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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that it has concluded arrangements to conduct a capacity building workshop for its Voter Education and Publicity staff at its headquarters and across the country.
A former Governor of Niger State, Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu, has blamed the heightened tension across the country on bad governance just as he also said that the recent clashes in some states are not ethnic cleansing.
A constitutional crisis might be brewing between the Senate and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over a directive to it by the upper chamber to restore two state constituencies in Delta State in what appeared to be new boundary delineations.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday allayed fears of stakeholders, especially political parties, on the distribution of new polling units it is planning to create ahead of the 2023 general election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election will be conducted in accordance with electronic voting system, but the commission is not emphatic that electronic voting and electronic transmission of results will be adopted for the poll.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Saturday dismissed speculations that the National Identity Number (NIN) was a prerequisite for registration by prospective voters, saying there was nowhere in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria where such a condition was stipulated.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is contemplating introducing new technologies to improve the conduct of the 2023 general elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commiserated with Nigeria’s civil society community on the death of Mrs Esther Uzoma, a gender rights advocate.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has again asked job-seekers to discountenance any purported offer of employment from the commission, saying it is not currently recruiting.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has issued a fresh Certificate of Return to Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe as the winner and duly elected candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to represent Cross River North Senatorial District.
Former Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim, has said the South-East geopolitical zone is the region with the least voters’ turnout during elections, which he said must change for the region to produce a President in 2023.
Igbo leaders, elders, and academics across Nigeria and in the Diaspora rose from a summit at the weekend with a call for an enabling law compelling all political parties to insert rotation of presidency clause in their constitutions.
Two ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission earlier declared missing during the Saturday by-election in Bakura State Constituency, Zamfara State has been found.
The Inter-Party Advisory Council in Lagos State on Sunday said that the Independent National Electoral Commission needed to do more on voter education and mobilisation to deepen Nigeria’s democracy.
Saturday’s bye-elections in Bayelsa Central and West was characterised by snatching of ballot boxes and ballot papers in some parts of the two senatorial districts.
An election observer, Yiaga Africa, Friday, ahead of bye-election across the six geopolitical zones of the country, scored the Independent National Electoral Commission’s preparedness on average while it predicted low voter turnout.
Following the Senate’s clearance of reappointed Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has set an agenda for the chief electoral umpire, urging him to be unbiased and apolitical.
The nominee for the position of Chairperson for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has appealed to the National Assembly to expeditiously pass the Electoral Act Amendment Bill before the end of first quarter of 2021.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Peremobowei Ebebi, will not participate in the Bayelsa West senatorial bye-election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday, announced that only 12 political parties met the commission’s requirements to take part in the forthcoming Bayelsa West Senatorial District by-election.
Getting nowhere in the courts, President Donald Trump’s scattershot effort to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s victory is shifting towards obscure election boards that certify the vote as Trump and his allies seek to upend the electoral process, sow chaos and perpetuate unsubstantiated doubts about the count.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Alisson Becker, Fabinho and Diogo Jota could all feature against Chelsea on Thursday.
Ruben Dias admits, with Manchester City on a run of 20 consecutive wins in all competitions, they stand to be their own “worst enemy” in their relentless pursuit of major silverware.
Ahead of the March 6 Delta State local government council polls, Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, weekend, reiterated that the elections could only be rigged if electorates go to sleep, insisting that “every vote must count”.
Israel’s top court ruled Tuesday the government must curb its use of the domestic spy agency to track coronavirus infections, saying “draconian” surveillance constituted a blow to democracy.
Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc. wants a review of CBN’s Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) to accommodate more farmers and to shore up the nation’s foreign earnings from agriculture.
A 45 year old man, Mohammed Isiaka has been sentenced to death by hanging by an Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti for murder.
A former Bauchi State governor, Isa Yuguda, has stated that Nigeria has treated Fulani people unfairly, pointing out that for the herders crisis across the country to be addressed, justice must be done to them.
The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has rubbished reports that he was stopped from returning to Nigeria by authorities in the United States of America.
Wire fraud convict, Obinwanne Okeke, widely known as Invictus Obi, has appealed against his recent sentence to 10 years’ imprisonment by a U.S. court.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has announced that Germany will be providing an additional N570billion (1.5 billion euros) to the ‘Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator’ (ACT Accelerator), the platform coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO) to support the global efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.