INEC insists on not accepting Zamfara APC candidates
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has again said it would not accept Zamfara State All Progressives Congress (APC) for next year’s elections.The commission insisted that the party did not conduct any primaries, and as such, could not field candidates for the polls.
Court bars INEC, APC from disqualifying Zamfara candidates
A State High Court sitting in Gusau has issued an interim order restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the All Progressives Congress...
No plan to postpone 2019 general elections -INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has no plan to postpone the 2019 general elections.
INEC, others review readiness for election
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday reviewed its readiness to conduct a hitch-free governorship election in Osun State on September 22, 2018.The assessment was to enable the commission identify areas of threats and challenges, and come up with appropriate measures to tackle them.
48 political parties for Osun guber poll, says INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that 48 political parties have fielded candidates for the September 22 governorship elections in Osun State.The electoral umpire reassured the people of the state of a hitch-free exercise, saying the election would serve as a test laboratory for next year’s general elections.
INEC registers 14.5m new voters ahead of 2019 election
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has placed the total number of newly registered voters as 14,551,482 ahead of the 2019 general election. The Chairman of the Commission, Mahmood Yakubu made the announcement during the Commission’s third quarterly consultative meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) at INEC’s Headquarters, Abuja. “At the end of the exercise,…
INEC to honour staff for swimming rivers to conduct election
The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC will honour its official who swam two rivers and streams to deliver election materials to Polling Unit in the last Bauchi South senatorial election. The staff whose details were not disclosed was said to have last Saturday swam across two rivers and walked across a stream to get to…
INEC to print 16.5m PVCs before 2019 general elections-Official
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will print 16,500,192 Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) and make them available for collection by citizens ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Voter registration: There will be no extension, insists INEC
As the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ended yesterday, after an earlier extension...
INEC denies budgeting N6bn to feed Police
Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday denied reports it budgeted six billion Naira to feed the Police during next year's elections. The 2019 general elections budget of N189.2bn is subject to approval by the National Assembly and has been pending due to ongoing recess of both legislative chambers. But, INEC has said it does…