Tag Archives: INEC

BREAKING: INEC Declares Kayode Fayemi Winner Of Ekiti Governorship Election

Fayemi and his wife arrive at their polling unit to vote on Saturday   Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Kayode Fayemi, has won the Ekiti State governorship election. Fayemi defeated current Deputy Governor of the state and candidate of the

Ekiti Election: INEC Warns Of Illegal Results On Social Media

  The Independent National Electoral Commission has asked Nigerians to ignore the results making the rounds on the social media in connection with the Ekiti State governorship election. Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Professor AbdulGaniy Raji, said in

INEC Chairman Shuns Court Order

INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu was ordered to appear before the court to show why he should not be jailed on contempt charges   The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr Mahmud Yakubu, failed to appear before a

BREAKING: Court Summons INEC Chairman Over Alleged Contempt

  A Federal High Court has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and its chairman, Mr Yakubu Mahmood, to appear before it to show cause why they should not be committed to prison for contempt. This followed the ruling

Ekiti Governorship Election: INEC Presents Voter Registers To Parties

File photo The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti state has presented voters’ registers to political parties ahead of the state’s governorship election, scheduled to hold on July 14. The commission also gave the assurance that it will do

BREAKING: Senate Asks INEC To Announce June 12, 1993 Election Results

A file photo of Late MKO Abiola   The Senate has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare the results of the June 12, 1993 presidential election. The lawmakers made the demand on Thursday during plenary at the

Kano ‘Underage Voters’ Not On Our Register, Says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the commission had no connection with the voters register used in the Kano local government elections in which underage voters allegedly participated. The chairman of the Commission, Mahmood Yakubu on Friday told journalists

BREAKING: Dino Melaye Recall Attempt Fails As INEC Verifies Only 18,742 Signatories

File photo: Dino Melaye   The attempt to recall the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has failed after the verified signatories to the petition for his recall fell short of requirements. For the verification exercise to succeed,

More Trouble For Melaye As INEC Begins Verification Of Signatories For His Recall

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has continued with the recall process of Senator Dino Melaye with the verification exercise. INEC fixed Saturday, April 28, 2018, to conduct the exercise after it received a petition from people from Kogi West Senatorial District.

INEC Verification Exercise For Melaye’s Recall In Pictures

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday began the verification exercise for the recall process of Senator Dino Melaye. The exercise is taking place across the local government areas in Kogi West Senatorial District of the state where

INEC Compounds Melaye’s Woes, Begins Verification Of Signatories For His Recall

File photo: Senator Dino Melaye   The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is determined to continue with the recall process of Senator Dino Melaye, even as the lawmaker has yet to be discharged from the hospital. According to a schedule

INEC Denies Alleged Plan To Create 30,000 New Polling Units

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied allegation of the plans to re-introduce 30,000 new polling units so as to compromise the 2019 general elections. INEC in a statement on Sunday described the allegation as false and misleading

Only Votes Will Count In 2019, Says INEC

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has assured Nigerians that it will do all it can to ensure that the electoral processes in the country will continue to be free and fair. Chairman of the Commission, Prof Mahmood

BREAKING: INEC Sets Up Committee To Probe Underaged Voting In Kano

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmoud Yakubu on Friday said a panel has been set up to investigate the alleged issue of underage registration and voting in Kano State.  Mahmoud said this during a workshop