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Edo Guber: INEC orders political parties to stop campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Edo State has ordered political parties and their aspirants to pull down campaign billboards, posters and jingles being aired on television and Radio stations in the state. The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Anugbum Onuoha, made this disclosure at an Inter-agency Consultative Committee on Election Security, ICCES meeting in Benin. INEC said the directive ...

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INEC gives Certificates of Return to winners of Saturday’s rerun and by-elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Wednesday issued Certificates of Return to winners of Saturday’s rerun and by-election. The presentation was done at the INEC headquarters, Abuja. Those who got the certificates included Prof. Anthony Okorie, Senator-elect for Ebonyi South, Mr Pam Dachungyang, Senator-elect for Plateau North and Musa Mustapha, Senator-elect for Yobe East. Others were Ifeanyi Ozokwe, Rep-elect ...

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INEC to conduct re-run elections in Taraba, Enugu on Feb 14

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has fixed Wednesday February 14 for the conduct of supplementary election in Taraba State and a new re-run election in Enugu State. INEC National Commissioner in charge of Information and Voter Education Committee, Sam Olumekun disclosed this in a statement issued Tuesday night in Abuja. Bye-elections were last Saturday held in nine constituencies to ...

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Bye-Election: INEC mandates officials to take oath of neutrality

Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Adamawa State on Friday took an oath of neutrality ahead of Saturday’s Mayo-Belwa State Constituency by-election. The by-election will be conducted in seven units of the constituency between Ibrahim Musa of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Musa Mahmud of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. 28 polling officials, four collation officers, ...

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Yobe bye-election: Five political parties to contest- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that five political parties will field candidates for the Yobe East Senatorial bye-election in Yobe State. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (INEC) for Yobe State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this while briefing journalists on the preparations for the February 3, 2024 bye and re-run elections for Yobe East and Fika/Fune federal constituency. He ...

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INEC expresses readiness for Anambra rerun poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that it is set for the February 3 rerun elections in Nnewi North/Nnewi South/Ekwusigo and Orumba North and Orumba South federal constituencies in Anambra. Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Dr Elizabeth Agwu, made this statement on Wednesday during a media interaction at the INEC headquarters in Awka. Agwu said the rerun election was ...

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Bye-Elections: INEC urges security agencies to provide adequate security

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has called on security agencies to provide adequate security during the upcoming bye-elections and rerun elections in some areas across the country. Yakubu made the call at a meeting of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security, ICCES in Abuja on Tuesday. He noted that there are two categories ...

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INEC ready to conduct re-run elections in Enugu- Official

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is prepared to conduct the rerun elections some parts of Enugu State on February 3 as ordered by Appeal Court. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Dr Chukwuemeka Chukwu, disclosed this on Thursday during a stakeholders’ meeting in Enugu, organised ahead of the polls. The Appeal Court had ordered rerun ...

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INEC retires four Directors

Four directors of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, are to proceed on terminal leave, following the implementation of a policy mandating all directors with eight years or more of service to retire from the public sector. Mr. Sam Olumekun, the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, said this in Abuja, yesterday. Olumekun said that following the ...

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All reruns and bye-elections may be conducted in February 2024- Yakubu

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said all reruns and bye-elections may be conducted by the first week of February next year. He spoke on Monday at an extraordinary consultative meeting with politicians and parties held in Abuja. “With regards to the bye-elections, you may recall that in my recent address at the swearing-in of ...

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