Tag: INEC

Nigerian senate resolves to debate the conduct of the 2019 general elections

The Nigerian Senate has resolved to debate the conduct of the 2019 general elections, just as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it will conduct supplementary elections in 6 states where governorship elections were declared inconclusive. Abiodun Owonikoko, Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Principal Partner at Synergy Attorneys joins CNCBC Africa to discuss steps electoral petitions as more calls for electoral reforms centre stage.

Nigerian election results trickle in

CNBC Africa speaks to Rotimi Oyekanmi, Chief Press Secretary, INEC from the venue of the National Collation Centre in Abuja for an update on Nigeria’s election results.

Nigeria’s collation centre begins operations

CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole spoke Festus Okoye, National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission at the opening of the election result collation centre in Abuja.

Nigerian president talks tough on election offenders

While addressing the national caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress in Abuja on Monday, Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari said ballot box snatchers will pay with their lives as he has instructed the military and police to be ruthless with election offenders.

NGOs react to Nigeria’s election postponement

After the postponement of Nigeria's elections; CNBC Africa's Christy Cole spoke to Ada Onyesoh, President of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom to discuss the impact of the decision.

Aide to Nigeria Delta State governor shot dead

An aide to Nigeria Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has been shot dead by unknown persons; this as INEC postpones elections to next week. Charles Aniagwu, Chief Pres Secretary from Delta State joins CNBC Africa for an update on what’s happening in the State.

Nigerians react to postponement of elections

CNBC Africa went on to the streets to get comments from the electorate about the postponement of the presidential elections.

Nigeria’s elections postponed, here’s what you need to know…

People’s Democratic Party describes the delay as “dangerous to our democracy and unacceptable”.
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