Alleged under age voting: INEC Committee submits report
The Committee set up by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) to investigate the allegations of underage voting that trailed the Local Government Area elections conducted by the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission has submitted its report.
Bishop Urges INEC To Organise Free And Fair Elections In 2019
The Catholic Archbishop of Okigwe Diocese, Bishop Solomon Amatao, has urged officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to organise free and fair election in next year’s election.
PDP takes APC, INEC to UN over alleged plot to rig 2019 polls
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has sought the intervention of the United Nations (UN) to nip in the bud, what it called, the subtle plot by the ruling All Progressives Congress...
Kogi INEC begins Melaye’s recall process
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kogi State has started the recall process of Senator Dino Melaye.
Dino Melaye's recall process starts April 28
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said the recall process of Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West would commence on April 28. Prof. James Apam, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kogi, disclosed this in Lokoja at a stakeholders meeting which had representatives of various political parties and other stakeholders in attendance. He…
2019: EU centre trains INEC staff on gender mainstreaming
As part of preparations for the country’s 2019 general elections, the European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES), on Monday in Lagos, commenced training of electoral officers on gender mainstreaming. The one-week training with the theme: “BRIDGE Training on Gender and Election in Nigeria,” is directed at desk officers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).…
Controversy trails Supreme Court verdict on new Cross River wards
Conflicting interpretations are trailing the Supreme Court’s verdict on the new wards created by the Cross Rivers State government to ensure that the remnants of Bakassi are not disenfranchised.
Who benefits from reversed election sequence?
Curiously, the National Assembly, late in the day added a controversial aspect to its proposed 2018 amendment of the Electoral Act. The vexed aspect seeks to reverse the order of elections, bringing forward that of the Legislature and taking back that of the President. In normal times, you would expect the party in government, which…
We have no role in amended electoral act controversy, says INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it has no role to play in the ongoing crisis over the recent bill amending the electoral act, 2010 at the National Assembly.
Court of appeal gives nod to Senator Melaye’s recall process
The Court of Appeal, yesterday, dismissed an appeal instituted by the senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, against the process of his recall initiated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).