Nigeria’s electoral body has told the court that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is going round claiming victory with a fabricated votes he claimed to have scored.
Daniel Oluwatobi, a former member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been offered an employment letter by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Some of the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) narrowly escaped death when a mob set ablaze the office of the electoral umpire.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended all electoral processes in Rivers State due to widespread disruption of elections conducted on Saturday, March 9, 2019, in the state.
Some SPOs frustrated INEC efforts There were inadequate security Imo State Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Professor Francis Ezeonu, has revealed how some ad-hoc staff members frustrated the efforts of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, during the Presidential and National Assembly elections. He also said that some Supervising Presiding Officers (SPOs) switched off their phones so […]
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stated that getting the highest number of votes in a state is not enough to declare a governorship candidate winner.
“Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) worked for PDP in Akwa Ibom,” President Muhammadu Buhari alleges.
Do you know you can send a live report of what is happening in your community or polling unit in your area to the Situation Room of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)? On the verified page of the electoral page on twitter @inecnigeria, it said it has a different medium through which electorates and […]
After pressures from all the political parties in Nigeria, Nigeria’s electoral body has finally given go ahead to parties to resume their campaigns. The Independent National Electoral Commission made the disclosure today in a statement on the Commission’s verified Twitter handle, and signed by Festus Okoye, INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee. […]
Since Nigeria gained Independence in 1960, there was an electoral body constituted by the government to organise a free and fair election. In this post, we will do a complete analysis of chairmen of the electoral body in Nigeria from 1960 till date. This means that the origin of what is now known as Independent […]
There are possibilities of postponing elections in Zamfara State going by the latest move by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation Mr Abubakar Malami. It has just been revealed that Malami sent a letter to the Independent National Electoral Commission requesting the electoral umpire to postpone the National Assembly elections and the […]
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the official figure of card readers that were destroyed by fire in Anambra State. It says 4,695 card readers were destroyed specifically destroyed, Festus Okoye, National Commissioner at INEC, said this in a statement Tuesday night. He INEC is making efforts to sure that elections go as planned in […]
Less than four days to Nigeria’s General Election, the electoral umpire has officially released the list of registered voters in all the 36 states including FCT, Abuja. In the figure, it shows that North West has the highest number of registered voters for the 2019 general elections with 20,158,100 States in the North West geopolitical […]
There are special provisions for people living with disabilities during elections in Nigeria and the electoral umpire Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Recalled in October 2018, the National Population Commission of Nigeria (NPC) estimated that no fewer than 19 million Nigerians are living with disabilities. The Chairman of the Commission, Eze Duruiheoma (SAN), was quoted to […]
Mahmood Yakubu, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the commission is ready for the forthcoming polls, as such he isn’t anticipating postponement of the general elections. He spoke during an interview with The Osasu Show, saying “INEC is fully prepared for the election,” adding that the Osun election had a low […]
Nigeria’s electoral umpire INEC has announced the appointment of Mrs. Rose Orianran-Anthony as its new Secretary Independent National Electoral Commission made the announcement via its twitter handle @inecnigeria on December 6, 2018. According to INEC, Orianran-Anthony until her appointment was the electoral body’s Administrative Secretary in Delta State. She will be INEC secretary for a four-year term with effect from […]
Nigeria security agencies particularly the police assist Nigerian politicians in vote buying. They also play a prominent role in the conduct of free and fair election, in our own case they can mar the process, National Chairman of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Mr. Dan Nwanyanwu has said. Nwanyanwu made the accusation on Sunrise Daily on […]
The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has released official emergency phone numbers to call to report directly to the electoral body. Earlier the voter’s card of Mrs Bisi Fayemi was rejected by the INEC card reader. In case of emergency, you can call any of the following INEC Emergency Numbers 0700-2255-4632 09050858629, 09050858675, 09050858649, 08180958715, 08180958717, […]
Last updated on April 14th, 2018 at 09:16 pm#Osun2018 | #2019GeneralElections Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has declared Monday, April 16, 2018, as a work free day to enable workers register for the ongoing voters’ registration exercise. The ongoing Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise is being undertaken by electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission […]
Last updated on January 4th, 2018 at 10:26 am Saturday, February 16, 2019: Presidential and National Assembly elections Saturday March 2, 2019: Governorship/State Assembly/Federal Capital Territory Area Council Elections Nigeria’s national electoral body has announced dates for the 2019 General Elections. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) posted the time table on its official website, saying […]