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JUST IN: Yakubu steps aside as INEC chairman

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has handed over the affairs of the commission to Ahmed Mu’azu who will serve as acting chairman, pending his [Yakubu] confirmation by the Senate.

BREAKING: INEC announces date for 2023 Presidential election

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has disclosed that the 2023 Presidential election will hold on February 18, 2023.

We’re ready for Edo election – INEC

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said on Thursday that the commission was fully prepared and ready for the conduct of the Sept. 19, Edo governorship election.

By-election: INEC chairman storms Nasarawa, inspects election materials

The National Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on Wednesday,  inspected election materials to be used for  Saturday’s by- election in  Nasarawa Central State Constituency.

COVID-19: INEC wants security architecture reviewed before forthcoming elections

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Friday, called for the review of security architecture for elections, in the light of the global Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 won’t truncate Nigeria’s electoral process – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Saturday said COVID-19 pandemic would not truncate Nigeria’s democracy and electoral process.

INEC fixes March 14 for House of Reps by-elections in Niger, Kwara, Sokoto, Jigawa

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed March 14 as a date for the conduct of four bye-elections in four Federal Constituencies.

APC writes INEC, demands fresh governorship election in Bayelsa

The All Progressives Congress, APC, says it has written to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, demanding for a fresh governorship election in Bayelsa.

JUST IN: Douye Diri sworn-in as Bayelsa governor

Bayelsa State Governor-elect, Douye Diri and Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo have been sworn-in as the governor and deputy governor of the state.

De-register more political parties, PDP chieftain tells INEC

Godwin Ezeemo, a front-line politician, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to de-register more political parties to further sanitise the nation’s electoral process.

Kogi West: Conduct elections in all affected polling units or forget about it, Melaye tells INEC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for the Kogi West senatorial rerun election, Senator Dino Melaye, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, not to exclude any polling centre affected by violence and disruption in the November 16 rerun, from the rescheduled supplementary rerun slated for Saturday, November 30.

Melaye begs INEC to postpone Kogi West supplementary poll

Senator Dino Melaye, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for Kogi West Senatorial election, has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to postpone the supplementary election scheduled for November 30.

Melaye storms INEC office, seeks cancellation of Kogi West election

Dino Melaye, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for Kogi West Senatorial poll, has called for total cancellation of the Nov. 16 election.

2023: INEC commences plan, pledges to improve electoral system

The Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, says the commission has commenced plan for the 2023 general elections with the ongoing series of review of 2019 general elections.

2019 polls” INEC welcomes criticisms as no election is perfect – Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has charged its Electoral Officers, Eos, to offer views and criticisms on the recent general elections, saying no poll is perfect.

JUST IN: INEC meets to review 2019 presidential, National Assembly elections

Hours after declaring President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as winner of the last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is currently in a meeting to review the elections.

Buhari receives certificate of return amidst ‘Next Level’ chants

The president-elect of the All Progressive Congress, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, collected his return certificate alongside his running mate, Yemi Osibanjo, from the Chairman and Chief Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Ambode congratulates Buhari on re-election

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for their resounding success in the presidential election.

PDP refuses to sign presidential election’s result

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday refused to sign the result sheet of the Presidential election which was announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Abuja.

Election: No genuine PVC, no voting, INEC vows

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has reminded Nigerians of the importance of their Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, saying: "no genuine PVC, no voting" in the 2019 general elections.

Election: European Centre urges security agencies to display high professionalism

Rudolf Elbling, Project Director of  European Centre for Electoral Support, ECES, Enugu, has urged security agencies to display high sense of professionalism before, during and after the general elections.

Council of State expresses satisfaction over INEC’s preparations for 2019 Elections

The National Council of State on Tuesday in Abuja expressed satisfaction with the level of preparations of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the conduct of the forthcoming general elections.

Be ready to beat Jega’s records, Ogun guber candidate tells INEC chairman

Ismail Oyefeso, Justice Must Prevail Party, JMPP’s governorship candidate in Ogun, on Monday called on the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to work harder toward beating his predecessor’s records.

2019: No diaspora, out-of-country voting – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has ruled out the participation of Nigerians living outside the country in the 2019 general elections.

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