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Tribunal Denies Atiku/PDP More Time to Close Case

Peoples Democratic Party

By Jude Opara, Abuja  A request by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in the last general election, Atiku Abubakar for more time to conclude their case has been turned down by the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. This was after PDP lawyer, Chris Uche asked for more …

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PDP to Conduct Pengana Primary Bye-election July 10

Peoples Democratic Party

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau will on July 10 conduct its primary election to select candidate for the Pengana constituency by-election in the state. The party Publicity Secretary in the state, Mr John Akans, disclosed this in a statement yesterday in Jos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) …

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Group urges political parties to strengthen internal democracy

INEC makes U-turn, admits ownership of server

By Gabriel Atumeyi, Abuja A civil society group, Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA) has advised political parties to pay more attention to strengthening their internal party democracy. The group, which made this known at a stakeholders roundtable in Abuja, presented copies of its final report on the 2019 general elections …

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INEC Accredits 1,799 Journalists for 2019 Elections

INEC makes U-turn, admits ownership of server

By John Onah, Abuja About 1,799 Nigerian journalists from over 150 domestic media organisations were accredited to cover the 2019 general elections. The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja at a meeting with the media to review the last general …

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Time for INEC Chairman, Mahmud Yakubu, to Resign

Time for INEC Chairman, Mahmud Yakubu, to Resign

By Femi Aribisala Having been caught in lies upon lies, Mahmood Yakubu should do the honourable thing for a change. It is not realistic to insist that President Buhari should fire him. That is unlikely to happen since he is working to protect the president’s interests. But there is one …

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Server Controversy: INEC staff indict management

INEC

Several officials who said they were deployed as electoral officers by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 presidential election said they transmitted results electronically to a ‘central server’ through smart card readers. This they said was done in compliance with the directive given by the commission during …

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INEC Faces 1,069 Election Lawsuits, *109 new political parties apply for registration

INEC makes U-turn, admits ownership of server

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is facing 1069 election law suits, Daily Asset has learnt. This is as 109 political associations have applied for registration as political parties with INEC.  INEC National Commissioner, Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr. Festus Okoye  who spoke at an electoral reform round-table organised by …

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INEC Makes U-turn, Admits Ownership of Server

INEC makes U-turn, admits ownership of server

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Monday, 17th June, 2019 admitted ownership of a sever, maintaining however, that the results of the 2019 general elections were not transmitted electronically to its server but that the Commission only experimented the technology during some staggered elections held in 2018. The Commission said …

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