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Nigeria’s Electoral System Is Too Costly, Cumbersome – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has come out to say that the 2023 presidential elections will hold in 855 days from today and the commission is already looking forward to it. He revealed this at the National Assembly in his speech at the ...

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Akeredolu Has Met All Conditions Required To Be Re-Elected As Oyo Governor – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The present governor and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Rotimi Akeredolu just won the October 9, 2020 gubernatorial election in Ondo. Gov. Rotimi recently defeated Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, and Hon Agboola Ajayi of the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP, with about ninty-nine thousand (99), votes in 15 Local ...

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We Won’t Share Responsibility Ahead Of Ondo Governorship Polls – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come out to say that the responsibility of appointing collation and returning officers with individuals, groups, or political parties will not be shared. INEC National Commission and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr. Festus Okoye revealed this in a recent interview with ...

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INEC Must Deliver A Free And Fair Election In Ondo, Just Like Edo – IHRC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has come out to beg the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct the forthcoming Ondo polls like the recently-concluded Edo gubernatorial poll. IHRC Envoy in Nigeria, Dr. Kenneth Anozie revealed this via a recent statement in Enugu. According to him, the Edo governorship ...

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We’ll Guarantee Early Opening Of Polls During Ondo 10 Election – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come out to say that it is working hard to guarantee the early opening of polls and declaration of results during Nigerian elections. INEC recently revealed that this is the plan ahead of the Oct. 10 governorship election in Ondo State. According to ...

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Edo Governorship Elections Proves That INEC Can Give Us Credible Polls – Edwin Clark

Edwin Clark

Ex Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark has come out to hail Muhammadu Buhari for his role in the peaceful Edo State Governorship election. Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark revealed this in a recent statement in Abuja. According to him, the people of Edo State should ...

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I Expected Better Preparation For Edo Election From INEC – Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki has come out to say that the conduct of the ongoing governorship election in Edo State is a bit disappointing. He revealed this to journalists after casting his vote at his polling unit, in unit 19, Ward 4, Oredo LGA. According to him, he actually waited for ...

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All Political Parties Are Equal Ahead Of Edo Governorship Polls – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu has come out to warn staffs of the commission against giving any candidate or political party in Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State any undue advantage. He revealed this in a recent message to the staff of the Commission on Friday. ...

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Violence Will Not Be Tolerated During Edo Polls – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come out to affirm that security agencies will guarantee that everything is under control regarding the identified hotspots in Edo ahead of Saturday’s governorship election. Mr. Festus Okoye, National Commissioner in Charge of Information and Voter Education of INEC revealed this recently when he ...

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INEC Can Count On My Support After The Fire Incident In Akure – Rotimi Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has come out to say that the fire incident that destroyed 5,141 card reader machine at the Akure headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was an unfortunate and worrisome incident. He disclosed this during an on the spot assessment visit to the ...

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Military, INEC Must Ensure Edo Polls In Transparent – PDP

PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has urged the military, the federal government, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to not tamper with the will of the electorate by making sure the conduct of the credible and transparent election. Diran Odeyemi, deputy national publicity secretary of the party revealed this ...

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Neutrality During Edo Elections Is Key – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

National Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has come out to beg officials in the 18 local government areas (LGAs) in Edo to be neutral and professional in handling the Sept. 19, governorship polls. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu revealed this at a meeting with the Electoral Officers (EOs), ...

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Edo State Election Will Be Credible – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmud Yakubu has vowed that EFCC would make sure the coming election in Edo state is credible. He recently revealed this during a meeting with members of the Interagency Consultative Committee on Election Security held in Benin the state capital. According to ...

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INEC Must Ensure Edo Polls Are Free And Fair In September – PDP

PDP

Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has come out to advise INEC and Nigeria’s security agencies to ensure the polls are free and fair. The PDP Governors’ Forum, chaired by Sokoto state governor, under the leadership of Aminu Tambuwal, revealed this ...

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INEC Had The Right To Deregister HDP – Federal High Court

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Federal High Court Abuja has come out to say that INEC actually has the power to deregister political parties in Nigeria. Justice Taiwo Taiwo revealed this while delivering judgment in a suit filed by Hope Democratic Party (HDP) against INEC. According to Taiwo, INEC was empowered by the 1999 ...

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We Are Not Recruiting, Coronavirus Suspended Our Recruitment Programme – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come out to warn Nigerians that is is not presently conducting any recruitment exercise. INEC revealed this in a recent statement to clarify things amid the ongoing rumors. According to INEC, the letters in circulation are nothing but scam so Nigerians should ignore ...

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The Pandemic Will Not Affect Nigeria’s Electoral Process – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come out to say that the coronavirus pandemic will not obstruct Nigeria’s democracy and the electoral process. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu shared this in Abuja recently as part of his remarks at the commission’s first virtual meeting with the Resident Electoral Commissioners ...

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We’ll Try Electronic Voting From 2021- INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has vowed to work towards the full introduction of electronic voting in major elections starting from 2021. In a recent statement, INEC boss, Mahmood Yakubu revealed that the electoral umpire plans to try the use of e-voting machines during the forthcoming Edo and Ondo ...

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All Activities Have Been Suspended For The Next 2 Weeks Amid Coronavirus Outbreak – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has suspended all regular and non-essential activities at its headquarters and offices nationwide amid the coronavirus outbreak. National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Barr. Festus Okoye revealed this in a recent statement today in Abuja. According to him, the ...

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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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