Nigeria: General Elections 2019

Time until Saturday, 16 February 2019, 08:00:00 (Lagos time)

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PUBLIC STATEMENT

PUBLIC STATEMENT

The attention of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been drawn to videos and pictures purportedly showing some underaged thumb printing ballot papers in a recent election. These images have been circulating online since Saturday. The Commission wishes to inform the public that the images do not relate in any way to any election […]

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INEC seeks CJN’s intervention over conflicting court judgments

INEC seeks CJN’s intervention over conflicting court judgments

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has called on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen to address the spate of conflicting judgments on electoral cases in the country. He said the Commission was worried about the recurring decimal among courts of coordinate jurisdiction on the same subject-matter, […]

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ONLY VOTES WILL DETERMINE THE OUTCOME OF ELECTIONS IN 2019 – INEC CHAIRMAN

ONLY VOTES WILL DETERMINE THE OUTCOME OF ELECTIONS IN 2019 – INEC CHAIRMAN

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Yakubu Mahmood, has assured Nigerians that only their votes in the 2019 general elections and beyond.   The INEC Chairman gave the assurance today at the 15th edition of the Daily Trust Dialogue, with the theme: “Nigeria and the challenges of 2019”. Represented by National Commissioner and […]

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RECs NOW 26 AS INEC SWEARS IN AMBASSADOR AKEJU

RECs NOW 26 AS INEC SWEARS IN AMBASSADOR AKEJU

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has sworn-in one new Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC). He is Ambassador Rufus Oloruntoyin Akeju. With the Swearing in of Ambassador Akeju at the Commission’s Headquarters in Abuja, Thursday, INEC now has a total number of 26 RECs in the country. The newly sworn in REC from Lagos state is no […]

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INEC RELEASES TIMETABLE AND SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES FOR THE 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS…. party primaries to begin August 18

INEC RELEASES TIMETABLE AND SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES FOR THE 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS…. party primaries to begin August 18

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has released the Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the 2019 general elections, consisting the Presidential, National and State Assembly, Governorship and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council elections. According to the Timetable party primaries for the Presidential, Governorship, Federal and State Elections would begin on August 18 to end on October […]

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INEC SWEARS IN ONE NEW REC

INEC SWEARS IN ONE NEW REC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has added to its fold one new Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), bringing to total the number of serving RECs to 25. The new REC, Dr. Mahmuda Isah, from Kebbi state who was recently cleared by the National Assembly, was today sworn in at the Headquarters of INEC in Abuja. […]

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PRESS STATEMENT

PRESS STATEMENT

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) held its usual weekly meeting today and took decisions on the registration of new political parties, the findings on the allegation of double registration by the Governor of Kogi State and the outstanding Anambra Central Senatorial re-run election. REGISTRATION OF NEW POLITICAL PARTIES The following associations have fulfilled the […]

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