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Ogun: Odogbolu INEC’s Election Officer, Akinwande In Big Mess

Adeleke Adeosun Mrs Tayo Akinwande, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ‘s Election Officer in Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun State has been enmeshed in a big mess. Impeccable sources have revealed that the EO has been accused of bribery. She is alleged to have received wads of new naira notes hours before the now rescheduled Presidential elections from ... Read More »

No Camapigns or Extension Of PVC Collection Despite Postponement-INEC Boss

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has revealed that the ban on presidential election campaigns will not be lifted despite the one week postponement of the elections. Answering questions during an interactive session with Stakeholders, Prf. Yakubu also noted that there will be no extension of PVC collection too, nothing that the commission’s timetable ... Read More »

Opinion:Four Years Later We Are Back To Square One- Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, how time flies indeed. About four years ago, we went through this very ritual, though the election was shifted by six weeks, for reasons we believed was an excuse to get the ruling government better prepared to consolidate its grip on power. Before long, the six weeks arrived, and there was no hiding place. Even as I write ... Read More »

“Political parties lack internal democracy”-Prof. Jega laments

By Tersoo Achineku Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, has aired his views on the state of in party politics in the country. According to Jega, political parties lack internal democracy, a trend that has spawned the substitutions of candidates after primaries thereby creating an uphill for the commission. Jega, speaking during a stakeholders’ conference on the ... Read More »