News - the Independent National Electoral Commission

Alliance For Africa Advocates National Policy On Women Participation In Governance

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months ago /
Politics 

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

INEC Reviews Challenges Of 2019 Elections

4 months 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

4 months 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.

Okorocha Sworn In As Senator

4 months ago /
Nation 

Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has been sworn in as Senator representing Imo West.

 

INEC Reviews Its Activities For 2019 Elections

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has held a one-day retreat in Benin City, the Edo State capital to review the conduct of the commission during the last general elections across the country.

Court Of Appeal Upholds Senator Bulkachuwa’s Election

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division has dismissed the appeal filed by Usman Tuggar, challenging the election of Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa, representing Bauchi North Senatorial District.

Buhari Promises To Stabilise ECOWAS Sub- Region

4 months ago /
International News 

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed Nigeria’s commitment to stabilising the West-African sub-region within available resources.

Presidential Election Tribunal Reserves Ruling On PDP Motion For Inspection Of INEC Server

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Court Of Appeal on Thursday heard the motion filed by the Peoples Democratic Party seeking for an order to allow it inspect the server used by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in the February presidential election.

INEC Appeals Judgment On Certificate Of Return For Okorocha

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says the court judgment which directed it to issue a certificate of return to former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has grave implications for future elections in the country.

Election Tribunal Reserves Ruling On Applications By INEC, APC, Buhari For Dismissal Of PDP Atiku Petition

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Court of Appeal has reserved ruling on the applications by INEC, President Buhari and the All Progressive Congress, APC, seeking a dismissal of the case by the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and Atiku over the 2019 elections.

Presidential Election Petition (DAY 6)

4 months ago /
Nation 

The pre-hearing of the Presidential Election Petition entered its sixth day on Tuesday with the commencement of hearing on the interlocutory motions filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, seeking to strike out the petition of the People’s Democratic Party and its candidate Atiku Abubakar.

PDP, PRP, NNPP In Certificate Of Return Saga In Bauchi

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  Senatorial candidate for Bauchi South, Garba Dahiru, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue him and four House of Representatives candidates certificates of return in compliance with a court order.

Imo PDP Condemns Ruling In Favour Of Okorocha

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in Imo West, Jones Onyereri, has described as ‘slaughtering of justice’ the judgment of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue Rochas Okorocha certificate of return.

Court Orders INEC To Issue Okorocha Certificate Of Return

4 months ago /
Judiciary 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue the former Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, a Certificate of Return.

Kano PDP Governorship Candidate Slams INEC For Delay In Election Petition

4 months ago /
Election 

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in the 2019 election in Kano state, Abba Yusuf, has expressed anger over the delay by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC in giving his legal team access to election materials.

Okorocha Vs INEC: Court Fixes June 7 For Judgment

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed June 7 for judgment in the suit filed by former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, in which he is asking the court to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue him a  certificate of return.

Abia Election Tribunal Dismisses APC Petition Against Gov. Ikpeazu

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital has dismissed the petition filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Uche Ogah against the reelection of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.