News - INEC

Albino Foundation, E.U. Seek Increased Participation Of PWDs In Electoral Processes

5 hours ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has again expressed its commitment to making participation in the electoral process easier for people living with disabilities PWDs.

Court Sets January 7 Date For Ruling In Case Seeking To Exclude APC From Elections In Rivers

2 days ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has fixed January 7, 2019, for judgement in a case by the Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, asking the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, not to allow the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state field any candidate in the 2019 elections.

Court Rules APGA Has No Candidate For Anambra South Senatorial Election

3 days ago /
Politics 

An FCT High Court, has nullified the All Progressive Grant Alliance (APGA) primary election conducted for the purpose of nominating its candidate for 2019 Anambra South Senatorial District election.

Atiku Absent At Signing Of Peace Pact

5 days ago /
Politics 

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,  PDP,  Atiku Abubakar, was absent as political parties and their presidential candidates signed an accord in Abuja to keep the peace before, during and after the 2019 general elections.

Christians In Katsina Appeal For Credible 2019 Elections

5 days ago /
Nation 

Christians in Katsina state have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and other political actors to ensure that the 2019 general elections are free, fair, and credible and violence free for citizens to continue enjoying the dividends of democracy.

ADC Appeals For Credible 2019 Elections

1 week ago /
Politics 

The African Democratic Congress ADC has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to be more strategic in the conduct of elections particularly in 2019.

Court Of Appeal Affirms Prisoner’s Right To Vote

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal in Benin, Edo state has granted an appeal seeking to direct the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to include prisoners in the country in its voters register.

INEC Assesses, Trains Staff In Akwa Ibom For 2019 Elections

1 week ago /
Politics 

As part of preparation for the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Akwa Ibom State has organised what it calls "practical electoral assessment examination exercise for electoral officers and assistant electoral officers across the 31 local government areas of the state.

INEC Appoints Rose Orianran-Anthony As Secretary

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral commission, INEC, has approved the appointment of Rose Orianran-Anthony as Secretary to the Commission.

PDP Reaffirms Ladi Adebutu As Its Governorship Candidate In Ogun

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has clarified that Ladi Adebutu is its candidate for the 2019 governorship election in Ogun State.

INEC Earmarks 10,732 Polling Units For Kano

1 week ago /
Politics 

Ahead of 2019 elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,  says it has earmarked 10,732 polling units in Kano State to ensure that registered voters have easy access to polling stations.

INEC Data Administrators Key To Credible 2019 Elections

1 week ago /
Politics 

The systematic implementation of the 2019 general election plans by data administrators through proper data collection and analysis will enhance the credibility of the polls.

INEC Set To Monitor Campaign Financing

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has put in place necessary machineries to effectively monitor campaign finances of political parties participating in the 2019 general elections, in line with the laid down electoral laws and guidelines.

Agbaje Begins Campaign

1 week ago /
Politics 

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the Lagos governorship election in 2019, Jimi Agbaje, has officially started his campaign for the election.

INEC Says It Has Completed 50% Of Its Goals For 2019 Elections

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has completed seven out of 14 activities listed on the election timetable, released on January 9, 2018.

2019 Elections: IGP Idris Reads Riot Act To Police Officers

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has warned commissioners of police in all state commands and the Federal Capital Territory, as well as personnel who have roles to play in the implementation of the security arrangements for the 2019 general elections not to engage in political partisanship, but to remain focused and provide security for all, throughout the election period.

 

Kano APC NASS Caucus Passes Vote Of Confidence On Ganduje

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

National Assembly caucus of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has passed vote of confidence on Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State for another 4-year tenure in office.

2019 Elections: Politicians, Observers Want Laws To Curb Vote Buying

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

Political observers and players in Ondo State have stressed the need for the 2019 general elections to be held in a peaceful atmosphere.

Fayemi Closes Defence Before Ekiti Tribunal

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has closed his defence before the Ekiti Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Abuja.

John Kufuour Blames Non-Creative Leadership For Africa’s Poor Governance

2 weeks ago /

A former president of Ghana, John Kufuor says the act of impunity and lack of adherence to the rule of law exhibited by African leaders portends a serious danger to the socio-economic and political stability of the African continent.


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