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2019: INEC planning to ‘create 30,000 illegal polling units’ – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of fresh plot to secretly “create 30,000 illegal polling units in compromised areas” in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari.

INEC to redistribute 1.4 million unclaimed PVCs in Lagos

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State on Friday said that it was making plans to redistribute the unclaimed 1.4 million Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in the state.

INEC prepares for hitch-free governorship elections in Ekiti, Osun – official

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it is preparing to ensure a hitch-free governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun States, scheduled for July and September respectively.

Ekiti poll: REC alleges threat to life

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ekiti, Prof. Abdulganiyu Raji, on Thursday alleged a threat to his life by unknown persons.

Group accuses political parties of complicity in underage voting

A consortium of Civil Society Organizations, under the auspices of Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (ISDMG), have accused the leadership of Nigerian political parties of complicity in alleged underage voting during elections in the country.

Court sacks Delta deputy speaker for alleged falsification of information

A Delta State High Court in Kwale, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of the state has removed the Deputy Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Friday Osanebi, over alleged falsification of information.

Senate’s move to override President Buhari on polls reshuffle suffers setback

The move by the Senate to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral Act 2010 Amendment Bill suffered a setback at the Senate on Wednesday.

Ekiti guber: Uche Secondus, David Mark lead PDP peace team to Ekiti

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, and a former Senate President, David Mark, on Wednesday led a peace team to Ekiti State to reassure governorship aspirants of free, fair and credible primary.

Senate drops bill seeking to introduce new election sequence

The senate has dropped a bill that sought to re-amend the electoral act.

INEC: 7.9 million PVCs unclaimed nationwide

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is still in possession of 7,920,129 permanent voter cards (PVCs) yet to be collected from its offices across the nation.

APC announces date for national convention

The elective National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is to hold on Monday, May 15, 2018, barring any last-minute change.

Over 7 million PVCs awaiting collection – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it was still in possession of 7,920,129 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) yet to be collected from its offices across the nation.

Senator Omo-Agege’s suspension in order – Senate deputy leader

Sen. Bala Na’allah, the Deputy Majority Leader of the Senate, has declared as being in order the suspension of Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege by the leadership of the Upper Legislative Chamber.

Anambra Tribunal: 35 witnesses to testify against Obiano’s election

No fewer than 35 persons will bear witness for candidate of Mega Progressive People’s Party (MPPP) in the November 18, 2017 Anambra governorship election against the governor, Willie Obiano, at the election tribunal.

INEC swears in seven new resident commissioners

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has sworn in seven new Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) bringing the total number of serving RECs in the commission to 33.

INEC prepares to overcome election challenges

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said that it had begun to put strategies in place to help it curb election challenges.

Court fixes May 14 for judgment over APC tenure elongation case

The Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed May 14 to deliver judgment in a suit seeking to void the one-year tenure extension that was granted to the National Working Committee (NWC),of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

INEC: We are not recruiting ad hoc staff

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the public to disregard online publications that it is recruiting ad hoc staff ahead of 2019 elections, saying it is untrue.

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