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INEC Reacts to Amina Zakari Appointment Criticism

Nigeria’s electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission, Friday has reacted to the controversial appointment of Amina Zakari as head of its collation centre for the 2019 presidential election. “The committee is primarily in charge of welfare. She was also very involved in negotiating with the

Rivers denies ‘bribing’ INEC officials

​ Rivers State government on Tuesday denied that Governor Nyesom Wike allegedly spent N111million to bribe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) staff during the December 10, 2016 rerun legislative election in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a panel constituted to

INEC Secretary Kidnapped by Unknown Gunmen in Osun State

Unknown gunmen on Thursday, kidnapped the Administrative Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti State identified as Muslim Omoleke. It was gathered that Omoleke was kidnapped at Iwaraja, a town near Ilesa in Osun State, at about 4pm. It is not clear

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