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[News] : INEC Boss: Nigerian Politicians are Desperate People

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has blamed Nigerian legislators for being extremely desperate for power and engaging in a “do-or-die” politics. The INEC director, in an address at the Civil Society Organizations Strategy Meeting to audit decisions in Nigeria, post 2015, sorted out by the Independent Service Delivery […]

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[News] : Sixty groups seek registration as new political parties — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Friday that it had received requests from 60 associations for registration as political parties. Nick Dazang, the Deputy Director, Voter Education and Publicity, INEC, told the News Agency of Nigeria that as soon as the commission was through with the processes, it would meet and take a […]

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[News] : Jega blast universities producing bread, ‘pure water’

Former Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has criticized universities for engaging in bread and sachet water production to generate funds. Jega, who is the Pro-Chancellor, Plateau State University, Bokkos, spoke at the opening of the three-day 2016 Nigerian Higher Education Summit on Monday in Abuja. Acknowledging that the crisis of […]

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[News] : BREAKING: PDP calls for postponement of Ondo election

Nigeria’s main opposition party, PDP, has called for the postponement of the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State. The party based its call on the non-conclusion of a court case that was to determine its rightful candidate for the election. A Court of Appeal panel led by Justice Ibrahim Salauwa on Friday adjourned ruling […]