The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has issued a guideline for safely conducting state and local government elections, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic threatens. It urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), parties, politicians and election monitors to place a premium on the lives of the electorate by adhering […]

Ahead of the Local Government election scheduled for later this year, 16 political parties have registered with the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSSIEC) to participate in the poll. The parties, according to the commission’s Spokesperson, Tunde Fanawopo, include Action Alliance, African Democratic Congress, Accord Party, Social Democratic Party, African […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued guidelines for security operatives deployed for the conduct of elections. The guidelines, issued in conjunction with the Inter-agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES), contain the code of conduct and rules of engagement on how security agents will operate while on election […]

The Judge who annulled the June 12, 1993 presidential election, presumed to be the freest and fairest in the nation’s history, Dahiru Saleh, is dead. According to Cable.Ng, he was buried in Azare, his hometown, in Bauchi on Thursday evening. Until his death, he held the title of “Mutawallen” of […]

The coronavirus disease has claimed the life of the President, Independent National Electoral Commission of Guinea, Mamadou Salif Kébé. Chairman, Nigeria’s Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, described Kébé’s passing “as most unfortunate and a great loss to Guinea and West Africa”. The deceased was said to have contracted the infection […]