Press Release: INEC Registers All Progressives Congress (APC)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the application by three political parties – the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) – to merge into one, to be known as the All Progressives Congress. On considering the application, the Commission found that […]

INEC: Why Oguta Constituency Election Was Inconclusive

By Kayode Robert Idowu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has received reports showing that the election conducted in Oguta constituency of Imo State last Saturday, June 29, 2013, witnessed incidents of violence and unruly conduct by partisans, necessitating the cancellation of the election in eight (8) polling units. This cancellation made the election inconclusive. […]

Re: INEC: Opposition Parties Will Need new Identity for APC

The Editor, ThisDay Newspaper, Apapa, Lagos. Dear Editor, Re: INEC: Opposition Parties Will Need new Identity for APC I write in regard of the Lead story in your newspaper edition for Tuesday, March 12, 2013, which reported me as having stated that a proposed merger by some political parties will need a new name different […]

Senator Ahmed Sani Yerima’s full statement at Kaduna Police Criminal Investigation Department (CID) after his arrest at the premises of FRCN

“My name is Senator Ahmad Rufai Sani former Governor of Zamfara State, Nigerian and now a Distinguished Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Kaduna invited me for a phone-in programme which took place today 9th of March, 2013 at 10:00am and ended at 12:00pm. “During the phone-in programme, […]

Attack on Jega’s convoy uncalled for

By Nwaorgu Faustinus Sir, the attack on the convoy of the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega while emerging from the palace of Emir of Kazaure, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu in Jigawa State is unwarranted. One now questions when it has become a crime to attend or honour wedding invitation of an […]


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