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Electoral violence: INEC receives120 case files from police

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has received 126 case files from the Nigerian Police Force for the prosecution electoral violence from the conduct of the 2015 general elections till date. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed

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Cameroon seeks INEC’s support on credible election

The Cameroonian Election Management Body, Elections Cameroon has sought the technical support of the Independent National Electoral Commission ahead of its presidential election slated for 2018. The Assistant Director of ELECAM and leader of the delegation, Mr. Mewoand Erick, made

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INEC says received 60 application for new parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that 60 associations have applied to the commission to be registered as political parties in the country. The Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, disclosed this at a Capacity Development

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Police to investigate Gov. Wike over alleged audio comments on re-run election

The Inspector-General of Police ( I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris has set up a panel to investigate and analyse an alleged audio comments by Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on the legislative re-run elections in Rivers. Sahara Reporters, an online medium

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My voice was used in the leaked audio recording – Wike Cries Out

The Rivers State government has denied an audio recording released by Sahara Reporters alleged to be that of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, calling it a technological contraption. According the audio recording, a voice purportedly of Governor Wike is heard

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Nigeria Police operatives arrested over Rivers election fraud, violence

Police officers suspected to have been involved in misconducts during the Rivers legislative rerun elections have been arrested, the Force spokesperson, Don Awunah, has told newsmen. The Independent National Electoral Commission conducted elections across 21 constituencies in Rivers State on

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Election: APC will reject result of Rivers East, says Peterside

Dr Dakuku Peterside, Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA),  on Monday said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would reject the result of Rivers East Senatorial District rerun election. Peterside told a news conference in Port

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Rivers rerun: Fayose asks Trump to intervene

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described the Rivers National and State Houses of Assembly election rerun as disgraceful, asking the United States President-elect, Donald Trump, to quickly intervene in the affairs of Nigeria. Fayose said this in a statement

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Update on Rivers rerun election

Whereas INEC has shown enough improvement in the last two elections in Edo and Ondo states, Rivers state re-run election is proving more daunting and challenging with reports from our observers indicating willingness by citizens to exercise their franchise but being

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Rivers rerun: Army reacts to Wike, others accusations

The 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, has said that the allegations made by Governor Nyesom Wike and other politicians, accusing the military of involvement in the Saturday legislative re-run elections in the state are aimed at tarnishing the image

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