News - the Independent National Electoral Commission

Bauchi Governorship Election Tribunal To Commence Pre-Hearing July 1

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

6 months 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.

INEC Set To Plug Loopholes In 2019 Polls

6 months 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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)

6 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

6 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.