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Jega is welcome to the celebration he as soon as deregistered,...

Ben Agande – Kaduna The Former governor of Kaduna State, and chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has said that the party welcomes the former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, into the party that the commissioner once deregistered under Jega’s leadership. Jega Speaking…

Breaking: INEC cancels Supplementary Elections in Bauchi, to finish procedure in...

By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: The Independent  National Electoral Commission, INEC, has cancelled the earlier announced supplementary elections in Bauchi state, saying, however, that it has approved the resumption, conclusion and announcement of the result of the Tafawa Balewa Local Government in relation to the Governorship election. INEC boss, Prof Mahmood Yakubu Governor Bello sympathizes with family…

2019 SURVEYS: How INEC rode the storm in South-South

Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Sam Oyadongha, Jimitota Onoyume, Festus Ahon, Egufe Yafugborhi, Emmanuel Una, Harris-Okon Emmanuel, Ike Uchechukwu, Chioma Onuegbu, Davies Iheamnachor and Perez Brisibe   THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, came under overpowering pressure in the March 9  Governorship and House of Assembly elections in the South-South with armed security personnel and…

Hooligans set INEC workplace ablaze in Akwa Ibom

Less than 24 hours to the governorship and State House of Assembly election, suspected hoodlums yesterday burnt down office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ibesikpo Asuntan local government area of Akwa Ibom state. INEC office set ablaze Rivers: Army opens forensic audit on video showing soldiers invasion Some electoral materials were destroyed…

Atiku wins 6 out of 10 LGAs up until now stated...

By Peter Duru,Makurdi – The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has won in six local government areas out of the ten so far declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Makurdi. Atiku According to the results released by the umpire body Sunday night, former Governor Gabriel Suswam…

Surveys Post ponement: PDP faults INEC, firmly insists in resuming projects

By Nwafor Sunday The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has faulted the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over its declaration on campaigns. Kola Ologbodiyan After the commission failed to hold the presidential and national assembly elections scheduled to hold on the 16th  of February, INEC declared that no political party is allowed to reopen campaigns. Reacting,…

INEC: 587,440 citizens cards yet to be gathered in Kano

By Abdulmumin Murtala The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Kano State, Prof. Riskuwa Arab-Shehu says 587,440 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs are yet to be collected in the state. Arab-Shehu disclosed this through the Public Relations Officer of the Commission, Alhaji Garba Lawal during an interview with Vanguard on Thursday.…

Elections: Why we will not transfer outcomes digitally– INEC

Says it’s futile to buy PVC as ‘we’re far ahead of buyers’ By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, admitted, yesterday, that it would not transmit the result of this year’s election as widely expected due to lack of an enabling law to strengthen its hands in doing so. But the…

INEC releases names of prospects for by-elections in Kastina, Bauchi, Kwara

Abuja, The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released names of political parties and their candidates for by-elections in Kastina, Bauchi, Kwara and Cross River, scheduled for Nov. 17. INEC boss The list was released in a statement signed by INEC National Commissioner, and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye on Thursday in Abuja.…

2019 General Elections: INEC releases elections notice in Lagos

As part of its preparations for the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral (INEC) in Lagos State on Friday published the notice of elections at its State office, INEC Local Government offices, and state Registration Areas. INEC gave this directive in a statement issued by its spokesperson, Mr Femi Akinbiyi. “The action is in…

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