Friday, May 26, 2017

INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday declared the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Gowin Obaseki, winner of the just concluded gubernatorial election in Edo State. Obaseki polled 314,000 votes against his closest rival, the People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) ...
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The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) has announced the dates for the gubernatorial polls in Edo and Ondo States respectively. Nick Dazang, the commission’s Deputy Director in charge of Voter Education and Publicity, disclosed this in a chat to the ...
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Wednesday that it would prosecute under-age voters in Plateau. Dr Godwin Kwanga, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC in the state made this known in a Stakeholders’ Forum in Jos ahead ...
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The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the election of Nyesom Wike as governor of Rivers State. It will be recalled that, Wike, who was the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the April 11, 2015 governorship election in Rivers State, ...
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James Faleke, running mate of the late Abubakar Audu, who was the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) candidate in the November 2015 governorship election in Kogi state is in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS), Duro Meseko, spokesman ...
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Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been re-elected governor of the state, but not without so much pain and drama. After what seemed like an endless election, which held on December 5 ...
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The Court of Appeal, Abuja, on Wednesday upheld the verdict of the Rivers State governorship election petition tribunal which nullified the victory of Nyesom Wike in the April 11 governorship election in the state. The court’s three-man panel led by ...
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“I’m not sure we are going there. Four hours on flying boat under whose guard? We remain in Yenagoa.” That was the response to the Whatsap message I sent to Ebenezer Adurokoiya of The Tribune while trying to find out ...
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Following violence and irregularities which started at some polling units, Mr. Baritor Kpaghir, the resident electoral commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has announced the cancellation of election in Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa state. . ...
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The Court of Appeal sitting in Benue State capital, Makurdi, has annulled the election of the immediate past Senate President, Sen. David Mark. The Court also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to conduct fresh elections in Benue South ...
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Running mate of the late Abubakar Audu, James Abiodun Faleke, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare him winner of the poll. In a letter addressed to Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of INEC, Faleke argued that “the election ...
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to immediately vacate his office for “harrying and misleading” the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) into arriving at “an unconstitutional decision” to allow the APC ...
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has publicly revealed its decision on the gubernatorial election in Kogi state. Owing to the death of the All Progressives Congress candidate (Abubakar Audu) in November 21, 2015 governorship election in Kogi state, controversies ...
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Abubakar Audu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 21 governorship election of Kogi state, is dead. A source confirmed this to TheCable, saying he died after suffering stroke on two different occasions on Sunday. Audu, who ...
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The governorship elections coming up in both Kogi and Bayelsa states later in the year have been described as a litmus test for the new Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, writes FISAYO FALODI Nigeria’s political ...
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Akwa Ibom governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja on Wednesday declined upholding the election of Emmanuel Udom as the winner of the April 11 governorship election in Akwa Ibom state. However, the tribunal held that though the election was ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed, Mahmood Yakubu, as new chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The appointment of the New INEC Chairman which is to be confirmed by the senate, was made on Wednesday by the president at ...
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Hajiya Amina Bala Zakari, the Acting Chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured Nigerians that the commission would continue to ensure that there is transparency in the electoral process in the country by going for more technology. ...

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