Posts Tagged ‘INEC’

INEC Commences Training Of 9,000 Ad Hoc Staff For Lagos-Bye Elections

By Onwuka Gerald The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday, commenced the training of about 9,000 ad hoc staff for the Lagos East Senatorial and Kosofe Constituency II bye-elections. The disclosure was made by the commission’s Spokesman, Femi Akinbiyi on Monday. Briefing the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, Akinbiyi stressed that the […]

INEC Releases Final List Of Candidates For Imo North Senatorial Bye-Election

By Seun Adeuyi The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released an adjusted final list of candidates for the Imo North Senatorial District bye-election. This is in compliance with an order of premises of the Federal High Court’s, determination of the case between Lady Uchenna Onyeiwu versus APC and 4 others. A document signed by the Secretary […]

JUST IN: Ahmed Muazu Takes Over From Mahmood Yakubu As INEC Acting Chairman

After the expiry of the five-year term of office of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Air Vice-Marshal Ahmed Muazu (retd) emerged as the acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Mu’azu, who embodies the commission in the north-east, is replacing Mahmood Yakubu, whose term of office has expired. Although President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed the […]

Edo Election: ‘Why We Can’t Probe, Disqualify Obaseki Over Certificate’ – INEC

“Only the courts can disqualify Governor Godwin Obaseki on the basis of the certificate he submitted for re-election”. The above disclosure was made by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), adding that the certificates submitted are deemed valid unless the court proves otherwise. The electoral body also mentioned that it was unable to examine the […]

2023 Elections: Voters Registration to Commence In First Quarter Of 2021 ― INEC Chairman

Professor Mahmood Yakubu, The chairman Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed that voters registration will start in the first quarter of 2021. While speaking in Abuja on Wednesday when he appeared before Senator Kabiru Gaya of All Progressives Congress, APC, Kano South led Committee on INEC for the Defence of 2021 Budget proposals, the […]

PDP Charges INEC Chairman On Credible, Conclusive Elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has noted the reappointment of Professor Mahmood Yakubu as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by President Muhammadu Buhari. The party in statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party states that this re-appointment entrusts on Prof. Yakubu the fate, hope and future of over […]