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We Will Act On Supreme Court Judgment In Bayelsa As Soon As It Is Served – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the Supreme Court ruling on Bayelsa governorship election will be effected as soon as it is served with the certified true copy of the judgment. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, revealed this during an ...

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    The 74 De-registered Parties Failed To Meet Our Requirement – INEC

    Independent National Electoral Commission

    Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has come out to say that the commission has deregistered some political parties in Nigeria. The deregistration of the parties was announced today in Abuja, and Mahmood revealed that the affected parties did not meet INEC‘s requirements. According to him, Nigeria ...

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      Reason Why We Can’t Issue Uzodinma Certificate Of Return – INEC

      Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma

      The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it would not issue a Certificate of Return to Senator Hope Uzodinma because it had not been served the enrolled order of the Supreme Court judgement which sacked Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State. According to News, INEC made the statement on Wednesday ...

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        Providing A Level Playing Ground For All Parties And Candidates Will Always Be Key – INEC

        Independent National Electoral Commission

        The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has revealed that from now on, nobody would be allowed to come to public office via the power of gun or manipulation. The declaration of zero-tolerance against electoral misconduct happened during the commission’s end of the year party held in Ibadan recently. The Oyo ...

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          We Know Nothing About The Electoral Violence In Kogi State – INEC

          Independent National Electoral Commission

          The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come out to say that it fulfilled its constitutional duties in the conduct of the November Governorship and Supplementary polls in Kogi State. Director, Voter Education and Publicity (VEP) in the Kogi office of the commission, Ahmed-Bagudu Biambo, revealed this at a Post-Election ...

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            Traditional Rulers Can Help To Discourage Vote Buying During Elections – INEC

            Independent National Electoral Commission

            The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begged traditional rulers to groom their subjects on how to react positively to vote-buying and selling. Mr. Adedeji Soyebi, Board Chairman, The Electoral Institute, the research arm of INEC disclosed this at a news conference on Kogi and Bayelsa election organized by NESSACTION, ...

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              We Will Never Connive With Political Parties To Rig Elections – INEC

              Independent National Electoral Commission

              The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has come out to say it has and will never collaborate with any political party or institution to rig Nigeria’s electoral process. According to INEC, it does not make sense for the commission to go against what it was established for. This is coming ...

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                We Won’t Stop Using Smart Card Readers In All Elections — INEC

                Independent National Electoral Commission

                The Independent National Electoral Commission a.k.a INEC has come out to say that it will keep deploying smart card readers in all its elections, including the Saturday, November 30 rerun in Kogi West. The electoral umpire disclosed this today through its verified Twitter handle @inecnigeria. INEC added that they will ...

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                  Kogi Elections: Politicians Spread Fake News To Delegitimize INEC – CDD

                  Independent National Electoral Commission

                  The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has come out to say that political parties used fake news to delegitimize Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during Kogi governorship election. Ms Idayat Hassan, Director CDD, revealed this in the group’s preliminary statement on the conduct of Saturday’s Kogi governorship election. Idayat ...

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                    Kogi Elections: Politicians Bribed Me With 50K – INEC Official

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                    The gubernatorial and senatorial elections in Kogi state has proved once again that corruption has eaten deep into our political system. Some of our politicians went as far as bribing INEC officials to manipulate the results of the election in their favor. Today, a collation officer of the Independent National ...

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                      INEC Starts Collation Of Election Results In Bayelsa State

                      INEC2

                      Sagbama Local Government Area Collation Officer, Prof Moses Osawarue of the University of Benin, has announced that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP won the local government area with 60,339, while the All Progressives Congress, APC received 7,831. Sagbama LGA is where the outgoing Governor Seriake Dickson and the PDP running ...

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                        Bayelsa, Kogi Elections: INEC Should Extend Voting Time – YIAGA Africa

                        YIAGA Africa

                        After the late commencement of voting in some of the polling units in Bayelsa and Kogi state, YIAGA Africa has urged INEC to extend the voting time for the gubernatorial election. In a recent press statement via Twitter, the group said polling units in the 2 states did not start ...

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                          Election Materials Arriving Late In Bayelsa Is An Indictment On INEC – GEJ

                          Goodluck Jonathan

                          Ex-President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan is not happy with the late arrival of election materials at his home state in Otuoke, Bayelsa State. GEJ disclosed this as he addressed journalists after casting his vote in the Bayelsa governorship election. According to him, the delayed voting exercise in some parts of ...

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                            INEC Must Be Fair And Neutral During Bayelsa And Kogi Elections – Buhari

                            Buharinew

                            President Muhammadu Buhari has asked for exemplary conduct of non-partisanship on the part of election and law enforcement officials in Saturday’s governorship polls in Bayelsa and Kogi. Buhari, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu in Abuja on Thursday, said that voters ...

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                              We Do Not Monitor Salt, Rice Sharing By Political Parties – INEC

                              INEC2

                              The Independent National Electoral Commission is not responsible for the monitoring of the sharing of salt, rice and other commodities by political parties during political campaigns according to the Head, INEC’s Department of Voter Education and Publicity in Bayelsa State, Wilfred Ifogah. Ifogah said this as a reaction to an ...

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                                We Will Not Tolerate Attack On Our Staff, Vote Buying — INEC

                                INEC2

                                The Independent National Electoral Commission a.k.a INEC has come out to warn everyone concerned that it would not condone any kind of attack on its personnel, ad hoc staff or materials to be deployed for the Bayelsa State November 16, governorship polls. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu dished out this ...

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                                  INEC Must Be Fair On Our Kids – Omotola Jalade

                                  OMOTOLA JALADE

                                  Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade has blasted INEC for they way they have treated now stranded NYSC corps members after the elections was postponed in a manner most people did not expect. She even blasted parents that allow their kids act as officers for INEC. Her words, “I still maintain what ...

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                                    INEC Doesn’t Count Tweets Or Retweets – Banky W

                                    Banky W

                                    Singer turned Politician, BankyW, has said that whatever is done or not done on social media doesn’t affect anyone in any election. He revealed this recently, At the meeting, Banky W who is running for the Federal House of Representatives, Eti-Osa constituency, on the platform of the Modern Democratic Party ...

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                                      INEC Praise 2Face Idibia, Ketil Karlson

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                                      The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has praised 2Face Idibia a.k.a 2baba and other celebrities for using their position in the society to encourage the youths to be play a role in the electoral process. According to INEC, the general elections set to happen in Feb will be for the ...

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                                        INEC Used A Wrong Logo For My Party – Banky W

                                        Banky W

                                        Banky W has notified Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for using the wrong logo as the logo of his political party, the Modern Democratic Party, MDP, on the ballot paper for Feb elections. He also talked about how his surname was spelt wrongly. His words, “VERY URGENT!!! It turns out ...

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