Why Nigeria must embrace e-voting, by ex-minister
Former Minister of Science and Technology, Prof. Turner Isoun, has warned that violence during election period may persist if the nation refuses to deploy electronic voting (e-voting).
PDP tasks INEC on e-voting as Osoba backs move, regrets ‘bastardised’ electoral process
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately begin a process of legalising electronic voting in the country to check abuse of the electoral system.
E-voting and Senate’s bid to restore public confidence in electoral process
Did the All Progressives Congress (APC)-dominated National Assembly wait for the final conquest of the electoral space before revisiting the Electoral Act 2010 amendment that was abandoned at the tail end of 8th session? That was the predominant question ....
Senate moves to okay e-voting for future polls
The Senate has begun a fresh electoral reform which has mandated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to adopt the much-awaited electronic voting method for future polls.
‘Introducing e-voting in our electoral laws will not help until we are mature’
Following the criticisms that greeted the conduct of the 2019 general election as a result of the violence, alleged rigging and other irregularities, many Nigerians are now calling for the adoption of electronic voting. But in this interview with YETUNDE AYOBAMI OJO, a senior Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Johnson Esezoobo believes that amending the electoral laws…
Electronic voting, possible in Nigeria – LASU VC
Prof. Olanrewajun Fagbohun, Vice -Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU) says the conduct of elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) through Electronic voting is possible in Nigeria. Fagbohun made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on the sidelines of a maiden political debate for the executive aspirants of…
Ikpeazu suggests e-voting to ease voters’ stress
Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Saturday called for a shift from the current manual method of voting in elections in Nigeria to electronic voting system. The governor made the call after voting at his Unit 002, Ward 7, Obingwa Umuobiakwa, Obingwa Local Government Area in the Presidential and National Assembly polls. Ikpeazu, who voted…
Much ado about NBA’s e-voting
These are not the best of times for the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). Efforts to organize an electronic voting to elect new national officers have been anything but smooth.The situation is aggravated by the fact that its annual general conference, which happens to be the time for the national officers....
E-Voting for Healthcare Excellence Awards ends June 18
Electronic voting has commenced for the over 100 organisations and individuals nominated for the 5th edition of the Nigerian Healthcare and Excellence Awards (NHEA).The voting, which commenced on June 8, is scheduled to end on Tuesday June 18, 2018.
E-Voting: Solution to Nigeria’s electoral challenges,says Lawmaker
A House of Representatives member, Rep. Douye Diri (Bayelsa-PDP), has said that electronic-voting is a panacea to electoral challenges in the country. Diri, who represents Kolokuma, Okpokuma Constituency of Bayelsa...
Reps to test run e-voting in proceedings
The resolution of the resolution to adopt e-voting ostensibly stemmed from the controversy that trailed the rejection of the South-East Development Commission Bill by the house on Thursday.