News - Independent National Electoral Commission

Court Of Appeal Reserves Judgement in Osun Governorship Election

2 hours ago /
Politics 

The Court Of Appeal has reserved judgement in the Osun governorship appeal against the decision of the governorship election petition tribunal delivered on March 29th, 2019.

Jega Advocates Deepening Democratic Culture As Panacea For Sit-Tight African Leaders

1 day ago /
Nation 

Former Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega says deepening democratic culture and strengthening democratic institutions will bring about an end to the sit-tight syndrome of some African leaders.

Presidential Election Tribunal: PDP Candidate, Atiku Abubakar Insists He's A Nigerian

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the February 23  election, Atiku Abubakar, has denied the All Progressives Congress, APC allegation that he is not eligible to contest because he is not a Nigeria.

INEC Declares Ajeromi/Ifelodun Fed. Constituency Poll Inconclusive

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), in Lagos State has declared inconclusive the election results for Ajeromi/Ifelodun federal constituency and fixed Saturday, April 27, 2019, for a supplementary election in seventy-one polling units spread across eight wards.

Atiku Responds To INEC

1 week ago /
Politics 

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, is set to call Microsoft, IBM and Oracle experts to authenticate his claim that the servers belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission showed that he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari by over 1.6 million votes.

INEC Presents Certificate Of Return To Wike

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Tuesday presented certificates of return to re-elected Governor Of River State, Nyesom Wike, his Deputy Dr. Ipalibo Harry-Banigo and 32 members-elect of the states House of Assembly.

INEC Set To Conduct Supplementary Poll In Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal Constituency

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) in Lagos State is set to conduct supplementary election in seventy-one polling units spread across eight wards in Ajeromi/Ifelodun federal constituency.

Sen. Shehu Sani Questions Choice Of Lawyer By INEC

1 week ago /
Judiciary 

The senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial zone, Shehu Sani has questioned the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to hire the services of El-Rufai’s personal lawyer as its legal counsel during the sitting of the election tribunal in Kaduna.

Tribunal Orders INEC To Provide Kano Assembly Election Materials For Inspection

1 week ago /
Politics 

National and State Assembly election petition tribunal in Kano State has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to provide all relevant materials to the All Progressive Congress, APC, and it's candidate for Nassarawa State Assembly constituency, Ibrahim Gama.

Human Rights Group Challenges INEC On Effective Framework For 2023 Elections

1 week ago /
Politics 

A civil society group, the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, Akure chapter, has challenged the Federal Government and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to put an effective framework in place to ensure credible 2023 general election.

Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Nomination Of Adamawa Governor

1 week ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has struck a legal action challenging the nomination of Governor Muhammed  Jubrilla of Adamawa State as the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2019 general elections.

Low Turnout Marks Rivers Assembly Supplementary Election in Abua/Odual

1 week ago /
Politics 

The rescheduled Rivers State Abua/Odual Constituency election witnessed low turn-out across the Local Government Area.

Peaceful Supplementary Election in Rivers

1 week ago /
Politics 

Sorting, and counting of votes is ongoing in the Rivers state supplementary election in Opobo/Nkoro Local Government Area.

INEC Holds Supplementary Election For Rivers Assembly

1 week ago /
Politics 

The supplementary elections into the Rivers state House of Assembly in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers state has been described as peaceful.

APC Responds To Atiku’s Petition, Says Atiku Not A Nigerian, Unqualified To Contest Presidency

1 week ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress, APC has said that Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, is not a citizen of Nigeria by birth and ought not to have even been allowed in the first place to contest the election.

Presidential Election Petition: INEC Replies PDP

1 week ago /
Election 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has filed a notice of preliminary objection to the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

PDP Files Petition Against Governor Ganduje In Kano

1 week ago /
Politics 

Governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kano State, Abba Yusuf, has filed a petition before the Governorship Election Tribunal challenging the election of Abdullahi Ganduje as governor.

INEC Sets Timeline For Kogi And Bayelsa Polls

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed November 2 for the conduct of governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

Appeal Court Nullifies Election Of APC Senator-Elect

2 weeks ago /
Judiciary 

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has nullified the election of Mohammed Sani Musa and declared Senator David Umaru as Senator-Elect for Niger East senatorial district.

CSO Wants INEC To Complete Collation Of Imo North Senatorial Results

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy, a civil society group in Nigeria wants the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to complete collation of the Imo North election result and make a declaration.


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