Wednesday, 30th November 2022

Finally, Senate bows to pressure, remove controversial clauses from INEC amendment Bill

The Senate on Thursday passed the Independent National Electoral Commission Act Amendment Bill without the clause that seeks to reshuffle the order of polls in a general election.


6 Oct 2017
Up to 60 political parties may participate in 2019 general election - INEC
22 Oct 2017
Tens of thousands of people across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were cancelled and train services were disrupted on Sunday as a typhoon roared towards the coast, bringing heavy rain and strong winds on a national election day.
18 Jul 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate’s approval of N242.45 billion for the Independent National Electoral Commission to enable it to commence preparations for 2019 general elections.
23 Mar 2019
Pavida Pananond, associate professor of international business at Thammasat Business School, and Paul Chambers, special advisor on international affairs at Naresuan University’s College of ASEAN Community Studies, talk about Thailand's upcoming general election.
24 Apr 2019
After the first televised debate among the candidates, Spain's current prime minister, Pedro Sanchez is still holding a 30% share in opinion polls. But he is unlikely to be an outright winner.
8 May 2019
President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a majority in every election since the end of apartheid in 1994.
6 Jul 2019
Submit 2019 general election reports, INEC tells CSOs
21 Jul 2019
Stephanie Kelly, senior political economist at Aberdeen Standard Investments, discusses Brexit, Bank of England policy and her view that Boris Johnson is likely to face a general election if elected Prime Minister.
22 Sep 2019
Spaniards are set to head to the polls for the fourth time in four years. Although there is still time to form a coalition government, Prime Minister Sanchez has said there will be a "repeat election on November 10."
25 Oct 2019
The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has won the general election after securing 29 national assembly seats, representing 51 percent of the vote, the chief justice announced on Friday.
25 Oct 2019
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for a snap election on Dec. 12 to end the Brexit deadlock. A motion to trigger an early poll will be put before lawmakers next Monday, but Jeremy Corbyn says he won’t back a snap election unless Johnson promises to abandon a “no-deal” withdrawal. The Labour leader also said he wants to wait for the European Union’s decision on a Brexit extension. Bloomberg’s Maria Tadeo reports on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”
12 Dec 2019
The third election in less than five years has been described as the most important in decades. The outcome could see Boris Johnson make good on his promise to "get Brexit done." Follow the latest developments here.