Lagos Assembly Swears In New Member Weeks After By-Election

Few weeks after he was declared winner of the Lagos by-election to fill the Kosofe Constituency 2, Hon. Saheed Wasiu Obafemi has become a member of the state House of Assembly.   Hon. Saheed was admitted into the hallowed chamber where he was administered an oath of office by the legal department and in the […]

Muazu Emerge Acting Chairman Of INEC

Air Vice-Marshal Ahmed Muazu (retd) has emerged the acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). This appointment is following the expiration of the 5-year tenure of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu. Former INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on Monday handed over the affairs of the electoral umpire while announcing his successor, Muazu. However, President Muhammadu Buhari […]

INEC Declares Obaseki Winner of Edo Governorship Polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),Godwin Obaseki as the winner of the 2020 Edo state governorship election. The result of the election conducted on Saturday was announced by the commission on Sunday. The doubt in the minds of many was cleared by the announced result […]

Edo Election: Ben Bruce Congratulates Obaseki

Former Nigerian Senator, Ben Murray-Bruce has congratulated Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki as a prediction of his victory. The former senator sent his congratulation via a post on Twitter on Saturday night, describing Obaseki contest as an “anticipated victory”. He wrote, “I congratulate @GovernorObaseki of the @OfficialPDPNig on a well-contested election, and most importantly on […]

Edo Election: INEC Commence Upload of Polls Results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the uploading of the 2020 Edo state governorship election results from polling units on its online portal. National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, revealed, adding that the move was to further strengthen the transparency in the election result management system which remains […]

INEC Speaks On Fire Outbreak in Ondo Office

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has spoken on the fire outbreak at the commission’s head office in Akure, Ondo state. The commission in a statement on Friday stated that investigations are ongoing into the cause of the fire. The statement read, “Fire broke out today, Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the Ondo State Head Office of the Independent […]