The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced dates for 2019 general elections.
a statement posted on its website Thursday, the electoral commission
said it was making the announcements well ahead “in order to ensure
certainty in our dates for elections, and to allow for proper planning
by the Commission, political parties, security agencies, candidates and
that extent, the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections will
hold on Saturday, 16th February 2019, while the Governorship/State
Assembly/Federal Capital Territory Area Council Elections will hold on
Saturday 2nd March 2019.”
commission also announced that 23 of its electoral officers being
prosecuted for various electoral offences will be placed on half salary
and will not report for duty pending the determination of their
respective cases by the court.