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INEC deploys new technology for continuous voter registration

Armed with a new technology, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it will resume its suspended Continuous Voter Registration from 28 June.

INEC announces date, timetable for FCT Abuja council polls

Elections into the six area councils of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of Abuja will hold 12 February next year, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said.

INEC reassures of hitch free Abia bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reassured on hitch-free conduct of Saturday’s Aba North/South federal constituency bye-election in Abia.

CACOL backs INEC’s move on online voter registration

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has thrown its weight behind the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) resolve to carry out part of the voter’s registration exercise online while biometric data capturing would take place at designated centres.

UNICAL’s Professor Peter Ogban jailed for election fraud

Professor Peter Ogban has been sentenced to three-year imprisonment after he was found guilty of fraudulent manipulation of election results.

INEC clarifies role on division, revision, adjustment of electoral constituencies

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says revision of electoral constituencies/adjustment of their boundaries are joint responsibilities of the commission and the National Assembly.

2023 election: INEC speaks on expansion of polling units in Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Rivers, on Thursday, provided clarification on the expansion of access to polling units before the 2023 general election.

Polling units expansion: Accord Party lauds INEC

The Lagos State Chapter of Accord Party on Sunday described the plans by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to expand the number of polling units in Nigeria as timely and beneficial.

Peaceful elections: INEC seeks police collaboration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called for an enhanced collaboration with the police towards ensuring peaceful conduct of elections in the country.

Underage married girls have no voting rights: Sen. Gaya

The Senate committee on INEC has rejected a suggestion that Under-18 married girls should have the right to vote.

Voters’ Registration: INEC cautions against fake news

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged Nigerians to ignore fake news making the round that it would resume its Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) on Monday.

Rousing welcome for Yakubu at INEC, as he begins second term [Photos]

Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission trooped out Thursday to accord a rousing welcome to the re-appointed Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, as he assumed office for a second term of five years.

Imo bye-election: Youths protest result

The Coalition of Okigwe Youths, a political pressure group, barricaded the entrance to the offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Owerri, in protest against the outcome of the Dec. 5 Imo North senatorial by-election.

Missing INEC staff found hale and hearty

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said its ad hoc staff members who went missing during the Dec. 5, Bakura State Constituency by-election in Zamfara have been found.

Imo bye-election: APC dedicates victory to electorate

Imo chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has thanked residents of Imo North for their massive turnout during Saturday’s Imo North senatorial bye-election which resulted in victory for the party.

Bye-elections: Our story of woes by INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has detailed some of its bitter experience encountered today on the field as it conducted 15 bye-elections spread across 11 States.

INEC sets new date to conclude Zamfara’s Bakura bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed 9 December to conclude the Bakura State Constituency bye-election in Zamfara state.

Group lauds free, fair conduct of Lagos bye-election

A civil society organization, the Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM) has commended the peaceful, orderly, free and fair conduct of the Lagos East Senatorial District/Kosofe II State Constituency Bye-Election held on Saturday 4th December 2020 in Lagos state.

Lagos bye-election: Stakeholders commend INEC

Some stakeholders have lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the timely arrival of election materials for the Lagos East Senatorial Zone by-election on Saturday.

Enugu bye-election commences hitch-free peaceful

The Isi-Uzo State Constituency Bye-Election in Enugu State on Saturday begun without any hitches, even as voters conducted themselves in a peaceful manner.

Lagos Bye-Election: Abiru, Gbadamosi battle for Senatorial seat (LIVE UPDATES)

Voters across Lagos-East Senatorial District trooped out to vote on Saturday, as the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Tokunbo Abiru and Babatunde Gbadamosi of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, renewed rivalry in a bye-election.

INEC: No candidate has withdrawn from Zamfara bye-election

Zamfara office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has not received any notice of withdrawal by any candidate in the Bakura state constituency by-election.

INEC moves Imo North bye-election collation to Owerri

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said its headquarters in Owerri will be used for the collation and declaration of results for the 5 Dec. bye-election in Imo North Senatorial District.

Kogi REC assures of credible by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has assured people of Ibaji Local Government Area of Kogi State that next Saturday, December 5, 2020, House of Assembly by-election will be free and fair.

JUST IN: INEC announces new date for bye-elections in Lagos, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed a date for the pending bye-elections in Lagos and 10 other states.

Updated: INEC national commissioner Nahuche quits

A National commissioner of the Independent National Commission (INEC), Mr Abubakar Nahuche, has resigned his appointment, a year before his term expires.

Lagos PDP wants INEC boss to be fair

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos State chapter, has advised Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure more fairness as he commences his second term in office on Monday.

2019 General Elections: INEC releases report

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday in Abuja made a virtual and public presentation of its 'Report of the 2019 General Election'.

Group writes INEC to recall Lagos lawmaker, Alli-Macaulay

A group, Amuwo Odofin Stakeholders’ Consultative Forum in Lagos, on Monday wrote a petition to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to commence a recall process of their representative, Mrs Mojisola Alli-Macaulay, in the Lagos State House of Assembly.

IPAC congratulates INEC boss on reappointment

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has congratulated Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on his re-appointment as Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) while urging him to continue with the electoral reforms he initiated.

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