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The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) said early release of timetable for 2019 general elections would allow the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and political parties to prepare adequately for the elections.
Some political party leaders in Nigeria on Thursday, January 11, praised and commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the timely and the recent release of the 2019 general elections timetable.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Oyo state on Thursday, January 11 disclosed that a total of 657, 267 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) had not yet been collected by their owners in the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has registered 21 new political parties, bringing the number of such organizations up to 68, ahead of the 2019 general elections. INEC also disqualified 61 political associations.
Numbers of registered political parties in Nigeria have risen to 68 as additional 22 were registered in preparation for 2019 general elections.The numbers of registered political parties in the country was 46 prior to this.
Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the time table for the 2019 general elections. The presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on same day on February 16, 2019, INEC said while briefing media.
Some Corps members released by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra state to work as ad hoc poll staff in the proposed take place on January 13 Anambra central senatorial election have declined the offer.
The chairman of the party in Anambra state called on INEC to be fair and not decide to uphold one court judgment and jettison the other as the March 2015 election and victory of the PDP have not been invalidated by any court.
President Goodluck Jonathan is his own man. All the self-proclaimed, would-have-been Godfathers to his presidency have on their own committed political suiciide. He is tested, healthy, strong, focused and committed.
Justice Babatunde Quadri of the Federal High Court in Abuja has summoned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the rerun election for Anambra Central senatorial seat slated for Saturday, January 13.
Suspected hoodlums who kidnapped the wife of a senior officer at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akwa Ibom state, Effiong Ekere, have reduced the ransom to N1m from N10m after the family could not meet up.
Fayose had told us that he would serve out his tenure together with his deputy. No God has spoken to anybody about it, no one can play God no matter how highly placed and anyone that plays God will become an ex-person.
The chairman of the Young Democratic Party, Festus Ofume, said while fielding candidates in 25 local government areas of the state were forced to drop out because they were unable to raise the funds to process the tax clearance.
The National Rebirth Group (NRG) has accused INEC of acting a premeditated script prepared by the PDP to stop the re-election bid of Governor Yahaya Bello.
Nwoga who recently joined the All Progressives Congress party in an interview with the Sun, said President Buhari has done well and deserves a second tenure.
At the December 20 plenary, the Senate President Bukola Saraki read the letter from President Buhari for the appointment of the 10 INEC commissioners.
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Tuesday said that 80 political parties submitted applications for registration ahead of the 2019 election.
The Imo state Resident Electoral Commissioner Francis Ezeonu has raised the alarm over the alleged several duplications of voters’ cards in the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it has not fixed dates for political parties primaries to elect their candidates for the 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will introduce sign languages to aid the full participation of People-Living-with Disabilities (PLWDs).
The African People’s Party (APP) in a petition filed before the tribunal said alleged substantial noncompliance of the electoral act during the elections.
The commission’s chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, said that the political parties would increase after the commission had processed outstanding applications.