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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.

DSS to quiz INEC commissioner over postponement of elections

The Department of State Services (DSS) has invited Okechukwu Ibeanu, the National Commissioner in charge of logistics at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), for questioning.
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INEC’s bolt from the blue

The postponement of the 2019 general election by one week — even if by one day — is yet another spectacular testament to the pathological incompetence ruining our country. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) told us a million times that it was ready for the elections.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

ECOWAS pledges financial support for Nigeria’s 2019 general elections

The Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS has pledged to extend financial assistance to Nigeria in the conduct of next year’s general elections.

INEC redeploys Amina Zakari, four others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced minor reshuffle in the chairmanship of standing committees which affected the former chairman of the Commission, Amina Zakari and four other National Commissioners.

INEC: No party has submitted list of candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said yesterday that no political party in the country has submitted the list of its candidates for the 2019 general election.

2019: INEC to eliminate manual collation of results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has put a mechanism in place to eliminate manual collation of election results at polling units in the 2019 general elections.

INEC bemoans poor participation of women in politics

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has bemoaned the inadequate representation of women in political offices, pointing out that in spite of the numerical strength of women, they are not adequately represented.
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INEC insists on transmitting Ekiti, Osun poll results electronically

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, restated its resolve to transmit the results of the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states electronically.

2019: We’ll obey NASS on amended timetable – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has stated its resolve to obey any amendment to the Electoral Act or time table as long as it was timely and legitimate.

INEC will obey timely, legitimate amendment to Electoral Act – official

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said it would obey any timely and legitimate amendment to Electoral Act.

Anambra guber: INEC assures of successful election

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has once again reiterated the commitment of the electoral body to conduct a hitch-free, free and fair governorship election in Anambra on Saturday.

INEC deploys 23,000 for Anambra polls – REC

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says twenty-three thousand (23, 000) ad hoc staff will be deployed for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra.

INEC denies giving N180m to parties in Anambra

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, denied giving N180 million to political parties contesting the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State, describing such allegation as the figment of imagination of those making it.

INEC inaugurates 20-member inter-agency c’ttee on e-voting

The agency had in June 2017, paid a courtesy visit to the Commission led by the Honorable Minister for Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, for a demonstration of a proto-type e-voting machine developed by NASENI.

Anambra guber: INEC warns against irregularities

The National Commissioner, South-East, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu, has urged the electorate in upcoming governorship poll in Anambra to shun electoral illegalities.

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NDA reaffirms commitment to turn out best officers

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Aviation, education ministries, others make presentations at FEC meeting

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NAWOJ: Houses without decent toilet facilities encourage raping of females

The chairperson of the Plateau Chapter of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ), Jennifer Yarima, has observed that women and girls living in houses without toilet facilities are more at risk of being raped.