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Bayelsa guber: APC thugs hijacking electoral materials – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused thugs loyal to the All Progressives Congress (APC) of hijacking electoral materials in Nembe area of Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa poll: Don’t shortchange ad hoc staff – INEC warns electoral officers

INEC National Commissioner, Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu, gave the advice during an interactive session between members of staff, INEC Bayelsa and the commission’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu in Yenegoa.
The Sokoto zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday carried out an operation at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Zamfara State leading to the recovery of N65,548, 000. 4

Official: EFCC recovers N65 million from Zamfara INEC office — in pictures

The Sokoto zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday carried out an operation at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Zamfara State leading to the recovery of N65,548, 000 (Sixty-five Million, Five Hundred and Forty-eight Thousand Naira).

Kogi guber: INEC moves to identify threats to election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has directed its officials to identify any risk or threat that may disrupt the conduct of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi.

2019 Elections: How political parties created logistic challenges – INEC

Malam Mohammed Haruna, the National Commissioner in charge of Kwara, Kogi and Nasarawa States, said this in Ilorin while speaking with journalists.

Mahmud Yakubu: INEC is most improved public service institution in Nigeria

Prof. Manhood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the commission is the most improved public institution in Nigeria.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Niger State said it had commenced the distribution of sensitive materials to the 25 local government areas of the state for the Governorship and House Assembly elections.

Elections: Political parties created logistic challenges – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the large number of political parties that participated in the 2019 general elections created a lot of logistics problem.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC: Large number of political parties creates logistics problem

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the large number of political parties that participated in the 2019 general elections created a lot of logistics problem.

Unpaid allowance: Protesting ad hoc staff may have banking problems – INEC

The Lagos office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said that ad hoc staff protesting over unpaid allowances may be having problems with their banks.

Akwa Ibom elections: APC seeks relocation of election tribunals to Abuja

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom has asked the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice to relocate all election tribunals from the state to Abuja.

Imo elections: Electoral officer arrested for mutilating result

The State Returning Officer for the Imo State governorship election, Prof. Francis Otuka, has ordered the arrest of the Electoral Officer and the Returning Officer in charge of Ohaji-Egbema Local Government Area, Ezirim Kelechi and Chris Ogbuadu respectively, for falsifying the election results.

Imo elections: INEC suspends announcement of results

Announcement of results has ended in a fight at the Imo state Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, along Port Harcourt Road in Owerri, Imo state.

Kaduna elections: PDP alleges fraud as Governor El-Rufai leads

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna state has alleged fraud and irregularities as Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of the All Progressives Congress (APC) leads from the results released so far in Saturday’s gubernatorial election.

Kaduna elections: Security challenges force INEC to halt polls in Chikun

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Kaduna State says it has rescheduled the governorship and State House of Assembly election in Chikun Ward, Chikun Local Government Area, due to lack of security.
Scores of ad-hoc staff who participated in the last Presidential and National Assembly elections in Oyo state have abandoned their respective polling units in fear of violence in Ibadan North West Local Government Area.

Oyo elections: INC ad-hoc staff abandon duty over fear of violence

Scores of ad-hoc staff who participated in the last Presidential and National Assembly elections in Oyo state have abandoned their respective polling units in fear of violence in Ibadan North West Local Government Area.

PDP accuses INEC of excluding some polling units in Plateau election rerun

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the Southern Senatorial zone of Plateau State has raised concern about the activity of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in today’s election, saying if such was not checked, it was capable of shortchanging the people of the constituency.
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INEC distributes election materials in Borno

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday began distribution of non sensitive and sensitive election materials ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Borno.
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APC: We ensured PDP did not allocate imaginary results in Rivers

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State on Wednesday boasted that the outcome of the presidential election, was ‘a true victory’.

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