Former INEC boss, Prof. Maurice Iwu set to be arraigned by EFCC over major fraud. (Read more) 2

Former INEC boss, Prof. Maurice Iwu set to be arraigned by EFCC over major fraud. (Read more)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it is set to arraign former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Maurice Iwu, over alleged N1.2bn fraud and money laundering.  The commission said Iwu would be arraigned at the Federal High Court in Lagos on four counts bordering on money laundering. Acting spokesperson, EFCC, […]

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'We've been dragged to court over 1,600 times over 2019 election'- INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu says. 3

‘We’ve been dragged to court over 1,600 times over 2019 election’- INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu says.

The Chairman of the Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on Saturday August 3, revealed that the 2019 general elections led to over 1,600 court cases.  The electoral commission boss made the disclosure after receiving award of excellence from the Kaduna chapter of the National Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).  Prof. Mahmood Yakubu said the court […]

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‘Your Evidence Is Empty’ – INEC tells PDP before elections tribunal. 7

‘Your Evidence Is Empty’ – INEC tells PDP before elections tribunal.

Today, the Independent National Electoral Commission described the 48-compact disc evidence tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, as empty and lacking in probative value According to reports four of the video clips played at the Presidential Election Tribunal court hall included ‘countdown of Osun Decides,’ a production of Channels […]

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'Nigeria elections can’t be quality Without  vice Chancellors of universities' ― INEC says. 8

‘Nigeria elections can’t be quality Without vice Chancellors of universities’ ― INEC says.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has again stressed its commitment to sustaining its partnership with University Vice Chancellors and other Academics in the country, saying their inclusion in the electoral process is vital to the sustenance of democracy in the country. Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, in a statement […]

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'Military and other security apparatus Will Stay Out Of Elections If INEC Adopts E-voting' — Army chief says. 9

‘Military and other security apparatus Will Stay Out Of Elections If INEC Adopts E-voting’ — Army chief says.

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai has said the only way the military and other security personnel can stay neutral in Nigeria’s electoral process would be in the use of electronic voting by the Independent National Electoral Commission. He made the observation against the backdrop of criticism trailing the military and other security […]

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