Shakeup in INEC as EFCC indicts 202 staff for fraud

The Independent National Electoral Commission has confirmed the indictment of 202 of its staff, accused of benefitting from N23 billion bribery allegedly facilitated by former minister for petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Maduekwe, ahead of the 2015 2015 elections. In a statement on Wednesday, INEC said the staff “were accused of certain infractions”, and that they were […]

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Fayose faults INEC chairman on electoral violence, blames INEC partisanship for violence

Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has faulted the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu on reasons for the renewed electoral violence in the country, saying; “Violence returned to our electoral process because of INEC partisanship and manipulation of the electoral process in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC).” […]

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Gov Nyesom Wike allegedly caught on tape arranging to bribe & threatening to ‘kill’ an INEC official (listen)

An audio tape purported to be Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, threatening to kill an INEC official in the just concluded rerun election for the state National Assembly, has surfaced online. In the audio tape which was shared by Sahara Reporters, the man who SR claims is Governor Wike, in a telephone conversation, is heard […]

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EFCC seizes two shopping malls from INEC chief

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC have seized two choice shopping malls allegedly acquired by a serving Resident Electoral Commissioner, Gesil Khan, with her share of a bribe dished out by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of last year’s general elections. According to The Nation, N49 million was also found in her bank […]

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EFCC detains Abia state INEC resident officer over alleged N20m cash gift from Dieziani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday detained the Abia State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Sylvester Ezeani, for allegedly collecting N20 million cash gift from former Minister of Petroleum resources, Dieziani Alison Madueke. EFCC operatives believe the money was handed over to Ezeani while he was the resident Officer in Cross Rivers state to influence […]

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This Man Wants To Ban Social Media In Ghana

Ghanaian Government has been advised to consider the possibility of blocking social media sites during the November elections. A security analyst, Irbard Ibrahim who made this suggestion in an interview on Radio Ghana explained that Ghana must do something “extraordinary to safeguard the results of our elections in November.” Although he admitted that a total […]

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