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We can’t cancel Rivers, Akwa Ibom results –INEC

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it has no power to cancel the results of the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections in Rivers and Akwa Ibom states. It made this known to The PUNCH a few hours after the European Union Election Observation Mission to Nigeria on Monday called for a probe of the “severe ...

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INEC office razed as Rivers protesters demand fresh polls

  The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in the Emouha Local Government Area of Rivers State was on Saturday night set ablaze by persons believed to be political thugs. A senior official of the commission confirmed the incident hours after hundreds of All Progressives Congress protesters on Sunday besieged the INEC office in Port Harcourt     demanding the conduct ...

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President-elect to emerge today –Jega

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that despite the extension of Saturday’s elections till Sunday in some parts of the country, the results of the presidential poll will be declared on Monday(today). INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, gave the assurance   as some of results from wards, local government areas and states continued to emerge on Sunday. For instance, results ...

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No plan to rig election in favour of any political party —INEC

  THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, dismissed the claims in some quarters that its chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega, was planning to rig the general election in favour of a particular political party. The commission, in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja, on Thursday, by the chief press secretary to its chairman, Mr Kayode Idowu, debunked ...

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We’re ready for polls – INEC

ABUJA — The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, reiterated its readiness for the forthcoming general elections even as strong pressures were brought on its National Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega by contending forces at the National Council of State, NCS, to shift the polls by six weeks. Jega, who, insisted on holding the election as scheduled was, however, countered by ...

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