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Ekweremadu Condemns INEC Ban On Smart Phones At Polling Units

8 hours ago /
Nation 

More reactions have continued to trail the decision of the electoral umpire, INEC, banning the use of smart phones inside polling boots during 2019 general elections

INEC Assures Of Credible Elections In Plateau

9 hours ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in plateau state says it is fully prepared to conduct free; fair and credible elections in the state come 2019.

NASS Joint Committee Approves New Electoral Bill

1 day ago /
Nation 

The National Assembly has produced another version of the electoral act amendment bill addressing concerns raised by president Muhammadu Buhari.

PDP Flays INEC For Banning Use Of Smart Phones At Polling Stations

1 day ago /
Nation 

The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, says Nigeria has witnessed nepotism, insecurity and human rights violation at its peak in the last three years of the all progressives congress- led federal government.

INEC Distributes Non Sensitive Materials For Osun Election

1 day ago /
Nation 

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Osun state, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has distributed non-sensitive materials to all the thirty local government areas.

INEC To Crack Down On Vote Buying And Selling In Osun

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Independence National Electoral Commission, INEC, says vote buying and selling is a menace capable of killing the integrity of the Nigeria electoral system.

Ex-National Planning Minister, Suleman Advises Inec To Look Elsewhere For Election Funds

1 day ago /
Nation 

The federal government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been urged not to blackmail the national assembly to reconvene in order to pass the 2019 budget as INEC can source alternative means of funding its budget before the budget is approved.

 

National Assembly Begins 4th Amendment Of Electoral Act Amendment Bill

2 days ago /
Nation 

The National Assembly has begun the process of amending the electoral act 2018 and this will be for the fourth time in three years.

Ekiti Election Petition Tribunal Grants Application For Change Of Venue

2 days ago /
Nation 

The election petition tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti over the July 14 governorship election has granted an application made orally by the lead counsel to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adebayo Adelodun and candidate of the PDP, Olusola Kolapo Eleka, that the venue of the hearing of the petition be shifted to another venue outside Ekiti.

INEC Trains Election Observers For Osun Poll

2 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

Nigeria’s electoral umpire, the independent national electoral commission, INEC, has held a one-day seminar and training workshop for all accredited observers for the governorship election in Osun state, south west Nigeria. 

INEC To Partner Security Agencies, EFCC, ICPC To Prosecute Voter Buyers In Osun

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC  is going into partnership   with  security operatives  and anti-graft agencies like the economic and financial crimes commission, as well as the independent corrupt practices commission to arrest and prosecute politicians involved in vote buying and selling during the Osun state  governorship election.

FG Committed To Effectively Secure Nigeria's Vast Borders - Minister

5 days ago /
Nation 

The federal government says it will continue to assist the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, to help secure the nation's vast borders to ensure adequate safety and protection of lives and property.

INEC Again Assures Of Transparent, Credible 2019 Polls

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is determined to deliver an all inclusive, transparent, free, fair and credible elections to Nigerians by improving on the commendable performance of the immediate past commission.

Group Threatens Mass Protests Over Non-Passage Of INEC Budget By NASS

6 days ago /
Nation 

A group of Nigerians has called on the leadership of the national assembly to reconvene and pass the 2019 election budget.

Accord Expels Doyin Okupe For Anti-Party Activities

6 days ago /
Politics 

Accord, one of the political parties registered by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the expulsion of Doyin Okupe from the party over anti-party activities.

Buhari Not Against E-Voting, Card Readers- Presidency

1 week ago /

The presidency says the issue of E-voting and use of card readers was never an issue for the president’s decision to decline assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018. 

APGA Condemns Vote Buying

1 week ago /
Politics 

The All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, wants the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the Security Agencies and the Electorate to rise against vote buying during the Osun Governorship Election and the 2019 General Elections.

NUNS Joins Campaign Against Vote Buying

1 week ago /
Nation 

Following the rebirth of the National Union Of Nigerian Students, NUNS, in 2018, the students’ body says it will liaise with school authorities not to allow any student to write their examination if they fail to get their permanent voter cards.

INEC Registers 14.5M New Voters

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it registered a total of Fourteen million, five hundred and fifty-one thousand, four hundred and eighty-two new voters within 16 months under the continuous voter registration exercise.

Forum Want Religion To Play Constructive Role In 2019 Elections

1 week ago /
Religion 

Presenting a paper titled: How Vital Is Religion In 2019 Elections In Nigeria, a Professor of Religious Ethics, Jacob Ayantayo insisted that since religion cannot be separated from the people, it must be used appropriately to sanitize the Polity.


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