Nigeria: General Elections 2019

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MOMOH MEMORIAL LECTURE: ENCOMIUMS FOR THE ICON

MOMOH MEMORIAL LECTURE: ENCOMIUMS FOR THE ICON

  The demise of the Director General of the Electoral Institute (TEI) Professor Momoh, has been described by associates, scholars and PAN African activists as a great loss to PAN African movement and the struggle for social justice.   This was the take at a memorial lecture the theme “Pan Africanism & Democratic Struggle”, which […]

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PROFESSOR YAKUBU EXTOLS VIRTUES OF ECONEC

PROFESSOR YAKUBU EXTOLS VIRTUES OF ECONEC

The current President of ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) and Chairman (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu has described the establishment of ECONEC as a mechanism for strengthening inter-agency co-operation and promotion of credible elections in the West African Sub-region.   Professor Yakubu made the statement at a press briefing shortly after an official session of […]

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INEC CHAIRMAN SWEARS IN 14 NEW RECs, CHARGES THEM TO REMAIN IMPARTIAL

INEC CHAIRMAN SWEARS IN 14 NEW RECs, CHARGES THEM TO REMAIN IMPARTIAL

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has today, sworn-in fourteen (14) newly appointed Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs). He charged them to remain impartial in carrying out their duties.   At the Swearing in ceremony held at the INEC Headquarters in Abuja, the INEC Chairman implored the RECs to key into […]

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INEC Chairman briefing the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osibajo on the outcome of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa

INEC Chairman briefing the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osibajo on the outcome of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa

The only way to ensure genuine peace and stability in the West African sub-region is to allow its people choose their leaders. Any other method will be an invitation to chaos.   Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osibajo made this remark yesterday (Friday July 7) when he received members of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions […]

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ECONEC EXPRESSES COMMITMENT TO REPOSITIONING OF ELECTIONS IN THE WEST AFRICAN SUB-REG

ECONEC EXPRESSES COMMITMENT TO REPOSITIONING OF ELECTIONS IN THE WEST AFRICAN SUB-REG

Following the inauguration of the Steering Committee of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) in Abuja, on Thursday, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and serving President of ECONEC, Professor Yakubu Mahmood says the Body was committed to improving the conduct of elections in the West African Sub-region. It would be recalled that […]

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INEC, UNDP RESTATE COMMITMENT TO STRENGTHEN THE NIGERIAN ELECTORAL PROCESS

INEC, UNDP RESTATE COMMITMENT TO STRENGTHEN THE NIGERIAN ELECTORAL PROCESS

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and one of its development partners, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), have restated their commitment towards strengthening the electoral process by building a stronger partnership.   Chairman of INEC, Professor Yakubu Mahmood gave the assurance, while the New Country Director of UNDP, Mr. Samuel Bwalya. The New Country […]

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TIMETABLE AND SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES FOR THE RECALL OF THE SENATOR REPRESENTING KOGI WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT, KOGI STATE

TIMETABLE AND SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES FOR THE RECALL OF THE SENATOR REPRESENTING KOGI WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT, KOGI STATE

In exercise of the powers conferred on the Independent National Electoral Commission (“the Commission”) by Sections 69 and 110 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended); Section 116 of the Electoral, Act 2010 (as amended) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, the Commission hereby issues this timetable […]

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