Tag Archives: Independent National Electoral Commission

EFCC Takes Ex-INEC Chairman Maurice Iwu To Court Over Alleged N1.2bn Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), is set to arraign a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Prof. Maurice Iwu for alleged money laundering. According to The Guardian, It was gathered that Iwu will be arraigned at a federal High Court, sitting in Lagos on a four-count charge bordering on money…

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Former INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega, Joins PRP

Professor Attahiru Jega, former National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has joined the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP). The National Publicity Secretary, Abdul Gombe, in a statement on Friday, said Jega would chair the Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threat analysis Committee of the party in order to reposition it for more nationalistic outlook…

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Witness Testifies Against President Buhari’s 2019 Presidential Election Victory At Tribunal

Uchena Umeh, the Petitioners’ 17th witness confirmed before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, on Tuesday, that as an Assistant Presiding Officer I during the last presidential election in Gwarinpa, Abuja, he transmitted the results of the poll to the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission. Umeh appeared before the five-man tribunal led…

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Court Stops INEC Witnesses From Testifying Against The Victory Of Makinde

The Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Monday disallowed  a subpoenaed witness called by the Independent National Electoral Commission from testifying in a petition challenging the victory of Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the witness was Prof. Toyin Ogundipe who was the Oyo State Returning Officer in the…

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Election Tribunal: Atiku, PDP Call for Reduction of Call-in Witnesses Period to 10 Days

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate for the 2019 Nigerian General Elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has on Monday, informed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal their decision to reduce the 14 days period prescribed by the law for the call of witnesses to prove their petition to 10 days. Atiku and PDP,…

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Court Sentence INEC Deputy Director To Six Years Imprisonment Over Diezani Bribe

Justice Yusuf Birnin-Kudu of Jigawa State High Court sitting in Gumel, has sentenced a Deputy Director of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Auwal Jibrin, to six years in jail for unlawful enrichment and gratification. He was convicted alongside one Garba Ismaila who bagged seven years in jail for benefiting from the $115.010m largesse of a…

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Osun State Election: Declare Adeleke Winner – Senator David Mark Tells INEC

The former Senate President of Nigeria, who is also a Peoples Democratic Party Presidential aspirant, Senator David Mark, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission to do the needful by declaring Senator Ademola Adeleke winner of the last Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State. He said it was incontrovertible that results announced by the electoral umpire…

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Breaking!!! Senator Adeleke Reveals His Next Line Of Action Over The Inconclusive Election

The Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the ongoing Osun Gubernatorial Elections, Ademola Adeleke has reacted to the declaration of the Elections as inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Adeleke led the race with 254,698 votes, 353 votes more than that of Gboyega Oyetola of the APC. The margin was, however, less…

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INEC Is Solely Working For President Buhari, APC – PDP Governors

The Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has claimed that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was working solely for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. This was contained in a communique issued at the end of its emergency meeting in Abuja, yesterday being 10th of September, 2018. The Governors…

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