News - the Independent National Electoral Commission

Alleged Certificate Forgery: Court Of Appeal Orders Buhari To Respond In 5 Days

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to respond within 5 days to the appeal filed against his qualification for the 2019 presidential election.

INEC Reviews 2019 Elections

2 days ago /
Election 

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu has appreciated efforts by the electoral officers in the just concluded 2019 general elections.

 

Presidential Election Tribunal Dismisses PDP’s Request To Inspect INEC Server

2 days ago /
Election 

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the request by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar seeking an order to inspect the INEC’S central server used to conduct the 2019 presidential election

Rivers Election: PPP Candidate Challenges Party’s Decision To Withdraw

2 days ago /
Election 

The Rivers state election petition tribunal has adjourned till July 31 to hear the matter brought before it by the Governorship candidate of the Progressives Peoples Party, PPP, Clifford Edunukor wherein the petitioner is challenging the decision of his political party to withdraw the initial petition challenging the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the March 9 governorship election in the state.

Absence Of Counsel Stalls Hearing Of Abia Governorship Election Petition

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Justice A.L. Ogumoye's led Governorship Election Petition Tribunal panel sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, South East Nigeria, has adjourned further hearing to July 1 on the matter between the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA and Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Tribunal Begins Trial Of Nkechi Nwogu’s Petition Against Theodore Orji

5 days ago /
Nation 

The National and State Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal, sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital has  commenced definite hearing on the amended petition filed by the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Nkechi Nwogu challenging the reelection of Theodore Orji of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the senator representing Abia Central District.

2019 Election Most Challenging, Says INEC Commissioner

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC says it will continue to leverage on the experiences of past elections to improve on the credibility of its future activities.

 

Tribunal Reserves Ruling In FCT Area Council Election Petition

1 week ago /
Nation 

The FCT Area Council Election Petition Tribunal has reserved ruling in the motion by the All Progressives Congress and its chairmanship candidate Danladi Chiya seeking the dismissal of the petition by the People's Democratic Party, PDP challenging the outcome of the Kwali area council chairmanship election.

Bauchi Governorship Election Tribunal To Commence Pre-Hearing July 1

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Governorship election petition tribunal for Bauchi state has adjourned petition filed by the immediate past Governor of the state Mohammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress against the incumbent Governor Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to the first of July 2019 for commencement of pre-hearing session.

IRI, NDI Submit Election Reports To INEC; Commission Promises Action

1 week ago /
Election 

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has appealed to all Observer organisations that monitored the 2019 General elections to urgently submit their reports in line with the terms of their accreditation.

EU Election Report: Group Demands Yakubu’s Resignation

1 week ago /
Election 

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu has been asked to step aside for proper inquiry into the INEC server controversy.

Supreme Court Fixes July 5 For Judgement In Osun Governorship Election Petition

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Supreme Court has fixed July 5, for judgment in the appeals filed by Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in respect of the dispute over the last governorship election in Osun State.

INEC Set To Plug Loopholes In 2019 Polls

1 week ago /
Politics 

National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in charge of the northwest, Abubakar Nahuche says it will correct all lapses perceived in the conduct of the 2019 general elections with a view to perfecting the act in subsequent elections.

Alliance For Africa Advocates National Policy On Women Participation In Governance

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Federal Government has been urged to enact a law that will strengthen the National Gender Policy to ensure more participation of women in governance.

INEC Insists It Did Not Transfer Results To A Server In 2019

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says the Commission did not transfer 2019 election results through server due to circumstances beyond its control.

I Have No Plan To Protest Over INEC Server - Atiku

1 week ago /
Nation 

Atiku Abubakar said on that there is no plan to lead a protest should the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) rule against his bid to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to grant him access to information on the Commission’s central server.

INEC Receives Applications For Three New Parties

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has reportedly said that three new associations have applied to be registered as political parties. 

INEC Reviews Challenges Of 2019 Elections

1 week ago /
Nation 

As the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC reviews its activities in the just concluded 2019 general elections, the commission says there were numerous challenges during the exercise.

Nigeria Welcome EU Suggestions On Improving Elections In Nigeria- Presidency

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Presidency has welcomed the report of the European Union, EU, on the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, promising to analyze it fully and act on the recommendations.

Okorocha Sworn In As Senator

1 week ago /
Nation 

Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has been sworn in as Senator representing Imo West.


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