Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of being partial. The LP candidate was replying a preliminary objection filed by INEC at the Tribunal which appeared to be in support of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), now the President-Elect, Bola Tinubu. […]

A group of protesters in Ogun State, led by the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Ladi Adebutu, besieged the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) today, over allegations of foul play in the declaration of a winner in the governorship election. Irked by what they described as ‘a sham’, […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has dismised as fakesocial media reports that it would continue with the collation of the Abia State Governorship election results in Abuja. INEC had on Monday suspended further collation of governorship election results in some parts of Abia and Enugu states. According to him the Commission met and reviewed […]

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections, the Bauchi office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the distribution of sensitive materials across the 20 local government areas in the state. Speaking during the distribution of the election materials at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) branch office in Bauchi, […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says its operations are guided by the Electoral Act and not by political parties. Professor Gabriel Yomere, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River, made this known in Calabar during an interview with Newsmen. Yomere was reacting to calls by the Social Democratic Party (SDP) to sign the election result sheets […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has suspended its Resident Electoral Commissioner REC in Abia State, Ike Uzochukwu from office, Vanguard has learned. Abia State was one of the states where the February 25 Presidential and National Assembly elections did not commence as scheduled, following a logistical failure. INEC has consequently directed its Administrative Secretary […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has renewed calls on political parties to consider Saturday’s Governorship and States Houses of Assembly election as a contest and not a war. Professor  Mahmood Yakubu, the INEC Chairman said this at an Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) meeting on Tuesday in Abuja. News Agency of Nigeria […]

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila is a leading candidate for the post of chief of staff to president-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in the next administration. Gbajabiamila was conspicuously missing at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Abuja, on Wednesday when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) presented certificates of return to elected […]

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the resignation, arrest and investigation of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu over alleged manipulation of the February 25 presidential election result. In a keen contest, PDP presidential candidate and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar lost to Bola Tinubu of the […]

The Police command in Lagos State says it has handed over four suspected electoral offenders to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for prosecution. The Police Public Relations Officers in Lagos, SP. Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed this to newsmen today. Hundeyin said that out of 23 persons arrested during the Presidential and Parliamentary elections in Lagos […]

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