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SUBMISSION OF FORMS CF0011 OF CANDIDATES FOR ETSAKO EAST/ETSAKO WEST/ETSAKO CENTRAL FEDERAL CONTITUANCY OF EDO STATE BYE-ELECTION SCHEDULED FOR THE 28TH DAY OF JANUARY, 2017

SUBMISSION OF FORMS CF0011 OF CANDIDATES FOR ETSAKO EAST/ETSAKO WEST/ETSAKO CENTRAL FEDERAL CONTITUANCY OF EDO STATE BYE-ELECTION SCHEDULED FOR THE 28TH DAY OF JANUARY, 2017

The time table and schedule of activity for Etsako East/Etsako West/Etsako Central Federal Constituency of Edo State bye-election as approved by the commission has the 17th day of January, 2017 as the last day for submission of forms CF001 and CF002 of candidate that Political Parties intended to sponsor for the bye-election. 2. At the […]

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INEC TO HOLD RETREATS FOR NATIONAL COMMISSIONERS AND FOR THE REVIEW OF STRATEGIC PLAN

INEC TO HOLD RETREATS FOR NATIONAL COMMISSIONERS AND FOR THE REVIEW OF STRATEGIC PLAN

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), will hold two Retreats, one for National Commissioners and another for the review of the Implementation of the 2012-2016 Strategic Plan.    The Retreats are scheduled to hold from Monday, 16th January to Wednesday, 18th January 2017. They are to take place at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. […]

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Press Release

Press Release

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, yesterday told the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris that the Commission would participate in any programme the Nigeria Police might decide to put in place to honour the late Sergeant Peter Uchi, who was murdered alongside Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mohammed […]

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INEC TO SHARE TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE WITH CAMEROON ON ELECTION MANAGEMENT

INEC TO SHARE TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE WITH CAMEROON ON ELECTION MANAGEMENT

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has expressed INEC’s willingness to share ideas and experience with the Cameroonian Election Management Body, Elections Cameroon (ELECAM), in terms of Voter Registration, Voter Cards Distribution and Voter Education.   The INEC Chairman made the disclosure today (Tuesday 20th December, 2016) when a delegation […]

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THERE IS NO EXTERNAL INFLUENCE ON INEC BY PROFESSOR YAKUBU

THERE IS NO EXTERNAL INFLUENCE ON INEC BY PROFESSOR YAKUBU

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has assured Nigerians that the Commissions independence has not and will not be compromised by any external forces under any circumstance.   He said: “There is no influence on INEC, and there will never be any influence on INEC. The best marker for INEC […]

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RIVERS RE-RUN ELECTIONS: OVER 70 INCIDENTS OF DELIBERATE OBSTRUCTION OF ELECTORAL PROCESS RECORDED – INEC CHAIRMAN

RIVERS RE-RUN ELECTIONS: OVER 70 INCIDENTS OF DELIBERATE OBSTRUCTION OF ELECTORAL PROCESS RECORDED – INEC CHAIRMAN

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has disclosed that over 70 incidents of deliberate obstruction of the electoral process were recorded in the Saturday 10th December, 2016 Rivers Federal and State Constituency re-run elections.   He described as unprecedented the scale of negative utterances, hate speech and violence witnessed in […]

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INEC TO DEPLOY 10,294 STAFF TO CONCLUDE RIVERS’ NATIONAL AND STATE ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10TH

INEC TO DEPLOY 10,294 STAFF TO CONCLUDE RIVERS’ NATIONAL AND STATE ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10TH

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to deploy 10,294 staff to conclude the National and State Assembly elections in Rivers State scheduled for Saturday, 10thDecember 2016.   Fourteen (14) categories of staff will be deployed as follows: 3 Returning Officers for the three Senatorial District; 8 Returning Officers for Federal Constituencies; 10 Returning Officers […]

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