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The commencement of the 2023 national housing and population census earlier slated for March 29 is likely to be affected by the postponement of the governorship and state assembly elections. This is according to the Chairman of the National Population Commission, Mr Nasir Kwarra, who was speaking at a meeting with the resident representative of […]

Independent National Electoral Commission to directly and electronically upload from the polling units to the IReV the results of the forthcoming, governorship and state House of Assembly elections in Lagos State. Justice Peter Lifu made the order while delivering judgment on a suit filed by the Labour Party and 41 others, in which they sought an […]

The West African Civil Society Forum (WACSOF), a regional network of CSOs drawn from 15 West African states, has said the February 25 presidential election that produced Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, as the winner, was initially free and fair until counting and uploading began. The National Executive Director of […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to amend the orders that were granted to candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Labour Party (LP), Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi respectively, to inspect materials used for the last presidential election. The Commission, in a motion on notice filed […]

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has dismissed a report on the ownership of a property located on 15 Ganges Street, Maitama, Abuja, where some persons were arrested with electoral materials, including Bi-Modal Voters Accreditation System (BVAS) during the Presidential election which took place on Saturday, 25th February 2023. The Speaker, who clarified […]

The Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu Federal House of Representatives election has been declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). This followed the difference between the margin of winners and cancelation of results in two polling units of the federal Constituency. Tribune newspaper reports that the returning officer, Dr. Adams Baba who declare the result inconclusive in […]

The leadership of Labour Party (LP) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel all the unverified and manipulated results from the presidential and National Assembly elections in parts of Rivers state. The party urged INEC to cancel election results from Obio/Akpor, Khana, Eleme, Obigbo and Rumukoro amongst others. The Nation newspaper reports […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) in Kwara State has cancelled election results from Tsaragi polling Unit 10 of Edu local government area of the state. The INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Attahiru Madami, told newsmen on Sunday that the cancellation was due to the snatching of ballot boxes by hoodlums during last […]

The Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti Central Senatorial District of Ekiti State, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, has been declared as the winner of the Senatorial election held on Saturday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Ado-Ekiti. With the announcement of Bamidele as the winner of the Ekiti Central […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Sunday cautioned political parties against the release of presidential and National Assembly election results, stressing that only the commission is “legally responsible” for the release of election results. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu made this known when he formally opened the 2023 presidential election collation centre at the International […]

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