News - NEC

Senate President Lawan Assures NASS Will Not Be A Rubber Stamp

6 days ago /
Politics 

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has assured Nigerians and the international community that the ninth National Assembly will not be a rubber stamp as being speculated.

Presidency Welcomes NDI/ IRI Election Report With Reservations

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Presidency says it welcomes with reservations, the joint report of the International Republic Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) on the 2019 general elections in Nigeria and recommendations for the 2023 general elections.

Zenith Labour Party Bemoans Rising Insecurity, Poverty

6 days ago /
Nation 

Zenith Labour Party says it is worried about the high level of insecurity and poverty in Nigeria.

 

Tribunal Reserves Ruling In FCT Area Council Election Petition

1 week ago /
Nation 

The FCT Area Council Election Petition Tribunal has reserved ruling in the motion by the All Progressives Congress and its chairmanship candidate Danladi Chiya seeking the dismissal of the petition by the People's Democratic Party, PDP challenging the outcome of the Kwali area council chairmanship election.

HDP Says 2019 Presidential Poll Unconstitutional

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has been told that the February 23 presidential election which produced President Muhammadu Buhari, for a second term in office is unlawful, illegal and unconstitutional.

Jalingo Crisis: Police Arrest 20

1 week ago /
Security 

Taraba State Police Command has confirmed five person’s death and several others injured in a recent attack by unknown gunmen in some communities in the suburb of Jalingo the State capital.

Army Chief Buratai Speaks On Command Leadership

1 week ago /
Security 

Improved leadership and command qualities among military officers are necessary for winning the war against insurgency.

Bauchi Governorship Election Tribunal To Commence Pre-Hearing July 1

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Governorship election petition tribunal for Bauchi state has adjourned petition filed by the immediate past Governor of the state Mohammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress against the incumbent Governor Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to the first of July 2019 for commencement of pre-hearing session.

IRI, NDI Submit Election Reports To INEC; Commission Promises Action

1 week ago /
Election 

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has appealed to all Observer organisations that monitored the 2019 General elections to urgently submit their reports in line with the terms of their accreditation.

EU Election Report: Group Demands Yakubu’s Resignation

1 week ago /
Election 

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu has been asked to step aside for proper inquiry into the INEC server controversy.

Supreme Court Fixes July 5 For Judgement In Osun Governorship Election Petition

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Supreme Court has fixed July 5, for judgment in the appeals filed by Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in respect of the dispute over the last governorship election in Osun State.

Labour Picket Securities, Investment Tribunal

1 week ago /
Security 

Protest and counter-protests rocked the securities and investment tribunal Headquarters in Abuja On Monday as organized labor unions under the aegis of the Amalgamated Union Of Public Corporation, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE)  stormed the tribunal to demand improved working conditions.

INEC Set To Plug Loopholes In 2019 Polls

1 week ago /
Politics 

National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in charge of the northwest, Abubakar Nahuche says it will correct all lapses perceived in the conduct of the 2019 general elections with a view to perfecting the act in subsequent elections.

Alliance For Africa Advocates National Policy On Women Participation In Governance

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Federal Government has been urged to enact a law that will strengthen the National Gender Policy to ensure more participation of women in governance.

INEC Insists It Did Not Transfer Results To A Server In 2019

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says the Commission did not transfer 2019 election results through server due to circumstances beyond its control.

I Have No Plan To Protest Over INEC Server - Atiku

1 week ago /
Nation 

Atiku Abubakar said on that there is no plan to lead a protest should the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) rule against his bid to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to grant him access to information on the Commission’s central server.

INEC Receives Applications For Three New Parties

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has reportedly said that three new associations have applied to be registered as political parties. 

INEC To Leverage On 2019 Polls For Bayelsa, Kogi Governorship Elections

1 week ago /
Nation 

The National Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in charge of the North Central and Kaduna, Professor Antonia Simbine says the commission is leveraging on the outcome of the 2019 general elections in order to conduct hitch-free polls in Kogi and Bayelsa states in November this year.

INEC Reviews Challenges Of 2019 Elections

1 week ago /
Nation 

As the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC reviews its activities in the just concluded 2019 general elections, the commission says there were numerous challenges during the exercise.

Nigeria Welcome EU Suggestions On Improving Elections In Nigeria- Presidency

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Presidency has welcomed the report of the European Union, EU, on the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, promising to analyze it fully and act on the recommendations.