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    We were trained to transmit results electronically, says INEC technical officer

We were trained to transmit results electronically, says INEC technical officer

Peter Obi, a witness presented by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, says he was trained to transmit results of the 2019 presidential polls.Obi said he was one of the registration area technicians (RATECH) appointed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the 2019 presidential election.He was the second witness presented by the PDP [...]

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    INEC and its ’empty’ server

INEC and its ’empty’ server

BY ERAHODU OSEGHALEThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), is in the throes of a dilemma. It does not seem to know how to extricate itself from the server mess in which it is currently embroiled. The chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu had, prior to the election, told the world that results of the presidential election and other elections [...]

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    Situation Room: Collation of results remain the weak link in Nigerian elections

Situation Room: Collation of results remain the weak link in Nigerian elections

Civil Society Situation Room has declared that collation of results in Nigerian elections as the weakest point in the country's electoral management and administration.Clement Nwankwo, the convener of the Situation Room, disclosed this to journalists in the Group's third interim statement on its observation of the governorship, state houses of assembly and FCT area council elections on Sunday at the [...]

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    CDD: INEC has to make itself clear on cancellation of elections

CDD: INEC has to make itself clear on cancellation of elections

The Center for Democracy and Development (CDD) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make itself clear on cancellation of elections.Speaking at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday, Idayat Hassan, director of CDD, cited instances of lack of clarity in the national assembly and presidential elections.She said the coalition of result was "very very sluggish" and in [...]

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    Jega: Many politicians learnt from military rule

Jega: Many politicians learnt from military rule

Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says many of the prominent politicians on the continent learnt from the military.Speaking at a workshop in Abuja on Friday, Jega said the military left "a lot of dangerous legacies".The workshop with the theme “Three decades of democratic transition in Africa”, was organised by the Centre for Democracy and [...]

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    Anambra polls: INEC blames corps members for late arrival of materials

Anambra polls: INEC blames corps members for late arrival of materials

Solomon Soyebi, national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says corps members are to blame for the late arrival of electoral materials at several polling units in Anambra.Soyebi told Channels Television that some corps members were hesitant to go to some areas while others did not have the right attitude towards the election."We have some problems with the corpers, especially [...]

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APC: We will not accept piecemeal release of voter register by INEC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has demanded a complete, rather than piecemeal, release of voter register for all the states of the federation by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as required by law, on Tuesday.According to a statement issued by APC’s spokesman, Lai Mohammed, on Monday, the party said “it would not accept anything less than a complete release [...]

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    INEC to publish full list of voters Jan. 13

INEC to publish full list of voters Jan. 13

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) intends to publish the register of voters for the conduct of the 2015 general election on Tuesday, January 13.According to the commission, this is a crucial milestone on the journey to the election, as section 20 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) provides that the register of voters for an election shall be published [...]

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INEC releases names of candidates for 2015 presidential election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the names of candidates for the 2015 presidential election. The submission of names of presidential and vice-presidential candidates to INEC by political parties had ended on December 18, with 11 out of the 26 political parties sending the names of their candidates. For the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, President Goodluck Jonathan and Namadi Sambo [...]

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    APC: ‘A certain party’ selling PVCs for N1,000

APC: ‘A certain party’ selling PVCs for N1,000

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that "a certain political party" is buying permanent voter cards (PVCs) with a view to disenfranchising the owners of such cards, especially in opposition strongholds.The party argued that the purchased PVCs might not be transferable, but those who were buying them were doing so to reduce the votes in the opposition strongholds and [...]

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    Omisore opens cases against Aregbesola on Monday

Omisore opens cases against Aregbesola on Monday

The election tribunal sitting in Osogbo, Osun state, has ruled in favour of the prayer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s Iyiola Omisore to open his case on Monday, November 10, 2014.Earlier, Omisore had contested the results of the August 9 election which returned Rauf Aregebsola as the governor of the state.The case was adjourned following an oral request by [...]

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    INEC postpones issuance of PVCs in Kaduna

INEC postpones issuance of PVCs in Kaduna

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the suspension of the issuance of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) earlier scheduled to begin on Friday in Kaduna state.According to NAN, Halliru Tambuwal, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), announced the postponement at a meeting with stakeholders on Thursday.Represented by Yusuf Hadejia, the administrative secretary, the REC said the issuance of the PVCs [...]

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    LASIEC warns INEC on PVC distribution in Lagos

LASIEC warns INEC on PVC distribution in Lagos

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) on Wednesday faulted the number of days allotted for the distribution of Permanent Voters Card (PVC) in the state.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had fixed November 7 to November 9 for the distribution of the PVCs in Lagos and six other states.It also slated November 12 to November 17 for Continuous Voters [...]

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    Appeal court judgment throws APC into disarray

Appeal court judgment throws APC into disarray

Has the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun state lost all its positions in the national assembly and state house of assembly by the implications an appeal court judgment on Friday?According to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), all the seats have now become vacant following the verdict by the appeal court sitting in Akure, Ondo state, dismissing an appeal filed [...]

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    Fintiri to appeal removal ‘in 20 minutes’

Fintiri to appeal removal ‘in 20 minutes’

Acting governor of Adamawa state, Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has revealed his intention to appeal the judgment of an Abuja federal high court removing him as governor.Fintiri said he had directed his lawyers to appeal the judgment immediately."Our lawyers are preparing their papers and will file an appeal in the next 20 minutes," NAN quoted him as saying."We are awaiting [...]

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    APC: INEC under Jega may hold free and fair election

APC: INEC under Jega may hold free and fair election

Nigeria may be able to organise free, fair, credible and transparent elections in the nearest future if the recent comments by Independent National Electoral Commission chairman Professor Attahiru Jega reflect the thinking of the umpire, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said.The party through its national publicity secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said that three issues stood out in the comments [...]

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