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March 13, 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security agencies and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), yesterday, backed the establishment of the National Electoral Offences Commission (NEOC). The stakeholders spoke during a public hearing on the bill for the establishment of the commission co-sponsored by Senators Abubakar Kyari (APC, Borno) and Ovie Oma-Agege. INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu,...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the National Assembly and other stakeholders to expedite action on the bill to establish the National Electoral Offences Commission/Tribunal ahead of the 2019 general elections. The Commission also disclosed that it recorded 1,080 cases of electoral offences during the 2015 general elections and subsequent bye-elections. INEC chairman,...

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