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Parties’ internal democracy will solve 80% electoral challenges – INEC

Written by on 7 April 2021

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says proper internal democratic practice among political parties will solve 80 per cent of electoral challenges in the country. INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Enugu State, Dr Emeka Ononamadu, said this in a welcome address at the opening of a workshop in Enugu on Wednesday. The workshop focus […]

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APC releases timetable for FCT council polls

Written by on 2 April 2021

The All Progressives Congress has released a timetable for the Area Council elections in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. This is contained in a statement issued on Thursday by the Director of Organisation of the APC, Prof Al-Mustapha Medaner, titled, ‘APC releases schedule of activities for FCT Area Councils election.’ The APC said the timetable […]

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INEC To Resume Continuous Voters Registration On June 28

Written by on 1 April 2021

The Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise will resume on June 28 across the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said. INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, announced the date for the resumption of the exercise on Thursday at a press briefing held at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He disclosed that […]

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INEC: We”ll continue to register new parties

Written by on 31 March 2021

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would continue to register political parties as long as they meet the stipulated requirements. Head of Department of Election and Party Monitoring, Aminu Idris, stated this, yesterday, at a roundtable on modalities for measuring political parties’ performance in Nigeria organised by Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD), with […]

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We are ready for Aba North/South by-election says INEC

Written by on 24 March 2021

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is fully prepared for the March 27 Aba North/South Federal Constituency by-election in Abia. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee said this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. Okoye said the commission met on Tuesday and deliberated on some […]

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PDP Rejects Court Judgement On Imo North Senatorial Bye-Election

Written by on 23 March 2021

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has faulted the judgement of the Federal High Court in Abuja on the December 2020 Imo North senatorial district bye-election. In the judgement delivered on March 18, the court had ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue a Certificate of Return to Senator Ifeanyi Ararume. Reacting to the […]

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2023 elections: INEC plans new 57,023 polling units

Written by on 5 February 2021

Ahead of preparations for the 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is pushing for the creation of additional 57,023 polling units. The initiation is to enable more Nigerians to vote. The agency has called a meeting on Friday with the political parties in Abuja to table its proposals. The INEC will also […]

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BREAKING: INEC announces date for 2023 Presidential election

Written by on 15 October 2020

The 2023 presidential election will hold on February 18, 2023, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed. Chairman of the Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this on Thursday. In his goodwill message at the inauguration of the special adhoc committee on the review of the 1999 constitution, the INEC Chairman told members of […]

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