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INEC Withdraws 25 Certificates Of Return From APC, PDP Members

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has affirmed that it has withdrawn 25 certificates of return issued to some candidates who partook in the 2019 general election. Speaking at a media forum in Enugu state on Monday, Festus Okoye, INEC’s national commissioner for information and voter education, said the commission took the action based on court…

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You Don’t Have The Power To Withhold My Certificate Of Return – Okorocha Tells INEC

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has said the Independent National Electoral Commission lacks the power to withhold his certificate of return. Okorocha was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the February 23 Imo West senatorial election. According to Punch, On  his  petition to INEC on Tuesday,  Okorocha  said he was not happy that …

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APC Reports PDP To Police, DSS Over ‘Illegal INEC Server Access’ 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council on Monday asked the Nigerian Police Force and the Department of State Services to invite, interrogate and possibly prosecute leaders of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over what it described as an illegal access to the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The complaint…

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Peter Oyekale, INEC Result TV Interpreter, Hospitalized After He Was Allegedly Stabbed

  Multiple reports online claim that INEC sign language interpreter for the 2019 election, Peter Oyekale, is lying in critical condition in a hospital after he was allegedly stabbed by unknown persons. The reason for the stabbing is yet unknown For more on News, follow us on Instagram & Twitter @OnoBello | Facebook: OnoBello Magazine. Leave your…

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INEC Bent On No Certificates For Okorocha, Others Declared Under Duress

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday insisted that it would not reward bad conduct by presenting certificates of return to candidates who its officials declared winners under duress. The commission, however said it could issue the certificates based on court judgement or decision of an election petitions tribunal. INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman of…

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INEC Expresses Displeasure In Rivers, Says Soldiers, Armed Gangs Are Used To Intimidate Them

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has admitted that soldiers and armed gangs were used to intimidate and unlawfully arrest its staff during the recent governorship election held on March 9, 2019, in Rivers State. . The commission expressed it’s displeasure with the role played by soldiers and armed gangs in Rivers State who disrupted…

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Withholding My Certificate Of Return Can Cause Tension, Okorocha Warns INEC

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has warned INEC that withholding his certificate of return can result into tension in the State. . Okorocha was excluded from the exclusive INEC list for Senatorial-elects, on the basis that his win was announced ‘under duress’. Okorocha who had earlier debunked the claims, said the move to withhold his…

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Governorship Elections: INEC Office Set Ablaze In Akwa Ibom [Photos]

Less than twenty-four hours to the governorship/state House of Assembly elections, some parts of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) office at Ibesikpo Asutan local council of Akwa Ibom state were in the early hours Friday gutted by fire by yet to be identified reasons. The incident which happened at about 3.am on Friday did…

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INEC’s Performance In 2019 Presidential Election, Shambolic – SDP

The governorship candidate, Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Cross River, Mr Eyo Ekpo, said the performance of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the Feb. 23 Presidential and National Assembly election was shambolic. Ekpo made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Calabar. He said that there…

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