The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said that it has concluded arrangements to prosecute a top official of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for collecting bribes during the 2015 general election.
Six police officers attached to the security team of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, have been dismissed for causing chaos during the legislative re-run election in the state on December 10, 2016.
No less than 100 staff members of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will be suspended following a report indicting them of collecting bribes ahead of the 2015 general elections.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu has said that the commission will punish all of its officials and ad-hoc staff who engaged in electoral malpractice during the legislative re-run election in Rivers State.
Top diplomatic envoys to Nigeria have praised members of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for its bravery and courage during the legislative re-run election that held in Rivers State on December 10.
The police has paraded five suspects for allegedly causing violence and hijacking electoral materials during the legislative rerun election that held in Rivers State last Saturday.
The General Officer Commanding, GOC, of the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army has narrated how a Deputy Superintendent of Police was beheaded alongside his orderly, as well as ho scores of corps members who were kidnapped in the legislative re-run elections in Rivers State on Saturday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, seem to be having a tough time in the Rivers legislative re-run elections as official results are yet to be announced in some areas, more than 24 hours after voting.
Voting is currently underway in Rivers State in the legislative re-run elections which had been twice rescheduled due to violence and insecurity.
Heads of foreign delegations to Nigeria have expressed concern over what they described as the rising tension in Rivers State ahead of re-run legislative elections scheduled to hold in the State on Saturday December 10.