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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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Cameroon seeks INEC’s support on credible election

The Cameroonian Election Management Body, Elections Cameroon has sought the technical support of the Independent National Electoral Commission ahead of its presidential election slated for 2018. The Assistant Director of ELECAM and leader of the delegation, Mr. Mewoand Erick, made

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INEC says received 60 application for new parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that 60 associations have applied to the commission to be registered as political parties in the country. The Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, disclosed this at a Capacity Development

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Police to investigate Gov. Wike over alleged audio comments on re-run election

The Inspector-General of Police ( I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris has set up a panel to investigate and analyse an alleged audio comments by Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on the legislative re-run elections in Rivers. Sahara Reporters, an online medium

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My voice was used in the leaked audio recording – Wike Cries Out

The Rivers State government has denied an audio recording released by Sahara Reporters alleged to be that of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, calling it a technological contraption. According the audio recording, a voice purportedly of Governor Wike is heard

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Nigeria Police operatives arrested over Rivers election fraud, violence

Police officers suspected to have been involved in misconducts during the Rivers legislative rerun elections have been arrested, the Force spokesperson, Don Awunah, has told newsmen. The Independent National Electoral Commission conducted elections across 21 constituencies in Rivers State on

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