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INEC declares PDP winner of Kaduna Assembly by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared Alhaji Usman Baba of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as winner of the bye-election for Sabon...

Lagos, Kano, Kaduna get highest INEC converted voting polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced the successful conversion of 56,872 Voting Points and Voting Point Settlements to Polling Units nationwide with Lagos State recording the highest, followed by Kano and Kaduna States.

25 years after, INEC increases 56,872 polling units across Nigeria

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has successfully converted 56,872 voting points and voting point settlements to Polling Units, PUs, increasing the number of PUs from 119,974 to 176,846 in Nigeria.

We’re ready for Kaduna Assembly by-election – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced its readiness to conduct the by-election for the Sabon Gari constituency seat in the Kaduna State House of Assembly.

Twitter, liable for #EndSARS destruction in Nigeria — Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says Twitter and its founder, Jack Dorsey, are liable for the losses the country suffered during the EndSARS protest.

Lai Mohammed reveals details of Twitter’s plots against Nigeria

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed,  has justified the indefinite suspension of Twitter by giving insights into the several attempts by the microblogging and social networking site to destabilise the country.

Senate set to screen Lauretta Onochie, other nominees as INEC national commissioners

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has referred President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to confirm six nominees as national commissioners of the Independent National Electoral...

Buhari re-presents Lauretta Onochie, others to Senate for confirmation as INEC commissioners

President Muhammadu Buhari has re-presented the confirmation of Lauretta Onochie, his Special Assistant on Social Media and five others for appointment as National Commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Attacks on public infrastructure are acts of terror – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says the destruction of public infrastructure and facilities is not just vandalism, but a form of terrorism.

IPOB: Those killing policemen, burning INEC offices are soulmates of Boko Haram, says Soyinka

Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka has condemned the wanton arson and killings perpetrated by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, militants in the South...

Why I joined politics in 2019, by Hamza Al Mustapha

Hamza Al Mustapha, the Chief Security Officer to the late military head of state, Sani Abacha, says he decided to join politics in 2019 to create opportunities for Nigerian youths to actualise their potential.

I will deal with those promoting insurrection, burning national assets – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that rude shock awaits those unpatriotic elements promoting insurrection and burning critical national assets across the country.

Tribunal dismisses APC petition in Bakura constituency by-election, upholds PDP victory

The election petition tribunal sitting in Kaduna State has dismissed a petition filed by the All Progressive Congress, APC, and its candidate, Bello Dankande, over the Bakura state constituency by-election in Zamfara State.

NUJ condemns attack on Police, INEC facilities

The Nasarawa State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has condemned attacks on Police personnel and their facilities across the country.

INEC to create 2,673 centres for CVR registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it planned to create 2,673 registration centres and deploy 5,346 officials for the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, scheduled to resume June 28.

APC tasks security agencies to go after criminals attacking INEC facilities 

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has charged security services to prevent and deal decisively with criminals attacking Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, facilities and other democratic institutions in parts of the country.

INEC declares attacks on its facilities as national emergency

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared a national emergency on the sustained attack at its offices and facilities, especially in the South-East geopolitical zone of the country.

Allegation: PDP governors reject EFCC’s move to probe party finances

Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum, PDP-GF, on Saturday expressed concern over the move by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate the party’s finances.

Gunmen attack INEC secretariat, police division in Anambra

Unknown gunmen Sunday evening attacked B Division of the Nigeria Police Divisional Station and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Akwa, Anambra.

IPOB militants attack INEC secretariat, police division in Anambra

Suspected IPOB militants have attacked B Division of the Nigeria Police Divisional Station and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Akwa, Anambra State...

PDP governors raise alarm as EFCC probes party’s sale of nomination forms

The PDP Governors’ Forum on Saturday expressed concern over the move by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate the party’s finance. The...

‘Attacks on INEC offices threat to 2023 elections’

Attacks by hoodlums on offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, may affect conduct of the 2023 general elections, a don,  Prof. Ifeanyichukwu Abada, has warned.

Ebonyi govt queries officials over attack on 2 INEC offices

The Ebonyi government on Wednesday queried some of its officials over the burning of two Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, offices in the state, on May 18, by hoodlums.

Police probes fire incident at INEC headquarters in Enugu

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mohammed Aliyu, has ordered an investigation into the fire incident at Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, headquarters in the state.

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