Posts Tagged ‘election observers’

BREAKING: INEC to review 2019 presidential, NASS elections

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 28, 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is currently in a meeting to review last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections. This is coming hours after the electoral umpire declared President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as winner of the poll and issued him and his running mate, Yemi Osinbajo, certificates of return. […]

Election shift: US backs foreign observers

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 17, 2019
The United States Embassy in Nigeria in a statement on Sunday said it fully supports the joint statement by the heads of the ECOWAS and other international election observation missions on the postponement of the February 16 and March 2 general elections. The Independent National Electoral Commission early on Saturday morning shifted the elections to […]

EU deploys Election Observation Mission to Nigeria

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 11, 2019
Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, has appointed Maria Arena as Chief Observer European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Nigeria for the General elections. The elections are scheduled for 16 February and 2 March 2019. Ms Arena is a member […]