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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate: Electoral Bill 2020 will inject better ideas into electoral system

The Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the ongoing review of the Electoral Law will inject better ideas into the country’s electoral system.

Kogi guber: INEC denies recruiting APC members as ad-hoc staff

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC in Kogi State, Prof. James Apam, made the disclosure on Friday while speaking at a “Sensitization Forum for media executives, bloggers and journalists on Election and Fake News in Kogi State,” organised by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), in partnership with USAID, UKaid and INEC.
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 considers November 16 for Kogi West senatorial election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will explore the possibility of using the Nov. 16 governorship election to conduct a fresh election for the Kogi West Senatorial district.

CSOs urge INEC to prosecute electoral offenders before Kogi, Bayelsa polls

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called for the prosecution of perpetrators of violence during the 2019 general election to serve as deterrent to others wishing to indulge in such act ahead of Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
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Report: Violence, vote buying marred polls in South-East

A joint report released by Women Aids Collective (WACOL) and International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) indicated that violence, intimidation by thugs and vote buying marred the just concluded general elections in the South East.
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Elections: Group charges security personnel on neutrality

A youth-based civil society group, Kimpact Development Initiative (KDI) has charged security personnel on election duties to be neutral and perform their assignments with professionalism.

Full List: INEC names 116 domestic groups, 28 foreign bodies as election observers

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday announced the names of 144 observers that will monitor the 2019 general elections.

INEC to train over one million personnel for general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will train over one million electoral staff and ad-hoc personnel for the conduct of the 2019 general elections.
INEC Election Nigeria

Osun guber: INEC adopts more strategies to tackle vote-buying

Disturbed by the alarming trend of vote buying, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said beginning with the September 22nd, 2018 Osun Governorship Election more strategies would be adopted to stem the tide.

2019: INEC holds meeting on logistics to conclude planning stage

The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday met with heads of security agencies, logistics experts, transport unions and other stakeholders to ensure seamless deployment of elections materials and personnel in 2019.

2019: IFES pledges support for INEC

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems ( IFES ) says it will give every necessary support to the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) in its quest to achieve credible elections in 2019.

2019 election budget ready in 7 days – INEC chief

Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday said that the 2019 General Elections budget would be ready in seven days.

Kwara LG poll: KWASIEC begins training of 141 facilitators

Ahead of the November 18 local government election in Kwara, the State Independent Electoral Commission (KWASIEC), on Monday, began the training of 141 facilitators for the conduct of the poll.

Anambra guber poll will be flawless – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said Nov. 18 governorship election in Anambra would be a test case of flawless electoral conduct by the commission in Nigeria.

Anambra guber: INEC names Obiano, Obaze, Nwoye, 34 others as candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday in Abuja said 37 political parties would be presenting candidates in the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November 18.

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Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday ordered a total lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun State as a proactive measure to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus in Nigeria.

Coronavirus: Abuja lockdown frustrating – residents

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday ordered a total lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun State as a proactive measure to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus in Nigeria.
Uber is ramping up its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, pledging 10 million free rides and food deliveries for health care workers, senior citizens, and others affected by the outbreak.

Uber pledges 10 million free rides and deliveries for workers affected by coronavirus

Uber is ramping up its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, pledging 10 million free rides and food deliveries for health care workers, senior citizens, and others affected by the outbreak.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it has extended its molecular laboratories with the capacity to detect Coronavirus Disease to six. Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of the NCDC, disclosed this to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja, while giving an update on COVID-19 in the country.

Coronavirus: Nigeria able to test between 500 and 1000 a day – NCDC

Nigeria will be able to test up to 1000 suspected cases of coronavirus by the end of this week, the NCDC has said.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria confirms four new coronavirus cases, toll rises to 139

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, has announced four more new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), making the number of confirmed cases in Nigeria rise to 139.

Somali governor killed in bomb blast

Abdisalan Hassan Hersi, governor of the Nugaal region in northeastern Somalia has been killed in a suicide bomb blast claimed by the al-Shabab armed group, police said on Monday.