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Ondo: INEC publishes final list of governorship candidates

13 parties to participate in 12 bye-elections in 8 states ― INEC

By Omeiza Ajayi The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC said 13 political parties have notified it of their intentions to participate in the forthcoming bye-elections spread across eight states of the Federation. National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. He said; “It
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Ondo: INEC publishes final list of governorship candidates

INEC acted within its powers to de-register political parties, Court affirms 

For the second time in 72 hours, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by some political parties challenging the powers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to de-register them. In the Suit No. FHC/CS/127/2020 filed on 10th February 2020  five de-registered political parties, the Democratic Peoples Congress (DPC), Liberation Movement (LM),
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BREAKING: Court stops INEC from deregistering 31 political parties

BREAKING: Court stops INEC from deregistering 31 political parties

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Monday, restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from deregistering 31 political parties. The restraining order followed an interlocutory motion that was brought before the court by two plaintiffs led by the Advanced Congress of Democratic, ACD. Cited as defendants in the suit
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No, Mr President, you’ve not decimated Boko Haram ― Yerima, Salem tell Buhari

Commend INEC on de-registeration of 74 political parties By Levinus Nwabughiogu Contrary to the presidential submission that Boko Haram has been decimated, two prominent Nigerians have rather stated that insurgency was on the rise. It will be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari while commissioning two Nigeria Air Force Agusta 109 Power Helicopters and MI-17 E
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Senate to Confirm Prof Yakubu as INEC Chairman next week

Why INEC deregistered 74 political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday deregistered 74 out of 92 registered political parties in the country. Announcing the de-registration in a press briefing in Abuja, INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu said they were deregistered for their inability to fulfil requirements for existence based on Section 225A of the 1999 Constitution (as amended).
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