Tag: INEC

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

N65m Cash Found in Zamfara INEC Office

Tanimu- October 10, 2019

The Sokoto Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today October 9, 2019 carried out an operation at the office of the ... Read More

Maurice Iwu Back in Court, Gets N1b Bail

Tanimu- August 9, 2019

Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, August 9, 2019 granted bail to Prof. Maurice Iwu, a former ... Read More

Constitutional Amendments Alone Cannot Solve Electoral Challenges — Festus Okoye

Henry Solomon- July 8, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says constitutional and legal alterations and amendments alone cannot solve the challenges of the electoral process in the country. ... Read More

Nigeria’s democracy: Jega calls for review of extant laws

admin- June 12, 2019

Prof. Attahiru Jega, former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called for a review of extant laws to further deepen democracy in Nigeria. Jega ... Read More

INEC Fixes Kogi, Bayelsa Gov Polls for November 2

admin- April 10, 2019

The electoral body in a statement yesterday by its National Commissioner and Chairman Voter Education and Publicity, Mr. Festus Okoye, said the official notice for ... Read More

Rivers on knife’s edge as INEC resumes collation of guber poll results

admin- April 1, 2019

Rivers State is on knife’s edge as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) resumes the collation of suspended governorship and State House of Assembly elections ... Read More

Updated: INEC declares Fintiri governor-elect of Adamawa

admin- March 29, 2019

Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri of Peoples Democratic Party has emerged winner of Adamawa Governorship election. The Returning Officer of the election, Prof. Andrew Haruna, who declared ... Read More

Ganduje thanks electorate, promises all-inclusive administration

admin- March 25, 2019

The re-elected governor of Kano State, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje , has thanked the people for re-electing him for a second term and promised to run ... Read More

FCT: PDP Wins Kuje Chairmanship Election

Abdul Jimoh- March 24, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Abdulahi Sabo, winner of the supplementary poll ... Read More

Rivers election: INEC up to some mischievous moves – APC

admin- March 21, 2019

The All Progressives Congress in Rivers State has expressed mixed feelings over the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, timeline for concluding the governorship and state ... Read More

Ganduje talks tough

admin- March 20, 2019

By Muhammad Nur Tijani/Kano Ahead of the supplementary elections in Kano on Saturday, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state said that his government will not ... Read More

Nigerian Army Express Annoyance with INEC, Police on Rivers Elections

Tanimu- March 19, 2019

RE: RIVERS STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION Headquarters 6 Division Nigerian Army (NA) have observed with dismay and sense of betrayal in the statement made by the ... Read More