Emefiele sues INEC, AGF, APC over presidential ambition
Mr. Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has sued the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), and three others in the Federal High Court in Abuja, seeking enforcement of his right to run for President in 2023 without resigning from his current position.
A hearing has been scheduled for today at 12 p.m. in his suit designated FHC/ABJ/CS/610/2022, filed on his behalf by a constitutional lawyer.
The Judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, who is handling the suit, fixed 12 o'clock to hear the
along with two other matters.
As of the time of filing this report, Emefiele’s supporters are already in court, in large numbers, to witness the proceedings.
Insecurity, thuggery, social media - INEC lists threats to 2023 presidential election
Insecurity, thuggery, and fake news on social media have been identified by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as major threats to the general elections in 2019.Mahmoud Yakubu, the chairman of the commission, revealed the information at an event hosted by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) in Washington, D.C.Regarding the worries prior to the poll, he said:“Are there concerns abo...
INEC To Hold Supplementary Election For Presidential Election Next Week
Even though, the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has declared the winner of February 23 Presidential election, INEC has set to hold the supplementary elections on March 9, the same day as the earlier scheduled governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections.This was made known by Festus Okoye, INEC’s national commissioner for information and voter education, who said the supplementary polls will be conducted in areas where the poll was cancell...
Deregistration Of 22 Political Parties; Court Reverses INEC Decision; INEC Sets To Appeal The Case
A Court of Appeal in Abuja has reversed deregistration of 22 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The parties are Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD), Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP), All Blending Party (ABP), All Grand Alliance Party (AGAP), Alliance of Social Democrats (ASD), Change Advocacy Party (CAP), Democratic People’s Congress (DPC), Green Party of Nigeria (GPN), Masses Movement of Nigeria (MMN) and Mega Party o...
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