INEC warns against electoral malpractice

By saheed Omodara The Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has warned the Anambra staff of the commission against involvement in electoral fraud. The chairman, gave the warning while addressing the staff of the commission on Monday at the INEC state headquarters ahead of November 18 governorship election. The INEC boss said… Continue reading INEC warns against electoral malpractice

Supreme court bashes IEBC for Kenyatta’s voided election

Kenya’s Supreme Court judges singled out on Wednesday  the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission for excoriation over the annulment of the  8 August presidential election on 1 September. Giving the full reasons for the cancellation of the election, which IEBC gave to incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta,   Kenya’s Supreme Court rebuked IEBC officials for bungling… Continue reading Supreme court bashes IEBC for Kenyatta’s voided election

LASU SUSPEND LASUSU ELECTORAL PROCESS

The Lagos state university (LASU), has put on hold the electoral process of it student union, Lagos state university student union (LASUSU) to conduct the forthcoming election. The university management through the Acting Dean student Affair (DSA), Dr. Obayori in a bulletin published within the campus on Thursday suspends all activities of the independent electoral… Continue reading LASU SUSPEND LASUSU ELECTORAL PROCESS

Elections: INEC strengthens partnership with ICT group

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would continue to collaborate with Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria to deepen application of Information Technology (IT) in conducting elections. Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, stated this when a delegation of the council led by its Registrar, Mr Allwell Chumba, visited him on Wednesday in… Continue reading Elections: INEC strengthens partnership with ICT group

Senator vow to sue sports minister, as crisis mars federation elections

Nigeria Sports Federation elections organised by the Ministry of Sports and Youth Development at the main bowl of Abuja National Stadium was on Tuesday marred by fighting, verbal abuses and protests following petitions and counter petitions by contestants of various positions. Taekwondo federation and the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) were the centre of attraction… Continue reading Senator vow to sue sports minister, as crisis mars federation elections

Anambra Guber Poll: Coalition to pick consensus candidate

The Coalition of Political Parties (COPP) has constituted a committee to interact with some gubernatorial aspirants in the Nov. 18 Anambra governorship elections and pick a consensus candidate. In a communique signed by the Chief Promoter of the coalition, Chief Perry Opara after a meeting on Tuesday in Abuja, the group directed the committee to… Continue reading Anambra Guber Poll: Coalition to pick consensus candidate

Women make historic gains in British election

Women have entered Britain’s parliament in numbers after Thursday’s election, winning at least 200 seats out of the 650-seat parliament. The last parliament had 196 female lawmakers, voted in at the election in 2015 and subsequent by-elections. NAN reports that Preet Gill, the first Sikh woman to be elected to the British parliament’s House of… Continue reading Women make historic gains in British election