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INEC: We’re ready for Saturday’s rerun elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has assured on the readiness of the commission to conduct this weekend’s rerun elections across the country.

INEC, Police trade blames over security lapses during Bayelsa/Kogi polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigerian Police Force, on Friday traded blames for the security lapses that marred 2019 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States.
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Re-run elections: PDP questions President Buhari’s meeting with INEC, Police chiefs

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has questioned Tuesday’s meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.

PDP seek withdrawal of certificates of return from 14 Edo lawmakers-elect

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has written the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) urging it to withdraw certificates of return from 14 members-elect of the Edo State House of Assembly.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC: Electronic transmission of election results doable, long overdue

INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, stated this Wednesday in Abuja in his opening remarks at the post-election review meeting of the Interagency Consultative Committee on Election Security ICCES.
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INEC: We lack capacity to prosecute electoral offenders

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it has challenges prosecuting electoral offenders.
Guest Speaker-Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi; delivering a lecture- “Twenty Years of Democratisation; Successes and Challenges “ at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington D.C., USA on Wednesday

Governor Fayemi: Why restructuring is inevitable

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said a fundamental restructuring of the Nigerian federation is inevitable if the country must move forward.
The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Senator Melaye storms INEC office, calls for cancellation of Kogi West election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Kogi West Senatorial poll, Dino Melaye, has called for total cancellation of the November 16 election.
The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 Kogi State governorship election, Musa Wada, has described the election as a coup against the people.

Musa Wada: Kogi election a coup

The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 Kogi State governorship election, Musa Wada, has described the election as a coup against the people.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: Missing INEC staff found

The 30 missing ad-hoc staff of the electoral commission, INEC, who were reported missing have been found.
Security personnel had mounted checkpoints in major junctions in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, as the state votes to elect its governor.

Kogi guber: Security agencies must strategise to check violence – CPI

Worried by the high level of violence and palpable tension ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Kogi State, Challenge Parenthood Initiative (CPI), an election observer group has called on security agencies to strategise and check all forms of violence and thuggery activities, give Kogi people hope of their safety.

Improving integrity of elections critical to democratic growth – ex-INEC chief

Prof. Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says that improving the integrity of elections is key to democratic development of any nation,
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Kogi guber: SDP opts out of peace accord after ‘attack’ on candidate

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi state, the Social Democratic Party SDP has declined to assent to the Peace Accord being spearheaded by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, following the reported attack on its candidate, Barr. Natasha Akpoti at the venue of the event in Lokoja, the state capital.

Kogi guber: PDP hands INEC 24-hour ultimatum

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of hoarding vital information on the November 16 Kogi Governorship election and conniving with the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to rig the poll.
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: Only atomic bomb can disrupt Saturday elections

Anyone planning to disrupt Saturday’s governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States would need to use an atomic bomb if he is to succeed, the Independent National Electoral Commission has said.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, met with the stakeholders in Yenagoa ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa guber: Police chief talks tough, dare trouble makers

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has dared those planning to disrupt Bayelsa State governorship election to attempt any illegal action and be ready for the full wrath of the law.

PDP calls for credible polls in Kogi, Bayelsa

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to use Kogi and Bayelsa elections to demonstrate its commitment to free, fair and credible elections without being influenced or manipulated.

Kogi/Bayelsa guber: PDP sends strong message to INEC chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over the deployment of National Commissioners and Resident Electoral Commissioners, REC, for the Kogi and Bayelsa State, ahead of the November 16 governorship elections.

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