EFCC’s intervention gave credibility to 2019 elections, says INEC
INEC on Monday said the intervention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) gave credibility to the 2019 general elections.
Group petitions Buhari, indicts security agents for election malpractices
As apprehension mounts over the March 9, 2019 gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly election, President Muhammadu Buhari has been called upon...
Traditional rulers meet to build confidence ahead general elections
Definitely, we are all apolitical. But as traditional rulers, to whom the people run whenever things get sour, especially during political periods, you do not expect us to fold our arms and watch until things get out of control before intervening.
73 candidates for presidential election, says INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that 73 candidates are contesting in the forthcoming presidential election, 1,904 in the senatorial and 4,680 in the House of Representatives, making a total of 6,657 candidates contesting for 470 seats.
How Yakubu confronts defiant odds, INEC’s burden of doubt
For the chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, the cliché, between the devil and the deep blue sea, is no longer a metaphor. That is the reality of the circumstances surrounding his office as ‘prime minister’ of Nigeria’s electoral umpire. While political parties accuse Yakubu of pandering to the whims of a…
No extension for collection of PVCs after February 8, says INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said there would be no extension of time for the collection of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) after February 8, this year, adding that all uncollected PVCs would be retrieved and kept in a secured place till the general election is over.
INEC to deploy manual transmission of results in 2019 elections
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) National Commissioner in charge of Operations, Okechukwu Evans, yesterday announced that in line with the existing electoral act 2010 (as amended), there would be manual transmission of results in this year’s elections.
Burden of desperate presidency versus, lawless democracy
The best insight into how crucial the collation centre is to the conduct of credible election could be gleaned from the recent Osun State...
Acrimonious party primaries may affect 2019 polls, warns INEC boss
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that it was grappling with 396 pre-election litigations pending in various courts across the country.