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The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has raised the alarm over an alleged plan by President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu.  CUPP also alleged that President Buhari wants to replace Yakubu with Amina Zakari as Acting Chairman under the guise of INEC inability to conduct the presidential and National...
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has disclosed how its leader, Nnamdi Kanu instigated the postponement of Presidential and governorship elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. IPOB in a statement by its publicity secretary, Comrade Emma Powerful made available to DAILY POST claimed the postponement of the presidential election by INEC was as a result of Nnamdi Kanu’s...
Former Kaduna State Governor, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, on Saturday expressed disappointment over the postponement of the general elections, but declared that Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC was never prepared for the exercise in the first place.  INEC had announced the postponement, few hours to the kickoff of the Feb. 16 Presidential and National Assembly polls. Chairman of the Commission, Prof....
President Muhammadu Buhari has given a statement in the wake of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) postponement of the 2019 General Election. STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE  I am deeply disappointed that despite the long notice given and our preparations both locally and internationally, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) postponed the Presidential and National Assembly elections within hours of its commencement. Many...
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday struck out a fundamental rights enforcement procedure suit filed by alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwamadike a.k.a Evans, against the police over seizure of his property. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun held that the court lacked the jurisdiction to entertain the case. She said that the suit ought to have been filed before a Lagos...
Despite Wednesday night’s decision by Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, barring it from fielding candidates in Zamfara State, All Progressives Congress, APC, has said it would not only field candidates in Zamfara State but also in Rivers State where its fate is also a subject of litigation. National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, who stated this, yesterday,...
Finally, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, dragged former Secretary to the Federal Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, before the Federal Capital Territory High Court on 10 count criminal charge bordering on corruption. Also on Wednesday, the EFCC filed a four count charge against the former Director General of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Amb. Ayodele...
The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has insisted on its earlier decision to bar the ruling All Progressives Congress APC from fielding candidates for state and federal elections in Zamfara state. The commission which had earlier said it would release the final list of governorship and state assembly candidates on Thursday however stated this late Wednesday in a statement by Festus Okoye,...
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday restated his confidence in his erstwhile deputy Atiku Abubakar to reposition the country. He spoke at the 2019 Island Club Quarterly Business Lecture, where the former vice president delivered a lecture titled: “My vision to get Nigeria Working again”. In his remark, Obasanjo believed that Atiku had the experience, the capacity and passion to move the...
The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, has adjourned further proceedings on the non assets declaration charge the Federal Government filed against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, indefinitely. The Mr. Danladi Umar-led tribunal said its decision to suspend Justice Onnoghen’s trial was based on the order of the Court of Appeal in Abuja. “Inview...