Category: Politics

Elections Not Postponed – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has debunked reports that the body was planning to postpone Saturday’s elections. Presidential and National Assembly elections are scheduled to hold in few hours. National Commissioner for Voter Education and Publicity at INEC, Mr. Festus Okoye, told DAILY POST Friday night that Nigerians should ignore the rumours. His words: […]

Three Young Men Arrested In Edo For Scamming Villagers After Posing As Members Of ‘Atiku’s Group’

Three young men have been arrested for scamming villagers in Etsako Local Government Area of EdoState, using name of PDP Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. According to Facebook user, Shedrack, the suspects posed as members of a non-existent group affiliated to Atiku and mandated the villagers to pay N300 before they can be registered. “Late yesterday […]

INEC warns parties about violation of electoral legislation

the campaign for the presidential and National Assembly election kicks off, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned against any contravention of the Electoral Act and its election regulations, vowing to strictly monitor campaigns by political parties. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this Wednesday during a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners […]

Atiku, Secondus Meet PDP Governors, To Map out Election Results

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, and governors elected on the platform of the party met in Abuja on Monday night to consider strategies for the forthcoming elections. Also the meeting was attended by Atiku’s partner runner Peter Obi and 29 gubernatorial candidates of the party […]