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Breaking: INEC Chairman, Steps Aside Pending Senate Confirmation

Breaking: INEC Chairman, Steps Aside Pending Senate Confirmation

BREAKING NEWS November 9, 2020 at 3:39 pm 0 comments

Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday Steped aside as chairman of the commission, marking the end of his first term of office.
Recall that President Mohammadu Buhari recently reappointed Prof Mahmood Yakubu to the office following the

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Why We Can’t Disqualify Obaseki Over Certificate – INEC

Why We Can’t Disqualify Obaseki Over Certificate – INEC

Politics November 8, 2020 at 7:05 pm 0 comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said only the courts can disqualify Governor Godwin Obaseki based on the certificate he presented for re-election, noting that certificates presented are regarded as authentic until proved otherwise by the court.
The electoral body also said it could not investigate the originality and authenticity

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No Plan To Postpone 2019 Elections, Says INEC

No Plan To Postpone 2019 Elections, Says INEC

Politics February 8, 2019 at 11:37 am 0 comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured Nigerians that the 2019 elections will go on as planned.
This comes in the face of pending legal issues from the primaries organised by political parties, and there had been indications that the commission may have to postpone some elections.
However, speaking

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INEC releases Governor, States Assembly List, Omits Zamfara All Progressives Congress’ Candidates

INEC releases Governor, States Assembly List, Omits Zamfara All Progressives Congress’ Candidates

Politics January 31, 2019 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

INEC has refused to shift ground on its earlier decision to stop the  All Progressives Congress from presenting candidates for the forthcoming general elections in Zamfara state.
INEC which had earlier said it would release the final list of governorship and State Assembly candidates on Thursday (today), however, said

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Group, Lawyer Sue INEC Over IDPs’ Right to Vote

Group, Lawyer Sue INEC Over IDPs’ Right to Vote

News January 27, 2019 at 7:30 pm 0 comments

The Forum for Transparency and Integrity in Leadership and a lawyer Samuel Adeniji have asked the Federal High Court in Lagos to determine whether the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) can allow internally displaced persons (IDPs) to vote without complying with the law on voter registration.
They are praying the

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INEC Deploys Ekiti REC to Ogun 3 Weeks to Elections

INEC Deploys Ekiti REC to Ogun 3 Weeks to Elections

News, Politics January 25, 2019 at 9:58 am 0 comments

Former Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ekiti State, Prof Abdulganiyu Raji has resumed duty as the new Ogun State Resident Electoral Commissioner barely three weeks to the commencement of the general elections.
He resumed yesterday nearly four years after late Chief Timothy Ibitoye’s tenure expired as REC in the state shortly

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