INEC commence distribution of materials in C/River

The independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)has began the distribution of sensitive materials for the Presidential and National Assembly elections to various polling centres in Cross River. Mrs Anthonia Agbenem, the INEC Electoral Officer in Boki Local Government Area of the state, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday that the materials were distributed…

Election Facts and Figures: What is at Stake

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) held its final press conference with stakeholders on Friday ahead of Saturday’s February 23 Presidential/National Assembly and March 9 Governorship/State House of Assembly 2019 elections. INEC reassured the Nigerian people of its readiness to conduct a free, fair and credible elections. The electoral umpire gave a breakdown of figures…

Breaking: INEC Delists APC Candidates In Cross River , Few Hours To The Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed its Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River to remove the names of all candidates of All Progressives Congress (APC) from the ballot for the general elections. The REC, Dr Frankland Briyai disclosed this to newsmen on Friday in Calabar. According to him, the decision is in…

The task of laying a foundation is hard and tedious work for both the Builder and Observer – Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

Dear Friend, Thank you for the opportunity to write to you at this important time. The news of the postponement of 2019 Presidential and National Assembly polls came as a rather rude shock to me as it must have been to you also. However we must not be discouraged- the task ahead is certainly of…

Amount Of Foreign Currency Flooding The Country Alarming, Says President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed astonishment at the huge amount of foreign currency flooding the country intended to influence the general elections beginning on Saturday. Speaking during the Federal Executive Council, FEC meeting Wednesday, the President accused some politicians of flouting money laundering regulations in their desperate bid to capture political power. President Buhari, however,…

Purported Resignation: Osinbajo Dismisses fake News Alert

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has dismissed a trending social media fake news alert suggesting his resignation in the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.Osinbajo’s spokeman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, said the vice president gave the clarification at a meeting with young Christian leaders on Wednesday in Lagos.Osinbajo dismissed the purported resignation being…

INEC -We Are Ready for Election

The Independent National Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said all the electoral material has been delivered to all states and has achieved 95 per cent configuration of the Smart Card Readers which will be used for the Presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday. Briefing newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja on the commission’s preparations for the…

Election : Political Parties can Resume Campaign

The electoral commission, INEC, has approved that campaigns continue ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections. The elections were rescheduled early last Saturday hours before they were to commence. The presidential and National Assembly elections were shifted to February 23 while the state elections were shifted to March 9 INEC said it consulted with…

We Condemn The Postponement of The Elections – APC Campaign Council

The APC Presidential Campaign Council has condemned the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier schedule for Saturday 16 February 2019. The council made its position known in a statement issued on Saturday by the Director, Strategic Communications of the Campaign Council, Festus Keyamo. Statement: We have just received with great disappointment and…

Election Postponment: I am deeply disappointed says President Buhari

The Idependent National Electoral Commission at the early hours of Februari 16th 2019, announced the posponment of the 2019 general elections by one week. INEC said that elections were postpond due to logistics reasons. Prof Mahmood YakubuINEC Chairman But INEC’s action has drawn a lot of reactions from across the nation. And President Muhammadu Buhari…

President Muhammadu Buhari reacts to #Nigeriadecides2019 postponement

I am deeply disappointed that despite the long notice given and our preparations both locally and internationally, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) postponed the Presidential and National Assembly elections within hours of its commencement. Many Nigerians have traveled to various locations to exercise their right to vote, and international observers are gathered. INEC themselves…