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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday said judgments by tribunals would not be acted upon immediately. According to the commission, no action would be taken until after 21 days on the outcome of tribunal verdicts. INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye spoke with newsmen […]Continue Reading
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Hon. Halims Agoda’s house in Abuja was reportedly invaded by thousands of bees early this morning.   This comes two days after the Election Petition Tribunal panel 1 declared Agoda winner of the election and ordered INEC to issue Certificate of Return to him. According to Facebook user, Believe Egbe, the bees were found dead at Hon. Agoda’s doorstep early Continue Reading
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would deploy 24,000 ad-hoc staff for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections on November 16. The INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, said this in an exclusive interview with PREMIUM TIMES at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. Mr Yakubu also said the staff would go through training ahead […]Continue Reading
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The Independent and National Electoral Commission’s Director of Publiclity, Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi has stated that there might be a theoritical transmission of election results electronically even though it is not embedded in the electoral laws.   The INEC spokesperson who disclosed this while appearing on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Thursday August Continue Reading
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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has disclosed why Atiku Abubakar, the 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was not declared winner of the February 23 election. INEC told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja that it was satisfied that Atiku did not secure majority of lawful votes cast during […]Continue Reading
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, seeking access to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s sever. The Dattijo Muhammad-led five-man panel, in a unanimous judgment, dismissed the appeal, saying there was no basis to interfere with the earlier decision of the Presidential Continue Reading
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The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has been urged to dismiss the claim by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, that President Muhammadu Buhari lacked the qualification to contest for office of the president. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) made the appeal to the tribunal, Continue Reading
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it is set to arraign former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Maurice Iwu, over alleged N1.2bn fraud and money laundering. The commission said Iwu would be arraigned at the Federal High Court in Lagos on four counts bordering on money laundering. Acting spokesperson, EFCC, […]Continue Reading
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reacted to a report by civil society groups in Nigeria which portrays the 2019 general elections in the country as being below the standard set by the electoral commission in its conduct of 2015 elections. The report released Tuesday in Abuja by the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room […]Continue Reading