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DSS Denies Arrests Over INEC Server Election Results

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied that it had arrested and detained seven members of staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC). A social media report had alleged that the SSS arrested some ICT staff of INEC for disclosing the commission’s server identity number to the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the just concluded elections, Atiku Abubakar. Peter Afunanya, Public Relations Officer of the service, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. He said that!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Senate Passes NHIS, PIGB, INEC Bills

The Senate, on Wednesday, during plenary passed the National Health Insurance (NHIS) Act, 2003 (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill 2019, the petroleum industry governance bill (PIGB) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) act 2010 (amendment) bill 2019. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari had initially rejected the bills claiming they had legal, constitutional and drafting issues after which the senate set up a technical committee to review the bills. However, the bills were being passed today after!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

BAYELSA POLL: We’ll Clash With FG In Coming Poll, Says Gov. Dickson

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said the forth coming governorship election will once again witness another clash of interest between the state and the federal government of Nigeria. Dickson stated this during an expended State Executive Council, SEC meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the state. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC last week fixed November 2, 2019 as date for the conduct of the governorship election in the state. During the meeting which in attendance party!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Atiku Counters INEC With ‘Evidence’ Of Server Result At Tribunal

The defeated presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has provided further "evidence" to prove that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) allegedly declared President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the February 23 presidential election based on falsified result. Atiku provided the alleged evidence in a fresh submission he made before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal, where he gave the “unique MAC address and Microsoft product ID of the INEC server” where the!-->!-->!-->…

‘You’ve Been Misinformed!’ Senator Adeleke Replies Keyamu Over WAEC Certificate

The lawmaker representing Osun West senatorial district at the National Assembly, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has replied spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo, SAN, who claimed he presented forged WAEC certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, during the last governorship election in Osun State. Keyamo had made the allegation after claiming that an aspirant does not need the WAEC certificate to be Nigerian President. But Adeleke said that Keyamo, failed to!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Oyo: Allow Adelabu, APC Inspect Election Materials, Court Orders INEC

The Election Petition Tribunal in Oyo State on Monday ordered INEC to allow Mr Adebayo Adelabu, governorship candidate of the APC, to inspect election materials used in the March 9 Governorship Election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Makinde winner of the governorship election after polling 515,621 votes to defeat Adelabu who had 357,982. Other respondents in the case are the PDP and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

INEC Reveals How Atiku Got Election Result He Presented At Tribunal

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has filed its response to a petition by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, where the PDP presidential candidate accused the electoral umpire of falsely declaring President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the 2019 presidential election. Atiku had recently constituted his legal team to challenge the outcome of the presidential election. In the petition he filed before the presidential election tribunal, the former Vice President claimed to have obtained the original result of the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Atiku Seeking ‘Venezuela Option’ Is Treason, Buhari Group Says

The Buhari Media Organisation, BMO has accused the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the February 23 election, Atiku Abubakar of committing a treasonable act with horrible consequences. BMO made the claim in a statement it issued and signed by its coordinator, Niyi Akinsiju, and secretary Cassidy Madueke, entitled: “BMO to Atiku: Soliciting Venezuela option is treasonable felony” The statement alleged that Mr. Atiku, has been seeking to destabilise the country in a bid to realise his!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

INEC Replaces APC Enugu East Senatorial Candidate

Lawrence Ezeh, Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC for Enugu East Senatorial has been replaced with Adaku Ogbu Aguocha The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC replaced the senatorial candidate, following an Enugu Federal High Court judgement’s that nullified Ezeh’s candidate, stating that he was not properly nominated by the party. Ezeh defected to APC from the opposition People’s Democratic Party after he failed to clinch the party’s senatorial ticket during its primary in October 2018. !-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Rivers: Wike Overcame ‘Anti-Democratic Forces Of Dictatorship And Oppression’ – Atiku

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the defeated presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has congratulated Governor Nyesom Wike for emerging victorious in the just concluded governorship election of Rivers state. Governor Wike of the PDP was declared winner of the election after polling 886,264 votes to beat Awara Biokpomabo of the African Action Congress (AAC) who came second with 173, 859 votes. The result declared by the Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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