Anambra central: Jan 13 election date is sacrosanct, says Umeh
The Senatorial candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the Anambra central senatorial election, Victor Umeh has expressed confidence in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), saying that the election will hold on January 13, in Anambra.
INEC registers 21 new political parties
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said 21 associations have fulfilled constitutional requirements for registration as political parties bringing the total number to 67.
INEC places RECs on red alert ahead 2019 elections
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has charged Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) to work closely with security agencies and identified hotspot to curb likely violence before, during and after the 2019 general election. He made the call while addressing RECs from the 36 states of the federal who are on…
Over 3m voters register in CVR – INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says no fewer than 3.63 million new voters have been registered in ongoing Continuous Voter Registration across the country. The Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made this known at a retreat for Resident Electoral Commissioners in Uyo on Friday. Yakubu said that the voter registration would continue…
Apathy, late arrival of materials mar Akwa Ibom LG poll
VOTER apathy and late arrival of polling materials, yesterday marred the much expected local council poll in Akwa Ibom State, as officials of the State Independent Electoral Commission (AKSIEC) failed to turn up in most the polling units visited as at 9am, when the process ought to have begun. Also, motorists and commuters saw hell,…
2019: INEC to partner political parties for credible elections
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will partnership political parties and other stakeholders in Ebonyi to ensure that the state records credible election in 2019. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Prof. Godswill Obioma, stated this while briefing newsmen on Wednesday in Abakaliki on the outcome of a meeting between the…
Ondo APC asks court to dismiss suit challenging removal of its ex-chairman
The Ondo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its acting chairman, Ade Adetimehin have prayed the Federal High Court sitting in Akure...
Udom urges lawyers to defend rule of law
Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State has urged lawyers to rise and defend the rule of law in the country.
REC: Senate rejects Zamfara nominee, confirms two
This followed the consideration of the report of the Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), which was presented by its Chairman, Sen. Suleiman Nazif, at plenary.
Obiano receives Certificate of Return, promises to do more
Following his victory in the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State, Gov. Willie Obiano on Wednesday received a Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), promising to work harder.
Anambra election shows electoral reforms paying off, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the outcome of last Saturday’s election in Anambra State as a manifestation of the electoral reform, which has begun to bear fruits in the country.The president yesterday also commended the people of Anambra State,....