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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 20 for the conduct of the by-election to fill the vacant seat for the Ekiti East State Constituency 1 of Ekiti State.
A constitutional crisis might be brewing between the Senate and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over a directive to it by the upper chamber to restore two state constituencies in Delta State in what appeared to be new boundary delineations.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday allayed fears of stakeholders, especially political parties, on the distribution of new polling units it is planning to create ahead of the 2023 general election.
INEC had said it planned to create the new polling units because the extant 119,973 polling units and 57,023 polling points were grossly in adequate for the 84,004,084 voters in the country as at 2019 general election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election will be conducted in accordance with electronic voting system, but the commission is not emphatic that electronic voting and electronic transmission of results will be adopted for the poll.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Saturday dismissed speculations that the National Identity Number (NIN) was a prerequisite for registration by prospective voters, saying there was nowhere in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria where such a condition was stipulated.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commiserated with Nigeria’s civil society community on the death of Mrs Esther Uzoma, a gender rights advocate.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has again asked job-seekers to discountenance any purported offer of employment from the commission, saying it is not currently recruiting.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the reordered re-run election for Magama/Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger State will take place on Saturday, February 6, 2021.
Two ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission earlier declared missing during the Saturday by-election in Bakura State Constituency, Zamfara State has been found.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said contrary to reports, there was no crisis in the commission over the reappointment and subsequent hand over by its National Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
About 151 candidates will contest in bye-elections in 11 states on December 5, the Independent National Electoral Commission has said.
The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has announced its decision to engage critical stakeholders in the electoral space with a view to addressing all grey areas in respect of the outstanding bye-elections in 11 states.
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday, received his Certificate of Return, just as he called on former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, the gubernatorial candidate of the APC, Osagie Ize-Iyamu and other members of the APC to join hands with his administration, in developing the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the delay in the receipt of collated results of the governorship election from local government areas in Edo is responsible for the delay of collation at the State level.
Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission has declared that all sensitive materials for poll has left the vault of Central Bank of Nigeria, in Benin City.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that 13 political parties have signaled their intention to conduct primaries for the forthcoming by-elections.
Saudi Arabia has ‘completely’ rejected the U.S. intelligence report released on Friday implicating Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has relieved his Special Adviser on Media, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, of his appointment.
The Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa (NICASA) says it will follow-up the case of a 40-year-old, Temitope Abudu, who was killed by yet-to-be identified assailant in Johannesburg, South Africa.
"The abducted students, staff and relatives of Government Science College Kagara have regained their freedom and have been received by the Niger state government," governor Abubakar Sani Bello said on Twitter
The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied arresting Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, a media aide of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje who demanded for President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation over his failure to handle insecurity in the country.
The Nigerian Senate has mandated its committees on Basic and Tertiary Education to investigate allegations of abuse of $20 million meant to implement the Safe Schools Initiative of the Federal Government.
Halimatu Ayinde has set her sights on scoring more goals in 2021 following her matchwinner in Nigeria's 1-0 victory over Uzbekistan.
Senate Chief Whip, Orji Kalu, has called on federal government to set up a joint committee of representatives of all security forces to help existing commands to fast-track the release of the abducted students in Niger.
Niger government says it has secured the released of students of Government Science College, Kagara in Rafi local government areas of the state.
Enyimba get South Africa’s Orlando Pirates in group A of the CAF Confederation Cup after overcoming Rivers United on Sunday.