Nigeria: General Elections 2019

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NINE NEW RECs TAKE OATH OF OFFICE

NINE NEW RECs TAKE OATH OF OFFICE

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has sworn-in nine (9) additional Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs), bringing the total number of serving RECs to 23.   At the Swearing-in ceremony held at the INEC Headquarters in Abuja, Professor Yakubu reiterated the Commission’s commitment in ensuring that 2019 general elections were remarkably […]

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REMARKS BY HON. CHAIRMAN, INDEPENEDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC), PROF. MAHMOOD YAKUBU, ON THE OCCASION OF THE SWEARING-IN OF NINE (9) RESIDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSIONERS, CONFERENCE ROOM, INEC HEADQUARTERS, ABUJA, WEDNESDAY 16TH AUGUST 2017

REMARKS BY HON. CHAIRMAN, INDEPENEDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC), PROF. MAHMOOD YAKUBU, ON THE OCCASION OF THE SWEARING-IN OF NINE (9) RESIDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSIONERS, CONFERENCE ROOM, INEC HEADQUARTERS, ABUJA, WEDNESDAY 16TH AUGUST 2017

1.         A few weeks ago, I had the honour to swear-in fourteen Resident Electoral Commissioners. Today, nine (9) more Commissioners have just been sworn-in, bringing the total to twenty-three (23). Out of the 9 Commissioners, five (5) have been reappointed for a second and final term while the remaining four (4) are new appointments.   2.         I […]

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2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS: INEC ORGANIZES CAPACITY BUILDING FOR LEADERS OF POLITICAL PARTIES

2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS: INEC ORGANIZES CAPACITY BUILDING FOR LEADERS OF POLITICAL PARTIES

In order to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations guiding the operations of Political Parties, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has organized a two-day capacity building workshop for Legal Advisers, Treasurers and Organizing Secretaries of the 45 Political Parties in Abuja. The workshop was […]

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ANAMBRA GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: INEC ON COURSE – PROF. MAHMOOD

ANAMBRA GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: INEC ON COURSE – PROF. MAHMOOD

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Yakubu Mahmood, has assured that preparations for the successful conduct of the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November 18, 2017 are on course. The INEC Chairman gave the assurance during a 2-day workshop organized for National Legal Advisers, Treasurers, and Organizing Secretaries of the 45 political parties in Abuja. […]

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ANAMBRA GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: INEC ON COURSE – PROF. MAHMOOD

ANAMBRA GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: INEC ON COURSE – PROF. MAHMOOD

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Yakubu Mahmood, has assured that preparations for the successful conduct of the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November 18, 2017 are on course. The INEC Chairman gave the assurance during a 2-day workshop organized for National Legal Advisers, Treasurers, and Organizing Secretaries of the 45 political parties in Abuja. […]

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PRESS STATEMENT

PRESS STATEMENT

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday the 11th of August, 2017 received a petition for the recall of Honourable Abubakar Galadima Kuki, a Member representing Bebeji Constituency in the Kano State House of Assembly, from his constituents. In accordance with the INEC Guidelines for Recall, the Commission has formally acknowledged the receipt of the […]

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INEC REMOVES NAMES OF 190 NON-NIGERIANS FROM THE VOTERS’ REGISTER

INEC REMOVES NAMES OF 190 NON-NIGERIANS FROM THE VOTERS’ REGISTER

  In a sustained bid to clean up the voters’ register, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ordered the removal of 190 non-Nigerians from the Register of voters’.   It would be recalled that the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) recently announced that it had retrieved several Permanent Voter Cards and National Identity cards from […]

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