News - the Independent National Electoral Commission

Senate seeks to pass a bill to make INEC prove the credibility of its elections

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday opened debate on a bill to amend the Electoral Act.

Senate proposes an amendment to the constitution

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian senate committee on constitution review is seeking an amendment to the 1999 constitution that will allow the country’s President participate in the power of the National Assembly to initiate the making of a new constitution.

Fresh Democratic Party accuses INEC of dishonouring ruling in its favour

5 years ago /

Fresh Democratic Party has again called the attention of relevant democratic institutions to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and its officials to obey lawful court orders.

SENATE TO CONSIDER ELECTRONIC VOTING

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate is planning to lift the embargo on electronic voting through the on-going constitutional amendment.

 

United States to train Nigeria's Security Agencies.

5 years ago /
Security 

The United States is set to train Nigeria's security agencies for the upcomiing 2015 elections. 

INEC calls on the media to be responsible in their reports

5 years ago /
Politics 

According to the electoral commission, unguarded utterances by political actors have had negative consequences on the politics of nations across the globe. In many cases, these utterances have resulted in violence.

Nigerian prisoners fight for their right to vote during 2015 elections

5 years ago /
Politics 

A case that will empower prisoners in Nigeria to vote during elections has been fixed for hearing on the 19TH of March 2014.

Security agencies issue strict warnings against electoral violence

5 years ago /
Politics  Security 

Nigerian youths have been told to shun violence and contribute to the process of producing leaders who will improve their lot.

INEC ordered to pay N17.2 billion to complainant, BHL

5 years ago /
Nation 

A federal High court in Abuja has awarded the sum of N17.2 billion (seventeen point two billion naira) against the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in a case of patent infringement filed by Bedding Holding Limited.

INEC to use electronic register in future elections

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it would henceforth use only the electronic register to conduct elections in Nigeria.

Labor Party accuses APC of disregarding electoral laws

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it is watching political developments in Rivers and Ekiti states where rallies and campaigns are holding to determine if any rules are being violated. 

Court sets date for trial of INEC official found wanting during Anambra elections

5 years ago /
Politics 

The magistrate court sitting in Abuja has fixed February 13 for  continuation of trial of the Independent National Electoral Commission official, Chukwujeku Okeke who was arrested for alleged misconduct during the November 16 governorship election in Anambra state.

Full script of President Gooduck Jonathan's New Year speech

5 years ago /
Politics 

Dear Compatriots, I greet and felicitate with you all as we enter the year 2014 which promises to be a momentous one for our country for several reasons, including the fact that it is also the year of our great nation’s centenary celebrations. I join you all in giving thanks to God Almighty for guiding us and our beloved nation safely through all the challenges of the outgoing year to the beginning of 2014.

INEC SEEKS POWER TO DISQUALIFY UNQUALIFIED PARTIES

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is asking the lawmakers to alter the provisions of certain sections and subsections of the Electoral Act 2010. The proposed amendment, according to the INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega, will enhance the independence of the electoral body. 

PDP Fights for the impeachment of the G5 Governors

5 years ago /
Politics 

It appears that the crisis which has been rocking the Peoples Democratic Party has once again been taken to judicial quarters by one side to gain validation. The National Chaoirman of the Ruling party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur has sought the endorsement of the Judicial arm to facilitate  the removal of the G5 Governors from office.

APGA DEFENDS INEC; REBUFFS APC

5 years ago /
Politics 

Following the hiccups observed in the conduct of the just concluded Anambra governorship election, the national leadership of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to exercise caution in the recruitment of ad-hoc staff for the conduct of future polls in Nigeria.

ANAMBRA POLLS: INEC REACTS

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has scheduled a crucial meeting for Thursday to review issues arising from Anambra governorship election.

ANAMBRA POLLS: INEC accused of plan to rig elections in favour of PDP

6 years ago /
Politics 

During a press conference in Awka, the former Anambra state Commissioner for Information, Chief Maja Umeh accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of plotting to manipulate the upcoming gubernatorial elections in the state to favour the PDP.


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