2023: Imperatives of a strong INEC
Between 1999 to 2007 and again between 2015 and 2019, the experiences of Nigerians with democracy has defied the faith that it can bring about political transition and leadership turnover without violence
INEC urges participants in Ondo guber election to respect peace accord
Ahead of the Ondo State governorship election coming up on Saturday, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, has called on all political parties and candidates to respect, support, promote and commit to peaceful elections....
Edo, Ondo polls: How Covid-19 delays, raises fears about electoral reforms
Declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that there would be no electronic transmission of results from polling units to Central Database during the Edo and Ondo States’ governorship elections scheduled for September and October 2020...
INEC, media, stakeholders brainstorm on credible elections
Is it possible to conduct a free, fair, credible and violence-free election going by the experiences Nigeria has had in election processes since the country...
Why Atiku can’t inspect INEC server now - Tribunal
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) yesterday refused to grant the application filed by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for access to inspect the server and data of smart card readers used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)...
INEC and its ‘empty’ server
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), is in the throes of a dilemma. It does not seem to know how to extricate...
Buhari’s re-election, battle between rich and poor
It’S barely a week since the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, declared President Muhammadu Buhari winner of the February 23 rescheduled presidential polls.
INEC was never prepared for 2019 polls, says Balarabe Musa
Former Kaduna State Governor, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, on Saturday expressed disappointment over the postponement of the general elections, but declared that INEC was never prepared for the exercise in the first place.
Presidential Poll: The silent majority and third force
Preparatory to Nigeria’s February/March 2019 general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) recently released the register of voters to the various political parties.