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May, 2020

  • 26 May

    INEC Issues New Policy Guideline For Elections During COVID-19

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued a new policy guideline for conducting elections during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read Also: COVID-19 Not The Same As Malaria, NCDC Tells Nigerians The document dated 21 May was published on INEC’s website on Monday. According to the electoral umpire, it is …

April, 2020

  • 17 April

    INEC Headquarters Fire Extinguished – Fire Service

    Operatives of the Federal Fire Service in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital have put out the fire that gutted the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Read Also: 10 COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos, Kwara, Bauchi The media centre of INEC was involved in a fire incident on Friday, April 17, …

February, 2020

  • 25 February

    Bayelsa: PDP Withdraws Petition Against APC, INEC

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, withdrew its petition against the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), before the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja. Read Also: My Client Was Stripped Naked, Handcuffed 11 Times, Says Assange’s Lawyer The PDP had challenged the emergency …

  • 22 February

    Forgery: We’ll Display Credentials Of Edo, Ondo Guber Candidates – INEC

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    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will display the credentials of candidates of political parties ahead of the Edo and Ondo states governorship to be conducted later in the year. Read Also: Court Dismisses Kano Anti-corruption Agency’s Case Against Sanusi, Awards Him Damages This was disclosed by Professor …

  • 17 February

    You Can’t Deregister Political Parties, Court Tells INEC 

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been restrained by the Federal High Court in Abuja, from deregistering 31 political parties. Read Also: Protesters Demand Oshiomhole’s Sack As APC Chairman In a ruling, Justice Anwuli Chikere, said INEC having failed to oppose the application by the applicants, the affected political parties …

  • 16 February

    Conduct Fresh Guber Election In Bayelsa, APC Writes INEC

    The All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to conduct a fresh governorship election in Bayelsa state. Read Also: Man Divorces Wife For Advising Women On How To Kill Cheating Husbands The supreme court on Thursday, nullified the election of David Lyon, governor-elect and candidate of …

  • 15 February

    Bayelsa: We Don’t Want To Join Issues With Oshiomhole, Says INEC

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said it will not join issues with Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), over the Supreme Court judgment on Bayelsa governorship election. The apex court on Friday, declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Douye Diri, winners of …

  • 14 February

    INEC Declares PDP’s Diri Winner Of Bayelsa Guber Election

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Duoye Diri, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the winner of the Bayelsa State governorship election. Read Also: Shekau To Co-terrorists: Kill Comms Minister Pantami Anywhere You Find Him Mahmood Yakubu, the INEC Chairman, made the announcement at the commission’s headquarters …

  • 10 February

    De-register More Political Parties, APC Tells INEC

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to de-register more political parties to sanitise Nigeria’s electoral system. Read Also: Boko Haram Kills Nine, Abducts Several Passengers On Maiduguri-Damaturu Highway Nwachukwu Eze, the Chairman of Ebonyi Chapter of APC made the call in an interview on …

  • 7 February

    Its Illegal For INEC To Deregister Political Parties – Lawyer

    Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has said the deregistration of 74 political parties by the Independent and National Electoral Commission is illegal. Adegboruwa told PUNCH that INEC has no power to deregister parties, once registered. Read Also: I’m Gay, Father Of Two Announces After 27 Years Of Marriage On …

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