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Atiku, PDP tender video to prove use of server for polls

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, played a video recording before the Election Petition Tribunal to establish the allegation that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) used a central server during the February 23 polls. The post Atiku, PDP tender video to prove use of server for polls […]

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Yakubu gives electoral officers pass mark

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, yesterday expressed satisfaction on the conduct of electoral officers (EOs) during the 2019 polls. Speaking at the opening of the post-election review meeting with the EOs in Abuja, he lauded them for a satisfactory job. He recalled that despite the odds in the build-up […]

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INEC explains reasons for post 2019 polls self-appraisal

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed readiness and need for it embarking on self-appraisal of the 2019 general elections, noting that it would guide it in conducting future polls. At the end of a retreat on “Review of the 2019 General Elections”, National Commissioner in charge of Abia, Ebonyi and Imo State, Okey […]

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We lack power to deregister parties, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it lacked the constitutional power to deregister any of the existing 91 political parties in the country. The INEC Federal Commissioner in charge of Nasarawa, Kogi and Kwara States, Malam Muhammed Haruna, made this known on Monday in Lokoja while declaring open a post-election review meeting on the […]

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INEC in Ebonyi reviews 2019 general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Ebonyi has commenced a state level post election review workshop of activities during the 2019 general elections. The one-day workshop which was held at the state Headquarters of the commission in Abakaliki on Monday, had key INEC staff, ad-hoc staff and other key stakeholders in attendance. Prof. Okechukwu Ibeano, […]

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Lack of internal democracy, others fuelling inconclusive polls, says INEC

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said lack of internal democracy among political parties and desperation by aspirants and their supporters were contributing significantly to the inconclusiveness of polls in the country. Reviewing the just concluded 2019 general elections nationwide in Plateau State, Yakubu lauded Nigerians for deepening democracy, […]

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New appointees to undergo drug test as Ganduje dissolves cabinet May 29

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has disclosed that new political appointees will henceforth undergo drug test and clinically certified free from opium before being appointed in the new dispensation. He also stated that the cabinet and all political appointments would be dissolved on May 29, 2019. Ganduje, who was reelected for a second term […]

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Tribunal okays Akinlade’s request to inspect election materials in Ogun

The Ogun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to allow the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) and its candidate in the March 9, 2019 election, Adekunle Akinlade, to inspect the documents used for the exercise. His All Progressives Congress (APC) rival, Prince Dapo Abiodun, won the […]

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Okorocha says hopeful of getting Certificate of Return

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo State says he is confident that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will issue a Certificate of Return to him as the Senator-elect for Imo West Senatorial District. Okorocha expressed this optimism while speaking with State House Correspondents after a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday at the […]

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Zamfara APC crisis: Governor-elect, others head for Supreme Court, write INEC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State, its governor-elect, Muktar Shehu and other winners of the 2019 general elections on the platform of the party, have resolved to approach the Supreme Court for a final resolution of the crisis that engulfed the party in the state. The post Zamfara APC crisis: Governor-elect, others head […]

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Ganduje, 40 members to receive INEC certificates of return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will issue certificates of return to Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Also bid to receive similar certificates are 40 members of the Kano State House of Assembly who won their various constituencies. The incumbent Governor Ganduje beat the […]

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6th Assembly: Expect robust legislature – Speaker

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, has assured people of the state of sustained robust legislature when the sixth assembly is inaugurated. Abdullahi (APC-Umaisha/Ugya state constituency) gave the assurance on Friday shortly after receiving his Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lafia. The speaker also promised […]

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INEC holds supplementary guber election in Adamawa tomorrow

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is holding the supplementary governorship election in Adamawa State tomorrow, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Kassim Geidam, has confirmed… The post INEC holds supplementary guber election in Adamawa tomorrow appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.

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APC, Amaechi supported us unconditionally, says Rivers State AAC gubernatorial candidate

The purported resignation of the African Action Congress (AAC) running mate in Rivers State, Akpo Bomba Yeeh, has been flayed by its gubernatorial candidate, Engineer Biokpomabo Awara, who also berated the former for defecting to the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP). The post APC, Amaechi supported us unconditionally, says Rivers State AAC gubernatorial candidate appeared first […]

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APC rejects new Adamawa governorship supplementary election date

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has rejected the new date, March 28, fixed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the supplementary Governorship election in the state. The Organising Secretary of the party, Alhaji Ahmed Lawal, announced the party’s decision in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yola […]

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Court okays collation, announcement of Tafawa Balewa LG results

The Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday made an order allowing the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to proceed with it’s plan to collate and announce the results of Tafawa Belewa Local Goverment of Bauchi State. Justice Inyang Ekwo gave the order while delivering judgment in a suit filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) […]

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Ganduje thanks supporters for re-electing him

Ganduje has thanked the people of the state for re-electing him for a second term. NAN reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday declared Ganduje, winner of the Kano State governorship supplementary election held Saturday. In the supplementary election held in 28 out of the 44 local government areas in the state, […]

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APC wins Ekiti East 1 rerun poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr. Juwa Adegbuyi, has been declared winner of the supplementary poll by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti East Local Government Constituency (I), House of Assembly seat earlier declared inconclusive. The APC candidate polled 5, 484 to defeat his closest rival, Mr. Ojoade Fajana of the Peoples Democratic […]

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Rerun: Suspense as four Governors know their fate

The country, yet again presented another ugly spectacle to the world as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, conducted supplementary elections for governorship and House of Assembly polls in some states. The post Rerun: Suspense as four Governors know their fate appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.

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President, APC setting dangerous precedent, says Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has declared that the alleged irregularities that characterised this year’s general elections were a dangerous and unacceptable precedent in the political history of the country. He spoke yesterday at the 85th emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja. His words: […]