News - INEC

35 Parties To Contest Ekiti Governorship Election

12 hours ago /
Nation 

The chairman of the independent national electoral commission (INEC), prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, says 35 political parties nominated candidates for Ekiti state governorship election as at the deadline date.  

Enugu APC Faction Picks Ben Nwoye As Chairman

1 day ago /
Politics 

The All Progressive Congress election committee for Enugu state on Sunday, declared Ben Nwoye re-elected as chairman of the Enugu state chapter of the party, after a rescheduled congress following the disrupted exercise last Saturday.

Delta APC Faction Holds Congress

1 day ago /
Politics 

Another faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State has conducted its State Congress and elected Eugene Odoh as its Chairman with 731 votes.

CSOs Seek More Participatory Democracy

1 day ago /
Nation 

As preparations for the 2019 general elections gather momentum, a coalition of rights groups wants citizens to take ownership of the selection process and bring about the enthronement of a set of leadership that will birth a new Nigeria.

Borno Receives 174,918 PVCs

1 day ago /
Politics 

A total of 174,918 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, have been received by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for distribution across Borno State.

NOA, INEC Take Campaign Against Underage Voting To Schools

4 days ago /
Politics 

Underage voting and other electoral irregularities have engaged the attention of the National Orientation Agency, NOA,  and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and they have therefore taken the fight against these vices to schools.

Fayose Accuses APC Of Planning To Use Students To Rig Ekiti Governorship Election

4 days ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose,  has raised an alarm over plots by the All Progressives Congress (APC),  to rig the July 14 governorship election in the state.

UK Aid Agency Set To Observe Ekiti Polls

4 days ago /
Politics 

As part of efforts to ensure free and fair July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, the UK's Department for International Development has announced interest in the process and outcome of the poll.

Forum Advocates Background Check For Public Office Seekers Ahead Of 2019 Polls

1 week ago /
Politics 

Ahead 2019 elections, political office seekers in Nigeria should be prepared to subject themselves to public scrutiny with a view to helping the electorate have proper evaluation of their personality traits.

Court Nullifies Suspension Of Ovie Omo-Agege From Senate

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has nullified the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege declaring it illegal.

Anambra Senatorial Seat: Appeal Court Dismisses Obiora Okonkwo’s Suit

2 weeks ago /
Judiciary   Nation 

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has upheld the decision of Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court in Abuja that Obiora Okonkwo has no legitimate claim to the Anambra Senatorial seat.

Senator Dino Melaye Recall Bid Fails

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The attempt to recall the Senator Representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, failed after the verified signatures to the petition for his recall fell short of required 50 per cent plus one.

INEC Verifies Signatures For Dino Melaye Recall

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The recall process of the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District,  Dino Melaye, started in over 500 polling units.

Court Overrules National Assembly On Sequence Of Election

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has declared that the national assembly lacks the powers to set the order and sequence of elections

Lesotho’s Independent Electoral Commission, INEC To Share Technical Expertise

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to share its technical expertise with a delegation from the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of the Kingdom of Lesotho, which were in Abuja, the Nigerian capital, to understudy INEC’s processes and procedures with particular focus on the Strategic Plan.

Stop Working For APC, Release Findings on Underage Voters’, PDP Tells INEC

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wants the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to stop covering what it called the atrocities of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by making public its findings on underage voters in various states, particularly Kano and Katsina.

Under Aged Voter Probe: PDP Cries Foul

4 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wants the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make public its findings on underage voters in various states.

Electoral Reform

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian senate which resumed its plenary after the drama on Wednesday, was divided over the election sequence recommended by the committee on electoral matters.

INEC Needs To Work With Key Players - Election Working Group

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Election Working Group says the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, needs to work closely with other key players to ensure only political parties with demonstrable support are on the ballot paper.

INEC Inaugurates Seven New Resident Electoral Commissioners

1 month ago /
Politics 

Chairman of The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, has sworn-in seven new Resident Electoral Commissioners, bringing the total number to 33.


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