#Dino Melaye: INEC Set To Conduct Kogi West Supplementary Election On Nov. 30th

The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed November 30, 2019, for the conduct of the Supplementary and re-run elections for Kogi West Senatorial District and Ajaokuta Federal Constituency respectively NIGERIAN TRIBUNE reports. According to the commission, collation procedures would be in line with extant guidelines for collation at the supplementary polls. INEC National Commissioner and... Continue Reading →


#KOGI ELECTION: Melaye Storms INEC Office With 21 Video Clips, Demands Cancellation

A former chairman, Senate Committee of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Dino Melaye, on Wednesday protested at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja where he demanded cancellation of the Kogi West Senatorial election Linda Ikeji's Blog reports. The flamboyant Senator was received by INEC Secretary, Rose Orianran-Anthony and National Commissioner/Chairman of its Information... Continue Reading →

Family Of Late Corps Member Killed During Election, Received N1.9M Cheque From INEC

The family of the late corps member who died during the Oyo state electoral process has received N1.9 million cheque from INEC. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) presented a cheque of N1.9 million to the family of Late corps member, Miss Kemisola Adeniran. The cheque was presented to the deceased’s next of kin and... Continue Reading →

INEC Declares Kogi West Senatorial Election Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kogi West senatorial rerun election inconclusive Punch NG reports. According to the returning officer, Professor Olayinde Lawal, the margin between the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Smart Adeyemi and that of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Dino Melaye is 20,570. He announced that Mr.... Continue Reading →

INEC Declares APC Candidate Winner Of Bayelsa Governorship Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, has been declared the winner of the Bayelsa State 2019 governorship election Punch NG reports. The declaration was made Monday morning by Faraday Orumwese, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Benin and the returning officer in the election. The returning officer announced that Mr.... Continue Reading →

#2019KogiDecides – 30 ‘Missing’ INEC Staff Found

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has found 30 of its staff who were declared unaccounted for, following violent attacks on their duty posts in Saturday’s Governorship election in Kogi state Premium Times reports. Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, in a statement Sunday in Abuja, said the staffs... Continue Reading →

#KogiDecides! INEC Staff Dies In Boat Accident

An official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is said to have died in a boat accident during Saturday’s election in Kogi state. According to reports from The Nation, the unfortunate incident occurred at Odogwu in Ibaji local government area of Kogi. James Apam, the state resident electoral commissioner, made this known during the... Continue Reading →

INEC Suspends Kogi State Election Results Collation Till Monday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the collation of results of the governorship election in Kogi State. INEC’s Returning Officer and Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Professor Ibrahim Umar, announced this on Sunday in Lokoja, the Kogi State. He told party agents and other political stakeholders present at the INEC office... Continue Reading →

The Reason We Didn’t Follow Budgetary Provisions In Spending — Yakubu

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday explained that intense “pressure” faced by the commission was responsible for the repeated disregard for budgetary appropriation to the commission in its expenditure. PUNCH NG reports that Yakubu said the commission’s budget status gave it the flexibility to move funds from one... Continue Reading →

EFCC Recovers N65.5M Left Over Cash From INEC Office In Zamfara State After Elections

Operatives of the Sokoto zonal office recovered money to the tune of N65,548,000. The money comprised 81 bundles of N1000 notes, 97 bundles of N500 notes and 96 pieces of N500 notes. The monies were stacked in two fireproof safes during a search conducted in the offices of the HOD accounts and cashier of the... Continue Reading →

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