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Ademola Adeleke APC INEC Isiaka Oyetola National News Nigeria Osun 2018

Protesters storm Osun INEC office to oppose rerun

A group of protesters, Monday, stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun state to oppose a rerun of governorship election ordered by the commission. This is following INEC’s declaration of the State governorship election as inconclusive after the margin between the two leading contenders in […]

Ministry of Communications to partner INEC on ICT against electoral fraud
Adebayo Shittu ICT INEC National News Nigeria

Ministry of Communications to partner INEC on ICT against electoral fraud

Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu. The Federal Ministry of Communications says will partner the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to explore the role of ICT in reducing indices of electoral malpractices in the country. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu said in Abuja on Monday that the collaboration would provide […]

Peaceful conduct, impressive voter turnout mark Osun guber poll
Gboyega Oyetola INEC National News Nigeria Segun Agbaje

Peaceful conduct, impressive voter turnout mark Osun guber poll

INEC National Commissioner Festus Okoye Esq inspecting some Polling Unit in Ede South Local Government of Osun State.#OsunDecides2018. Photo/Twitter/inecnigeria • Foreign, Local Observers Commend INEC • Five Arrested For Alleged Vote-Buying • APC, PDP In Early Lead There was impressive turnout of voters in yesterday’s Osun State governorship election, for […]

Osun election: INEC’s secret balloting curbed open vote buying – CSOs
Ademola Adeleke election Gboyega Oyetola Independent National Electoral Commission INEC Iyiola Omisore Metro News Nigeria Osun poll SDP

Osun election: INEC’s secret balloting curbed open vote buying – CSOs

INEC National Commissioner Festus Okoye Esq inspecting some Polling Unit in Ede South Local Government of Osun State<br />#OsunDecides2018. Photo/Twitter/ necnigeria Two Civil Society Organisations monitoring the Osun governorship election on Saturday said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) secret balloting had so far made it impossible for people to […]

Osun poll: Aregbesola, Omisore disagree on conduct of exercise
Gov. Rauf Aregbesola INEC Metro News Nigeria Osun poll SDP Social Democratic Party

Osun poll: Aregbesola, Omisore disagree on conduct of exercise

INEC National Commissioner Festus Okoye Esq inspecting some Polling Unit in Ede South Local Government of Osun State<br />#OsunDecides2018. Photo/Twitter/inecnigeria Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has commended the large turn out of voters for Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Aregbesola, who spoke after casting his vote at 11:50 am […]

Osun poll witnesses high turnout amid tight security
Ademola Adeleke APC election Gboyega Oyetola INEC Iyiola Omisore Metro News Nigeria Osun poll PDP SDP

Osun poll witnesses high turnout amid tight security

Polling units set up across the state, awaiting voters and commencement of polls at 8 a.m<br />#OsunDecides2018. Photo/Twitter/ inecnigeria There was high turnout on Saturday as residents of Osun headed to their polling units to vote in the governorship election. Correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) covering the […]

INEC to deal with ‘see and buy’ offenders in today’s Osun governorship poll
CBN INEC National News Nigeria Olusegun Agbaje

INEC to deal with ‘see and buy’ offenders in today’s Osun governorship poll

PHOTO: BBC • Releases Complaints Phone Lines The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said it had perfected plans with the security agencies to decisively deal with anyone engaging in any illicit act, particularly the notorious act of “see and buy,” as it is called in local parlance, in today’s […]

National Assembly rejigs electoral bill, reaffirms card reader
APC INEC National National Assembly News Nigeria Nyesom Wike PDP Rauf Aregbesola Senator Suleiman Nazif

National Assembly rejigs electoral bill, reaffirms card reader

President Muhammadu Buhari PHOTO: BAYO OMOBORIOWO • Buhari, Oshiomhole, Tinubu, others rally for Oyetola in Osun • Saraki, Wike, Tambuwal in fresh attacks on APC govt The National Assembly has amended the 2010 Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill. President Buhari, while refusing assent to the third version of the document, had […]

INEC honours exemplary staff at award ceremony
Abuja INEC Metro News Nigeria Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

INEC honours exemplary staff at award ceremony

Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu (3rd from let, front row), Chairperson, House of Representatives Committee on Electoral and Political Party Matters, Mr. Aishatu Dukku (4th left, front row), award winners and some Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) at the INEC maiden merit award ceremony held in Abuja […]

INEC honours exemplary staff at award ceremony
Abuja INEC Metro News Nigeria Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

INEC honours exemplary staff at award ceremony

Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu (3rd from let, front row), Chairperson, House of Representatives Committee on Electoral and Political Party Matters, Mr. Aishatu Dukku (4th left, front row), award winners and some Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) at the INEC maiden merit award ceremony held in Abuja […]

No plan to postpone 2019 general elections -INEC
INEC Mahmood Yakubu National News Nigeria Rotimi Oyekanmi

No plan to postpone 2019 general elections -INEC

INEC chairman Prof Mahmoud Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has no plan to postpone the 2019 general elections. Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, the Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, made the clarification in a statement he issued in Abuja on Wednesday. Oyekanmi said the clarification became necessary […]

INEC and political parties’ nomination of candidates
Columnists Independent National Electoral Commission INEC Opinion

INEC and political parties’ nomination of candidates

[FILE PHOTO] INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had, as far back as when Professor Attahiru Jega was in the saddle as national chairman, formulated a body of rules or regulations that would guide and ensure the credibility of the conduct of primary elections by […]

PDP governors pass vote of no confidence in INEC
INEC Mahmud Yakubu Politics

PDP governors pass vote of no confidence in INEC

PDP Chairman, Secondus and PDP Governors<br />Photo: TWITTER/UcheSecondus • Say commission must reinvent self ahead of 2019 polls • Party’s committee to produce consensus presidential candidate • Buhari, El-Rufai, Ambode, others get nomination forms The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum yesterday passed a vote of no confidence in the […]

CVR: INEC registers 318, 255 in Edo
Continuous Voters Registration CVR Independent National Electoral Commission INEC Metro News Nigeria

CVR: INEC registers 318, 255 in Edo

[FILE] Benin City, Edo State. PHOTO: getgripng.com The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) registered 318, 255 persons in Edo during the recently-concluded Continuous Voters Registration (CVR). According to a document obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the figure is comprised of those registered between April 27, 2017 and […]

Presidency says Buhari not in confrontation with NASS over electoral act
2019 Elections INEC Malam Garba Shehu NASS National National Assembly News Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency says Buhari not in confrontation with NASS over electoral act

NASS The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari is neither in confrontation with the parliament over his refusal to sign the amended Electoral Act Bill nor against the use of card readers in the forthcoming elections. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, who stated this […]