The Independent National Electoral Commission has postponed 15 senatorial and state bye-elections earlier planned to hold in 11 states. INEC said the elections, slated for October 30, were postponed over the current security situation. This was contained in a statement by INEC’s spokesperson, Festus Okoye, on Thursday. Part of the statement […]
Lauretta Onochie Youth Party has rejected the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as the National Commissioner representing South-South in the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, made by President Muhammadu Buhari. The party in a statement on Friday said the Nigeria Constitution is clear on the requirements for qualification for appointment as an INEC National Commissioner. Pointing […]
By Chidi Nkwopara – Owerri The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will engage 3,000 Ad-hoc staff to execute the Imo North senatorial bye-election, scheduled for October 31, 2020. Similarly, only 14 candidates of registered political parties are primed to vie for the Okigwe senatorial zone bye-election. The INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in Imo State, […]
Samklef Veteran record music producer, Samklef, has nominated ace musician, 2face Idibia alias 2baba for the position of INEC Commissioner. This is in reaction to the latest nomination by President Muhammadu Buhari. Information Nigeria earlier reported that President Buhari has nominated his Social Media Aide, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie to represent Delta state for the position of National […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated his Special Assistant on Social Media, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie, for screening and confirmation as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), representing Delta State. Senate President Ahmad Lawan read President Buhari’s letter of request at plenary. Also nominated for confirmation as National Commissioners of INEC are: Prof. […]
KIMPACT Development Initiative (KDI) and the Coordinator For The Ondo State Nigeria Election Violence Report (NEVR) have hailed the peaceful conduct of the Ondo State governorship election in its preliminary report released to the media. In a statement and interview held with its Executive Director, Bukola Idowu, Kimpact applauded the citizens of Ondo State who […]
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has told its staff that they must account for all votes during the Ondo State governorship election on Saturday. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, said this in a message to those of them that will participate in the poll. Yakubu recalled that on the eve of the Edo gubernatorial election, […]
The group advised INEC to ensure that all vehicles to be used in deploying election materials and personnel are deployed to the Registration Area camps a day before the commencement of polls. The post Don’t let NURTW compromise Ondo election logistics, YIAGA tells INEC appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Dayo Johnson – Akure The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) today commenced the distribution of sensitive materials to various local government areas across Ondo State for Saturday’s election. The roads leading to Central Bank of Nigeria in Akure, the state capital were cordoned off. ALSO READ: Ondo election debate: Why I’m contesting – Akeredolu Vanguard […]
The chairman said the same procedure used in Edo State would be adopted in Ondo State. The post Ondo 2020: INEC warns officials to be professional, apolitical appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), in charge of Akwa Ibom State, Mike Igini, has dragged the factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, David Imuse and the chairman of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu campaign council in the September 20 governorship election in the state, John Mayaki, before a Benin City High […]