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Niger Assembly sacks state Independent Electoral Commission chairman

The Niger State House of Assembly has sacked the Chairman of the Niger State Independent Electoral Commission, Baba Aminu, for his inability to effectively discharge his official responsibilities. The legislators announced his removal after he briefed them on the preparedness of the commission towards the conduct of the local government elections, adding that it had […]

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Ogun blogger released after 138 days

Hammed Olamilekan, the blogger detained over an article written on the alleged criminal past of the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has been released on bail, Thursday. It was gathered that the blogger, popular as Labash, who appeared before the Federal High Court 1, Abeokuta, the Ogun State Capital, was released after spending 138 days […]

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Campaign: Shun vulgar language, INEC urges candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Gombe State has cautioned political parties and their candidates against use of vulgar language that could threaten peace during electioneering. The Head of Voter Education and Publicity of the Commission in the state, Nuhu Ibrahim, gave the charge in a statement on Tuesday in Gombe. He said electioneering would […]

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Stop using money to divide Christians, Tinubu warned

The ruling All Progressives Congress and its presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, have been warned not against causing division among Christians with money. The warning was made in a statement issued by the Northern States Christian Elders Forum, signed by its chairman, Oyinehi Inalegwu, on Tuesday. “We warn APC to stop using monetary incentives to recruit […]

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