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VIDEO: Ebonyi INEC Office Set on Fire

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC on Sunday said its Izzi Local Government Area office located in Iboko, Ebonyi State was set ablaze on Sunday morning. A statement by Festus Okoye, National Commissioner & Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee on Sunday said the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Ebonyi State, Mrs Onyeka Pauline Continue Reading

Osun State Election Petition Tribunal Orders INEC to Provide Governor-elect Certificates

Osun State Election Petition Tribunal has ordered the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to produce the Certificates and other documents of the state Governor-elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke used in the 2018 governorship election. The order followed the failure of the state Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, of the commission to Continue Reading

INEC Oyo State Wins NAFOHEADS Quiz

Representatives of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Oyo State have emerged winners of the quiz competition organized by the National Forum of Heads of Federal Establishment, NAFOHEADS with 90 points. The Nigeria Postal Service, NIPOST, came second followed by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB clinching the third position. The three Continue Reading

2023 Elections; NUJ,CDD,INEC Brace Up

By Afolasade Osigwe More stakeholders are being equipped with necessary information ahead of the 2023 general election.  Among them are journalists and members of Civil Society Organizations in Southwest being trained on conflict-sensitive reporting, 2023 general elections and countering fake news organized by the Centre for Democracy and Development, CDD, in Continue Reading

Ekiti INEC Gets New REC

INEC Chairman, Professor Mamhood Yakubu has deployed new Resident Electoral Commissioner to Ekiti State. He is Professor Ayobami Salami, the Pioneer vice Chancellor of  Nigeria’s Premier Technical University, First Technical University, Ibadan, Oyo State. Meanwhile, the former INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ekiti State, Dr Adeniran Tella has handed over Continue Reading

Fire Guts Ede INEC Office Complex

The Office complex of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Ede South Local Government area of Osun State has been gutted by fire. The complex situated at Okeresi area of the Ede town was partly affected by the fire which reportedly started at about 10 o’clock this morning. One of the staff who did not […]Continue Reading

INEC Swears in 19 RECs

A total of 19 newly appointed Resident Electoral Commissioners are currently being sworn in by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Thursday. In July, the President Muhammadu Buhari transmitted the names of 19 nominees as Resident Electoral Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission to the Senate for confirmation and were confirmed on Continue Reading

INEC Seeks Reliable Data for Inclusion of PWDs

The Independent National Electoral. Commission, INEC, says the commission needs more reliable data for greater inclusion of People with Disabilities, PWDs, in the forthcoming general election. The INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, stated this at the ‘ABLE2VOTE’ Campaign in Abuja, organized by the Albino Foundation, to ensure the mainstreaming of People with Disabilities Continue Reading

Ditch Violence for Issue-Based Campaign

On the 28th, of last month, the gong of electioneering was struck across the nation as stipulated by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The commission had said the campaign for presidential and national assembly elections should commence that day while that of governorship and state houses of the assembly was to begin on October […]Continue Reading

OSSIEC Goes Ahead with Council Poll

Amidst controversy and abstinence of major opposition Political parties, the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission, OSSIEC is going on with the conduct of the Local Government Election slated for Saturday. Already, the state government has declared Friday, a work-free day to enable people to travel to their various polling locations. The Government similarly imposed Continue Reading