Monday, 2nd October 2023

Festus Okoye

6 Jul
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has filed a six-count charge against the suspended Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Adamawa State, Hudu Yunusa Ari.
23 Jun
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that it will conduct a review of the just-concluded 2023 general election.
26 Mar
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that Governors-elect and Deputy Governors-elect in states where elections have been concluded will be awarded their individual certificates of return between Wednesday, March 29 and Friday, March 31, 2023.
13 Mar
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it will complete the reconfiguration of the Bimodal Voter Registration Systems (BVAS) by Tuesday, March 14. INEC National Commissioner Festus Okoye said this during Channels Television's Sunday Politics. Okoye said no political party will be allowed to look into the brain of the BVAS used for voter accreditation…
9 Mar
With barely 48 hours to the conduct of the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections, the Court of Appeal, yesterday, refused to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from reconfiguring the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) machines.
28 Feb
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will resume the ongoing 2023 Presidential election results collation at 2 pm.
26 Feb
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said technical challenges with its system were responsible for the delay in uploading the presidential election results to its Results Viewing Portal (IReV).
23 Feb
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has launched a new short-code -4623 toward fighting fake news, ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Election.
6 Feb
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained that the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) won't allow identity theft on election day.
2 Feb
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has assured Nigerians that the attack on its office in Anambra State on Wednesday won’t deter it from conducting the forthcoming general elections.
13 Jan
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) nationwide by one week.
10 Jan
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied releasing a new final list of candidates for the 2023 general elections on Sunday January 8, 2023.


9 mins ago
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, has commiserated with the families of the victims of the Sunday petrol tanker explosion at Koko Junction, in Delta. The governor, in a statement on Monday in Benin, expressed sadness over the unfortunate incident, noting that the loss of lives was regrettable. He said, “We are saddened by the news…
21 mins ago
The Police Command in Delta says five persons lost their lives in a petrol tanker explosion in the state, police sources said. The spokesman of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, disclosed this to newsmen on Sunday in Warri, saying the incident occurred on 1 October at Ugbenu in Ethiope West Local Government Area (LGA) of…
25 mins ago
President Bola Tinubu's campaign former spokesman in the southeast, Dr. Josef Onoh has described as the 'Ajasco dance' the celebration of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and his supporters over the Judgement of the United States court that ordered the Chicago State University to release the certificate of the Nigeria President. Jeffrey Gilbert, a US…
35 mins ago
The Manarement of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, says its Nursing students returned a 100 per cent pass in the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s professional examination. The institution’s Head, Corporate Communications and Protocol, AAU, Ekpoma, Otunba Mike Aladenika, announced this in a statement on Monday in Benin. In the statement, made available to the News…
36 mins ago
Afrobeat singer Davido, reacted to the latest champion in town, Ilebaye who was crowned the winner of the Big brother season 8, pocketing a whopping #120m in the process.  Davido wrote on his “X” app, ILEBAYE ….I love a success story ! Ilebaye, the 22-year-old sensation, clinched the highly coveted top spot in the…
47 mins ago
Mr. Eseme Eyiboh, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Senate President, has debunked reports that an office was created for the wife of the Senate President, Mrs Unoma Akpabio, in the National Assembly. Eyiboh, in a statement on Monday in Abuja, said the story showed that it was essentially designed to malign…
1 hour ago
After an exhilarating ten-week journey within the Big Brother House, the All Stars have been put to the test like never before. Sponsored tasks have pushed their mental acumen, physical abilities, and creative talents to the limit. Whether collaborating in teams or showcasing their individual prowess, the contestants' unwavering commitment and diligence have resulted in a…
2 hours ago
Senior officials of the African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) secretariat have met new Nigeria’s Minister of Water and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Utsev, to discuss the future of AMCOW, the preparation towards the seventh AfricaSan Conference coming up in Swakopmund, Namibia next month.
2 hours ago
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has stressed the importance of having cybersecurity and digital literacy in school curriculums.
3 hours ago
In a bid to elevate the planning profession, the President of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Nathaniel Atebije, has charged its members to uphold the code of conduct and ethics to enable Nigerians to accord practitioners due respect.