News - INEC

House of Rep. Commence Consideration of Electoral Act Bill

59 minutes ago /

The House of Representatives on Wednesday began clause-by-clause consideration on the Electoral act amendment bill.

House Of Reps Approves N831bn For 2019 Elections

1 day ago /
Nation 

The House of Reps has approved 831billion Naira for virement to finance the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and security agencies towards the preparation for the 2019 general elections.

APC Insists On Fielding Candidates For Zamfara

1 day ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has insisted that it would field candidates for all position in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections despite the disqualification by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Nigerian Guild Of Editors Decry Insecurity, Urges INEC To Stay Independent

2 days ago /
Nation 

The 14th all Nigeria editors conference has ended in Asaba with the editors issuing a nine point communiqué.

None Of 89 Registered Political Parties Has Submitted List Of Sponsored Candidates - INEC

5 days ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says none of the 89 registered political parties has submitted the list of its sponsored candidates (Form CF002) and personal particulars (Form 001) to the centre designated for the collection of the documents.

INEC Bars APC From Fielding Candidates From Zamfara State For 2019 Elections

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC is not expecting the All Progressives Congress to submit names of candidates from Zamfara state.

Adamawa Police Withdraws Personnel From Politicians

1 week ago /
Nation 

Adamawa Police Command withdraws bodyguards from all political leaders.

Saraki, Others Sue Police

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki and two other Senators, Dino Melaye and Ben Murray-Bruce,  have asked the Federal High Court to set aside the invitation of the Police in respect of their involvement in the protest by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, last week.

Senate Leader Lawan Asks Saraki, Dogara To Resign

1 week ago /
Politics 

A new chapter appears to have been opened in the lingering leadership crisis in the national assembly with the senate leader, Ahmed Lawan, ahead of Tuesday’s resumption, asked the senate president, Bukola Saraki and the speaker, Yakubu Dogara to tow the path of honour by vacating their current positions.

Two APC Governorship Aspirants Step Down In Kwara

1 week ago /
Politics 

As the deadline for the submission of candidates’ names to INEC draws nearer, two out of the twelve governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in kwara state have stepped down.

El-Rufai, Marafa, Uduaghan Confer With Buhari Over Party Primaries

1 week ago /
Politics 

Few days to the Sunday October 7 deadline for all political parties in the country to conclude primaries and submit names of candidates to the Independent National Electoral Commission, inec, there are strong indications that some parties may not beat the deadline. 

PDP Protest Alleged Rigging Of Osun Poll

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party PDP has called on the INEC chairman, professor Mahmud Yakubu to resign over alleged rigging of the Osun governorship election in favour of the All Progressives Congress, Apc, candidate Gboyega Oyetola insisting that it’s candidate, Ademola Adeleke won the election.

 

Crisis For Parties As INEC Deadline For Primaries Looms

1 week ago /
Politics 

With a few days to the Sunday, October 7 deadline for all political parties in the country to conclude primaries and submit names of candidates to the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, there are strong indications that some parties may not beat the deadline.

Osun Election Tribunal Begins Sitting

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Osun state governorship election petition tribunal to sit over complaints from the September 22 election has commenced sitting at the state high court in Oshogbo, the state capital.

Oyetola Gets Certificate Of Return

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Osun state governor-elect, Gboyega Oyetola has been presented with his certificate of return.

PDP Enugu West Senatorial Primaries

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the Enugu West senatorial district just as former Enugu state governor, Chimaroke Nnamani has defeated a serving senator, Gil Nnaji to clinch the ticket for Enugu East senatorial zone contest.

INEC Partners ICPC, EFCC To Curb Vote Buying

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has signed a partnerships with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the independent corrupt practices and other related offences commission ICPC in a bid to curb vote buying which has become an issue ahead of the 2019 polls.

Ezekwesili Condemns Vote Buying

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Former minister of education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, wants Nigerians to stand up with one voice in condemning vote buying and selling in Nigeria.

Umahi Picks Ebonyi PDP Governorship Ticket

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

Governor David Umahi has emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for Ebonyi state governorship election in 2019.

Buhari Restates Commitment In Ensuring Free And Fair Elections

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has once again expressed his commitment to the growth and stability of the nation's democracy by ensuring that elections are fully participatory, free and fair.


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