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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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Nigerians To Know Their President Latest Wednesday – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has said the conclusion of declaration of the 2019 Presidential Election results would not take longer than the 2015 elections in spite of the sheer number of presidential candidates, size of the result sheets and increased voter population. This was as the commission said it has achieved a 100…

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Card Readers Will Shut Down By 10PM On Election Day – INEC

Prof, Mahmoud Yakubu, Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that card readers would shut down automatically by 10pm on Election Day Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, disclosed this at a press briefing on the progress made by the commission in Abuja. on Wednesday. The INEC chairman said the card readers were reconfigured to the new election date to…

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Just In: 72.7 Million Nigerians Collected PVCs – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has revealed that a total of 72,775,502 million Nigerians have collected Permanent Voter Cards for the General Elections. INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, announced the total figure of PVCs collected during his daily briefing in Abuja on Thursday. The number of PVCs collected represents 86.36 percent of the 84,004,084 Nigerians…

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INEC Working For PDP – Says Oshiomhole

  National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole said on Wednesday that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was working for the main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the 2019 general election. Oshiomhole however, added that the governing party will not decent to the level of bringing down state…

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