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Bayelsa guber: INEC, stakeholders’ meeting ends in chaos

A meeting between the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and stakeholders in Bayelsa State towards ensuring a free, fair and credible governorship election scheduled for November 16 ended in chaos Wednesday.

Bayelsa guber: APC’s, PDP’s clash disrupts INEC meeting

A stakeholders’ meeting organised on Wednesday by the national leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa State ended abruptly, following the outbursts of elders from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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.

INEC chairman calls on Nigerians to respect the nation’s democracy

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has called on Nigerians and politicians alike to respect the nation’s hard-earned democracy.

INEC: Bayelsa, Kogi, ‘difficult states to conduct elections’

Bayelsa and Kogi “are not easy states” when it comes to conducting governorship elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said.

Vote buying: Democracy is not for sale – INEC

Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has warned against vote buying in the forthcoming election in Bayelsa state.
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: 2.37 million voters, 25,813 ad-hoc staff for Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said a total of 2.37 million voters will have access to voting during the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi states.

Kogi guber: INEC boss assures of credible poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has assured of its readiness to conduct a peaceful, free, fair, credible, acceptable and conclusive 2019 Kogi State Governorship election if all hands are on deck.

INEC chief warns against violence in Kogi election

The National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has warned all political parties in the coming Kogi governorship election to avoid violence that could affect the November 16 election.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate to reduce political parties from 91 to 5

The Nigerian Senate has said that it would reduce the number of political parties participating in elections in the country from the current 91 to five through legislation.

2019 Elections: INEC involved in over 1600 court cases

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has disclosed that the commission is currently involved in over 1600 court cases.

INEC concerned about low women participation in 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says its efforts at ensuring the participation of more women in the electoral process did not yield the desired result in 2019 general elections.

INEC delivers non-sensitive materials for Bayelsa, Kogi guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has delivered all non-sensitive materials for the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

INEC tasks UNDP on implementation of support programme

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to resuscitate the implementation of its Support to Democratic Empowerment (SDE) Phase 1, in Nigeria.
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The National Broadcasting Commission has cautioned African Independent Television against continuous violation of the Broadcasting Code.
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 pledges commitment to FOI Law, unveils revised communication policy

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has unveiled its revised Communication Policy, expressing greater commitment to the provisions of the Freedom of Information FOI Law.

Chad begs Nigeria for support in conducting elections

Vice Chairman of the Chadian Electoral Commission, CENI, Adam Mahmadu, has sought the assistance of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in conducting elections in his country, lamenting that most of the countries it had expected support from had shunned its overtures.

2023: INEC commences plan, pledges to improve electoral system

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the commission has commenced plan for the 2023 general elections with the ongoing series of review of 2019 general elections.

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