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HDP sues NASS, INEC, AGF over proposed 2019 Election timetable

Hope Democratic Party (HDP) has sued the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), National Assembly and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) over their adoption of a staggered 2019 elections

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INEC to rotate CVR in Kaduna for more capturing

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday, announced the rotation of its Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) to capture more eligible voters in Kaduna State. This was contained in a statement signed by its Administrative Secretary in the state, Nick Dazang. The statement said that the first batch of the rotation exercise would begin from Monday, March 5 to Friday, ...

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INEC may register 108 new parties before 2019

108 associations have requested to be registered as political parties ahead of the 2019 general election according to the Independent National Electoral Commission. The electoral body had in December, 2017, registered 21 new parties, bringing the total number of approved parties in Nigeria to 68. Chairman of the commission Mahmoud Yakubu made this disclosure while speaking on: “Citizen, Government and ...

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INEC detects,removes 299 foreigners’ names in voter register

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it had expunged 299 names of aliens from the voter register. Chairman of the commission, Mahmood Yakubu, made this known at a consultative meeting of the commission with security agencies in Abuja. Yakubu said that the foreigners were discovered through information made available by the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS). He said ...

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INEC says no evidence of underage voting in Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fact finding team on alleged underage voting in the last Kano council poll said it has not received any evidence of underage voting.

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INEC: Bello will be prosecuted for double registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC says its allegation of double registration against Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello still stands.

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INEC to display names of registered voters for first quarter, seeks support

The display of names of newly registered voters and hearing of claims and objections is scheduled for later this month and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the public to report cases of underage registration. Mahmoud Yakubu, INEC Chairman, made the appeal, on Thursday, while addressing a session via video at the ongoing 4th edition of Social Media ...

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2019 elections: Population Commission pledges support for INEC

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Chairman, National Population Commission (NPC) , Eze Duruiheoma, has pledged to support the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) towards entrenching an effective electoral process.

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INEC Boss cautions REC’s

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu has met with all States Resident Electoral Commissioners, REC in Abuja on Tuesday.

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7 million PVCs not yet collected nationwide – INEC Commissioner

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday, said that over seven million Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected, nationwide. Mohammed Haruna, INEC National Commissioner in charge of North Central, made this known in Ilorin, while speaking with journalists. Haruna was in Kwara to assess the progress of Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in the state. The national ...

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