Nigeria: General Elections 2019

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THE PETITION TO RECALL HON. ABUBAKAR GALADIMA KUKI, MEMBER REPRESENTING BEBEJI CONSTITUENCY IN THE KANO STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

THE PETITION TO RECALL HON. ABUBAKAR GALADIMA KUKI, MEMBER REPRESENTING BEBEJI CONSTITUENCY IN THE KANO STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

Further to the Press Statement issued on Monday, 14th August, 2017 on the above, the petitioners through their representatives who presented the petition have written to the Commission to withdraw same. Accordingly, the Commission will take no further action on the matter, the petition having been withdrawn. Prince Adedeji Soyebi Chairman, Information and Voter Education […]

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SEVEN POLITICAL PARTIES TO CONTEST DUKKU NORTH STATE CONSTITUENCY BYE-ELECTION

SEVEN POLITICAL PARTIES TO CONTEST DUKKU NORTH STATE CONSTITUENCY BYE-ELECTION

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that seven Political Parties would field candidates for this Saturday’s Dukku State Constituency bye-election in Gombe.   According to a statement signed by the Acting Secretary to the Commission, John Irem, the Contesting parties are: the Action Alliance (AA) with Mohammed Ahmed Mohammed as its candidate; the Accord Party […]

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INEC INAUGURATES A 20 MEMBER INTER-AGENCY COMMITTEE ON ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEM

INEC INAUGURATES A 20 MEMBER INTER-AGENCY COMMITTEE ON ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEM

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has inaugurated a 20-member Inter-Agency Technical Committee to evaluate requirements for the successful deployment of indigenously developed e-voting solution offered by the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI).   The agency had in June 2017, paid a courtesy visit to the Commission led by the Honorable Minister […]

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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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