News - the Independent National Electoral Commission

Court Of Appeal Affirms Adeleke’s Eligibility For Osun Governor

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal, Abuja on Thursday held that Senator Ademola Adeleke was qualified to run for the 2018 governorship election in Osun State, having the basic qualification of a secondary school certificate.

Benue Governorship Tribunal Reconvenes On Friday

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, the Benue State capital will reconvene on Friday, May 31, 2019, for the continuation of pre-hearing on the suit challenging the election of the State Governor Samuel Ortom.

Kaduna Election Tribunal Dismisses PDP’s Motion For Recount

4 months ago /
Politics 

The election petition tribunal sitting in Kaduna has dismissed the application filed by the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, to recount the ballot papers in the governorship election.

Kaduna Governorship Election Tribunal To Decide On Motion For Recount May 28

4 months ago /
Politics 

The governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Kaduna has set Tuesday, 28 May 2019 for the hearing of the application of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, for the recount of the vote cast in the last general election.

INEC Declares PDP’s Mutawalle Zamfara Governor-Elect

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Saturday declared Bello Mutawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  as the governor-elect of Zamfara State.

INEC Holds Emergency Meeting Over Zamfara Judgement

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC appears not to be in a hurry to issue certificates of return to candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party as directed by the Supreme Court.

INEC Says Kwara Governor-Elect’s WAEC Certificate Is Genuine

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says the WAEC certificate of the Kwara State Governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrazak, is a public document which any member of the public can access.

Tribunal Dismisses Suit Seeking To Stop Buhari’s Inauguration

5 months ago /
Judiciary 

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the suit filed by the Hope Democratic Party, HDP and its Presidential Candidate, Ambrose Uwuru, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration.

House Of Reps Moves To Amend Education Minimum Standard Act

5 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is seeking to amend the education minimum standard and establishment of institution act, to ensure that educational Curricula lay more emphasis on practical knowledge.

 

FCT Election Tribunal Orders INEC To Allow PDP Inspect Election Materials

5 months ago /
Politics 

The FCT area council election petition tribunal sitting at the FCT High Court in Jabi district, has granted two separate Exparte motion seeking the order of court to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to make electoral materials available for inspection to the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, its chairmanship and counsellorship candidates in Kwali area council.

Oyo Election: Tribunal Rules On APC’s Application To Recount Ballot Papers

5 months ago /
Politics 

The Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed an application filed by Mr Adebayo Adelabu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to recount all the ballot papers used in the March 9 election.

Cross River Election Tribunal Commences Pretrial Of Ndoma-Egba Petition

5 months ago /
Politics 

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Calabar has commenced the pretrial stage of the petition brought before it by the former Senate Leader and All Progressives Congress, APC, senatorial candidate in Cross River Central, Victor Ndoma-Egba.

AAC Fraud Allegation: Court Restraints Sowore From Parading Himself As Chairman

5 months ago /
Politics 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the suspended national chairman of the African Action Congress, AAC, and the presidential candidate of the party in the last presidential election to from parading himself as the national chairman of the party.

Supreme Court Fixes May 24 For Judgement In Zamfara, Ekiti Appeals

5 months ago /
Judiciary 

The Supreme Court has fixed May 24, to deliver judgement in a pre-election case on Zamfara and the governorship election in Ekiti State.

INEC Fixes New Date For Kogi, Bayelsa Elections

5 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced November 16, 2019, as the new date for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.

New Date For Kogi And Bayelsa Governorship Elections

5 months ago /
Politics 

It will be recalled that on 9th April 2019, the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) released the timetable and schedule of activities for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections. The Commission fixed 2nd November for the elections to hold in both states.

Kwara AA, PDP Challenge APC Victory At Election Petition Tribunal

5 months ago /
Politics 

As the election petition tribunal in Kwara state commenced its pre-hearing trial, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state and its governorship candidate during the 2019 general elections, Razaq Atunwa has challenged the victory of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its governorship candidate, Abdulrahman Abdulrazak.

Presidential Election Petition: Tribunal Stands Down To Meet PDP, Others In Chamber

5 months ago /
Politics 

The presidential election petition tribunal resumed on Wednesday with the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, election petition challenging the election of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Bayelsa Wants November 2, Governorship Election Date Rescheduled

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State government has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to reschedule the date fixed for the 2019 governorship election in the state.

Presidential Election Petition Tribunal Resumes Sitting

5 months ago /
Nation 

The legal challenge against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office resumed on Tuesday at the Court of Appeal in Abuja.


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