […]

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