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INEC: Nigerians don’t follow us on social media

The Independent National Electoral Commission has decried what it called the very poor followership of its activities in the social media by eligible voters for the 2019 general elections.

Official: Presidency doesn’t interfere in INEC activities

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his government have not in any way interfered in the activities of the commission.

INEC forecloses electronic voting in 2019 election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said it would be difficult to implement the section of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018 that recommended electronic voting if the president signs it into law, citing the process involved in its implementation, and delay in the enactment of the alteration law.
Oluseyi Bickersteth

Oluseyi Bickersteth, three others quit Diamond Bank board

Oluseyi Bickerseth, chairman of the board of Diamond Bank, and three other directors of the bank has resigned.

2019: ECOWAS reiterates support to INEC

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has assured the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of its support, including finance, for the conduct of the 2019 general 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: No extension of deadline for submission of candidates’ list

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will not extend the deadline for submission of list of candidates’ names by political parties for the 2019 general elections.
Adams Oshiomhole

APC: We will present candidates for 2019 elections in Zamfara

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were on collision course yesterday as the ruling party rejected the electoral body and rejected its disqualification from participation in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara State.
Some PDP thugs arrested in Osogbo by the police

Osun election: INEC decries alleged intimidation of voters, observers, others in rerun

Following the allegations that security men are turning back voters, observers and journalists, as well as supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from polling stations in the ongoing supplementary election in Osun State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it will not condone any act of intimidation.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the allegation that uncollected permanent voter cards (PVCs) are being released ahead of the Osun rerun election is baseless.

Osun election: Allegation of releasing uncollected PVCs irresponsible – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the allegation that uncollected permanent voter cards (PVCs) are being released ahead of the Osun rerun election is baseless.

Osun election: CUPP’s allegation baseless, unsubstantiated – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has described as irresponsible and baseless the allegation that uncollected Permanent Voter Cards were being released ahead of the Osun State governorship rerun election to officials of the State Government.

INEC: Disregard PDP’s allegation on illegal polling units in Osun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged members of the public to disregard the allegation that it created illegal polling units in Osun ahead of the Saturday governorship election in the state.

INEC implores EFCC to monitor campaign finances, candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has implored the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to monitor campaign finances of political parties and their candidates ahead of the 2019 elections.

INEC: Smartphones can be used at polling units but not inside voting cubicle

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has not banned the use of smartphones around polling unit areas.

INEC: We will overcome vote buying

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured Nigerians that it will overcome the menace of vote buying which it described as cancer and menace to the electoral process.

INEC: Over 460,000 PVCs still uncollected in Osun

The INEC said on Wednesday that over 460,000 persons would be barred from voting in the Sept. 22 Osun governorship election if they failed to claim their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).

INEC: No room for vote buying in Osun election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said it will not allow any form of electoral fraud in the Osun State governorship election.
INEC Continuous Voter Registration (CVR)

INEC: No extension of voter registration

As the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ended yesterday, after an earlier extension to enable more eligible voters partake in the exercise, the electoral body has insisted that there would be no further shift in the deadline of the process.

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Osinbajo chairs extended NEC session today

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will today preside over an extended National Economic Council, NEC, at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Jonathan Allen

UK urges international support for Nigeria over Boko Haram

The United Kingdom has called for international support for Nigeria in the fight against the resurgence of the destructive activities of the Boko Haram terrorist group.
Flying Eagles midfielder Nnamdi Ofoborh has said he is excited to have signed a new contract with Premier League club AFC Bournemouth till 2021.

Flying Eagles star Nnamdi Ofoborh excited with new Bournemouth deal till 2021

Flying Eagles midfielder Nnamdi Ofoborh has said he is excited to have signed a new contract with Premier League club AFC Bournemouth till 2021.

APGA faults court’s cancellation of Anambra South senatorial primaries

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), has reacted to the nullification of its primary election for Anambra South Senatorial District by an Abuja high court.

Babatunde Fashola: Federal government not responsible for electricity problems

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has asked Nigerians not to blame the federal government for poor electricity supply in their homes.