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LG autonomy: INEC to conduct all elections – NASS

National Assembly...Senate angry at Executive

*Auditor–General, Service Commissions now in place By Sandra Onyekwere Nigeria’s National Assembly (NASS) on Tuesday, granted full financial and administrative autonomy to all the 774 local council authorities across Nigeria by amending section 124 of the Constitution. INEC is to now conduct all elections in the country by the new …

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Kwara LG election: Don’t give me what’s not mine

Voting, rigging, elections and INEC in Nigeria

*Legacies of Buhari’s INEC candidate *My party did not win the results given me Offa, the hotbed of political opposition in Kwara State, is again manifesting itself following the release of the last local government election results which the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) claims were rigged. The sight of …

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Recall: Melaye, staffers avoids INEC service

Dino Melaye...NUJ overrules award to be given to him

*Next plan of INEC to serve him unclear yet By Sandra Onyekwere As if to respond and dispel the opinion paraded by Senator Dino Melaye when he asserted that the recall process against him is over by virtue of the expiration of the 90 days prescribed by law, officials of …

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By law, I’m no more facing recall again – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye...no more recall

*The 90 days prescribed by law is over Senator representing Kogi west, Dino Melaye, on Monday claimed that he is no longer facing any recall by his constituents since the 90 days stipulated in the constitution has already expired. Addressing journalists in Abuja, Melaye explained that 90 days stipulated in the …

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INEC shall proceed with Melaye’s recall – Court

Senator Dino Melaye...to face recall process

*Carry out order within two weeks *Melaye’s drop from Senate is a 50-50 chance *Plateau legislature had tested the recall in 2005 By Olajide Fashikun, Sandra Onyekwere, Oluwole Francis Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Abuja Federal High Court on Monday dismissed the suit by Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, challenging …

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INEC receives letter for recall of Kano Rep Abubakar Kuki

*To set time table for the process Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC] has confirmed receipt of letter for recall of Honourable Abubakar Galadima Kuki, Member representing Bebeji Constituency of Kano state. INEC disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday, 14th August. According to the electoral body, the petition was …

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INEC pastes notice of verification for Senator Dino Melaye’s recall

Dino Melaye...drags INEC to court

*Despite court order for ‘status quo’ Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has posted the notice of verification for the recall of the lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye. In the notice posted at the commission’s office in Lokoja, capital of Kogi state on Monday, INEC said the verification …

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Dino Melaye: INEC releases schedule for his recall

Dino Melaye...NUJ overrules award to be given to him

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), ​has kicked off the process of the recall of the Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye​. INEC made the disclosure Monday night via its Twitter account, @inecnigeria​. ​The electoral body tweeted: “​BREAKING: TIMETABLE AND SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES FOR THE RECALL OF THE SENATOR REPRESENTING KOGI …

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Recall process: Jittery Dino Melaye drags INEC to court

Dino Melaye...drags INEC to court

*INEC not aware of Dino Melaye’s lawsuit *Will proceed with recall of Senator Senator Dino Melaye has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to Court over his planned recall by his constituents. Dino Melaye, who stated this on his twitter, claimed that dead people were among those that signed …

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Recall: INEC writes Senator Dino Melaye

Dino Melaye...INEC writes him on recall process

*Process commences on 3rd July Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has written the embattled senator, Dino Melaye, notifying him that she has received a petition for his recall from the Red Chambers by his constituents. The submission of the petition to INEC on Wednesday with over 188,000 eligible voters in …

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