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INEC creates additional 14 centres in FCT for CVR

By Angela Atabo Abuja, June 28,2022 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has created 14 additional Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) centres in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to address upsurge in registrants’ turnout. INEC said this in a statement by the FCT INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) Mr. Yahaya Bello …

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Group urges presidency to investigate ICPC ‘s military contractor’s discovery; Wants probe of defence procurement processes

By Angela Atabo Abuja, June 26,2022 Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) on Sunday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the issue of alleged corruption uncovered by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) regarding billions of naira and other items found. Mr. Auwal Rafsanjani, Executive …

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‘I will hand over a stronger Commonwealth to an African,’ says Secretary-General  

President Muhammadu Buhari in a meeting with Commonwealth Secretary-General, Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland, at CHOGM 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda. By Ijeoma Okigbo Kigali, June 24, 2022 Mrs. Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth has promised to hand over “a stronger, more effective, more powerful’’ Commonwealth to an African. The office …

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo replies Buhari on his call on UK, US to proscribe IPOB

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has responded to a recent remark by President Muhammadu Buhari urging Nigeria’s “international allies to take additional steps to proscribe the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) – as a terrorist organization.” President Buhari, who made the statement during his interview with a foreign media organisation, Bloomberg, also “pleaded with Nigeria’s international partners, especially …

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Court stops INEC from ending voter registration

The Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from ending voter registration on 30 June 2022. Honourable Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon (Court 10) Monday granted an order of interim injunction following the hearing of an argument on motion exparte by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project …

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Peter Obi Coalition says 16 million Nigerians may be disenfranchised; Demands expansion of Voters Registration infrastructure

The Coalition for Peter Obi (CPO), has written the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding expansion of its voter registration and validation infrastructure to serve the teeming numbers of Nigerians willing to register. The Group, which is funded by independent professionals and intellectuals, in a letter dated June 16, which …

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Ekiti election: Prosecute vote-buyers or face legal action, SERAP tells INEC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has given Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) seven days to “gather information about reports of vote-buying, undue influence, intimidation, ballot box snatching, and other electoral offences by the three leading political parties in the just concluded Ekiti State …

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