Tag: Independent Electoral Commission
The Independent Electoral Commission Chief Electoral Officer Sy Mamabolo says they will urgently audit votes to ascertain if double voting occurred.
President Muhammadu Buhari has won his re-election bid as he polled 15.1 million votes to defeat his closest rival, Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party in the presidential poll conducted on the 23rd of February. But what does this re-election mean for investor confidence? Gbite Oduneye, Founder and CEO of A&O Acquisitions joins CNBC Africa for more.
In the wee hours of the day, Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission announced the results of Nigeria's presidential elections that were held on Saturday the 23rd of February after two days of counting the results.
The Independent Electoral Commission has resumed announcement of the results of Nigeria’s Presidential election. Meanwhile, the main opposition party, The People’s Democratic Party has rejected the results of both the presidential and National Assembly elections. Evans Ufeli, Constitutional Lawyer and Rights Advocate joins CNBC Africa to critique Nigeria’s electioneering process.
In a few weeks’ time South Africans will have a last chance to register to vote in the upcoming 2019 general elections. Meanwhile new political parties have started mushrooming, set to make your ballot paper longer and certainly different to the last time you cast your vote. For insight into the work that still remains before the big day forecasted to be in May CNBC Africa is joined by Deputy CEO for the Independent Electoral Commission, Masego Sheburi.
Over the medium-term, the president’s legislative clout is reason to expect further streamlining of the business and investment environment.