Politics

Rivers Assembly Rejects Local Government Autonomy

March 6, 2018 Joshua Samuel

The Rivers State House of Assembly has voted against financial autonomy and special accounts for local governments in the country. The lawmakers arrived at the decision while voting on the 1999 constitution amendment 4th alteration bill 2017. The Assembly also rejected the part of the bill that gives power to {Read More..}

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INEC Says 7 Million PVCs Yet to be Collected

February 27, 2018 Joshua Samuel

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stated that over 7 million permanent voters cards (PVCs) are yet to be collected by their owners nationwide. INEC National Commissioner in charge of North-central, Alhaji Mohammed Haruna, made the disclosure in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, will assessing the progress made in {Read More..}

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INEC Collaborates with EFCC to Track Campaign Funds

February 9, 2018 Joshua Samuel

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will collaborate with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to monitor campaign funds in order to prevent political candidates from distributing money to electorates on election day. The INEC chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, made the disclosure in Abuja when the EFCC {Read More..}

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2019 Elections: INEC Releases Timetable

January 10, 2018 Joshua Samuel

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released details of electoral activities ahead of the 2019 general election. The INEC chairman, Malam Mahmood Yakubu, made the disclosure yesterday Tuesday January 9, in Abuja while addressing newsmen. He stated that the conduct of the party primaries and resolution of disputes will {Read More..}