The leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission has revealed that some armed thugs, as well as soldiers, harassed and even illegally arrested some their staff during the Rivers state governorship election on March 9. In a statement released by the commission on Friday night, INEC explained how soldiers and...
Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has faulted Nigeria’s electoral system which he says has been under assault. Jega also alleged politicians used university lecturers to commit irregularities during the elections, particularly in Kano state. According to Guardian, the former INEC chairman spoke at the annual...
Some presiding officers in Borno and Yobe states say they transmitted results of the February 23 presidential election to the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The All Progressives Congress (APC) had tackled Atiku, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), over his claim that results from...
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the governorship election in Nasarawa Local Government Area, the only local government that delayed the final announcement of governorship election result in the state. After collation of results from 10 wards of the local government, PDP scored 54,349 votes while the governing...
The Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC), has extended collection of Permanent Voter Cards to Monday, February 11, 2019. The Indepen-dent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had earlier disclosed the possibility of extending the the deadline for the collection of Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, particularly in states which have a low collection...
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has insisted the result from the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) shows he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential election. In his submission to the presidential election tribunal, the former vice president gave the “unique MAC...
There are indications that Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, may not make it to the 9th Senate as his name is conspicuously missing in an updated list of Senators-elect uploaded to the website of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday. Okorocha had been recently declared as winner of...