APC may boycott Thursday’s supplementary election in Adamawa

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has threatened to boycott the supplementary governorship election if INEC insisted on conducting it on Thursday. The State Organising Secretary of APC, Alhaji Ahmed Lawan, made the party position known on Wednesday in Yola. Lawan told Journalist that the party had rejected the Thursday’s date and communicated its position to the electoral body. Newsmen report that INEC had … Continue reading APC may boycott Thursday’s supplementary election in Adamawa

Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

1. Presidential Election: APC Demands Arrest, Probe Of Atiku, PDP The APC has called for the arrest and investigation of the PDP leadership and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, over their alleged access to the server of INEC. The APC made this known in a petition written to the Inspector General of Police and the Director General of State Security Services (DSS) on Monday. 2. … Continue reading Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

Breaking: Tambuwal’s name reportedly missing on INEC list

The Sokoto state governor who defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) contested and lost the presidential primary of the PDP. Former vice president Atiku Abubakar beat him to the ticket. According to Daily Trust, the list was displayed at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in the state. The list showed that Manir Dan’iya is … Continue reading Breaking: Tambuwal’s name reportedly missing on INEC list

How APC, INEC Would Rig 2019 Elections

By now, the more discerning Nigerian should have realised that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government is not interested in creating the enabling environment for conducting even a semblance of free and fair elections. Instead, it is just interested in getting its way by hook or by crook. It is not interested in deepening the democratic space it inherited, rather it craves to constrict it. … Continue reading How APC, INEC Would Rig 2019 Elections

2019: Saraki, Atiku, Secondus, Obi, PDP chieftains plot to remove Buhari in Dubai

Determined to remove  President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election, Senate President Bukola Saraki; presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar; and the National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, are leading a host of other chieftains of the opposition party in a meeting in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to fine-tune their campaign strategy ahead of the November 18 commencement date. … Continue reading 2019: Saraki, Atiku, Secondus, Obi, PDP chieftains plot to remove Buhari in Dubai

INEC: Those Criticizing Buhari’s Failure To Submit Certificate, Should Go to Court -INEC

Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)‘s chairman, says there is room for legal action if anyone is in doubt of claims by candidates in the 2019 elections. Yakubu, while speaking about the personal particulars provided by the candidates, said anyone suspecting false claims has the right to file legal action against such candidate. As earlier reported by Naija News, President Muhammadu Buhari had told the commission that his … Continue reading INEC: Those Criticizing Buhari’s Failure To Submit Certificate, Should Go to Court -INEC

2019: Buhari Fails To Submit Academic Certificates To INEC for the second term

President Muhammadu Buhari has once again refused to submit his academic credentials to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), ahead of the 2019 elections. Aspirants vying for various position are to submit certain documents, including academic credentials, as parts of requirements to the commission. However Buhari, a former military head of state, was quoted to have said his academic records are with the military board. In the affidavit, … Continue reading 2019: Buhari Fails To Submit Academic Certificates To INEC for the second term

I earned N60.2m in three years, Atiku tells INEC

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has declared a personal income of N60.2 million in three years, according to the credentials he filed with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) He also indicated in his tax returns attached to his presidential nomination form that he paid N10.8 million tax between 2015 and 2017. Atiku is reputed to be a billionaire, one of Nigeria’s … Continue reading I earned N60.2m in three years, Atiku tells INEC

Buhari: My credentials still with military

Over 70 out of the 91 political parties are presenting presidential candidates that will participate in the 2019 Presidential elections. The correspondent, who visited the FCT office of the Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday, reported that over 70 names had been posted as of Thursday night. The list was posted with INEC’s timetable which fixed October 25 for the publication of candidates of political … Continue reading Buhari: My credentials still with military

Appeal Court voids arrest warrant issued against INEC chairman

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has nullified the arrest warrant earlier issued by the Federal High Court in Abuja against the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu. Justice Stephen Pam of the Federal High Court had on August 1, 2018, ordered the police to arrest Yakubu for allegedly refusing, on three occasions, to honour the court’s summons to … Continue reading Appeal Court voids arrest warrant issued against INEC chairman