Okpe Union accuses INEC officials in Sapele of corruption over PVC
The umbrella body of Okpe-speaking nationality indigenes in Delta State has accused officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Sapele local council of demanding gratification from residents before collection or registration for the Permanent Voter Card (PVC).
A nation of mushroom political parties
I am sure it must come as a big surprise to many of us that we now have 67 registered political parties. INEC registered 21 new political parties only last week. Before then, we had 46 political parties about which most of us were somnolently ignorant.
2019 general elections: INEC yet to fix dates for parties’ primaries
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it has not fixed dates for political parties primaries, to elect their candidates for the 2019 general elections.
Anambra Sentral Senate seat: Court ruling stirs further controversy
It was a senatorial contest that consumed hundreds of millions of naira. It was also an election in which the Independent National Electoral Commission...
Anambra central: Jan 13 election date is sacrosanct, says Umeh
The Senatorial candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the Anambra central senatorial election, Victor Umeh has expressed confidence in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), saying that the election will hold on January 13, in Anambra.
INEC registers 21 new political parties
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said 21 associations have fulfilled constitutional requirements for registration as political parties bringing the total number to 67.
INEC places RECs on red alert ahead 2019 elections
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has charged Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) to work closely with security agencies and identified hotspot to curb likely violence before, during and after the 2019 general election. He made the call while addressing RECs from the 36 states of the federal who are on…
Over 3m voters register in CVR – INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says no fewer than 3.63 million new voters have been registered in ongoing Continuous Voter Registration across the country. The Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made this known at a retreat for Resident Electoral Commissioners in Uyo on Friday. Yakubu said that the voter registration would continue…
Apathy, late arrival of materials mar Akwa Ibom LG poll
VOTER apathy and late arrival of polling materials, yesterday marred the much expected local council poll in Akwa Ibom State, as officials of the State Independent Electoral Commission (AKSIEC) failed to turn up in most the polling units visited as at 9am, when the process ought to have begun. Also, motorists and commuters saw hell,…
2019: INEC to partner political parties for credible elections
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will partnership political parties and other stakeholders in Ebonyi to ensure that the state records credible election in 2019. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Prof. Godswill Obioma, stated this while briefing newsmen on Wednesday in Abakaliki on the outcome of a meeting between the…