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INEC issues fresh election guidelines for security agents

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 duty. The ICCES, which is […]

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Just In: Judge who annulled June 12 poll dies

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 Katagum emirate in Bauchi. He […]

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INEC mourns as Guinea electoral chair dies of coronavirus

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 from one of the African […]

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INEC reveals how Political Parties violated rule on election expenses

Stakeholders reveal loopholes exploited by politicians One year after the 2019 general elections, over 60 per cent of political parties that participated are yet to file their statutory returns to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), contrary to the provisions of the Electoral Act. Before the deregistration of 74 parties by INEC recently, 92 registered […]

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Kwankwaso calls for review of Kano governorship election

Former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Wednesday sought the support of the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the review of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in the state. Kwankwaso, who held a brief meeting with the National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, appealed to the party National […]

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