Nigerian Electoral Commission Want More Powers


The Nigerian Electoral Commission has submitted a reform proposal seeking to increase its autonomy and to empower diaspora voting.

INEC is Nigeria's election commission.

  • Nigeria:  Constitution Review - INEC Seeks Full Autonomy, Amendment to Electoral Act

    This Day, 4 December 2012

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has asked the National Assembly to grant it sweeping powers to enable the commission to be the sole authority on the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Parties Slam INEC's Bid for More Powers

    Vanguard, 5 December 2012

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the country's leading opposition political parties were yesterday sharply divided over proposals for electoral reform submitted by the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Don't Interfere in Emergence of Party's Candidates., Momoh Cautions INEC

    Leadership, 3 December 2012

    Prince Tony Momoh , National Chairman, Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) on Monday cautioned INEC not to interfere in the selection of political party candidates. read more »

  • Nigeria:  INEC to Create More Reps Seats Before 2015

    Daily Trust, 3 December 2012

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has concluded plans to review Federal constituencies ahead of the 2015 elections, Commission Chairman Professor Attahiru Jega, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  INEC Is Not Fully Independent, Says Jega

    Daily Trust, 2 December 2012

    Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Attahiru Jega has said that the commission is not fully independent as envisaged by the report of Justice ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  INEC Unveils Strategies for 2015 Polls

    Daily Trust, 29 November 2012

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday in Abuja outlined strategies aimed at enhancing the successful conduct of the 2015 general elections. read more »