News - INEC

Buhari Kicks Against Admission Of Own Bio-data To INEC

7 months ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari objected to the admission of his form CF001 which contained his personal data submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for February 23, presidential election.

Presidential Tribunal Update: Hearing Day 3

7 months ago /
Politics 

The presidential election petition tribunal commenced on Monday with the petitioner Abubakar Atiku and his party, PDP tendering result sheets from four local government in Kano state.

Tribunal Orders INEC To Provide Useni Team With Documents

7 months ago /
Politics 

Tribunal orders INEC to supply Useni legal team with relevant documents.

Presidential Election Petition Update!

7 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

More documents were tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, as the trial of the substantive petition challenging the 2019 presidential poll entered its second day on Friday.

Presidential Election Tribunal Update

7 months ago /
Politics 

The trial of the substantive petition filed by Atiku Abubakar and his party the PDP over the 2019 presidential election commenced this Thursday morning with tendering of documents by the petitioners.

INEC, ICCES Post 2019 Polls Meeting

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has blamed insecurity for the majority of the elections declared inconclusive, during the 2019 polls.

2019 Polls: Accept Loss With Grace And Maturity, Presidency Advise Opposition

8 months ago /
Politics 

The Presidency has welcomed the endorsement of 2019 Presidential Elections as free, fair and credible by 60 presidential candidates and chairmen of their parties, urging opposition to accept loss with grace and maturity.

Alleged Certificate Forgery: Court Of Appeal Orders Buhari To Respond In 5 Days

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to respond within 5 days to the appeal filed against his qualification for the 2019 presidential election.

INEC Reviews 2019 Elections

8 months ago /
Election 

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu has appreciated efforts by the electoral officers in the just concluded 2019 general elections.

 

Presidential Election Tribunal Dismisses PDP’s Request To Inspect INEC Server

8 months ago /
Election 

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the request by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar seeking an order to inspect the INEC’S central server used to conduct the 2019 presidential election

Rivers Election: PPP Candidate Challenges Party’s Decision To Withdraw

8 months ago /
Election 

The Rivers state election petition tribunal has adjourned till July 31 to hear the matter brought before it by the Governorship candidate of the Progressives Peoples Party, PPP, Clifford Edunukor wherein the petitioner is challenging the decision of his political party to withdraw the initial petition challenging the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the March 9 governorship election in the state.

Absence Of Counsel Stalls Hearing Of Abia Governorship Election Petition

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Justice A.L. Ogumoye's led Governorship Election Petition Tribunal panel sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, South East Nigeria, has adjourned further hearing to July 1 on the matter between the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA and Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

BREAKING: Appeal Court Dismisses Motion Filed By Atiku To Inspect Server

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the motion filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and it’s candidate, Atiku Abubakar, for leave to inspect the central server used to transmit data from accredited voters and the results of the February 23 presidential election.

Anglican Bishop Advocates Electronic Voting For Future Elections

8 months ago /
Election 

The Anglican bishop of Kaduna diocese Reverend Timothy Yahaya wants the federal government to fully integrate the use of technology in the conduct of the 2023 elections.

Tribunal Begins Trial Of Nkechi Nwogu’s Petition Against Theodore Orji

8 months ago /
Nation 

The National and State Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal, sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital has  commenced definite hearing on the amended petition filed by the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Nkechi Nwogu challenging the reelection of Theodore Orji of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the senator representing Abia Central District.

2019 Election Most Challenging, Says INEC Commissioner

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC says it will continue to leverage on the experiences of past elections to improve on the credibility of its future activities.

Kano Governorship Tribunal Adjourns Till July 4 For Re-trial

8 months ago /
Politics 

The Kano state governorship election petition tribunal has adjourned till July 4th for pre-trial even as it raised concerns over delay in service of the court process on respondents.

Presidency Welcomes NDI/ IRI Election Report With Reservations

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Presidency says it welcomes with reservations, the joint report of the International Republic Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) on the 2019 general elections in Nigeria and recommendations for the 2023 general elections.

 

Tribunal Reserves Ruling In FCT Area Council Election Petition

8 months ago /
Nation 

The FCT Area Council Election Petition Tribunal has reserved ruling in the motion by the All Progressives Congress and its chairmanship candidate Danladi Chiya seeking the dismissal of the petition by the People's Democratic Party, PDP challenging the outcome of the Kwali area council chairmanship election.

HDP Says 2019 Presidential Poll Unconstitutional

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has been told that the February 23 presidential election which produced President Muhammadu Buhari, for a second term in office is unlawful, illegal and unconstitutional.