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An Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) holds up a ballot paper during the counting process at a polling station in Egbeda, Lagos, on February 25, 2023, during Nigeria's presidential and general election. (Photo by Benson Ibeabuchi / AFP)

INEC kicks over report’s inconsistency in Imo, Kogi Guber election results

A new report released by Kimpact Development Initiative (KDI) has revealed inconsistency in the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and that of the INEC result viewing portal...
5 months ago
Ray Ekpu (right); Richard Akinola, Eze Anaba, Uncle Sam Amuka; Mallam Nuhu Ribadu and others at the conference in Uyo… on Thursday

‘It is next to impossible to conclude that 2023 general elections were rigged’

Despite most of the post-election assessments that unfairly scored the performance of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) low in the 2023 general elections, the electoral body made very visible improvement that
8 months ago
Otulu primary school 1 and 2 Oru west, imo state. INEC officials have arrived and getting ready for voting PHOTO: Lawrence Njoku

INEC begins uploading of Kogi, Bayelsa, Imo results on IREV

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced uploading the election results of the Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi governorship election results on its INEC Result Viewing portal.
9 months ago
An Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) official uses a Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) to check the details of a voter at a polling station in Maiduguri on February 25, 2023, during Nigeria's presidential and general election. (Photo by Audu MARTE / AFP)

The wages of INEC

These are words on marble, coming from the highest court of the land. They simply summarise the failure of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the 2023 general election and they
9 months ago
A voter gives a finger print to authenticate her identity with Bimodal Voter Accreditation System to vote at a polling station for a gubernatorial and House of Assembly candidates during local elections, in Lagos, on March 18, 2023. - Nigerians vote in local elections three weeks after the ruling party won a presidential poll contested by the two main opposition parties. Africa's most populous country will be voting for governors in 28 of the 36 states of the federation -- the other states having already conducted by-elections -- as well as for representatives in state assemblies. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

IReV not election result collation system, INEC clarifies

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says its results viewing portal is to enhance election transparency and not a result collation or transmission system. [ad] The INEC Director of ICT, Paul Omokore,
9 months ago
Chief Press Secretary, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi (left); Resident Electoral Commissioner, Kogi State, Dr. Gabriel Longpat and INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu during a press briefing on the Mock Accreditation Exercise to test run the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) and uploading of polling units results to the INEC Result Viewing Portal (IREV) in Kogi State…yesterday. PHOTO LUCY LADIDI ATEKO

Results of Kogi, Bayelsa, Imo elections to be transmitted electronically, INEC clarifies

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has dismissed the report that it would adopt manual collation of results for the upcoming governorship elections in Imo, Bayelsa and Kogi states.
9 months ago
A general view of electoral materials used during the election are left inside a container at the state headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Yola, Nigeria on February 26, 2023, the day after Nigeria's presidential and general election. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Appeal Court affirms INEC’s discretion on e-transmission of results

The Court of Appeal, Lagos division has voided a Federal High Court decision that mandated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to electronically upload results of the governorship and state of assembly
12 months ago
Nigeria's President-elect Bola Tinubu (R) and Chairman of the Independent National Election Commission (INEC), Yakubu Mahmood (L), (Photo by KOLA SULAIMON / AFP)

2023 election: It’s wrong to say we wasted taxpayers’ money, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has refuted claims that it wasted taxpayers’ money after failing to upload the 2023 presidential election results on its Result Viewing Portal (iReV). [ad] In March,
1 year ago
An Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) official returns electoral materials used during the election at the state (INEC) headquarters in Yola, Nigeria on February 26, 2023, the day after Nigeria's presidential and general election. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Yiaga Africa calls for probe of errant INEC officials

Election monitoring group, Yiaga Africa, has called for the investigation and prosecution of electoral officials, who aided and abetted irregular conduct in the March 18 elections in Rivers State.
1 year ago