Tag: INEC

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

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

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

Appeal Court reverses INEC’s deregistration of 22 parties

inno.korie- August 10, 2020

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday reversed the  deregistration of 22 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The parties were ... Read More

PDP BOT Chairman seeks conduct of LG election by INEC

inno.korie- August 9, 2020

Sen. Wali Jibrin, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the National Assembly to hasting the process of ... Read More

Court Affirms INEC’s De-registration of 32 political Parties

Henry Solomon- June 11, 2020

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, dismissed the applications filed by the 32 deregistered political parties against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Justice ... Read More

Edo Election: APC, PDP, 13 others notify INEC of dates, modes of primaries

Abdul Jimoh- June 10, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says out of 18 registered political parties, 15 have notified their intention to conduct primaries to nominate candidates for ... Read More

COVID-19 Won’t Truncate Nigeria’s Electoral Process – INEC

Henry Solomon- May 30, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday said COVID-19 pandemic would not truncate Nigeria’s democracy and electoral process. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this in ... Read More

Court bars INEC from deregistering 31 political parties

Abdul Jimoh- February 17, 2020

Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from deregistering 31 political parties. Justice Chikere, ... Read More

Fire Razes INEC Office in Idemili North LGA

Olisa- February 2, 2020

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra was on Sunday gutted by fire. Confirming ... Read More

INEC gets disability desks nationwide

Abdul Jimoh- January 21, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has established disability desks at its offices nationwide to ensure inclusiveness in the electoral process. INEC Resident ... Read More

INEC Begins Announcement of Results

Suleiman Idris- November 17, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday. Also, expected to be ... Read More

#KogiElect2019: INEC Saves N290m For Combining Kogi Elections

Suleiman Idris- November 13, 2019

The Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) said it would be saving over N290 million for combining the Kogi West Senatorial District and the governorship election ... Read More