Southern forum lists conditions for backing presidential aspirant in 2019
The Southern Nigeria Forum (SNF) yesterday said it would consult widely to determine the candidate that could get its support during the 2019 general elections.In a statement in Enugu after its extraordinary general meeting on Sunday night in London, the group maintained that the candidate of its....
Voters’ registration dogged by racketeering, fewer centres
It is three days to the suspension of the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), just as efforts by many Nigerians to get the exercise done remain bumpy.
Court stops arrest of INEC Chairman, Yakubu
A Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Monday issued orders stopping the arrest of Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja had on August 1, 2018 ordered the arrest of Yakubu, for refusing to appear in court. The judge, Justice Stephen Pam gave the…
INEC to reposition polling booths to check vote buying, says REC
Polling booths are henceforth to be position in a way to make it difficult for people to see how voters cast their votes during elections, a Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) announced in Awka on Monday.
APC wins Katsina, Bauchi, Kogi National Assembly by-elections
The All Progressive Congress (APC) has won weekend’s bye-elections for the Katsina North and Bauchi South senatorial seats. The party was also victorious...
2019 Elections: Lagos commissioner urges residents to collect PVCs
The Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr AbdulHakeem AbfulLateef, has urged residents to obtain their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) so as not to be disenfranchised in the 2019 general elections.
435, 458 uncollected PVCs worry Imo REC, outsources means of distribution to registrants
About 435,458 uncollected Permanent Voter's Cards (PVCs) are currently at the 27offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), domiciled at the various 27 Local Councils of Imo State.
NCC, INEC plan strategy on electronic transmission, result collation in 2019
The leadership of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday met to review the outcome of the report...