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Court stops INEC from ending voter registration June 30.

A  Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission from ending voter registration on June 30, 2022. Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon, on Monday, granted an order of interim injunction following the hearing of an argument on motion exparte filed by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project. SERAP and 185 concerned Nigerians had early […]Read More

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AHEAD of the 2023 general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission and Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre has called for the amendment of the Electoral Act to provide stiffer penalties against violators of rules on election expenses. Speaking at a parlay on “Strengthening Accountability Networks Among Civil Societies in Nigeria.” in Abuja, on Tuesday, Executive […]Read More

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INEC insists on e-transmission of Results without recourse to NCC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it does not need the approval of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to transmit election results electronically.   It argued that the decision by the National Assembly to subject its constitutional power to conduct elections to the NCC was absolutely unconstitutional. Recall that during the debate on […]Read More

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INEC Presses for Law to Transmit Election Results Electronically

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday called for legislation to transmit the results of 2023 elections electronically. The commission also showcased new processes for voter’s registration and transmission of results from ward level to the final declaration. It said beginning from June 28 when the voter’s registration will commence, facial capture would be added […]Read More

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INEC Announces Date for 2023 General Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday announced the date for the forthcoming 2023 general elections. Chairman of the commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu made the announcement at a one-day public hearing on the National Electoral Offences Commission (Establishment) Bill 2021, organized by the Senate Committee on INEC. Mahmood Yakubu said the general elections are […]Read More

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INEC threatens to blacklist political parties

Disturbed by the growing resort to destruction of its property and attack on personnel by partisans, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has threatened to blacklist political parties whose members or supporters go haywire during their congresses or conventions. INEC said it had watched with utmost dismay and profound concern the recurrent acrimony, violence and […]Read More

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Ondo Guber Poll: Sanwo-Olu Congratulates Akeredolu, Hails Buhari For Deepening

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated his Ondo State counterpart, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) on his victory in last Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the State, describing it as well deserved. Sanwo-Olu, who is the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Campaign Council for Ondo State Governorship election, said Akeredolu’s success in […]Read More