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Kogi/Bayelsa guber: INEC speaks on canceling governorship elections results

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has given reasons it refused to cancel the results of the just concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States.
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Bayelsa/Kogi guber: Situation Room urges police to protect voters

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has called on the security agencies to protect the voters, especially women, during Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa State.
Linda Thomas-Greenfield, a United States diplomat, has likened Nigeria’s political circle to an old men’s club.

Nigeria’s zoning arrangements may create challenge for 2023 elections — US diplomat

A United States diplomat, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, has said the ”gentleman agreement” of zoning of leadership in Nigeria may prompt a tougher electoral process in the next general elections in 2023.
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 reacts to report showing severe lapses in 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reacted to a report by civil society groups in Nigeria which portrays the 2019 general elections in the country as being below the standard set by the electoral commission in its conduct of 2015 elections.

INEC withdraws over 70 certificates of return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has withdrawn and re-issued over 70 certificates of return, after the 2019 general election.

Make a woman Speaker of 9th House of Reps – group

A civil rights group, Proactive Gender Initiatives, has said a female should be made a Speaker in the 9th House of Representatives.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed its disappointment and shock at the postponement of the Nigerian elections hours to the election.

CSOs urge INEC to stop supplementary elections in Nigeria

Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has urged Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to put an end to supplementary elections in the country.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed concern over alleged partisanship of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections and urged relevant authorities to address the issue.

CSOs condemn abuse of supplementary electoral processes by politicians

The Nigeria Civil Society (NSC) Situation Room has condemned the abuse of the electoral process by politicians in Saturday’s supplementary elections.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed concern over alleged partisanship of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections and urged relevant authorities to address the issue.

Situation Room cautions NJC to stop questionable court injunctions

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has urged the National Judicial Council (NJC) to urgently put a stop to the spate of questionable court injunctions aimed at scuttling the electoral process.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed concern over alleged partisanship of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections and urged relevant authorities to address the issue.

Electoral violence: Situation Room call for compensation for victims

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room on Sunday expressed worry over the spate of violence during the March 9 elections and called for compensation for the victims .
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed concern over alleged partisanship of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections and urged relevant authorities to address the issue.

Elections: Seven were killed in less than 24 hours – Situation Room

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has condemned the widespread violence in Saturday’s election, saying seven persons were killed in less than 24 hours.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed concern over alleged partisanship of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections and urged relevant authorities to address the issue.

Situation Room: Excessive involvement of military in Nigerian elections worrisome

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed concern over alleged partisanship of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections and urged relevant authorities to address the issue.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed its disappointment and shock at the postponement of the Nigerian elections hours to the election.

Election: Situation Room asks INEC to explain why one million votes were cancelled

An elections observer group, the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to explain why over one million votes were cancelled in the recently conducted Presidential and National Assembly elections.
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Election postponement: International, local observer groups hold secret meeting in Abuja

Following the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) decision to postpone the 2019 General Elections, the international and local observers for the polls met on Saturday, at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed its disappointment and shock at the postponement of the Nigerian elections hours to the election.

Situation Room disappointed with election postponement

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed its disappointment and shock at the postponement of the Nigerian elections hours to the election.

Election postponement: CSOs urge INEC to be truthful about challenges

A coalition of over 70 civil society organisations (CSOs) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be transparent with Nigerians on the challenges it faced that might affect election conduct.

INEC speaks on role of Nigerian Army in election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would not be requesting deployment from the army for election operations.

Clement Nwankwo: Governor El-Rufai’s threat dangerous signal to local-election observers too

Convener of the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, Clement Nwankwo, has said that the recent threats by Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, is a dangerous signal not only to international observers but to local ones as well.

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