Indicted INEC staff refund bribe money – Chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said some of its staff accused of benefitting from a N3.4 billion bribe money in the 2015 general elections have refunded their share. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, disclosed this when he visited the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim……

INEC Admits To Taking N3billion Bribe To Rig 2015 Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in charge of the nation’s electoral process has admitted that its officials received part of the N23 billion alleged to have been disbursed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison Madueke. The Commission following the admission has formally suspended 205 personnel of the commission for allegedly receiving……

INEC Confirms 6 of Its Staff Involved In Alleged N23b Election Bribe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has written the presidency for further action on six of its former personnel involved in alleged N23 billion election bribe. They include one of its retired National Commissioner, and five Resident Electoral Commissioners. Malam Mohammed Haruna, INEC’s National Commissioner disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja, while addressing…

BB Naija: Video Of Tboss Allegedly Bribing A Ninja Sparks Outrage

Nigerians on social media have picked on Big Brother Naija contestant, Tboss after a video of her handing something to a Ninja appeared online. Nigerian who had earlier alleged that the competition has been rigged to favour the contestant called the organisers out in what seems to be a protest against her continuance as a……

‘I ate inside Diezani’s $115 million bribe’ – INEC boss pleads guilty

A Director of Administration at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Christian Nwosu, on Wednesday, pleaded guilty to a charge of receiving 30 million Naira for the purpose of manipulating the outcome of the 2015 general elections. According to Channels TV reports, he allegedly received the sum out of a total of 264.88 million Naira……

RIVERS RERUN: Police recover Wike’s N110m allege bribe from INEC staff

The Nigeria Police says it has recovered about N111.3 million from 23 officials of INEC who took part in the Rivers State rerun elections. Pictures have surfaced of the cash displayed by the police, which it alleges was used by Governor Nyesome Wike to bribe the electoral officials to rig that election. Recall that on…

APC claims Fayose bribed Pastor Adeboye to get his commendation

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that Governor Ayodele Fayose may have bribed Pastor Enoch Adeboye to earn his endorsement and blessings. The party which fumed at the comments by the RCCG General Overseer on Saturday, where Adeboye commended the Ekiti State governor’s courage and readiness to defend his…

Jimoh Ibrahim accuses INEC staff of demanding $1m bribe

The factional governorship candidate of the PDP in Ondo State, Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim, has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu, over the Ondo State governorship election. According to Ibrahim, a staff of INEC, whose name he failed to disclose, demanded for a bribe of…

Stop collecting bribes, commissioner tells LASTMA officers

Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice The Lagos State Commissioner for Justice, Mr Adeniji Kazeem, on Monday, told men of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority(LASTMA) and other state law enforcement agencies to stop collecting bribes. Kazeem spoke at the opening of the annual mandatory training for the state’s law…