Tag Archives: INEC

INEC And The Return Of Mr. Inconclusive

By Felix Oboagwina Professor Mahmood Yakubu achieved a new national record when he received President Muhammadu Buhari’s endorsement for a second term as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). By the President rolling over the tenure of Yakubu as INEC boss for another five years, the former Professor of Political History and International Studies from the Nigerian Defence ...

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Consolidate On The Gains Of Edo Election, NEBPRIL Urges INEC, Stakeholders

Network for Best Practice and Integrity in Leadership (NEBPRIL), has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security agencies, political parties and the voters on the successful conduct of the Edo State governorship election, urging stakeholders to allow the electoral gains to be a benchmark for subsequent elections. In a statement in Abuja on Monday, September 21 and signed by ...

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Edo, Visa Ban And Demystification Of A Godfather

Casmir Igbokwe Edo State will make a good study in political chicanery of godfathers. Before the governorship election held on Saturday, September 19, 2020, it was as if war would break out in the state. The godfather himself, Adams Oshiomhole, pranced about the state in campaign summersault. Recall that, four years ago, the immediate past national chairman of the All Progressives ...

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BREAKING: INEC Declares Obaseki Winner Of Edo Gov Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Obaseki, as the winner of the last Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State.  The Returning Officer, Prof. Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, who announced the total result of the election, said APC polled 223,619 votes, while PDP got 307,955 votes. He declared the candidate of the ...

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Edo Election: Obaseki Maintains Lead After 12 LG Results

Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has maintained a clear lead after winning eight of the 12 Local Governments announced. The PDP, according to the results announced so far, is leading by nearly 50,000 votes. The results were announced in each of the local governments by the presiding INEC electoral officials. PREMIUM TIMES reported how Mr Obaseki ...

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Don’t Declare Edo Poll Inconclusive, Wike Warns INEC

The National Chairman of the Edo State Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday warned the Independent National Electoral Commission against declaring the governorship election inconclusive. He said INEC must keep to its promise of a transparent process. Wike, who noted that the collation of results was the most critical stage, urged ...

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Edo: INEC Still Expecting Results From 17 LGs

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said the delay in the receipt of collated results of the governorship election from local government areas in Edo State has delayed the collation at the state level. INEC National Commissioner, May Agbamuche-Mbu, said this on Sunday morning in Benin. Agbamuche-Mbu, the INEC Commissioner in charge of Edo, Bayelsa and Rivers, is the ...

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Court Adjourns Suit Seeking Uzodimma’s Removal As Imo Governor

Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned until July 20, a suit filed by Reform and Advancement Party (RAP) and its 2019 governorship candidate, Okere Kingdom, asking the court to restrain Hope Uzodimma from acting as Imo State governor. When the matter was called, yesterday, Kingdom said he filed an application praying the court to abridge the time within which the defendants ...

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Presidential Election Tribunal: We Transmitted Election Results To INEC’s Server – Ad Hoc Workers

Atiku To Challenge Kano, Kebbi And Nine Other States’ Results Three Independent National Electoral Commission ad hoc workers, who testified before the presidential election petitions tribunal on Monday, said they transmitted the results of the election electronically into INEC’s server. INEC had declared Muhammadu Buhari and All Progressives Congress (APC) the winner of the February 23 election polling 15,191,847 votes ...

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INEC Server: Between What The Court Said And Did Not Say

By Ifeanyi Izeze The behaviour of some educated Nigerians when it comes to national issues is outrightly incomprehensible. Must we always view critical issues within our partisan political frames rather than being broad enough to call a spade a spade and not a farm implement? Is it right to condone criminal behaviours and rationalise obvious aberrations in our polity simply ...

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