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INEC Prepares For Kogi By-Election

5 days ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Kogi state says all is set for this weekend's by election to fill the vacant Lokoja/Kogi-Koto, Karfe federal constituency seat in the House of Representatives.

Court Orders IGP To Arrest INEC Chairman

6 days ago /
Nation 

An Abuja federal high court has ordered Nigerian inspector general of police to arrest and bring the chairman of the independent national electoral commission, Mahmood Yakubu to court for refusing to obey a valid court order.

INEC Empowers Its Legal Personnel

3 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

The chairman Independent National  Electoral Commission Professor Mahmood Yakubu has emphasised the need for legal personnel of the commission to be constantly abreast with the legal framework of electoral laws in order to properly handle election petitions in line with global best practices.

INEC Registers 10.2 Million New Voters

3 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has put the total number of registered voters in the continuous voter registration exercise at ten million two hundred and ninety two thousand, six hundred and forty seven.

Court Orders INEC Chairman to Appear Before it over Contempt

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has again ordered the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Mahmoud Yakubu to appear before it to show reasons why he shouldn't be committed to prison for contempt

INEC Says 80% Ready for Ekiti Election

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC says it has successfully completed 80 percent of activities in the schedule of election for the Ekiti governorship billed for July 14.

INEC To Suspend Continuous Voter Registration Exercise In August

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it may suspend the on-going nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in august this year.

INEC Dismisses Fayose’s Rigging Claims

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has dismissed claims by the governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose that officials of the electoral body are plotting to rig the July 14, governorship elections in the state.

INEC Chairman Yakubu Risks Jail Over Contempt

1 month ago /
Judiciary  

The Federal high court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission and its chairman Yakubu Mahmud to appear before it at the next adjourned date, to show a cause why they should not be committed to prison for contempt. 

245 Sacked NITDA Staff Lose Case At Industrial Court

1 month ago /
Judiciary  

The National Industrial court in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by two hundred and forty-five disengaged staff of the national information technology development agency, NITDA for lack of merit.

INEC To Prevent Cloning of PVCs

1 month ago /
Nation 

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is taking firm measures to protect Smart Card Readers and Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from unauthorized and malicious access.

INEC Chairman Yakubu Woos Youth For 2019 Elections

1 month ago /
Nation  Politics 

The chairman of the independent national electoral commission (INEC) prof. Mahmood Yakubu says Nigerian youths have a greater role to play in the 2019 general election, calling on the youths to register and obtain their permanent voters card to participate in the electoral process.  

INEC Assures of Credible Conduct of Election

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC says it has put necessary machinery in place for the conduct of credible elections in Nigeria.     

INEC Inaugurates Election Monitoring And Support Centre Committee

2 months ago /
Politics 

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu has urged members of the re-constituted Election Monitoring And Support Centre (EMSC) committee to brace up for the important assignment of ensuring the success of the 2019 general elections.

Lesotho’s Independent Electoral Commission, INEC To Share Technical Expertise

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to share its technical expertise with a delegation from the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of the Kingdom of Lesotho, which were in Abuja, the Nigerian capital, to understudy INEC’s processes and procedures with particular focus on the Strategic Plan.

Stop Working For APC, Release Findings on Underage Voters’, PDP Tells INEC

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wants the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to stop covering what it called the atrocities of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by making public its findings on underage voters in various states, particularly Kano and Katsina.

INEC Inaugurates Seven New Resident Electoral Commissioners

3 months ago /
Politics 

Chairman of The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, has sworn-in seven new Resident Electoral Commissioners, bringing the total number to 33.

INEC, Other Bodies Brainstorm On Use Of Technology In Elections In Abuja

4 months ago /
Nation 

Chairmen of 30 African electoral management bodies are in Nigeria for a 3 day conference on opportunities and challenges in the use of technology in elections.

Under Age Voting: INEC Committee Submits Report

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, says it has received report by the Committee, chaired by National Commissioner, Engineer Abubakar Nahuche, set up to ascertain if the voter register requested by the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission was actually used in the Local Government election.

Under Age Voting INEC Committee Submits Report

4 months ago /
Nation 

 The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, says it has received report by the Committee, chaired by National Commissioner, Engineer Abubakar Nahuche set up to Ascertain if the voter register requested by the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission was actually used in the Local Government election.


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