Presidential Tribunal: Atiku defeats INEC in court

Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday struck out an application filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, seeking to strike out the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for not joining the Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo. The Tribunal said

INEC Chairman Rates Self Best Since 1999

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, has rated the commission under him as the most improved public service in the country, insisting that the 2019 general election was the best-conducted election since 1999. Speaking during the review of the 2019 election conduct with the second batch of about 387 Election Officers (EOs)

3,187,988 People Have Collected PVC In Katsina – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Resident Electoral Commissioner of Katsina State, Jibril Ibrahim Zarewa, said 3,187,988 Permanent Voters Card, PVCs were distributed in the state. Zarewa said the 3,187,988 representing 98 per cent collection were out of the 3,230,000 registered voters in the state. The Commissioner also said that 63,939 PVCs were yet to

I Will Personally Handle Presidential Election Results Collation – INEC Boss Yakubu

As part of it efforts to ensure transparency and build confidence in the February 16 presidential election, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has vowed to solely man the result collation centre, stressing that he will not share his constitutional responsibility as the chairman of the collation secretariat with

Eligible Voters In Aba Accuse INEC Of Frustration

Eligible voters in Osisioma, Aba South and Aba North local government areas of Abia state have expressed frustration over the inability of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to give them their personal voter cards (PVCs). The voters, who spoke to newsmen separately at INEC offices in the various local government secretariats, explained that they

Election: APC Has No Candidate In River State – Court

Barely two months before the February general election, a federal high court sitting in Port Harcourt Monday barred all candidates produced by the primaries of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State. The court, presided by Kolawole Omotosho, also restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from recognising any candidates of the APC