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INEC will not succumb to electoral banditry, says Okoye

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has vowed not to surrender to what it called ‘electoral banditry’ aimed at discrediting the electoral process and retuning pre-determined outcomes. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, made the vow in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Sunday,
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Ekiti bye-election: Three voters shot dead, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has confirmed that three voters were killed in the violence that greeted Saturday’s House of Assembly bye-election in Ekiti State. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ekiti State, Dr Tella Adeniran, made this known in a statement issued in Ado Ekiti. He said the violence led to the immediate suspension of...

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Ekiti Election: Two Killed As INEC Suspends Voting Indefinitely

  At least two persons were killed on Saturday as violence disrupted a State Assembly bye-election in Ekiti State. A statement signed by INEC National Commissioner, Festus Okoye, said the “voters, election officials and security personnel” were attacked prompting the commission to suspend voting. The election was held to fill the vacancy for the Ekiti … Continue reading Ekiti Election: Two Killed As INEC Suspends Voting Indefinitely Read Full Story

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INEC suspends Ekiti bye-election as gunmen kill voters

Following the outbreak of violence in Ekiti State when gunmen killed at least three persons participating in the Ekiti State East 1 State Constituency Bye-Election on Saturday, the Independent National Electoral Commission has suspended the bye-election indefinitely. This was contained in a statement on Saturday by INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education...

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Killings: INEC suspends Ekiti state constituency bye-election

By Omeiza Ajayi The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has announced the suspension of Saturday’s Bye-Election into the Ekiti East State Constituency seat, following incidents of violence which led to the killing of three persons and three others sustaining gunshot injuries. INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner REC in the state, Dr. Tella Adeniran disclosed this in
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INEC to recognise only 18 parties for Anambra guber

Ahead of the November 6, 2021 Anambra governorship election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it will continue to recognise and deal only with the 18 political parties that currently meet the requirements for existence. INEC, therefore, asked the 74 deregistered political parties to await the judgment of the Supreme Court on appeals relating […] Read Full Story

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Anambra Election: Only 18 Parties Are Recognised, INEC Tells 74 Others

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will continue to recognise and deal with only the 18 registered political parties, pending the final resolution and determination of the various appeals filed and pending before the Supreme Court. In a statement on Friday by its National Commissioner and Chairman of Voter Education and Publicity … Continue reading Anambra Election: Only 18 Parties Are Recognised, INEC Tells 74 Others Read Full Story

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Imo North Senatorial Seat: Court Restrains INEC From Recognizing Ararume As Winner

  A state High Court in Owerri the Imo state capital has issued an order of interim injunction to the independent national electoral commission restraining it from recognizing Senator Ifeanyi Ararume as the winner of the December 2020 Imo North Senatorial candidate of the All progressives Congress (APC). The injunction also restrains INEC from issuing … Continue reading Imo North Senatorial Seat: Court Restrains INEC From Recognizing Ararume As Winner Read Full Story

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POLITICAL BATTLE: 22 political parties submit notice of primaries to INEC in Anambra

By Chris Ochayi As the November 6, 2021 Anambra State governorship elections draws near, about 23 political parties Thursday, stormed the headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Abuja, to submit letters of notice for the conduct of the governorship primaries. Little drama however played out as the national chairmen of the political parties
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Ekiti Assembly by-election: INEC receives sensitive materials ahead of Saturday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed receipt of sensitive materials, ahead of Saturday’s by-election in Ekiti East Constituency I. The INEC Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Taiwo Gbadegeshin, gave the confirmation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ado-Ekiti on Thursday. He said that the materials would
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Imo North Senatorial Seat: Court Orders INEC To Issue Certificate Of Return To Ararume

  A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to a certificate of return to Ifeanyi Ararume based on the result of December 5, 2020, Imo North Senatorial bye-election, having been declared as the valid candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Justice Taiwo Taiwo who delivered the … Continue reading Imo North Senatorial Seat: Court Orders INEC To Issue Certificate Of Return To Ararume Read Full Story

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INEC Fixes Date, Releases Timetable Of Bye-Election For Vacant Seat In Delta Assembly

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the date to conduct the bye-election for the vacant seat of Isoko North State Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly. INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, made the announcement in a statement on Tuesday. He noted that … Continue reading INEC Fixes Date, Releases Timetable Of Bye-Election For Vacant Seat In Delta Assembly Read Full Story

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INEC fixes Isoko North constituency election for April 10

By Omeiza Ajayi The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has fixed Saturday April 10 for the conduct of election into the Isoko North State Constituency of Delta State. INEC had met on Tuesday and deliberated on a number of issues including the conduct of bye-election into the vacant state constituency seat. National Commissioner and Chairman
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INEC: 2023 General Election Will Be Better Than Previous Ones – INEC Assure Nigerians

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has put the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) on notice that the 2023 General Election must be better than all...

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