Nigeria: General Elections 2019

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INEC DECLARES SAIDU MALALA, WINNER OF DUKKU STATE CONSTITUENCY BYE-ELECTION

INEC DECLARES SAIDU MALALA, WINNER OF DUKKU STATE CONSTITUENCY BYE-ELECTION

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared, Saidu Kawuwa Malala, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as winner in the last Saturday’s State Constituency bye-election, held in Dukku, Gombe state.   Malala emerged winner after polling 7,060 votes to defeat candidates of six other parties in an election that was generally adjudged peaceful.

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INEC ADVOCATES THE USE OF ADR TO REDUCE CASES OF ELECTION LITIGATION

INEC ADVOCATES THE USE OF ADR TO REDUCE CASES OF ELECTION LITIGATION

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC) to identify strategies that would reduce violence and litigations in the Nigeria’s  electoral process.   The Chairman of the Commission, Professor Yakubu Mahmood, made the call today when the Council of ICMC, led by its President, Barrister Emeka Obegolu, paid […]

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THE PETITION TO RECALL HON. ABUBAKAR GALADIMA KUKI, MEMBER REPRESENTING BEBEJI CONSTITUENCY IN THE KANO STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

THE PETITION TO RECALL HON. ABUBAKAR GALADIMA KUKI, MEMBER REPRESENTING BEBEJI CONSTITUENCY IN THE KANO STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

Further to the Press Statement issued on Monday, 14th August, 2017 on the above, the petitioners through their representatives who presented the petition have written to the Commission to withdraw same. Accordingly, the Commission will take no further action on the matter, the petition having been withdrawn. Prince Adedeji Soyebi Chairman, Information and Voter Education […]

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SEVEN POLITICAL PARTIES TO CONTEST DUKKU NORTH STATE CONSTITUENCY BYE-ELECTION

SEVEN POLITICAL PARTIES TO CONTEST DUKKU NORTH STATE CONSTITUENCY BYE-ELECTION

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that seven Political Parties would field candidates for this Saturday’s Dukku State Constituency bye-election in Gombe.   According to a statement signed by the Acting Secretary to the Commission, John Irem, the Contesting parties are: the Action Alliance (AA) with Mohammed Ahmed Mohammed as its candidate; the Accord Party […]

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INEC INAUGURATES A 20 MEMBER INTER-AGENCY COMMITTEE ON ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEM

INEC INAUGURATES A 20 MEMBER INTER-AGENCY COMMITTEE ON ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEM

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has inaugurated a 20-member Inter-Agency Technical Committee to evaluate requirements for the successful deployment of indigenously developed e-voting solution offered by the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI).   The agency had in June 2017, paid a courtesy visit to the Commission led by the Honorable Minister […]

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NINE NEW RECs TAKE OATH OF OFFICE

NINE NEW RECs TAKE OATH OF OFFICE

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has sworn-in nine (9) additional Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs), bringing the total number of serving RECs to 23.   At the Swearing-in ceremony held at the INEC Headquarters in Abuja, Professor Yakubu reiterated the Commission’s commitment in ensuring that 2019 general elections were remarkably […]

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REMARKS BY HON. CHAIRMAN, INDEPENEDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC), PROF. MAHMOOD YAKUBU, ON THE OCCASION OF THE SWEARING-IN OF NINE (9) RESIDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSIONERS, CONFERENCE ROOM, INEC HEADQUARTERS, ABUJA, WEDNESDAY 16TH AUGUST 2017

REMARKS BY HON. CHAIRMAN, INDEPENEDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC), PROF. MAHMOOD YAKUBU, ON THE OCCASION OF THE SWEARING-IN OF NINE (9) RESIDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSIONERS, CONFERENCE ROOM, INEC HEADQUARTERS, ABUJA, WEDNESDAY 16TH AUGUST 2017

1.         A few weeks ago, I had the honour to swear-in fourteen Resident Electoral Commissioners. Today, nine (9) more Commissioners have just been sworn-in, bringing the total to twenty-three (23). Out of the 9 Commissioners, five (5) have been reappointed for a second and final term while the remaining four (4) are new appointments.   2.         I […]

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