Posts Tagged ‘INEC’

INEC Rejects Notice Of Ondo State Governorship Primary Sent To It By APC

by Seun Adeuyion June 25, 2020
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rejected the notice of the Ondo State governorship primary sent to it by the All Progressive Congress (APC). According to the electoral body, the reason for the rejection is the fact that the notice was signed by only the party’s acting National Secretary. The electoral body, in a letter […]

#Edo2020: INEC Gives Parties June 29 Deadline To Submit Name Of Candidates

by Seun Adeuyion June 18, 2020
The 15 political parties participating in the September 19 governorship election in Edo state have been given till 6:00pm on Monday 29th June 2020 to submit names of their candidates. This is as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) warned that it will not extend the June 27 deadline for conduct of party primaries. Professor […]

JUST IN: Deregistration Of Parties: Again, Court Rules In INEC’s Favour

by Seun Adeuyion June 11, 2020
Justice Anwuli Chikere of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has again okayed the powers of INEC to deregister political parties. The court in its judgement held that Section 225(a) of the Constitution gives INEC the powers to deregister parties that failed to comply with the provisions of the Constitution. Some 32 political parties […]

#COVID19: Elections Will Hold In Edo, Ondo Despite Virus— INEC

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 30, 2020
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will proceed with governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states even as the Coronavirus pandemic sweeps through Nigeria. Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, revealed this on Saturday during INEC’s first virtual meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs). Yakubu acknowledged that the virus has drastically […]

INEC Declares PDP Winner Of Kebbe Bye-election

by Seun Adeuyion March 15, 2020
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Abubakar Adamu of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the Kebbe State Constituency Bye-Election Held in Sokoto State on Saturday with 15,663 votes. All Progressive Congress (APC) Candidate, Abubakar Bello Umar came second with 254 votes. The election recorded 30.84% turnout, according to INEC. INEC made […]

Yakubu tells parties not to let courts determine outcome of future elections

by Seun Adeuyion February 25, 2020
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has advised political parties ahead of future elections in the country. He urged them to shun acts that could lead to situations where the courts would be the ones to determine the outcomes of the forthcoming elections. Professor Yakubu gave the advice when […]