• Why many may not vote in Rivers re-run – Residents

    Why many may not vote in Rivers re-run – Residents

    Some residents of Port Harcourt in Rivers State have expressed worry over the unhealthy rivalry among political parties as the December 10 re-run election in the state draws near.

    The residents expressed the concern in a survey carried out by the News Agency of Nigeria in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.

    They also expressed dismay that the politicians were overheating the polity through unhealthy rivalries, which could discourage many people from participating actively in the re-run election.

    Ndamzi Jikeji, a lawyer, said that politicians […]

  • You can’t dictate to us on re-run – INEC tells Senate

    You can’t dictate to us on re-run – INEC tells Senate

    According to reports, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said that the Senate couldn’t dictate to them on when re-run elections will hold in Rivers and Anambra states.

    The Senate had, on Wednesday, threatened to suspend sitting indefinitely if the electoral body did not conduct rerun elections in Rivers and Anambra states before December 10.

    Speaking in Abuja at the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room organised by Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre (PLAC), INEC National Commissioner, Prince Shoyebi said that the […]