News - the Independent National Electoral Commission

Tribunal Orders INEC To Provide Kano Assembly Election Materials For Inspection

6 months ago /
Politics 

National and State Assembly election petition tribunal in Kano State has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to provide all relevant materials to the All Progressive Congress, APC, and it's candidate for Nassarawa State Assembly constituency, Ibrahim Gama.

Human Rights Group Challenges INEC On Effective Framework For 2023 Elections

6 months ago /
Politics 

A civil society group, the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, Akure chapter, has challenged the Federal Government and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to put an effective framework in place to ensure credible 2023 general election.

Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Nomination Of Adamawa Governor

6 months ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has struck a legal action challenging the nomination of Governor Muhammed  Jubrilla of Adamawa State as the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2019 general elections.

Low Turnout Marks Rivers Assembly Supplementary Election in Abua/Odual

6 months ago /
Politics 

The rescheduled Rivers State Abua/Odual Constituency election witnessed low turn-out across the Local Government Area.

Peaceful Supplementary Election in Rivers

6 months ago /
Politics 

Sorting, and counting of votes is ongoing in the Rivers state supplementary election in Opobo/Nkoro Local Government Area.

INEC Holds Supplementary Election For Rivers Assembly

6 months ago /
Politics 

The supplementary elections into the Rivers state House of Assembly in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers state has been described as peaceful.

APC Responds To Atiku’s Petition, Says Atiku Not A Nigerian, Unqualified To Contest Presidency

6 months ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress, APC has said that Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, is not a citizen of Nigeria by birth and ought not to have even been allowed in the first place to contest the election.

Presidential Election Petition: INEC Replies PDP

6 months ago /
Election 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has filed a notice of preliminary objection to the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

PDP Files Petition Against Governor Ganduje In Kano

6 months ago /
Politics 

Governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kano State, Abba Yusuf, has filed a petition before the Governorship Election Tribunal challenging the election of Abdullahi Ganduje as governor.

INEC Sets Timeline For Kogi And Bayelsa Polls

6 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed November 2 for the conduct of governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

Appeal Court Nullifies Election Of APC Senator-Elect

6 months ago /
Judiciary 

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has nullified the election of Mohammed Sani Musa and declared Senator David Umaru as Senator-Elect for Niger East senatorial district.

CSO Wants INEC To Complete Collation Of Imo North Senatorial Results

6 months ago /
Politics 

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy, a civil society group in Nigeria wants the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to complete collation of the Imo North election result and make a declaration.

PDP Accuses INEC Of Frustrating Useni's Petition

6 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau State has alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is frustrating the party’s efforts to challenge the recent victory of Governor Simon Lalong at the Election Petition Tribunal.

Okorocha Again Denies Forcing INEC Official To Announce Him Winner Of Senatorial Election

6 months ago /
Politics 

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has again reacted to allegations that he forced the returning officer of Imo West Senatorial Election, Professor Innocent Ibeawuchi to announce him as the winner of the election.

PPP Seeks Nullification Of Kano And Rivers Governorship Elections Over Exclusion

6 months ago /
Politics 

One of the young political parties in Nigeria, the Peoples Progressive Party, PPP, has headed to election tribunal in Kano and Port Harcourt seeking the nullification of the governorship elections held in Kano and Rivers States.

CSOs, Election Observers Caution INEC Against Usurping Role Of Tribunals

6 months ago /
Nation 

A coalition of Civil Society Groups and Election Observers who monitored the just concluded general elections have appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, not to allow the issuance of Certificates of Return to declared winners degenerate into litigations.

Seven Parties Ask Court To Stop INEC From Issuing Okorocha Certificate Of Return

6 months ago /
Politics 

Seven political parties have applied to the Federal High Court asking that Rochas Okorocha should not be issued a Certificate of Return.

House Queries BPP Over Performance

6 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement has queried the discrepancies in the figures of performance of the Bureau of Public Procurement, BPP, under the 2018 budget.

Presidential Tribunal Orders Substituted Service Of Petition On Buhari

6 months ago /
Politics 

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has ordered that the petition brought before it by candidate of the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM), Aminchi Habu and his party challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the February 23 presidential election be served on the President through substituted means.

Court Of Appeal Receives 736 Election Petitions

6 months ago /
Election  Judiciary  Security 

A total of 736 election petitions have been filed before the court of appeal in Abuja after the successful 2019 general election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in February and March.


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