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Rivers elections: We’re ready for Saturday supplementary polls – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said it was 80 per cent ready to conduct supplementary election in four State Assembly Constituencies in Rivers on Saturday.

INEC releases timetable for Bayelsa, Kogi gov polls this week

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said it will release, before the end of this week, the timetable and schedule of activities for the end of tenure governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States billed to hold at separate dates later this year.

INEC to deepen participation of PWDs in future elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is set to formulate policies that would guarantee Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) 100 per cent inclusion in future elections.

Governor Ganduje, others receive certificate of return from INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday presented certificate of return to Kano State Governor-elect, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje.

The staggering election burden

In 1999, the Independent National electoral Commission, under Justice Ephraim Akpata, spent over 32billion naira to conduct the 1999 general elections. At that time there was no National Assembly. The approving authority then was the 33 man Provisional Ruling Council headed by General Abdusalam Abubakar, GCFR.

Governor Ortom receives certificate of return, thanks President Buhari

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue and his deputy, Benson Abounu, on Friday received their Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Makurdi.

INEC vows to vacate court order on Bauchi elections

Following the order of a Federal High Court, Abuja, barring the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from continuing with the collation and declaration of the result of the Bauchi State governorship election held on March 9, 2019, the commission has vowed to take steps to vacate the order.

Supplementary polls: We expect high-level cooperation from security agencies – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called for improved synergy with various security agencies in the country during the supplementary election to be held in some states.
Soldiers block with truck and armoured tank the road leading to the state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on March 10, 2019. – Fears has gripped residents of oil-rich Port Harcourt city in Niger delta region as state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission has been condoned off by dozens of fierce looking soldiers, anti-riots policemen and other complementary security agents who are jointly patrolling the city ahead of the much awaited results of the just concluded governorship and state assembly elections. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

INEC: We don’t know if army rigged elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it does not know if soldiers rigged elections in the River State governorship poll which was marred by violence.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.

Bayelsa elections: PDP wins 17, APC 4 assembly seats

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared as inconclusive results from three constituencies in the just-concluded State House of Assembly election in Bayelsa State.

INEC to conduct supplementary poll in three Bayelsa constituencies

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday announced that it would conduct a supplementary election in the three constituencies that elections were declared inconclusive in Saturday’s state house of assembly election in Bayelsa.

Rivers elections: INEC will only allow party agents with verifiable means of identification

The Independent National Electoral Commission will only allow and accept party agents with verifiable means of identification, whose names are on the list submitted by political parties at polling stations.
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Elections: INEC insists on card readers

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has insisted on the use of Smart Card Readers, SCR, for Saturday’s Governorship, State Assembly and FCT Area Council Elections, urging Nigerians to ignore any information to the contrary.

Plateau elections: INEC commences training for ad hoc staff

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Plateau has commenced a refresher training for its ad hoc officials to mitigate hitches experienced during the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections.

INEC denies allegations of aiding election malpractice in Zamfara

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied allegations that it is abetting a plot to rig the governorship and state house of assembly elections in Zamfara State.

INEC dismisses corruption allegations in Zamfara

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara has advised aggrieved politicians to seek redress at the Elections Petitions Tribunal.

INEC to conduct re-run in Zaki federal constituency

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to conduct rerun polls in four polling units in Zaki federal constituency of Bauchi state.

INEC: We’ve no issues with Abia North result

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the commission has no issues with the result of Saturday’s National Assembly polls in Abia North Senatorial District.

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