Tag: Independent National Electoral Commission

INEC Laments Lack of Power to Deregister Parties

admin- June 18, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday lamented its lack of constitutional power to deregister any of the existing 91 political parties in the country.The ... Read More

Certificates of Return: INEC meets over various court orders

admin- June 11, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will meet on Tuesday, regarding judgments and orders issued or served on it from various Courts of ... Read More

Court orders INEC to issue Rochas Okorocha certificate of return

admin- June 7, 2019

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Friday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue Rochas Okorocha, a Certificate of ... Read More

Rivers Election: Gov. Umahi reacts as Wike defeats Awara

admin- April 4, 2019

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State, has congratulated Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers on his re-election, and urged politicians to emulate the resilience displayed by ... Read More

Rivers guber: Wike in comfortable lead

admin- April 3, 2019

Tony John, Port Harcourt People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is cruising home in victory in the Rivers State governorship elections, having won 13 local government areas ... Read More

Rivers Collation: Police deploy personnel

admin- April 2, 2019

Rivers Police Command on Monday said it has commenced the deployment of personnel to strategic areas and centres for election results collation scheduled to begin ... Read More

Court stops INEC from collating, declaring Bauchi guber result

admin- March 20, 2019

PDP, lawyers reject ex parte order as women protestThe Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to stop the collation ... Read More

Bauchi guber: Court stops INEC from concluding announcement of governorship result

admin- March 19, 2019

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to stop further collation, conclusion and announcement of result of ... Read More

Inconclusive elections, a consequence of politicians’ misconduct

admin- March 18, 2019

Having endured an avalanche of criticisms following the initial postponement of the presidential election, the Independent National Electoral Commission was also not spared after the ... Read More

Okorocha absent as INEC presents certificate to senators-elect.

admin- March 14, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday presented certificates of return to senators-elect. Conspicuously absent at the ceremony was the outgoing Imo State Governor, ... Read More

INEC raises alarm over new vote buying method

inno.korie- January 7, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday raised alarm over a new method of vote buying being devised to undermine the voting process. INEC ... Read More

INEC to train over 1m personnel for 2019 polls

admin- January 7, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will train over one million electoral staff and ad-hoc personnel for the conduct of the 2019 general ... Read More

400,000 PVCs yet to be collected in Rivers

admin- November 20, 2018

The Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over more than 400,000 Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) unclaimed in Rivers INEC office. ... Read More

APC Wins in Bauchi Katsina Kwara By-Elections

Henry Solomon- November 18, 2018

The All Progressive Congress (APC) have won the three (3) by-elections held in Bauchi, Katsina and Kwara States respectively on Saturday 17 November 2018. The ... Read More

INEC Adopts Simultaneous Accreditation and Voting System For 2019

Henry Solomon- November 14, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says voting would hold simultaneously with accreditation of voters during the 2019 general elections. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National ... Read More

INEC Publishes Particulars of Political Parties’ Candidates

Henry Solomon- October 26, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday published the forms and particulars of political parties’ candidates submitted for 2019 general elections at its offices ... Read More

Security Council meets on peaceful elections

admin- October 19, 2018

The National Security Council (NSC) meeting held on Thursday on the security situation in the country and the effect on the conduct of the 2019 ... Read More

INEC to Upgrade ICT Systems Ahead of 2019 Elections

Henry Solomon- October 18, 2018

Mr Toba Ayeni, System Analyst, Department of ICT/Voters’ Registry, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Ado-Ekiti, says the commission is working on new technologies to guarantee ... Read More

2019 Elections: CSOs caution security agents against partisanship

inno.korie- October 17, 2018

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, on Wednesday called on security agencies not to truncate Nigeria’s democracy with partisanship ... Read More

INEC to Political Parties: October 7 Deadline Remains Sacrosanct — INEC

Henry Solomon- October 5, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reminded political parties that Oct. 7 remains the deadline for conduct of primaries for all elective positions for ... Read More