Tag Archives: INEC

Forum Wants Buhari to Sign Electoral Act Amendment

Joint Forum of 60 Presidential Candidates and National Chairmen, have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment into law to improve the country’s electoral system. Chairman of the forum, Malam Shittu Mohammed, said this at a news conference in Abuja, on Tuesday. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 60 parties include, United People’s Congress (UPC), ...

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Tribunal Strikes Out Petition Challenging Faleke’s Victory

Honourable James Abiodun Faleke An Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, today, struck out an application challenging the victory of a member of House of Representative, Honourable James Abiodun Faleke, of All Progressive Congress (APC) representing Ikeja Federal Constituency, at the last general election. The tribunal headed by Justice Kunaza M. Hamidu, struck out the application, following a motion ...

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Court Dismisses Lagos APC Lawmaker, Famakinwa’s Returning Ticket Suit

  A Federal High Court, Lagos, presided over by Justice Rilwan Aikawa today dismissed the suit filed by a Lagos lawmaker,  Honourable Famakinwa Adedayo Olufemi, representing Ajeromi-Ifelodun Constituency 1, at the Lagos State House of Assembly asking the court  for an order of mandatory injunction directing INEC to accept and treat him as the lawful candidate of the All Progressive ...

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NO Misty Cloud In Zamfara, INEC Must See Through The Eyes Of The Law

No Misty Cloud In Zamfara, INEC Must See Through The Eyes Of The Law   By A. IGE ASEMUDARA INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmud Yakub There is no gainsaying the fact that non-compliance with rules and disobedience to law and order has been the bane of the Nigerian state; her institutions are bogged down by it and her machineries are almost ...

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Rivers Election: Wike, INEC’s Conspiracy to Rig Responsible for Stalemate – Niger Delta Group

As confusion continues to trail to trail the outcome of just-concluded elections in Rivers State, the Niger Delta Volunteer Congress has accused the state governor, Nyesom Wike of conspiring with the Independent National Electoral Commission to hold the state to ransom. The equally hailed the Nigerian Military for its role during the election and for restraints it showed in the ...

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North-Central Youths Knock INEC, Describe 2019 Elections as “Criminal Farce”

The North-Central chapter of the Save Nigeria Democracy Group has called the elections held in Nigeria on February 23 and March 9 a “criminal farce” and vowed to vehemently challenge their validity. Speaking in Makurdi after a mass rally at the Independent National Electoral Commission premises in Abuja, zonal chairman of the Group, Emmanuel Soetan Dave said they are committed ...

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