‘No election season in Nigeria any longer,’ declares INEC National

Tasks security agencies on election safety By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu has declared that there is no election season in Nigeria any longer. This is as the INEC Chairman tasked…

Kogi guber: We’re not tampering with accredited figures INEC

  By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   The Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) has dismissed the claim that it was tampering with the accredited figures of voters in the Kogi governorship election results uploaded on the INEC Result Viewing (IReV) portal…

Bayelsa, Kogi, Imo guber: Names of 137,973 polling, collation agents uploaded on INEC portal 

  By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, disclosed on Tuesday that names of 137,973 polling and collation agents for the governorship elections in Bayelsa, Kogi and Imo States were uploaded on its dedicated portal by…

Make Bayelsa, Imo, Kogi guber elections the best ever, Tinubu tasks INEC, security agencies

  As acting IGP reads riot acts to negative mobilizers   *Yakubu seeks decisive action against electoral violence perpetrators     By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has given directive that every step must be taken to…

INEC abhors censorship, Yakubu tells media practitioners

Says openness is antidote against fake news As 1,255 journalists are accredited to cover Bayelsa, Kogi, Imo guber elections   By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   Ahead of the forthcoming governorship elections in Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi States, the Independent National…

INEC laments litigious nature Nigeria’s elections since 1999

Tasks parties on internal democracy, respect for members’ will By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Tuesday lamented that the elections so far conducted since the inception of present democratic dispensation in 1999 have been litigious,…

Ahead Bayelsa, Imo, Kogi guber: INEC tasks participating parties to study provisions of constitution, Electoral Act, others

    Says free press crucial to democratic growth   By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu has tasked political parties participating in the Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi States’ governorship elections holding on…

Fake news, a serious threat to election process in Nigeria, INEC warns

  Insists election not ‘do-or-die’   By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared that fake news poses a serious threat to the election process in the country, warning that if not nipped in the…

Guber polls: INEC fixes Oct 14 for mock accreditation of voters in Kogi, Imo, Bayelsa

Presents soft copies of voter registers to parties   By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   Ahead of the November 11 governorship elections in Kogi, Imo and Bayelsa States, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has finalized preparations for mock accreditation of…

INEC raises security concerns over Bayelsa, Imo, Kogi polls

  Tells parties, candidates to rein in their supporters   By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed serious concern about the spate of insecurity and violence, including clashes among supporters of Political Parties and…

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