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Bayelsa/Kogi guber: CSO calls on US, UK to place visa ban on corrupt RECs

A Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Concerned Nigerians, CN, at the weekend, called on the United States of America, USA, and the United Kingdom, UK, to place visa ban on corrupt Residential Electoral Commissioners, RECs, if found wanton during the Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections coming up on November 16, 2019.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, met with the stakeholders in Yenagoa ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa guber: INEC, political parties sign peace accord

History was made on Thursday in Yenagoa, when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and all the 45 political parties that nominated candidates for next weekend’s Bayelsa state governorship election, signed a peace accord.

PDP calls for credible polls in Kogi, Bayelsa

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to use Kogi and Bayelsa elections to demonstrate its commitment to free, fair and credible elections without being influenced or manipulated.

Kogi/Bayelsa guber: PDP sends strong message to INEC chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over the deployment of National Commissioners and Resident Electoral Commissioners, REC, for the Kogi and Bayelsa State, ahead of the November 16 governorship elections.

PDP apprehensive as INEC deploys extra RECs, Commissioners in Kogi, Bayelsa

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed misgivings over plans by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to deploy additional Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) and National Commissioners in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

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

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.
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.

African trade unions converge in Kigali to discuss improved migration governance for Africa

Trade Unionists from 18 African countries and Global Union Federations (GUFs), as well as some Regional Economic Communities (RECs) will on Monday converge in Kigali, the Rwanda capital, to discuss how to attain fair recruitment and secure the rights of African migrants.

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.
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.

Kwara REC: Some RECs, INEC staff corrupt

Kwara State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mallam Garba Attahiru, has said some of his colleagues, as well as some staff of the Independent National electoral Commission (INEC) are corrupt.

70 political parties reject call for removal of Enugu REC

No fewer than 70 political parties in Enugu State on Thursday rejected the call for the removal of the Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Dr. Emeka Ononamadu.
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
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INEC to hold supplementary polls on March 9

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 9 for supplementary elections into areas where elections did not hold or returns could not be made in the Feb. 23 national election.
Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirm ballot papers for house of representatives during the electoral preparation at a local office of INEC in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria, on February 22, 2019, a day before postponed voting day.Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

INEC plans supplementary elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) will conduct supplementary elections in areas where elections did not take place last Saturday.
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INEC: We’re ready for governorship, state assemblies’ elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has made progress for the smooth conduct of governorship and state House of Assemblies elections, scheduled for March 9.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu

INEC chairman meets with RECs, strategises for governorship election

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has met with the Resident Electoral Commission (REC) as part of preparations for the March 9 governorship and state House of Assembly elections.

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Bayelsans rejected your stooge, don’t blame army, police – Yekini Nabena tells Governor Dickson

Yekini Nabena, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Bayelsa State has dismissed claims made by governor Seriake Dickson, that security agents connived with the APC to hijack electoral materials in many local government Areas during the recently concluded governorship election in the State.
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