Buhari not against e-voting, says presidency
The presidency yesterday said the decline of assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018 by President Muhammadu Buhari was not his aversion to e-voting...
Nigeria’s voter population hits 84m
Nigeria now boasts of over 84 million voters that can participate in the 2019 general elections, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
PVC registration/ collection: Nigerians share their experience
As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) finally closed registration of voters yesterday ahead of 2019 elections, Nigerians...
NTYTR: JCI, others lead active citizens discourse
Sequel to the signing of the Not Too Young To Run (NTYTR) bill into law, political experts, economists who were gathered at the Junior Chamber International...
Group seeks increased voter education for women, laments poor awareness
The Women’s Situation Room Nigeria (WSRN) yesterday advocated robust engagement and education of female voters ahead of the 2019 general elections.With no fewer than 40 women-focused organisations across the country and established before the 2015 elections to monitor election-related violence against women....
Osun REC presents voters’ register to 38 political parties
Resident Electoral Commissioner in Osun State, Segun Agbaje, yesterday presented soft copies of voters’ register to 38 political parties in the September 22 governorship election.
PDP, INEC disagree over alleged plans to give unclaimed PVCs to APC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied that it was planning to release unclaimed Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.The denial followed allegation by the Peoples Democratic Party that it had compromised on the over 500, 000 unclaimed voters cards.
Collect your PVCs, elect credible leaders, Gaidam tells Yobe electorate
Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, yesterday charged the electorate to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) before the Continuous Voters’ Registration (CVR) exercise ends on August 31, 2018. The governor made the call in his message during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations at Government House, Damaturu. He said obtaining PVCs is the only guaranteed means to elect…
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.
Imo governor, Okorocha declares holiday for PVCs collection
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has declared August 15 and 16 work-free days to enable the residents to register and collect their Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs). The governor might have been disturbed by the low response to voter registration and collection of PVCs in the 27 councils of the state. Addressing journalists yesterday evening…