PDP, INEC trade blame over alleged underage voting in Kano council poll
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State has blamed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of complicity in the last local council poll. The state chairman of the PDP, Senator Mas’ud Doguwa, alleged that the election was characterised by large-scale underage voting. He added that the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) perpetuated the…
INEC introduces communication policy for 2019 elections
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has introduced a new communication policy.
No INEC staff will register an underage person – Oyekanmi
“The Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise commenced on April 27, 2017 at all the Local Government headquarters in the country. After a while, due to demands, more registration areas...
INEC’s budget for 2019 election will be ready next week, says Yakubu
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has assured that next year’s general elections budget would be concluded next week.Yakubu also expressed dissatisfaction over underage voting at the just-concluded council poll in Kano State.....
CNPP backs National Assembly on order of 2019 general elections
The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) yesterday spoke in favour of the National Assembly for reordering the 2019 general elections.It insisted that the presidential election should come last to save the country from plunging into a one party state and deepen it democracy.
Senator faults colleagues’ decision on election sequence
Chairman, Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Abu Ibrahim has faulted the decision of the Senate to alter the sequence of the 2019 general election, describing the development as illegal. Addressing State House Correspondents after he performed the Juma’at prayer at the Aso Rock...
2019 election budget ready in 7 days – INEC Chairman
Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said that the 2019 General Elections budget would be ready in seven days.
CVR: INEC now captures 2,500 registrants daily in Lagos — REC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State says it now captures about 2, 500 registrants daily in its Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) with the deployment of new Direct Data Capturing (DDC) Machines. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the commission on Sunday took delivery of 30 new DDC machines and deployed…
INEC approves 10 additional CVR centres in Enugu
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved 10 additional registration centres in Enugu State for the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR).