News - the Independent National Electoral Commission

New Date For Kogi And Bayelsa Governorship Elections

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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.

Court Of Appeal Reserves Judgement In Adeleke’s Certificate Scandal Case

7 months ago /
Nation 

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the September 2018, governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has told the Court of Appeal in Abuja that he never forged the West African Examination Council, WAEC certificate he presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to   clear him for the gubernatorial election.

PDP Staff Demand The Stepping Aside Of Justice Bulkachuwa

7 months ago /
Politics 

The staff of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday staged a peaceful protest at the party headquarters, Abuja, to demand that the president of the court of appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa recuse herself from hearing the election petition against the president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari and the APC. 

PDP Heads To Supreme Court Over Osun Appeal Court Judgement

7 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP says it is not in any way shaken by the judgment of the Court of Appeal, which set aside the judgment of Osun State governorship election petition tribunal, affirming the incumbent governor, Gboyega Oyetola winner of the 2018 governorship polls.

INEC Commends Media For Professionalism, Objective Coverage Of 2019 Elections

7 months ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian media has been commended for exhibiting high-level professionalism and objectivity in the coverage of the 2019 general elections.

Presidential Election Petition Tribunal Promises Neutrality And Justice

7 months ago /
Nation 

The court of appeal sitting as the presidential election petition tribunal says it will be neutral and dispense justice without fear or favour.

State Independent Electoral Bodies Charged On Credible LG Elections

7 months ago /
Politics 

State Independent Electoral Commissions, SIECS, have been charged to change the norm and restore the people's confidence & encourage participation in local government elections.

 

Tribunal Commences Hearing on Atiku, 3 Others Petitions against Buhari

7 months ago /
Politics 

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has formally commenced hearing in the petitions filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election. 

Kano Election Tribunal Orders INEC To Allow PDP Inspect Materials

7 months ago /
Politics 

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kano has directed the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to allow the People's Democratic Party, PDP, access to the election materials used for the governorship election in the state.

Court Nullifies Adamawa APC Rep-Elect’s Election Over Forgery

7 months ago /
Politics 

The Federal High Court, Abuja has sacked Abdulrauf Modibbo as member-elect representing Yola South/Yola North/Girei Federal Constituency of Adamawa in the National Assembly.

IPAC Demands Unbundling Of INEC

7 months ago /
Nation 

The National Chairman of the Inter-Party Advisory Council, IPAC, Peter Ameh says there is an urgent need for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to be unbundled for it to effectively perform its core mandate.

Court Of Appeal To Hear Adeleke's Appeal Against Certificate Forgery May 8

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has adjourned the hearing of the appeal filed by Senator Ademola Adeleke challenging the judgment of the lower court which held that he did not qualify for the Osun State governorship election on the ground that the secondary school certificate he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was forged.

INEC Debunks Reports On Electronic Collation Of Results And Tampering With Servers

7 months ago /
Election 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has not tampered with any of its servers contrary to reports in some quarters.

Gombe Governorship Election Tribunal Concludes Assignment As Petitioners Withdraw Petitions

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Gombe has struck out three petitions challenging the election of Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Court Of Appeal Reserves Judgement in Osun Governorship Election

7 months ago /
Politics 

The Court Of Appeal has reserved judgement in the Osun governorship appeal against the decision of the governorship election petition tribunal delivered on March 29th, 2019.

Presidential Election Tribunal: PDP Candidate, Atiku Abubakar Insists He's A Nigerian

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the February 23  election, Atiku Abubakar, has denied the All Progressives Congress, APC allegation that he is not eligible to contest because he is not a Nigeria.


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