Nigeria: General Elections 2019

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PRESS STATEMENT

PRESS STATEMENT

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) held its regular weekly meeting today and considered the order given by the Federal High Court, Abuja dated 6th July 2017 directing the “parties to maintain the status quo till the determination of the plaintiff’s motion on notice,” in respect of the suit filed by Senator Dino Melaye, seeking orders […]

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APPLICATION TO SERVE AS OBSERVERS

APPLICATION TO SERVE AS OBSERVERS

APPLICATION TO SERVE AS OBSERVERS The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) hereby invites registered Observer Groups and other interested Stakeholders whose activities have focus on Democracy, Governance and election that wish to observe the Anambra State Governorship Elections scheduled to hold on November, 2017 to visit the Commission’s website (www.inecnigeria.org) for the application forms. This […]

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OSUN WEST SENATORIAL BYE-ELECTION: ADEMOLA ADELEKE RECEIVES CERTIFICATE OF RETURN

OSUN WEST SENATORIAL BYE-ELECTION: ADEMOLA ADELEKE RECEIVES CERTIFICATE OF RETURN

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has issued a Certificate of Return to the winner of the July 8, 2017 Osun West Senatorial bye-election, Otunba Ademola Adeleke, at a brief ceremony which held Tuesday, at INEC Headquarters, Abuja.   In his remark at the presentation, National Commissioner, Prince Adedeji Soyebi, commended the people of Osun West senatorial […]

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ECOWAS ELECTORAL MANAGEMENT BODIES TEAM MEETS SIERRA LEONE POLITICAL STAKEHOLDERS

ECOWAS ELECTORAL MANAGEMENT BODIES TEAM MEETS SIERRA LEONE POLITICAL STAKEHOLDERS

 FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE, 10, JULY 2017   A delegation of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) governing board led by its President Prof Mahmood Yakubu has appealed to Sierra Leone’s political stakeholders to see elections as a sovereign responsibility and democracy as a collective sacrifice for the wellbeing of the people and national development. […]

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MOMOH MEMORIAL LECTURE: ENCOMIUMS FOR THE ICON

MOMOH MEMORIAL LECTURE: ENCOMIUMS FOR THE ICON

  The demise of the Director General of the Electoral Institute (TEI) Professor Momoh, has been described by associates, scholars and PAN African activists as a great loss to PAN African movement and the struggle for social justice.   This was the take at a memorial lecture the theme “Pan Africanism & Democratic Struggle”, which […]

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PROFESSOR YAKUBU EXTOLS VIRTUES OF ECONEC

PROFESSOR YAKUBU EXTOLS VIRTUES OF ECONEC

The current President of ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) and Chairman (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu has described the establishment of ECONEC as a mechanism for strengthening inter-agency co-operation and promotion of credible elections in the West African Sub-region.   Professor Yakubu made the statement at a press briefing shortly after an official session of […]

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INEC CHAIRMAN SWEARS IN 14 NEW RECs, CHARGES THEM TO REMAIN IMPARTIAL

INEC CHAIRMAN SWEARS IN 14 NEW RECs, CHARGES THEM TO REMAIN IMPARTIAL

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has today, sworn-in fourteen (14) newly appointed Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs). He charged them to remain impartial in carrying out their duties.   At the Swearing in ceremony held at the INEC Headquarters in Abuja, the INEC Chairman implored the RECs to key into […]

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