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Voter Registration Excersise To Resume June 28 – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it had concluded arrangements to resume Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) on Monday, June 28. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu the commission’s chairman, made this known this at their meeting with the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja. Yakubu explained […]

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#EndSARS : INEC Postpones All Bye-Elections OVER CRISIS.

All bye-elections in 11 states in the country has been postponed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).  INEC spokesman, Festus Okoye who made the announcement said the 15 bye-elections was postponed due to the current state of things in the country.  It was further learnt that the elections for six senatorial districts and nine state […]

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INEC Begins AUTOMATED VOTING SYSTEM.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun the replacement of the current manual system of voting to automated voting system. Its National Chairman, Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, announced this on Monday in Abuja. He said the commission had taken another decisive step towards the full automation of the electoral process. Yakubu said: “After extensive discussion […]

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#EdoDecides2020: US Govt COMMENDS INEC & SECURITY AGENCIES OVER Peaceful Conduct.

The United States government has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies over the conduct of the Edo State Governorship election. In its tweets on Wednesday September 23, the US government also commended the people of Edo State for exercising their franchise.  It read;  Congratulations@inecnigeria and Nigerian security services on the Edo governorship election. We […]

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INEC Presents CERTIFICATE OF RETURN TO Gov Godwin Obaseki & Phillip Shaibu.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Today – Tuesday presented certificate of return to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Phillip Shaibu. The National Commissioner, INEC in charge of Edo, Rivers, and Bayelsa, Mrs. May Agbmuche-Mbu made the presentation on Tuesday at the INEC office in Aduwawa, Benin City, the Edo State capital. […]

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Edo 2020 : APC Allegedly Mounting Pressure on INEC To ALTER RESULT – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of mounting pressure on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to alter the results of the governorship election in various parts of Edo State in favour of the APC. In a statement, Kola Ologbondiyan, National Publicity Secretary of the party, noted: “We have […]

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Edo 2020 : ALL IS SET FOR GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday, said everything including sensitive and non-sensitive materials, manpower, and other essential logistics are fully in place for Saturday’s election. Giving the assurance at the Edo Governorship Election Stakeholders’ meeting in Benin City, the Edo State capital, INEC National Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed that the Commission has dutifully […]

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Edo 2020 : NO FACE MASK , NO ELECTION – INEC

The Electoral Institute (TEI), has advised prospective voters in Edo State to stick strongly with the regulations on conducting elections within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Sa’ad Umar Idris, Director-General of TEI, made this known while delivering a goodwill message during Training of Trainers (ToT) program for political parties’ agents in Benin City, […]

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INEC : GOVERNORSHIP ELECTIONS IN EDO & ONDO STATE WILL BE SUSPENDED IF VIOLENCE CONTINUES.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has threatened to suspend the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo if the violence allegedly ongoing in the states continues.  INEC’s Spokesperson, Festus Okoye who issued a statement after a meeting on Thursday August 5 said the elections will be suspended if the political actors threaten law and order before or […]