The appointment of acting INEC boss is in line with national gender policy and procedure for appointment in INEC, forum says. The post Women forum applauds Buhari’s choice of Zakari as acting INEC chair appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, the Cross River State’s Capital in south-south Nigeria, has dismissed a petition filed by the Governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Fidelis Ugbo, against Governor Ben Ayade of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The petition, filed through the Election Petition Tribunal, sought
Justice for Farkhunda, a young woman killed by a mob in Kabul, may not be in sight soon as an appeal court in Afghanistan quashed the death sentences imposed on four men who took part in the act. Eight people, including policemen, were given jail terms and four sentenced to
Egypt’s military has vowed to continue its attack against Islamic State (IS) militants in the Sinai Peninsula, after clashes left more than 100 dead. The army maintained that operations will not stop until they rid the area of all terrorist activities.
National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP yesterday rejected in totality the appointment of Hajia Amina Bala Zakari as acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC by President Muhammadu Buhari, alleging that the presidency plans to use her appointment to compromise the Election Tribunals in favour of
Attahiru Jega‘s tenure as INEC Chairman has come to an end. His departure was formalized on Tuesday during a handover ceremony conducted behind closed doors at the Commission in Abuja, according to Sahara Reporters. A national commissioner from Sokoto State, Ahmed Wali will be taking over as interim chairman.
President Buhari has appointed Amina Bala Zakari as Acting Chair of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) following the departure of Attahiru Jega, who completed his five-year tenure Tuesday. Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Danladi Kifasi, conveyed the appointment to Mrs. Zakari in a letter, said the
Professor Attahiru Jega’s tenure as the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come to an end. The former INEC boss, who took over from Professor Maurice Iwu, on June 8, 2010, during the former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, handed over the mantle of leadership to the commission’s
Professor Attahiru Jega’s tenure as the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come to an end. The former INEC boss, who took over from Professor Maurice Iwu, assumed office on June 8, 2010 during the former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration.