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Tag Archives: INEC

INEC promises to comply fully with FOI Act

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has  pledged to comply with Freedom Of Information Act (FOI). Communication policy of INEC with its maiden edition inaugurated in 2013, provided guidance on standards for the commission in the management of its internal and external communications. The purpose of the communication policy is to ensure that communications within the commission, between the commission ...

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Guber Polls: INEC commences distribution of 219,935 uncollected PVCs in Bayelsa, Kogi Sept 2

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will commence the distribution of 219,935 uncollected Personal Voter Cards (PVCs) in Bayelsa and Kogi on Sept. 2 preparatory to governorship elections in the states The commission announced  this in a statement issued by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee on Tuesday in Abuja. Okoye said that  total number ...

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Cross River’s REC: INEC needs to be thoroughly sanitised, says PDP

Following the resignation of Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River, Mr Frankland Briyai to join partisan politics, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for thorough sanitisation of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The party made the appeal in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, on Sunday in Abuja. Ologbondiyan called on the ...

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“Why your resignation is not acceptable,” INEC tells ex-Cross River’s REC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the process in which the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River, Mr Frankland Briyai, resigned to join partisan politics, is unacceptable. The commission, in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja, quoted INEC National Commissioner and Chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, as making the clarification. Okoye ...

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Bayelsa 2019: We are yet to receive resignation letter of Cross River REC- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has not received resignation letter from its Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River, Dr Frankland Briyai. The commission in statement issued by National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, in Abuja said it was not also aware that Briyai had tendered his resignation to President Muhammadu Buhari. ...

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Imo Gov Poll: Tribunal receives results allegedly excluded by INEC from police

The Imo State governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Thursday admitted in evidence copies of results from 366 polling units allegedly excluded from the final results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in the March 9, 2019 governorship election. The evidence was tendered by Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of operations in Imo state during the elections, The Nation ...

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Tribunal: Why we won’t invite witnesses to defend Atiku, PDP- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that inviting witnesses to defend its conduct of the Feb.23 general election would amount to becoming a partial umpire. Mr Yunus Usman, SAN, said this in his oral application urging the five-man panel headed by Justice Mohammed Garba to close commission’s defence. “My Lords, will not ...

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Imo 2019: State REC restored voters’ confidence in INEC-Group

The Imo-based Newspaper Editors on Tuesday said that activities of INEC in the 2019 General Elections have restored the confidence of the people in the electoral umpire in the state. The Chairman of the home-based Editors, Mr Eze Adiuku, made this known when the group presented an ICON of Democracy Award to Prof. Francis Ezeonu, the Imo INEC Resident Electoral ...

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Sen. Benjamin Uwajumogu: We won’t be stampeded to issue Certificate of Return- INEC

Mr Festus Okoye, Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC), has broken silence on certificate of return to the Senator-elect for Imo North Senatorial District, Sen. Benjamin Uwajumogu, adding that the commission will not be stampeded Okoye, who is the INEC National Commissioner in-charge of Enugu, Anambra and Benue states, said this while briefing newsmen in Enugu ...

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Breaking: INEC official helped me get Presidential results through server- Atiku’s witness

A petitioners’ witness, who claimed to be an ICT expert from Kenya, David Ayu Nyango Njoga has made a startling statement, saying that the results of the last presidential election were stored in a server allegedly operated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Njoga said he only got the report, which he later analysed, from a third party website ...

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