News - NEC

Alleged Certificate Forgery: Court Of Appeal Orders Buhari To Respond In 5 Days

20 hours ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to respond within 5 days to the appeal filed against his qualification for the 2019 presidential election.

INEC Reviews 2019 Elections

20 hours ago /
Election 

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu has appreciated efforts by the electoral officers in the just concluded 2019 general elections.

South East Governors Deny Plan To Allow Miyetti Allah Vigilante Groups

21 hours ago /
Nation 

The chairman of the South East Governors' Forum and the Ebonyi State governor, Dave Umahi says there is no plan to allow the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN to set up vigilante groups in any part of the South East region.

 

Presidential Election Tribunal Dismisses PDP’s Request To Inspect INEC Server

21 hours ago /
Election 

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the request by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar seeking an order to inspect the INEC’S central server used to conduct the 2019 presidential election

Army Reviews Insurgency Strategy

22 hours ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says it is reviewing and re-strategizing its deployment in parts of Northeast Nigeria, where there has been a recent shift in Boko-Haram and ISWAP terrorists’ activities.

Rivers Election: PPP Candidate Challenges Party’s Decision To Withdraw

23 hours ago /
Election 

The Rivers state election petition tribunal has adjourned till July 31 to hear the matter brought before it by the Governorship candidate of the Progressives Peoples Party, PPP, Clifford Edunukor wherein the petitioner is challenging the decision of his political party to withdraw the initial petition challenging the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the March 9 governorship election in the state.

Absence Of Counsel Stalls Hearing Of Abia Governorship Election Petition

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Justice A.L. Ogumoye's led Governorship Election Petition Tribunal panel sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, South East Nigeria, has adjourned further hearing to July 1 on the matter between the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA and Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

BREAKING: Appeal Court Dismisses Motion Filed By Atiku To Inspect Server

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the motion filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and it’s candidate, Atiku Abubakar, for leave to inspect the central server used to transmit data from accredited voters and the results of the February 23 presidential election.

White House Outlines $50bn Middle East Economic Plan

1 day ago /
Business and Economy  

The White House on Saturday outlined a $50 billion middle east economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab State economies, and fund a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the west bank and Gaza.

Anglican Bishop Advocates Electronic Voting For Future Elections

1 day ago /
Election 

The Anglican bishop of Kaduna diocese Reverend Timothy Yahaya wants the federal government to fully integrate the use of technology in the conduct of the 2023 elections.

Torres Names Gerrard As Best Player He Ever Played With

2 days ago /
Sports  

Fernando Torres has called Steven Gerrard the best player he ever played alongside after announcing his imminent retirement from the sport.

ECOWAS Parliament Wants Member States To Budget For Refugees

3 days ago /

Members of Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States have called on member countries of the community to include in their national budgets provisions to address the disturbing crisis of Internally Displaced Persons, IDP’s,  and refugees in the sub-region.  

No Immediate Ban Of Almajiris--Presidency

4 days ago /
Politics 

The Presidency says there is no immediate ban on the Almajiri system as widely reported by the media.

NSA Advises FG To Outlaw Street Begging By Children (Almajiris)

4 days ago /

The Federal Government has been asked to ban child beggars commonly known as Almajiris in the country.

Tribunal Begins Trial Of Nkechi Nwogu’s Petition Against Theodore Orji

4 days ago /
Nation 

The National and State Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal, sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital has  commenced definite hearing on the amended petition filed by the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Nkechi Nwogu challenging the reelection of Theodore Orji of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the senator representing Abia Central District.

2019 Election Most Challenging, Says INEC Commissioner

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC says it will continue to leverage on the experiences of past elections to improve on the credibility of its future activities.

Buhari Urges Governors To Prioritise Security, Agriculture, Health And Education

4 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked state governors to give priority attention to four critical areas of security, Agriculture, Health and Education in the next four years of the current dispensation.

NNPC Subsidiary Posts N6.75bn Profit In 2018

5 days ago /
Business and Economy  

The National Engineering and Technical Company Limited, NECTO, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has posted a total profit of six point seven five billion naira in 2018.

Police Arrest Three Suspects Over Abduction Of Former Health Minister’s Son

6 days ago /
Security 

Assistant Inspector General of police in charge of zone eleven, Adeleye Oyebade says effort is ongoing to rescue the son of the Former Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole. The police chief also stated that 3 persons have been arrested in connection with the crime.

Kano Governorship Tribunal Adjourns Till July 4 For Re-trial

6 days ago /
Politics 

The Kano state governorship election petition tribunal has adjourned till July 4th for pre-trial even as it raised concerns over delay in service of the court process on respondents.


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