Political parties want INEC deadline for primaries shifted

18 political parties have called for an extension to the June 3 deadline given by  the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for parties to conclude their primaries. The registered political…

Emefiele’s ambition: INEC raises alarm over election materials with CBN

The Independent National Electoral Commission has raised the alarm over the proposed presidential ambition of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, saying it portends dangers for…

INEC vows not to extend deadline for primaries as pressure mount

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it has no plan to extend it June 3 deadline for the conclusion of the primaries by all political parties. Iwitnesslive reports that…

2023: INEC clears air on postponing elections

By David Kabiyesi Miffed by news making rounds in some national dailies that upcoming elections might be postponed, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted the general election in…

APC Convention illegal, don’t monitor it, PDP warns INEC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has noted that the ruling All Progressive Congress has ceased to exist in the eyes of the law and it is illegal for the Independent…

APC crisis: Buni may return as caretaker chairman as INEC rejects Bello’s invite to NEC meeting

The plot to unseat Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State as the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Caretaker Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee, may have suffered a dead end…

2023: IPAC seeks early release of funds for INEC

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s assent into law of the Electoral Act 2022, the Inter-Party Advisory Council, IPAC, has called for timely release of funds to the Independent National Electoral Commission,…

Electoral Act: CNPP hails Nigerians, insists clause 84(12) must stay

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has congratulated Nigerians and all active citizens within the civil society bloc, urging well-meaning Nigerians to strongly resist the removal of Clause 84(12)…

Electoral Act ushers in a new dawn in Nigeria’s democratic process – Yiaga Africa

Following the signing of the 2022 Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, the executive director of Yiaga Africa, Samson Itodo has congratulated Nigerians, civil society organizations…

Ondo bye-election: INEC distributes ballot materials

Ahead of the bye-election in Ondo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has distributed the sensitive materials for the election. The bye-election in Akure North/Akure South Federal Constituency in…