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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

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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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Nigerians In The Diaspora Cannot Vote But IDPs Can — INEC

Nigerians In The Diaspora Cannot Vote But IDPs Can — INEC

News December 13, 2018 at 7:44 pm 0 comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission (lNEC) has described as untrue, reports that displaced Nigerians abroad will be able to participate in the 2019 general election.
According to Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, there is no truth in such claims, as the Framework and Regulations

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INEC Announces New Measure to Check Vote Buying

INEC Announces New Measure to Check Vote Buying

Politics December 10, 2018 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has introduced a new measure on ballot paper handling at polling units to check vote buying in the 2019 general elections.
INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, disclosed this at a public hearing on ‘Vote Buying and Improving Electoral Processes in Nigeria’ in Abuja on

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