Tag Archives: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

Senate Asks INEC To Announce June 12, 1993 Election Results

The Nigerian Senate has asked that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announce the results of the June 12, 1993 elections. This is following President Muhammadu Buhari declaration that the date henceforth be celebrated as the country’s Democracy Day, and his conferment of the GCFR honor on its presumed winner MKO Abiola. According to Guardian, the Senate came to the resolution at…

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We Spent N100m On Melaye’s Recall – INEC

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has stated that the Commission spent only N100million on the failed bid to recall Senator Dino Melaye. According to reports, there was a failed attempt to to recall the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District. Yakubu, speaking at a press conference in Abuja,…

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432,233 New Voters Registered By INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has registered only 432,233 new voters in the ongoing national Continuous Voters Registration (CVR). Chairman of the electoral commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on Friday. Yakubu noted that the newly registered voters represent only 0.9% increase over the number of voters in the…

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Court Rules Against Election Reordering By National Assembly

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has ruled that the National Assembly does not have the power to amend the election timetable of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Federal Legislators had adopted a reordered sequence of the 2019 general election, putting the presidential election last in a bill that was transmitted to…

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INEC Releases General Elections Dates For The Next 36 Years

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Wednesday, announced dates for general elections in the country for the next 36 years, starting from 2019 to 2055. Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mamood Yakubu, made the announcement at a consultative meeting with leaders of political parties in Abuja pointing out that in other democracies of the…

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2019 Elections! INEC Announce Scheduled Dates For Primaries & General Elections

Chairman of the electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has disclosed in details the dates for the 2019 general elections. On Tuesday the electoral body released the timetable and schedule of activities for the upcoming 2019 elections. Presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on February 16th, 2019, while the governorship…

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INEC Approves Registration Of 21 New Parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the registration of 21 new political parties, bringing the number of registered parties in the country to 67. The approval, according to a statement signed by May Agbmuche-Mbu, INEC National Commissioner and Member, Information and Voter Education Committee, was given at the commission’s weekly meeting on Thursday in Abuja. The…

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#AnambraDecides2017: Gov Willie Obiano Wins Anambra Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the incumbent governor of Anambra, Willie Obiano of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), the winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Thirty-six candidates contested the election. Declaring the result in Awka on Sunday, the Returning Officer, Zana Akpagu, said Obiano polled 234, 071 votes to defeat his closest rival, Tony Nwoye of All Progressives Congress…

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INEC Releases Names Of Anambra Governorship Candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has released the names of all candidates for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra state. The Commission released the names in a statement issued by its Director of Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi in Abuja, on Wednesday. According to the statement said thirty-seven (37) candidates, including five women, are vying…

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