INEC awarded illegal votes to Abiodun, says Akinlade (Punch)

The governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement in the 2019 election in Ogun State, Adekunle Akinlade, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of awarding unlawful votes to Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress. Akinlade stated this on…

“Stranded” election ad hoc officials besiege INEC office in Imo (Guardian)

Some trained ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Saturday, besieged electoral office over alleged non inclusion in the elections duties. The ad hoc staff numbering about 300 persons, besieged the INEC office in Owerri, awaiting…

Voters angry over non arrival of materials (Nation)

Aggrieved voters at Magwan special primary school polling booth No PO 2 expressed disgust the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for late arrival of voting materials. As at 9:230 am INEC officials were yet to be seen at the station…

#NigeriaDecides2019 -Election by the numbers

Starting at 8am today, Nigerians will troop out to  their polling units to cast their votes. They will be voting to elect a new president as well as senators and members of the house of representatives. As the hour looms,…

Go out and vote! – Buhari urges Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all eligible voters in Nigeria to “go out vote” so that we can “better perfect our democracy.” The president also assured foreign observers and monitors of their safety. He made these comments in an…

Photo News: This is Lagos after polls postponement (PMNews)

After the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, PM News photographer moved around Lagos to see things. This is Lagos after announcement of polls postponement: New Garage in Ojodu Berger The ever…

Guild of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria condemn INEC over postponement

The umbrella body of Nigerian bloggers:  The Guild Of Professional  Bloggers  Of Nigeria (GPBN)  has condemned the Independent Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC) for postponing the Presidential elections scheduled for Saturday 16th February 2019. GPBN issued the condemnation in a…

I am disappointed in INEC – Buhari

President Buhari has said he is “deeply disappointed” with INEC over the postponement of the presidential and national assembly elections. He made this known in a statement circulated today. The statement reads in full: “I am deeply disappointed that despite…

Non-performance: Catholic group asks INEC to deregister 33 parties (Punch)

The Justice Development and Peace Initiative of the Catholic Diocese of Ekiti has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to deregister 33 political parties. The Director of Ekiti JDPI, Reverend Father Emmanuel Akingbade, alleged that the parties were weak and…

ASUU talks tough ahead of Friday meeting with INEC (Punch)

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ahead of its Friday’s meeting with the Independent National Electoral Commission, has said that its ongoing seven-week strike is in the national interest. The National President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who stated this…

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