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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.

Tribunal: Kenyan ICT expert testifies, says INEC has server

An Information Communication Technology, ICT, expert from Kenya, Mr. David Njorga, on Friday, maintained before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, transmitted results of the February 23 presidential election, to a central server.

INEC chief, Zamfara REC obey presidential election tribunal

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has complied with a directive of the presidential election petition tribunal to provide documents listed in the subpoena issued to its top officials early July.

Presidential election tribunal summons INEC boss, Zamfara REC

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has summoned the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, and Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in Zamfara State to appear before it today.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari plays video to counter Atiku Abubakar, PDP evidence on INEC server

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday played a video clip at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal showing the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, expressing reservations on the possibility of deploying electronic transmission of results for the 2019 general elections.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

Election result not transmitted to server – INEC chief

Prof Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has denied transmitting results of the last general elections electronically.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

Elections: We have learnt our lessons – INEC chief

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the commission learnt a lot of lessons from the conduct of the 2019 general elections.

INEC: Why Nigeria’s elections heavily depend on universities, vice-chancellors

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said its partnership with University Vice Chancellors and other Academics in the country was vital to the sustenance of democracy.

INEC: Nigeria can’t have quality elections without vice chancellors

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has again stressed its commitment to sustaining its partnership with University Vice Chancellors and other Academics in the country, saying their inclusion in the electoral process is vital to the sustenance of democracy in the country.

INEC: Legal alterations can’t solve electoral process challenges

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said that “constitutional and legal alterations and amendments alone cannot solve the challenges of the electoral process.

Server controversy: I will open up soon – INEC chairman

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, plan to speak very soon on the server controversy trailing the conduct and outcome of the 2019 general elections.
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 announces plans for Bayelsa, Kogi guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced plans for the upcoming Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections.

EU warns Nigeria not to take democracy for granted

The European Union (EU) has warned Nigeria not to take its democracy for granted.
The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, on Monday, revealed that the Commission would be employing members of the National Youth Service Corps, who were outstanding during the last general elections.

Elections: INEC offers outstanding corps members automatic employment

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, on Monday, revealed that the Commission would be employing members of the National Youth Service Corps, who were outstanding during the last general elections.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: EU has exposed INEC, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the “fresh revelation” in the European Union (EU) report has vindicated the PDP and millions of Nigerians, in its position that the February 23 presidential election was rigged to favour President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC).

IPAC: UN encouraging autocracy in Africa

A coalition of 91 registered political parties on Sunday described as treacherous the position of the United Nations on the number of political parties, saying it was encouraging autocracy in Africa.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: EU report confirms presidential election was rigged in favour of President Buhari

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday said that the fresh revelations in the European Union (EU) report has further vindicated the PDP and millions of Nigerians, in its position that the February 23 Presidential election was rigged to favour President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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 begins move to reform electoral framework, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission is set to embark on reforms, including the electoral legal framework, aimed at ensuring that elections in the country are credible.

INEC: Nation building tied to transparent elections

National chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has advised political parties to ensure that the process leading to their elections into elective offices is not tainted but free and fair.

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I’ve never seen INEC server – Atiku Abubakar’s star witness

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