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President Buhari swears in three new INEC Commissioners

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially sworn in  three new National Commissioners into the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It was gathered that the ceremony was performed briefly before the commencement of the week’s virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. According to the source, those sworn-in include Dr Baba Bila representing the North-East zone, Professor ...

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INEC plans to deploy 25,009 officials Anambra for poll

Electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will deploy 25,009 officials for the November 6, Anambra State governorship election. It also ruled out electronic transmission of results, saying ballot boxes, ballot papers and result sheets will be deployed for the election. National Commissioner and Chairman of INEC’s Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, who disclosed ...

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Anambra Guber: INEC recognizes Ozigbo as PDP candidate

The electoral umpire, the Independen National Electoral Commission (INEC) has recognised Mr Valentine Ozigbo as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Nov. 6 Anambra governorship election. The body said that it took the decision after a court order. The commission made this remark in a statement by Mr Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and ...

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Anambra Guber: APGA warns INEC not to store sensitive materials in Owerri

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  to rescind its plan to store non-sensitive materials for the November 6 Anambra State governorship election in Owerri, Imo State capital. The state ruling party urged the nation’s electoral commission to quickly rescind its decision. The statement was issued by the National Publicity Secretary of ...

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INEC should not be biased, must save Nigeria’s democracy- APGA Chairman

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Chief Victor Oye, has called on the electoral umpire, the  Independent National Electoral Commission to save Nigeria’s democracy. Speaking in a statement in Abuja,  he said that INEC had an opportunity to redeem its image as its commissioners meet, in Abuja, on Tuesday. According to him, the nation’s electoral umpire must ...

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Osun 2022: INEC to make use of Automated Biometric Identification System

The electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun has said that it would us the Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) to remove irregular registrants in the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in the state. He made this disclosure , during a press conference in Osogbo, the state capital, to roll out the schedule and timetable of the CVR ...

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Anambr 2021: Soludo, Ozigbo’s names missing as INEC releases list of eligible candidates

The electoral umpire, the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has left out the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Valentine Ozigbo, on the list of cleared candidates for the November 6 Anambra governorship election. The commission also excluded the factional candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Professor Chukwuma Soludo, from the list. INEC, in a statement ...

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Pastor Adefarasin blows hot, calls INEC a fraud

The Founder and General Overseer of the House on The Rock Church, Pastor Paul Adefarasin. has lashed out at  the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), calling it a fraud. The pentecostal cleric made this remark during a sermon in his church. He lamented that all the figures that are being turned out through  census and elections in the country are ...

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Breaking: Senate refuses to confirm Onochie as INEC Commissioner

The Nigerian  Senate, on Monday has refused to confirm the nomination of Lauretta Onochie’s nomination as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The new development followed the report by the Senate Committee on (INEC), Senator Kabir Gaya who said her nomination breaches Federal Character principles. Kabir Gaya, sited Section 14 (1) 3 of the Constitution, saying ...

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Anambra Guber: INEC should be fair and unbiased- ADC Chairman

The African Democratic Congress (ADC), has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure neutrality, fairness and transparency in the conduct of the Anambra governorship election. The statement was made by the National Chairman of the party, Mr. Raph Nwosu, in a statement issued  in Awka, the state capital. He appealed to the electorate  participate actively in the ...

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