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INEC will cancel election in any troublesome ward – REC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will cancel elections in wards with irregularities. Prof. Francis Ezeonu, the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Imo, said elections in areas where ballot boxes were seized or where voting was marred

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INEC To Administer Oath To Ad-hoc Staff In Cross River

By Edem Umoh, Calabar. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to administer oath of neutrality to all ad-hoc staff who will participate in the conduct of 2019 elections in Cross River. The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Frankland Briyai stated

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2019: PDP Alleges INEC Of Possible Irregularities

The opposition party said recent events in the polity showed that  INEC could  announce false results, cancel elections, alter polling procedures and allow any irregularities during the 2019 general elections once it is threatened by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) or any

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KANSIEC Supports INEC’s Probe On Underage Voters In Kano LG Polls

The Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) has expressed willingness to support the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to investigate the recent local government elections in the state. Addressing a press conference yesterday in Kano, Chairman of KANSIEC, Professor Garba

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ISDMG Exonerates INEC From Underage Voting Saga

By Chidozie Ogbonnaya The Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (ISDMG) on Thursday distanced the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from the several videos in circulation showing underage persons participating in election activities. The Executive Director of ISDMG, Dr.Chima Amadi made

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Under Age Voting: INEC Denies Involvement In Kano, Katsina

Increase Registration Centres BY JONATHAN IPAA,  ABUJA The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has refuted  a video clip showing under age stuffing in the last weekend’s local council in Kano state. In a statement obtained by Aljazirah Nigeria last night

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Idayat urges National Assembly not to distract INEC by changing 2019 time-table

The national assembly should not change the order of the 2019 elections, Idayat Hassan, director of the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), says. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed the presidential and national assembly elections for the same

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2019: INEC wants EFCC to monitor politicians’ spending

The Independent National Electoral Commission has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to monitor the sources of funding of politicial parities’campaigns as the 2019 general elections approach. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this when the

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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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