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Imo elections: INEC insists no certificate of return for Governor Okorocha

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted that it would not present a certificate of return to Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha.
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Rivers supplementary elections: APC calls for redeployment of REC

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, has called on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to immediately redeploy Rivers State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Obo Effanga.
Atiku Abubakar

INEC: Why Atiku Abubakar is yet to inspect election materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promised to comply with the order of the court to allow the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, inspect materials used for the presidential election after “due process has been followed”.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: INEC’s decisions on Rivers, Bauchi elections illegal

The All Progressives Congress has faulted the decisions of the Independent National Electoral Commission on the initial inconclusive elections in Rivers and Bauchi States.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

We can’t continue to have lawless elections without penalties – Imo Reps member-elect

Chief Kingsley Chima, a House of Representatives-elect under the Action Alliance in Imo, says only very stiff penalty for electoral offenders will ensure compliance to electoral laws.

Bauchi elections: PDP warns INEC against tampering with declared results

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) under Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, against attempts by his commission to tamper with and further cancel already tallied and declared results in 14 more local governments in the Bauchi Governorship election.

Bauchi elections: They’re after my life – returning officer

Mrs. Dominion Anosike, the returning officer for Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State, in the gubernatorial election, has written to Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), requesting to appear before the electoral body at its headquarters in Abuja.
national assembly abuja

INEC to present certificates of return to National Assembly members-elect today

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will today, Thursday, March 14, present Certificates of Return to the newly elected members of the National Assembly.

Rivers elections: Governor Wike colluding with INEC officials to rewrite results – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, on Tuesday accused the state governor, Nyesom Wike, of colluding with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to rewrite polling unit results of last Saturday’s governorship election in the state Government House.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Elections: Governor Umahi proposes constitutional review to check political desperation

The Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, says a constitutional review will check political desperation among citizens of the country.
Nigerians today return to the polls to elect their state governors and legislators as well councilors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.

Nigerians return to polls to elect 29 governors, 991 state legislators

Nigerians today return to the polls to elect their state governors and legislators as well councilors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.

INEC set to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.

INEC: No certificate of return for candidates declared winner under duress

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will not issue Certificates of Return to candidates in places where its officials are held hostage or forced to declare winners under duress in the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections on Saturday.

Elections: INEC issues strong warning to politicians

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it would no longer tolerate any attempt by politicians to hold its officials hostage and force them to declare winners of elections under duress.

INEC, security chiefs meet ahead of elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) and the security agencies involved in the conduct of the general elections met on to concretise security arrangements ahead of Saturday polls.

Elections: INEC to issue certificate of returns next week

Winners in the last National Assembly elections will be issued with certificate of returns Thursday next week, the Independent National Electoral Commission has said.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and hundreds of its members stormed the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday and accused the commission’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, of conspiracy in the just concluded presidential and National Assembly elections.

PDP leaders, members storm INEC, accuse it of conspiracy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and hundreds of its members stormed the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday and accused the commission’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, of conspiracy in the just concluded presidential and National Assembly elections.g

Timi Frank: INEC ordered supplementary election unnecessary

A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Comrade Timi Frank, has said that the supplementary elections ordered by the Independent National Electoral Commission was unnecessary since the commission has already declared a winner of the Presidential election and issue a certificate of return.

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