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Breaking: EFCC arraigns ex-INEC Boss over alleged fraud

August 8, 2019 Editor 0

Former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Maurice Iwu, has just been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over fraud allegation up to N1.23 billion. Iwu before a federal high court in Lagos on four count charges and pleaded not guilty. Details loading…

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Breaking: Presidential Tribunal orders subpoena on INEC Chair, Zamfara REC

July 17, 2019 Editor 0

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) sitting in Abuja has ordered that subpoena be issued on the duo of Chairman Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmud Yakubu and the Zamfara state resident electoral commissioner (REC) A subpoena is a request for the production of documents, or a request to appear in court or other legal proceeding and it was granted Read More

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Need to turn out en masse for February 23 polls

February 22, 2019 Blueprint 0

After running the gauntlet in the past one week following the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for last Saturday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has once again reassured the nation that it is ready to conduct the exercise tomorrow. Although the polls of February 16, 2019 were not the first to suffer postponement in the Read More

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The torching of INEC offices

February 14, 2019 Blueprint 0

The spate of arson on the facilities of the electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in parts of the country few days to the 2019 general elections, is a new trend in Nigeria’s chequered political history. Without a doubt, the dastardly act is not only criminal and reprehensible but it is also condemnable as it is targeted at Read More

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INEC’s readiness for 2019 polls

January 22, 2019 Blueprint 0

It may be safe to reach the inevitable conclusion that the nation’s electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), is leaving no stone unturned in its efforts towards ensuring the successful conduct of the 2019 general elections. This optimism flows from the series of measures and strategies adopted by the commission, which include the planned deployment of one million Read More