Why APC was disqualified from Bayelsa by-elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that only 12 political parties met the commission’s requirements to take part in the forthcoming Bayelsa West Senatorial District by-election, Daily Times gathered. Bayelsa West Senatorial District is among the rescheduled by-elections holding on the 5th December, 2020. According to a statement issued on Friday in Yenagoa…

INEC arraigns professor over 2019 election fraud in Akwa Ibom

By Clifford Ndujihe THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Akwa Ibom State, has arraigned one of the two university lecturers, who were allegedly involved in electoral offences during the 2019 polls. Confirming the development, Odaro Aisien, HOD, Voter Education and Publicity, said the arraignment was in line with INEC’s determination to ensure that anyone…

Yakubu’s reappointment satisfies all constitutional requirements — INEC

By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has denounced sponsored attacks regarding the reappointment of its chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, saying the decision was clearly in conformity with the country’s constitution and other extant laws. INEC described as tissues of lies, reports that there was tension within it following Yakubu’s temporary…

Yakubu’s temporary exit raises fresh concerns in INEC

Professor Mahmood Yakubu By Charles Kumolu The stepping  aside of Prof Mahmoud Yakubu as Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for confirmation for a second term has ignited high-wire intrigues within and outside the commission over the soul of the Election Management Body, EMD, Vanguard learned. Yakubu, who stepped aside last week after the…

Breaking: INEC announces new date for rescheduled bye elections

The fate of different contestants from various parties will be finally known on December 5, 2020 after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced date for the rescheduled bye elections. Details loading… You searched: 2020, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, The Independent National Electoral Commission The post Breaking: INEC announces new date for rescheduled bye…

Breaking: INEC announces new date for rescheduled bye elections

The fate of different contestants from various parties will be finally known on December 5, 2020 after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced date for the rescheduled bye elections. Details loading… You searched: 2020, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, The Independent National Electoral Commission The post Breaking: INEC announces new date for rescheduled bye…

Electoral credibility, technology top expectations in Yakubu’s second coming as INEC chairman

Concerned stakeholders and Nigerians generally are expecting improved credibility in the electoral process, reforms, efficient logistics management and more deployment of technologies in the next five years of Mahmood Yakubu as chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Yakubu, who would be handing over to a yet-to-be-named Acting Chairman of the Commission on Monday,…

INEC meets stakeholders on outstanding by-elections Nov 10

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would commence consultation with stakeholders by November 10 to decide the new date for the conduct of the 15 outstanding by-elections. The commission disclosed this in a statement issued by Mr. Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee in Abuja on Thursday. The…

INEC and the return of Mr. Inconclusive

By Felix Oboagwina   Professor Mahmood Yakubu achieved a new national record when he received President Muhammadu Buhari’s endorsement for a second term as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). By the President rolling over the tenure of Yakubu as INEC boss for another five years, the former Professor of Political History and International…