Jubilation as Ihedioha receives certificate of return in Imo

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri Imo State governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, on Wednesday was officially recognised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the 2019 governorship election in the state as he was issued a Certificate of Return by INEC. the move trigged wild jubilation as people followed his convoy singing and dancing, resulting […]

INEC threatens to cancel election results without card readers

JOHN ADAMS, MINNA Worried by the large-scale irregularities that characterised the just concluded presidential and National Assembly elections in Niger State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state has warned that any community that refuses to allow the use of smart card readers during the next Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly polls would […]

Wike alleges plot by Amaechi, others to bomb INEC offices, disrupt polls

Tony John, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has has alleged a plot by his predecessor, Chibuike Amaechi, in collaboration with ‘unpatriotic military and police officers’ to bomb the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) offices and  disrupt the peaceful conduct of the elections in the state.  Governor Wike also declared today as public holiday for Rivers […]

JUST IN: INEC postpones elections to Feb. 23 – says it is not ready – Nigerians and international community disappointed

The Independent National Electoral Commission has decided to shift Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections till next week 23 February. It was one of the decisions reached early today in a crunch talk between between INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu and 12 national commissioners in Abuja, according to sources close to the meeting. Professor Yakubu […]

INEC rejects the withdrawal of ACPN Presidential candidate, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili

Breaking News: Written by NNP Staff Reporter Abuja, Nigeria: News reaching New Nigerian Politics states that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rejected the withdrawal of the presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Oby Ezekwesili. Citing the Electoral Act, INEC stated that a candidate can only withdraw from the race […]

Voters registration ends 60 days to polls-INEC

Voters registration ends 60 days to polls-INEC — 26th January 2018 The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has called on Nigerians who have not registered to vote with the commission to take advantage of the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) and register to vote in the elections schedule for February 2019. INEC in a statement said the registration […]

Press release – Senator Melaye Recall: INEC should not act as interested party

AMALGAMATED NETWORK OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN NIGERIA (ANOSCOIN).                       Address: Suite 65, Deo- Gratias Plaza,                           Utako District, Abuja.                                                          Tell: 09039094636, 08099089448. SENATOR DINO MELAYE RECALL: INEC SHOULD NOT ACT AS INTERESTED PARTY. Amalgamated Network of Civil Society Organization in Nigeria (ANOSCOIN), has been following events since the recall process of Senator […]

INEC registers 125,198 new voters in Enugu

No fewer than 125,198 eligible voters were registered for the first and second quarters in the Continuous Voters Registration in Enugu State. The state Independent National Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Emeka Ononamadu, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu on Saturday. He said 56,562 eligible persons registered in the second […]

INEC writes to Melaye, begins recall process July 3

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has formally notified Senator Dino Melaye of the demand by the people of his constituency to recall him from the Senate. It said that the decision to inform Melaye was taken at its meeting held in Abuja on Thursday, where the petition submitted by voters […]

Indicted INEC staff refund Diezani’s bribe

Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, INEC Chairman: indicted INEC staff return Diezani bribe he Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said some of its staff accused of benefitting from a N3.4 billion bribe money in the 2015 general elections have refunded their share. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, disclosed this when he visited the Acting […]

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