The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over the deployment of National Commissioners and Resident Electoral Commissioners, REC, for the Kogi and Bayelsa State, ahead of the November 16 governorship elections. PDP warned the Chairman of INEC, Mahmood Yakubu that deploying RECs of […]

The Sokoto Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested four officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Zamfara office for alleged breach of trust and criminal diversion of ad hoc staff allowance to the tune of N84,696,000. The arrested persons are: Administrative Secretary, Hassan Sidi Aliyu; Head […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it had rejected 14 invalid submitted nominations by political parties for the Nov. 16 governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States.Mr. Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, in a statement issued in Abuja, also disclosed […]