Nigeria: General Elections 2019

Time until Saturday, 16 February 2019, 08:00:00 (Lagos time)

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INEC Opens Citizens’ Contact Centre

INEC Opens Citizens’ Contact Centre

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has opened a Citizens’ Contact Centre – a facility allowing the general public constant access to the Commission with enquiries and exchange of information.   The INEC Citizens Contact Centre (ICCC) is a Situation Room that operates daily. For now, it will open between 9am and 5pm. Later on, the […]

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INEC Registers Two New Parties

INEC Registers Two New Parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered two new political parties in accordance with the provisions of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as Amended) and the Electoral Act 2010 (as Amended).   The newly registered parties are the Independent Democrats (ID) and the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM).   The Constitution, […]

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TIME TABLE AND SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES FOR ANAMBRA STATE GOVERNROSHIP ELECTION, 2013

TIME TABLE AND SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES FOR ANAMBRA STATE GOVERNROSHIP ELECTION, 2013

In exercise of the powers conferred on the Independent National Electoral Commission(hereinafter referred to as “the Commission”) by the Electoral Act, 2010 and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, the Commission hereby issues this Time Table and Schedule of Activities for Governorship Election in Anambra State: Click to see >>> TIME TABLE AND […]

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the application by three political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the application by three political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the application by three political parties – the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) – to merge into one, to be known as the All Progressives Congress. On considering the application, the Commission found that […]

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LOOKING TOWARDS THE 2015 GENERAL ELECTIONS

LOOKING TOWARDS THE 2015 GENERAL ELECTIONS

A PAPER PRESENTED AT THE NIGERIA CIVIL SOCIETY SITUATION ROOM MEETING ON THE STATE OF THE NATION, JULY 9TH, 2013 AT THE PROTEA HOTEL ASOKORO Download >> Looking Towards 2015_State of the Nation Meeting

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INEC Names New Secretary

INEC Names New Secretary

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the appointment of Mrs. Augusta Chinwe Ogakwu as the new Secretary to the Commission. Her appointment was approved at the meeting of the Commission today, Thursday, July 9th, 2013, in Abuja. She succeeds Abdullahi A. Kaugama, whose five-year tenure expired on June 26, 2013. Mrs. Ogakwu will […]

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Why Oguta Constituency Election Was Inconclusive

Why Oguta Constituency Election Was Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has received reports showing that the election conducted in Oguta constituency of Imo State last Saturday, June 29, 2013, witnessed incidents of violence and unruly conduct by partisans, necessitating the cancellation of the election in eight (8) polling units. This cancellation made the election inconclusive.   Field reports showed […]

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