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INEC reviews guidelines for election monitoring


The Independent National Electoral Commission has turned down applications by some support groups of candidates contesting the 2019 general elections to monitor the elections, its chairman, Prof. Mahmo0d Yakubu, has said. According to him, only neutral observers would be accredited, adding that the guidelines for the accreditation of election observers …

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APC had no reason to present Buhari again – Clergy


Chancellor of Hezekiah University, Umudi, Imo State, and founder, Living Christ Mission Church, Prof. Daddy Hezekiah, has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress had no justifiable reason to have presented Muhammadu Buhari again for the office of the President. The educationalist cum prelate who spoke to journalists on the …

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2019: INEC warns staff not to collude with politicians

INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned its staff against complicity with politicians or their agents to subvert the electoral process ahead of the 2019 general elections. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu gave the warning at the swearing-in of the new Secretary to the commission, Mrs Rose …

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2019 general elections: We’ll deploy smart card readers, says INEC


The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, on Monday assured Nigerians that the smart card readers would be used in the conduct of the 2019 General Elections. Yakub gave the assurance amidst controversy over President Muhammadu Buhari’s withholding of assent to the 2018 Electoral Act …

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Nigerians don’t follow us on social media – INEC

INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission has decried what it called the very poor followership of its activities in the social media by eligible voters for the 2019 general elections. The Chief Press Secretary to the INEC chairman, Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, stated this in Enugu on Monday. Oyekanmi made the statement …

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Buhari begs supporters to stop re-election campaigns


President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, urged his supporters across the country to halt their current campaigns for his re-election. He said such activities at this time could amount to jumping the gun since the Independent National Electoral Commission had a timetable for the electoral process. The Special Adviser to the …

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27 in Police custody for alleged electoral offence in Ekiti


Ekiti state police command on Friday confirmed the arrest of 27 persons for electoral related offences during the July 14 governorship election in the state. The Commissioner of Police, Bello Ahmed, said they were arrested a day to the election and on the day of the election. A statement by …

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