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EDITORIAL: Applauding INEC, security agencies, electorate on the peaceful conclusion of Anambra poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Governor Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as the winner of the November 18, 2017, governorship election in Anambra state. According to INEC, Obiano defeated two major opponents, Tony Nwoye of the All

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INEC suspends Melaye’s recall

The embattled Senator is seeking orders of injunction against the commission, to stop it from acting on the petition by the registered voters of Kogi West senatorial district. The commission. however, has also decided to take immediate steps to vacate

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INEC confirms theft of its voters registration machine in Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has confirmed the theft of the Direct Data Capturing, DDC equipment being used for the voters registration exercise in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers state. The INEC equipment alongside with council properties were

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INEC to decide on new political parties tomorrow

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it would on Wednesday disclose its decision on political associations seeking to be registered as political parties. The Chairman of the commission, Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this in an interview with journalists at an

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INEC begins nationwide voter registration April 27

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will commence a nationwide continuous voter registration on April 27 across the 774 local government areas of the federation. The commission disclosed this in a statement signed by the INEC National Commissioner, Mrs

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INEC releases date for 2019 elections

The Indepedent National Electoral Commission has announced February 16, 2019 as the date for the next Presidential election in the country. The INEC National Commissioner in charge South West, Solomon Soyebi, who made disclosure during a press briefing in Abuja

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I will deal with disloyalty in APC, Akeredolu talks tough

The new Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has revealed that some members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State, worked against the party during last November’s governorship election, the Premium Times has reported. He said such disloyal

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Rivers Election: 25 electoral officials hospitalised — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said that more than 25 of its staff members were hospitalised due to Saturday’s supplementary election held in Etche, Rivers. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Aniedi Ikoiwak, told the News Agency of Nigeria

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Rivers rerun: We have not been informed of police panel report – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it was yet to receive the report of the Police panel that investigated activities surrounding the Dec. 10, 2016 parliamentary re-run polls in Rivers. The panel, which was constituted by police high command

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Electoral violence: INEC receives120 case files from police

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has received 126 case files from the Nigerian Police Force for the prosecution electoral violence from the conduct of the 2015 general elections till date. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed

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