• 08 Feb

    INEC Routinely Redeploys 9 RECs

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in a press release dated 27 January and signed by the Secretary to the Commission, Mrs Augusta C Ogakwu, announced the routine redeployment of nine Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs). According to the press release, the official hand overs to the incoming RECs were to...

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  • 27 Jan

    INEC Commissioner Wins Commonwealth Award

    A National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Hajia Amina Bala Zakari, has been honoured with the Global Achiever's Award as 2015 Commonwealth Woman of the Year.  Hajia Amina Bala Zakari was presented the award at a Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGOM) event, which held recently in Malta.

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  • 05 Dec

    INEC Office in Dekina LGA of Kogi Set Ablaze by Unknown Persons

    The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State has been set ablaze by unknown persons. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt in Lokoja on Friday that the office was burnt with materials to be used for Saturday’s supplementary governorship election...

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  • 29 Nov

    Dakogol Wins Plateau House of Assembly Bye-election

    Eric Dakogol won yesterday’s bye-election to fill the Qua’an Pan North Constituency seat in the Plateau House of Assembly. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Mr Dakogol, of the APC, polled 5,409 votes to defeat  Alloy Oliver, of the PDP, who garnered 4,977 votes. Source: Premium Times

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  • 22 Nov

    Abubakar Audu, APC's Governorship Candidate In Kogi Election Is Dead

    The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi state, Mr. Abubakar Audu is dead. Mr. Audu died of undisclosed medical reasons shortly after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared his victory at the elections inconclusive. Saharareporters could not determine the cause of Mr. Audu's death. culled...

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  • 21 Nov

    Kogi State Governorship Election Preliminary Press Statement by Election Monitor

    Election Monitor (EM), one of the fifty (50) Election Observation groups accredited by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to observe the Saturday 21st November Kogi State Governorship Election released a press statement on Friday 20th, November 2015. It stated that the distribution of the sensitive materials to SuperRACs (Registration...

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  • 16 Nov

    INEC: New Chairman Meets Senior Staff

    The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, along with the National Commissioners met with Directing Staff of the commission at the INEC Conference Hall, reports from 11 November say. The new Chairman said that under him management would hold out open hands to receive the...

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  • 09 Nov

    INEC and UNDP to Convene Bayelsa Peace Summit

    According to a press release signed by the Head of Voter Education and Publicity for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), INEC and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are convening a Peace Summit in Bayelsa State on Tuesday, 10 November, 2015. The essence of the programme is for the...

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  • 06 Nov

    Kogi and Bayelsa Permanent Voter Card (PVC) Distribution

    Photo: Daily Mail The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to distribute Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in Kogi and Bayelsa states from 6–19 November, 2015. The PVC distribution exercise in Kogi is scheduled for Friday, 6 November, to Wednesday, 11 November, 2015. The distribution in Bayelsa is scheduled for Friday,...

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  • 04 Nov

    Borno Central Senatorial District Bye-Election Result

    The 31 October, 2015, declaration of results by the Independent National Electroal Commission (INEC) for the Borno Central Senatorial District Bye-Election states that Baba Kaka Bashir Garba of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 120,639 out of the 155,443 total of valid votes to win the election. The number of...

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  • 03 Nov

    INEC Releases Names Of Candidates For Kogi, Bayelsa Elections

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final lists for governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa State. The lists signed on Monday by the Acting Secretary to the Commission, U. F. Usman, listed 22 candidates and their deputies to contest for the governorship seat in Kogi state while...

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  • 29 Oct

    Deepening Civil-Military Cooperation

    On 26 October, the Chief of Civil-Military Affairs Department at the Army Headquarters paid a courtesy visit to the Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to discuss means of promoting better Civil-Military relations with INEC and the general public.            

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  • 29 Oct

    INEC Seeks Greater UNDP Cooperation

    The Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mrs Amina Bala Zakari, has requested greater support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ahead of the Kogi and Bayelsa Governorship elections scheduled for Saturday, 21 November and Saturday, 5 December, 2015. She made the request at the Commission’s...

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  • 29 Oct

    Public Presentation of the INEC 2015 General Elections Report

    On 21 October, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) made a public presentation of its 2015 General Elections Report. The public presentation was held at the main auditorium of The Electoral Institute, in the Central Business District, Abuja, FCT. The INEC National Commissioner, Amb Lawrence Nwuruku, made the welcome remarks...

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  • 15 Oct

    2015 European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) Report

    The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) was among the one hundred and seven (107) groups accredited to observe the 2015 General Elections in Nigeria. The Mission – whose mandate is to collect and verify information concerning the election process, analyse the observations and then, after the elections, publish...

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  • 08 Oct

    Accredited Observer Groups For Kogi And Bayelsa States Governorship Elections 2015

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has approved Fifty (50) Observer groups to participate in the forth coming Kogi and Bayelsa states Governorship Elections scheduled for 21st November, and 5th December, 2015 respectively. This is sequel to the initial applications as contained in the completed Form EPMC 01 and assessed by...

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  • 15 Sep

    CDD to Publish New Book on 2015 Elections

    As part of its efforts towards the improvement of the electoral process and the consolidation of the democracy in Nigeria, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) documents and publishes narratives and analysis on elections.  It is in respect of this that the CDD invited scholars, practitioners and researchers, in...

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  • 10 Sep

    Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room: North Central Zonal Strategy Meeting

    The Fourth Zonal Strategy Meeting of the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, organised with support from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) focused on the North Central Zone. The event, which was held in Lokoja, the capital of Kogi State, on Thursday, 10 September 2015, saw a lot of...

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  • 24 Aug

    Do Search Engines Influence Election Outcomes?

    'America’s next president could be eased into office not just by TV ads or speeches, but by Google’s secret decisions...' Source: Politico

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  • 24 Aug

    INEC Felicitates with NUJ, Seeks Greater Cooperation

    INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION DAILY BULLETIN  VOLUME:     1         N0.:      765                                       DATE:  10 / 08 / 2015   INEC FELICITATES WITH NUJ, SEEKS GREATER COOPERATION   The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) has congratulated the Nigerian Union Of Journalists (NUJ) for the successful conduct of election for its executives at the just concluded...

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  • 24 Aug

    We Are Aware Some Areas in the Electoral Process Require Improvements – INEC Chairman

    INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION DAILY BULLETIN  VOLUME:     1         N0.:      762                                       DATE:  29 / 07 / 2015   WE ARE AWARE SOME AREAS IN THE ELECTORAL PROCESS REQUIRE IMPROVEMENTS – INEC Chairman   Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Amina Bala Zakari, has said that the achievements recorded in the...

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  • 10 Aug

    Bye-Election Result for the Katsina Federal Constituency

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that in the Federal House of Representatives bye-election for the Katsina Central constituency, which was conducted on Saturday, 8 August, the APC won the election by polling 21,480 votes out of the total 27,554 of valid of votes cast. The PDP polled...

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  • 23 Jul

    INEC Registers New Party, Democratic Peoples Congress

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the registration of a new party called Democratic Peoples Congress (DPC). This brings the number of registered parties in the country to 29. Source: INEC

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  • 11 Jul

    INEC Releases Time Tables for Kogi and Bayelsa Governorship Elections

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the time tables for the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States. The election in Kogi will hold Saturday, 21 November, and that of Bayelsa will hold Saturday, 5 December.

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  • 11 Jul

    INEC Releases Election Management System (EMS) 2015 Project Report

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has published its Election Management System (EMS) 2015 Project Report. The objective of the Election Management System (EMS) Project is to steer INEC's operations towards a more systematized and proactive management of staff, electoral staff training, election logistics, parties and candidates, election material procurement,...

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  • 06 Jul

    INEC Promises Credible Kogi State Election

    'The Kogi State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mallam Halilu Pai, has assured that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will conduct a free and fair governorship election in October'. Source: Daily Post

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  • 06 Jul

    Rivers Governorship Election Tribunal Resumes

    '[The] Rivers State Election Petition Tribunal will resume sitting in Abuja, to continue hearing on a petition filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its governorship candidate in the state, Dr Dakuku Adol Peterside, and against Governor Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and the Independent National...

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