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Presidential election tribunal subpoenas Yakubu, Zamfara REC

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has ordered the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, and the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Zamfara State to appear before it today. The post Presidential election tribunal subpoenas Yakubu, Zamfara REC appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Credit: […]

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Tribunal orders INEC to produce election documents requested by Atiku, PDP

Presidential election tribunal Wednesday ordered the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  Mahmoud Yakubu to produce documents on election results requested by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Justice Mohammed Garba, who led the five-man panel of justices, said the documents must be produced before 12 noon on Thursday. The […]

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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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INEC server inspection request was not rejected – Atiku

Atiku Abubakar Tuesday said the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal did not reject his request to check the Independent National Electoral Commission server as claimed by the presidency. Abubakar, the People’s Democratic Party presidential candidate for the 2019 general election, said the tribunal only ruled that the request being sought is not relevant at its current […]

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INEC chairman says no electoral process is perfect

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has said there is no perfect democracy or electoral process while accepting criticism of the elections conducted this year. “Criticisms on the elections would help to improve the country’s electoral process. Please, feel free to advise the commission,” Yakubu said at the opening of […]

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Presidency reacts to Atiku, PDP declined request to inspect INEC server

The office of the Nigerian president has described the ruling by the election tribunal to decline the application of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar to inspect the election result server as a triumph of justice. “What this means is that Justice and fair hearing through due contest by […]

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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 debunks ICT director’s resignation rumour

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Saturday said the purported resignation of its director of information and communication technology, Chidi Nwafor, is fake news and should be disregarded. “The rumour circulating that our Director ICT, Engr. Chidi Nwafor has resigned is totally false and should be disregarded,” INEC said on Saturday. “The Director and another […]

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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 […]