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INEC: Over 300,000 PVCs uncollected in Ondo

As the governorship election is approaching in Ondo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday said it had suspended the registration of new voters ahead of the election.

Kogi guber: CAN, JNI warn INEC, security agencies not to compromise

Religious leaders in Kogi have warned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies not to compromise the Nov.16 governorship election in the state.

INEC: 867,088 voters expected for Bayelsa governorship poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission says a total of 867,088 eligible voters are expected to vote in the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa.

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.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike bans protest in Rivers

This comes a few hours after women in Rivers State staged a public protest to demand for the retention of the state Resident Electoral Commission by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

INEC presents certificate of return to newly-elected lawmakers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented Certificates of Return to the 25 newly-elected House of Assembly members in the concluded general elections in Kebbi State.

Kano rerun: PDP formally writes INEC to cancel exercise

Kano State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has formally written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), seeking the cancellation of the March 23 supplementary elections in the state.

Akwa Ibom elections: APC seeks relocation of election tribunals to Abuja

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom has asked the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice to relocate all election tribunals from the state to Abuja.

Senators Uba, Umeh, 14 others file petitions at Anambra election tribunal

The senator representing Anambra South, Andy Uba, his younger brother, Chris Uba and Victor Umeh are among those who filed petitions challenging the outcomes of their various elections in the Anambra Election Petitions Tribunal as at March 19.

INEC: We’ve introduced measures to conduct free, fair polls in Abia

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abia State has said that it has introduced new measures aimed at forestalling the challenges that arose during the February 23 presidential and National Assembly polls.
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INEC to conduct rerun election in five federal constituencies in Lagos

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would conduct rerun elections in five local governments and six federal constituencies in Lagos State.
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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INEC declares Imo North senatorial election ‘inconclusive’

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Tuesday “declared inconclusive” the senatorial election in Imo North.

Jigawa REC: We are set for elections

The Jigawa offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to conduct a rancor free, fair, and credible elections, as the commission has recruited about 20,000 ad-hock staff.
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INEC: No distribution of food at polling centres

Garba Madami, the Kwara State Resident Electoral Commission (REC), has said that distribution of food at polling centres in the state would not be allowed.

INEC trains security officers on key electoral procedures

Ahead of 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ebonyi State, has trained tactical and operational security officers on election processes and procedures.

INEC begins de-registration of non-Nigerians, deceased with PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kebbi State has commenced de-registration of non-Nigerians, deceased, under aged and multiple registrations, whose names appeared in the Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) in the state.

Mike Igini: Ideal electoral commissioner

The Commission should not shy away from making efforts at raising the capacity of other Electoral Commissioners to Igini’s standard concerning knowledge of subject matter, dedication to duty and most importantly, ability to be firm and impartial as an umpire.

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Health workers in Lagos call for improved welfare packages

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Two men docked over alleged threat to life

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NSE: Trading sustains bullish trend, rises 0.45 per cent

Activities on the trading floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) maintained a bullish posture on Friday with the market indicators appreciating further by 0.45 per cent.