Tag: INEC

INEC on APC Yobe North Senatorial Primary Election

Suleiman Idris- September 8, 2022

INEC has again reiterated its stand on the APC Yobe North Senatorial Primary Election, saying the Commission stands by its Monitoring Team’s Report INEC national ... Read More

Ayade emerges candidate for Cross River North APC Rerun Primary

Suleiman Idris- July 14, 2022

He was elected at a primary by-election conducted at Ogoja local government headquarters. Ayade emerged unopposed as he was the sole contestant in the exercise. ... Read More

No Eligible Nigerian Will Be left Out – INEC Chairman

Henry Solomon- June 11, 2022

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has affirmed that the Commission will do whatever it takes to ensure that all ... Read More

Senate Passes Harmonised version of Electoral Act

Henry Solomon- January 25, 2022

The Senate  has rescinded its decision on Clause 84 of the electoral Act amendment Bill 2010 and passed a harmonised version of both Chambers.   ... Read More

Senate Reconsiders and Passes Electoral Act

Henry Solomon- January 19, 2022

The Senate has reconsidered and passed the electoral Act amendment Bill 2010 which now provides that the decision for mode of party primaries should be ... Read More

House Approves Direct and Indirect Primaries

Henry Solomon- January 19, 2022

The House of Representatives has in amending section 84 subsection 2 of the electoral act amendment bill approved direct and Indirect primaries for the nomination ... Read More

INEC Trains ICT Heads

AMT Tanimu- July 5, 2021

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC says more than 250,000 Nigerians have opened an account to carry out various activities on its registration portal since ... Read More

INEC on Election Security

AMT Tanimu- July 1, 2021

Securing lives and property during and after elections is posing serious concern to the Independent National Electoral Commission as some National Commissioners join other partners ... Read More

INEC Suspends Ekiti East 1 State Constituency Bye-Election

Henry Solomon- March 20, 2021

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has indefinitely suspended the Ekiti East 1 constituency bye-election. The Commission said it received reports that the election holding ... Read More

Minister advocates electronic voting system for Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- February 2, 2021

Ogbonnaya OnuMinister of Science and Technology Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, says Nigeria needs to reform its electoral system by adopting electronic ... Read More

President Buhari Nominates Prof. Yakubu As INEC Chairman for Second Term

AMT Tanimu- October 27, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, for a second term in office. In a ... Read More

President Buhari nominates Lauretta, three others as INEC Commissioners

Abdul Jimoh- October 13, 2020

President Buhari has nominated Mrs. Lauretta Onochie, his Special Assistant on Social Media for screening and confirmation as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral ... Read More

Update; INEC Staff Rescued After Boat Capsized in Ilaje

Abdul Jimoh- October 10, 2020

INEC staff conveying electoral materials to riverine areas of Ilaje Local Government Area in the ongoing Ondo State governorship election has been rescued. Some of the ... Read More

President Buhari Ensure on Peaceful, Transparent and Credible Gunernatorial Election in Ondo

AMT Tanimu- October 8, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that all necessary measures have been put in place to ensure that the October 10 gubernatorial election in Ondo State ... Read More

NewsInPhoto: INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on Readiness Assessment Visit to Ondo

Henry Solomon- October 4, 2020

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu inspected non-sentitive materials on Sunday, 4 October 2020 ahead of the Ondo state gubernatorial election on ... Read More

1.7m to Vote in Edo as Voters Abandon Over 400,000 Cards in INEC Office

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2020

Records at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), indicate that no fewer than 1.72 million persons are eligible to vote in the Sept. 19, Edo ... Read More

No Direct Involvement of INEC Staff in Conduct of Edo Governorship Polls – Okoye

Henry Solomon- September 17, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) says none of the paid staff of the commission will be directly involved in the conduct of the Edo State ... Read More

Gombe to conduct LGs polls in December – Commission

Suleiman Idris- September 15, 2020

(NAN) Gombe State Independent Electoral Commission (GOSIEC), is set to conduct Local government polls on Dec. 19, says the commission’s chairman, Alhaji Saidu Awak. During ... Read More

Edo 2020: PDP allegations false, baseless – INEC commissioner

Abdul Jimoh- September 11, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has denied the allegations by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), that it was working with the All Progressives Congress ... Read More

INEC Promises Credible Election in Edo In-spite of COVID-19

Olisa- August 21, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will not compromise its integrity in the conduct of the Edo Governorship election billed for Sept. 19 ... Read More