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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 shifts Bayelsa, Kogi governorship polls to November 16

The Independent National Electoral Commission has postponed the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states, earlier fixed for November 2 by two weeks.
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INEC withdraws return certificate from President Buhari’s ex-aide

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday issued a Certificate of Return for the House of Representatives seat in Sumaila/Takai Federal Constituency of Kano to Shamsuddeen Dambazau, son of the Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau.

Governor Okorocha knows fate on Wednesday as INEC sets up committee

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has set up a committee on Imo North senatorial poll.

Governor Ganduje, others receive certificate of return from INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday presented certificate of return to Kano State Governor-elect, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje.

INEC promises transparency on Rivers poll, rules out fresh exercise

In line with its earlier promise, the ¸Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that it would conclude the collation of the Rivers State governorship election between April 2 and 5, this week.

INEC discloses when collation of results in 6 Rivers local councils will start

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it will commence collation of election results in six Rivers Local Government Areas of Abua/Oduah, Ahoada West, Asari-Toru, Gokana, Khana and Degema local on Tuesday.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike exchanging pleasantries with INEC National Commissioner supervising Bayelsa, Edo and Rivers State, Mrs May Agbamuche-Mbu during the stakeholders meeting on the resumption of electoral activities for the completion of outstanding 2019 General Elections in Rivers State on Saturday

INEC: No fresh elections in Rivers

Against the backdrop of the recent suspension of the 2019 governorship election in Rivers State, halfway through the process, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Saturday in Port Harcourt that no fresh elections would be held in the state.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike exchanging pleasantries with INEC National Commissioner supervising Bayelsa, Edo and Rivers State, Mrs May Agbamuche-Mbu during the stakeholders meeting on the resumption of electoral activities for the completion of outstanding 2019 General Elections in Rivers State on Saturday

Rivers elections: INEC releases names 17 local councils already collated

The ongoing stakeholders’ meeting convened by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to resume votes count for the March 9 Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Rivers State has suffered major hiccup following a walk-out by the presumed winner of the governorship election, Biokpomabo Awara, of the African Action Congress, AAC.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike: Rivers not violent

Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that it does not involve the military in the result collation process scheduled for next week, saying that’s the state is not violent.
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Lagos Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu receives certificate of return, says better days ahead

The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says better times are ahead for Lagos residents, with good things in the offing for them when he comes on board.

INEC: Supplementary polls have improved quality of elections in Nigeria

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says supplementary elections have helped improved quality of elections in the country.

Gombe elections: Inuwa Yahaya, 24 others receive certificates of return

Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, Gombe State governor-elect and 24 members-elect of the Gombe State House of Assembly have received their Certificates of Return at the Gombe International Hotel Banquet Hall.
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INEC issues certificate of return to Yobe governor-elect, state lawmakers

The Independent National Election Commission (INEC) in Yobe State on Thursday issued certificates of return to the governor-elect, Mai-Mala Buni, and 23 members-elect of the State House of Assembly.

Rivers elections: Collation, announcement of results begin in April – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday said that the resumption of collation and announcement of results for the governorship election in Rivers State would be done between April 2 and 5.

INEC vows to vacate court order on Bauchi elections

Following the order of a Federal High Court, Abuja, barring the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from continuing with the collation and declaration of the result of the Bauchi State governorship election held on March 9, 2019, the commission has vowed to take steps to vacate the order.
Soldiers block with truck and armoured tank the road leading to the state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on March 10, 2019. – Fears has gripped residents of oil-rich Port Harcourt city in Niger delta region as state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission has been condoned off by dozens of fierce looking soldiers, anti-riots policemen and other complementary security agents who are jointly patrolling the city ahead of the much awaited results of the just concluded governorship and state assembly elections. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

INEC: We don’t know if army rigged elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it does not know if soldiers rigged elections in the River State governorship poll which was marred by violence.

Bauchi elections: Collation resumes at Tafawa Balewa local government on Tuesday – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has approved the resumption and conclusion of the collation of results of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State which had been declared inconclusive.

Rivers elections: Soldiers, armed gangs used to intimidate, arrest our staff – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has admitted that soldiers and armed gangs were used to intimidate and unlawfully arrest its staff during the recent governorship election held on March 9, 2019, in Rivers state.

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