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INEC commences 2-day training for electoral officers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced training for Electoral Officers and Assistant Electoral Officers (Operations) in preparation for its planned expansion of Polling Units (PUs).

Ekiti bye-election postponed indefinitely – INEC chairman

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has said that the aborted Ekiti bye-election has been...

Missing INEC staff found

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said its ad hoc staff who went missing during the Bakura State Constituency by-election in Zamfara, have been found.

Where are the voters? INEC officials sleep off

Ad-hoc officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, were caught sleeping on Saturday in Ikorodu as voters refused to come out to vote at the Lagos East Senatorial bye-election.

INEC ready for Lagos bye-elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that it had delivered non-sensitive materials for the Saturday’s Lagos East Senatorial and Kosofe Constituency II House of Assembly by-elections.

INEC chairman Yakubu hands over to Ahmed Mu’azu (rtd)

Professor Mahmood Yakubu has stepped down as chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday.

INEC announces resumption of voters registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise will commence in the first quarter of 2021 ahead of the 2023 general elections.

INEC to deploy 6000 officials for Plateau by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Plateau said it would deploy 6000 ad-hoc staff for the conduct of the Plateau South Senatorial by-election slated for Oct. 31.

1.4m voters to participate in Ondo governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) in Ondo State has said that no fewer than 1,478,460 eligible voters would participate in the forthcoming governorship election.

INEC Chairman expresses readiness for Ondo election

Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has reaffirmed the readiness of the commission for smooth conduct of the Oct.10, Ondo State governorship election.

#EdoDecides2020: INEC boss sends strong message to personnel

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has appealed to its staff including those on ad hoc services not to accord any advantage to a political party or candidate in the conduct of the Edo governorship election.

Sensitive materials arrive Edo for governorship poll, INEC declares readiness

Sensitive materials for the governorship poll in Edo State have arrived the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, in the state in readiness for Saturday's poll.

APC releases schedule for legislative by-elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has released its schedule of activities for legislative by-elections in Enugu and Katsina State in adherence to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Tension in Edo may lead to state of emergency – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that the fierce political tension brewing in Edo State ahead governorship poll may lead to a declaration of a state of emergency in the state.

Edo, Ondo guber: No alternative to peaceful election – INEC

Ahead of the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo States, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has warned all stakeholders to see the conduct of the elections as a national project that must be executed in strict compliance with all the safety protocols.

INEC reacts to nullification of Bayelsa governorship poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it may respond to some of the issues raised by the Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal when it is availed of the full judgment of the case.

Ondo poll: INEC reacts to allegations of manipulation

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it does not substitute nominated candidates of the African Action Congress (AAC) or any other party’s nominations for the Ondo governorship election.

Ondo poll: AAC vows to sue INEC

The African Action Congress(AAC) said it would take legal action against Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for replacing the name of its Ondo deputy governorship candidate with an unknown one.

Court stops INEC from deregistering 31 political parties

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, barred the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from deregistering 31 political parties.

House of Reps set to stop ex-INEC officials from contesting elections

The House of Representatives is currently deliberating a bill to restrict former high-ranking officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from contesting elections in Nigeria.

Nov 16 Bayelsa poll: INEC assessing implementation stages

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that it had decided to access the implementation stages of the Nov. 16 governorship election in the eight local government areas of the state.

INEC deploys 3 national commissioners, others to Kogi

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the deployment of three of the commission’s national commissioners and seven Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) to Kogi.

INEC involves sign language interpreters ahead elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) says it plans to engage sign language interpreters to educate the deaf and dumb voters on electoral procedures during the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Guber electon: INEC educates women in Bayelsa

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa, has organised a sensitisation forum for women in Bayelsa Central Senatorial District on the forthcoming governorship election in the state.

Kogi guber poll : CAN, JNI warn INEC, security agencies

Religious leaders in Kogi have warned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies not to compromise the Nov.16 governorship election in the state.

National Assembly exposes INEC’s ‘unapproved’ spendings

The National Assembly Joint Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has raised a concern about the additional budgetary spending of over N503 million by INEC without applying for virement from the National Assembly.

INEC to recruit 16,139 adhoc staff for Kogi’s election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will recruit 16, 139 Adhoc staff for the Kogi governorship election holding on Nov. 16.

Kogi/Bayelsa guber Polls: INEC rejects 14 nominations

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it had rejected 14 invalidly submitted nominations by political parties for the Nov. 16 governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States.

INEC: EFCC’s intervention gave plausibility to 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday released a statement that the intervention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) gave credibility to the 2019 general elections.

INEC Is Most Corrupt Institution in Nigeria – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday described the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the most corrupt institution in the country. The party also...

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