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INEC begins distribution of uncollected PVCs in Bayelsa and Kogi September 2

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will begin the distribution of 219,935 uncollected Personal Voter Cards (PVCs) in Bayelsa and Kogi on Sept. 2 preparatory to governorship elections in the states
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PDP reacts Cross River REC’s resignation to join partisan politics

Following the resignation of Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River, Mr Frankland Briyai, to join partisan politics, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for a clean up of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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.

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.

INEC: Cross River REC’s resignation unacceptable

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the process in which the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River, Mr Frankland Briyai, resigned to join partisan politics, is unacceptable.

Former governorship candidates defend Sokoto REC against bias allegation

A group under the auspice of 2019 Sokoto State Governorship Candidates Forum have defended the State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Alhaji Abubakar Sadeeq, over the allegation of bias levelled against him by a coalition of 31 political parties in the state.

INEC: Only the president can remove REC who declared for political office

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the allegedly sacked former Cross River State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Frankland Briyia, would retain his position until President Muhammadu Buhari removes him or he resigns ‘officially’ from his position.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Cross River state, Dr. Frankland Briyai, has resigned his appointment to contest the Nov 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa state.

Ex-REC: INEC has no power to sack me

Former Cross River State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) Frankland Briyia has said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) lack powers to sack him.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Cross River state, Dr. Frankland Briyai, has resigned his appointment to contest the Nov 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa state.

Pro-democracy group faults sacking of Cross River REC, says it’s unconstitutional

A pro-democracy group, National Coalition for Progressive Change, has lashed out at Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), for sacking the Cross River State Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Dr. Frankland Briyai, over non-compliance with code of conduct.

INEC relieves Cross River REC of duties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has relieved Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Frankland Briyai, of all his duties as Cross River State REC.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Cross River state, Dr. Frankland Briyai, has resigned his appointment to contest the Nov 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa state.

Cross River REC resigns, joins Bayelsa governorship race

The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Cross River state, Dr. Frankland Briyai, has resigned his appointment to contest the Nov 16 gubernatorial 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: We’re ready for Plateau assembly by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the commission was ready to conduct Pengana (Bassa 1) Plateau State Constituency by-election slated for August 3.
Mike Igini

Tribunal: INEC chides Akwa Ibom APC over media campaign against Mike Igini

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Akwa Ibom State has chided the state chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, for employing media campaign against the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Mike Igini, in the ongoing election petitions tribunal in the state.
Godswill Akpabio

Akwa Ibom North: PDP witness makes shocking revelation on senatorial election

Dr. Alloysius William, one of the witnesses called by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, before the National Assembly elections petition tribunal sitting in Uyo, stunned the court with some revelations at the weekend.

INEC presents documents requested by Atiku Abubakar, PDP to tribunal

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has submitted documents requested by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to the Presidential Elections Tribunal.

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.

Ghana named AfCFTA headquarters as AU targets $3.4 trillion economic bloc

African leaders last weekend named Ghana as the host of the future headquarters of the continental free trade zone which is expected to unite 1.3 billion people, and create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc that would usher in a new era of development.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

AfCFTA: Free trade must be fair – President Buhari

With the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement by President Muhammadu Buhari at the opening of the African Union (AU) Summit yesterday in Miami, Niger, Nigeria has joined the AfCFTA.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 elections.

Festus Okoye: Inec strategising for better elections in 2023

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said its ongoing review of the 2019 elections was to determine areas requiring improvement for better outcomes in 2023.

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