Seventh Day Adventists lose bid to stop conduct of elections on Saturdays

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit that sought to prohibit the Federal Government and its agencies from conducting elections and examinations on Saturdays. In a judgment yesterday, Justice James Omotosho held that the suit was absurd and wrongly premised. The judgment was on a fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by Elder […]

APGA leadership crisis: How neutral is INEC?

In a ruling on March 24, 2023, the Supreme Court corrected a clerical error in its October 14, 2021 judgment, recognising Chief Edozie Njoku as the Nation Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). But the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has continued to deal with Chief Victor Oye as the party’s chairman, despite […]

PDP excluded from by-election in Plateau State – INEC

The stage is set for tomorrow’s by-elections into the Senate, House of Representatives and House of Assembly seats across 26 states. Already, sensitive materials have been distributed to the affected polling districts and constituencies by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). However, the commission said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will not participate in the […]

Acknowlede Njoku as APGA Chair, Okorie to INEC 

The pioneer national chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recognise Chief Edozie Njoku as chairman. He said a court judgment has affirmed Njoku as chairman, adding that INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmod Yakubu should obey the order. Okorie said in a statement […]

Bayelsa: Tribunal sacks PDP Rep Agbedi, orders rerun

The Election Petitions Tribunal in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct fresh elections in some polling units in the Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal Constituency. In its decision, the tribunal directed INEC to immediately withdraw the certificate of return previously awarded to member representing the Constituency in the House of […]

Labour party accuses INEC at Presidential Tribunal 

Labour party accuses INEC at Presidential Tribunal 

The presidential election tribunal has resumed hearing and this time, its the turn of the Labour Party to bring forward its witness, Anthony Chinwo, a software engineer. Under cross examination by counsels to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), President Bola Tinubu and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Chinwo says he conducted investigations around […]