News - the Independent National Electoral Commission

2015 Elections: INEC To Use Card Readers To Authenticate PVCs

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC says its plan to use a card reader to identify authentic permanent voter cards for the 2015 elections has met all necessary security features and has been verified to be full-proof to ensure that the voting process is ninety-nine percent free of rigging. The commission...

Boko Haram: INEC Suspends Voters Cards Distribution In Adamawa

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the distribution of Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) in  Madagali, Michika, Maiha, Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government Areas of Adamawa State for security reasons.

2015 Elections: We Can't Guarantee It Will Be Violence Free - INEC

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed doubts over a violence-free 2015 general elections in Nigeria.  

Why Election In Borno Not Feasible Now, Says SSG

5 years ago /
Politics  Security 

The Secretary to the Borno State Government and  prominent member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ambassador Baba Ahmad Jidda, has cautioned against moves to conduct House of Assembly by-election for Jere Local Government state constituency fixed for  October 3.’

Shem Zagbayi Nuhu, PDP, Wins The Niger East Senatorial By-Election

5 years ago /
Politics 

Dr. Shem Zagbayi Nuhu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Niger East senatorial by-election.      

INEC Declares Niger East Senatorial By-Election Inconclusive

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday declared the Saturday Niger East senatorial by-election inconclusive due to irregularities in some polling units.

INEC Rejects Extension Of Voters Registration

5 years ago /
Nation 

As the voters’ registration exercise ended Monday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ruled out the possibility of any further extension of the exercise.

Court Refuses To Hear Suit On Nyako's Reinstatement

5 years ago /
Politics 

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday temporarily declined jurisdiction over a suit filed by a Lagos-based lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, seeking the reinstatement of impeached Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako.

Continuos Voters Registration: Abuja Residents Complain Of Misinformation

5 years ago /
Nation 

Inadequate voter education has again reared its ugly head as it is threatening the success of another exercise by the independent national electoral commission, INEC.    

2015 Election: There Would Be No Masked Security - Jega

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, said on Wednesday that the commission would not allow security operatives to be masked during the 2015 general elections.      

PVC Collection: Kwara Residents Complain

5 years ago /
Nation 

The three days issuance of permanent voters registration cards by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ended in Kwara but not without complaints.    

INEC Creates Additional 30000 Polling Units As Residents Call For Extension Of PVC Collection

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has created an additional 30000 polling units. Bringing the total number to 150000 polling centres nationwide.  

INEC Begins Continuous Voters Registration Exercise Tomorrow

5 years ago /
Nation 

The independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is  to begin continue voter registration exercise on the 20th -25 august, 2014.

INEC Extends Distribution Of Voter Cards In 12 States By 2 Days

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has extended the ongoing distribution of permanent voter cards in the FCT and 11 other states by two days.

Kwara Declares Public Holiday For Voters’ Registration

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Kwara State government yesterday declared Friday, August 15 a work-free day to enable residents of the state participates in the voters’ registration exercise.

Osun 2014: There Were Manipulations - Iyiola Omisore Organisation

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun state said it is studying the results of Saturday’s governorship election and consulting widely on whether or not to challenge the outcome of the polls.  

President Jonathan Congratulates Aregbesola, Says Outcome Of Osun Elections Reaffirms FG's Commitment To Fair Elections

5 years ago /
Politics 

President  Goodluck Ebele Jonathan congratulates Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State on his victory in Saturday's governorship election in the state. The President commends the Independent National Electoral Commission and national security agencies for ensuring that the elections were free, fair, credible and peaceful in keeping with the avowed commitment of his Administration.

73,000 Security Forces Deployed To Osun, As Election Holds

5 years ago /
Politics 

The two leading candidates in today’s gubernatorial election in Osun State, Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the All Progressives Congress, APC and Iyiola Omisore of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP are in tight contest for the soul of the state.

INEC Fixes August 15-17 For Collection Of PVC In Abuja

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission in the Federal Capital Territory has set aside three days for voters in the nation’s capital to collect their permanent voters cards.    

Adamawa Acting Governor Sets Up Panels To Probe Nyako’s Administration

5 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The acting Governor of Adamawa State, Alhaji Umaru Fintiri, has approved the constitution of two investigative panels of inquiry to investigate the former administration of Governor Murtala Nyako from June 2007 to June 2014.