INEC, e-voting and our democracy
A piece of good news came the other day from the country’s foremost electoral management body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
8 companies so far demonstrate e-voting machines to INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Wednesday said that eight companies had so far demonstrated their Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), to the commission.
Dansol exposes students to basics of e-voting, good leadership skills
In a society, where free and fair election appears to be unfeasible, even with the electronic system of voting, Dansol High School, Agidingbi, Lagos, has demonstrated to students
E-voting long overdue in Nigeria, INEC chair, Yakubu, insists
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said the full deployment of technology for the improvement of Nigeria’s electoral process was long overdue.
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 ....
‘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…