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Chidoka, an agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Mahmood Yakubu, national chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) “consistently” told party agents of a server. Chidoka, number one on the petitioners list, said this on Friday when he was being cross-examined by Yunus Usman, counsel to INEC. The former minister of aviation served […]Continue Reading
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The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) yesterday ordered Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu and Zamfara State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) to produce some documents on the poll today. Tribunal Chairman Justice Muhammed Garba gave the order following the complaint of the petitioners’ lawyer, Chris Uche (SAN), Continue Reading
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The five-man Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja on Monday watched the four video clips presented by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate for the February 23 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to prove some of the allegations in their petition challenging the outcome of the polls. The video clips were an interview which […]Continue Reading
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Two Supreme Court justices who disagreed with Friday’s majority ruling upholding the election of Gboyega Oyetola as Osun State governor, have accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of rigging the polls. One of the dissenting judges, Kumai Akaas, accused INEC of rigging the polls during the rerun. The second judge, Paul Galinje, said INEC had […]Continue Reading
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The Electoral Institute, Abuja, said on Friday that it would use the Kogi and Bayelsa states’ governorship elections to correct all the wrongs from the lessons learnt during the 2019 general elections. Dr. Saád Idris, Director-General of the institute, said at a Policy Dialogue series tagged, “Dynamics of Delegation: Reforms in the Recruitment, Training and […]Continue Reading