News - NEC

Nationwide Load- Shedding

6 hours ago /
Nation 

The Transmission Company of Nigeria says as a result of gas pipeline rupture on the 15th of June, 2018, as well as technical issues at the Shell gas wells on the 16th of June, there has been a sharp drop in generation into the grid by a total of 1,087.6MW, resulting in load-shedding nationwide, necessary to maintain stability of the grid.

PDP Rejoices With Muslims On Eid El-Fitri

3 days ago /
Nation 

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) wants Nigeria Muslim faithful to draw strength from the successful completion of the fasting period and bring the lessons and blessings of the spiritual observation of Ramadan  to bear in all their dealings with one another and humanity in general.

CSO Condemns Calls For INEC Chairman’s Removal

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group, ISDMG, has described  those  calling for the removal of the  chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,  Mammood  Yakubu  as ethnic entrepreneurs trying to truncate the integrity of the 2019 elections.

All Blending Party Unveils Presidential Aspirant

4 days ago /
Politics 

The All Blending Party (ABP) has unveiled its presidential Aspirant, Nicholas Felix to run for the office of the Nigerian president in the 2019 general elections.

Court Sacks Kogi East Senator, Aidoko

4 days ago /
Nation 

Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the federal high court has ordered the immediate sack of the senator representing Kogi east senatorial district, senator Attai Aidoko of the peoples democratic party (PDP) from the national assembly.

NOA Commences Peace Building Programme For 2019 Polls

4 days ago /
Nation 

In a bid to prevent violence in the 2019 general elections, the national orientation agency in collaboration with other key players in next year’s polls has set up a planning committee to design and implement a peace building programme ahead of the elections.  

Nigeria Recovers $322m Looted Funds From Switzerland

4 days ago /
Nation 

The federal executive council has approved the payment of five hundred million naira to the team of lawyers That successfully negotiated an out of court settlement of three hundred and thirty billion naira From telecommunications giants MTN.  

Gov. Dickson Inaugurates Bayelsa Young Entrepreneurs Scheme

4 days ago /
Nation 

Governor Seriake Dickson has approved the sum of five hundred million naira grant for Bayelsa state young interested entrepreneurs to grow their businesses.  

INEC Distributes 564,000 PVCs For Ekiti Governorship Poll

4 days ago /
Nation 

The independent national electoral commission (INEC) has expressed readiness to conduct credible and transparent governorship election in Ekiti state.   

Rights Group Urges Security Operatives To Be Non-Partisan

5 days ago /
Nation 

International pressure group, the citizens communications and advocacy centre wants Nigerian security agencies and their operatives to resist any attempt to be dragged into partisan politics in the interest of national peace and stability.  

INEC, C.A.N Urge Registered Voters To Collect Their PVCs

5 days ago /
Nation 

As the June 12 celebration continues across the states in Nigeria, the independent national electoral commission, INEC and Christian association of Nigeria CAN have called on registered voters to collect their permanent voters cards to enable them participate in a peaceful 2019 general elections as witnessed on June 12, 1993.

Nwosu Hails Recognition Of June 12 As Democracy Day

6 days ago /
Politics 

The chairman of the Defunct National Electoral Commission, NEC, Humphrey Nwosu says the June 12, 1993 Presidential Election marked the turning point in Nigeria’s journey towards a Democratic Polity.

UPP Lauds Buhari On June 12 Recognition

6 days ago /
Politics 

The United Progressive Party, UPP, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy day and also bestowing the posthumous award of grand commander of the Federal Republic, GCFR, on late chief MKO Abiola, grand commander of Nigeria, GCON, on late chief Gani Fewehimi and grand Commander of Nigeria, GCON, On Babagana Kingibe.

Cardinal Onaiyekan Expresses Skepticism About “Not Too Young To Run” Law

1 week ago /
Nation 

Christian fathers have been reminded of their role as pillars which support the family and the society.

Fayose To Obasanjo: Submit Yourself For Probe...Your Travails Not Yoruba Issue

1 week ago /
Nation 

Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, has urged former president Olusegun Obasanjo to submit himself for probe by the Muhammad Buhari administration, saying the former president should also take his current travails in his strides.

Former President Obasanjo Raises Alarm Of Plot To Arrest Him.

1 week ago /
Nation 

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has cried out that the government of president Muhammadu Buhari has placed his name on the watch list in a bid to frame him up for fathom crime because of his recent comments.  

UNIDO Tasks Nigeria On Accreditation Of Products, Services

1 week ago /
International News  Nation 

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization. UNIDO wants the Nigerian government to show more interest in the accreditation of products and services in line with global best practices.

Senate Wants INEC To Declare June 12 Results

1 week ago /
Nation 

The body of June 12, 1993 presidential election was exhumed in the Nigerian parliament on Thursday with the senate demanding the declaration of the result annulled 25 years ago by the military.

June 12: Declare Abiola President, Fayose Urges Buhari

1 week ago /
Politics 

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to go the whole hog and declare the late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election in addition to the conferment of the national honour of the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic on him.

NANS Seeks Benchmark For Fees, Advocates Electronic Voting System

1 week ago /
Education 

The National Association of Nigeria Students, NANS is calling on the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT to set a twenty-thousand-naira benchmark for tuition fees to avoid exorbitant charges by some public universities


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