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8 Oct
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said a total of 2,525,471 registered voters will be participating in the November 6 Anambra governorship election. INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu, who disclosed this at an emergency meeting with political parties, said 77,475 valid registrants at the end of the First Quarter of the Continuous Voter Registration…
30 Sep
Thirty-six days to the Anambra governorship election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed fears over worsening security challenges in the state.
29 Sep
The September 4 2021 local government election in Kaduna State, conducted under Governor Nasir El Rufai of All Progressives Congress (APC), using Electronic Voting System ...
26 Sep
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said the recent debate on electronic transmission of election results in the National Assembly was marked by “entrenched partisan positions...
7 Sep
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says INEC Voter Enrolment Device (IVED), will eliminate the possibility of voting by identity theft using another person’s Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) on election day.
7 Aug
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would deploy technological devices to checkmate any threat to the security of its personnel and facilities during the November 6 Anambra State governorship election.
30 Jul
Chairperson of Liberia’s National Electoral Commission (NEC), Madam Davidetta Browne Lansanah, has sought the assistance of the Independent National Electoral Commission...
14 Jul
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it received 542,576 online applications in the first two weeks of the resumption of its Continuous Voter Registration (CVR), which commenced on June 28, 2020.
29 Jun
According to the Justice Uwais-led Electoral Reform Committee “free and fair elections are the corner stone of every democracy and the primary mechanism for exercising the principle of sovereignty of the people and are therefore a crucial requirement....
22 Jun
Amid security concerns, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has concluded plans to deploy 5,346 officials and 2,600 enrolment machines for the 2,673 centres billed for the nationwide voter registration beginning from June 28,2021.
21 Jun
INEC said on Monday in Abuja that it would deploy 5,346 personnel to 2,673 registration centres for Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) resuming nationwide on June 28.
18 Jun
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over continued refusal by political parties to file statutory returns to the commission in line with the provisions


By Laetitia Badolo OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 19 October 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-  Access to water and sanitation remains a luxury for most people in Africa. African parliamentarians are ensuring that this luxury effectively became what it really is, a basic human right. The biggest hindrance to improving water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in Africa is the absence of…
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The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Wednesday announced a six-hour planned outage in some communities in Badagry, Lagos State.
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First things first, writing about politics, its abracadabra, its luggage and attendant baggage, is not what I do (as one left that forte years ago.) And the primary reason for not writing about Nigerian, African or global politics is that as any noteworthy writer and strategic thinker who is worth his or her salt would…
2 hours ago
The Never-Ending Electorial Problem Elections in Nigeria have almost always been dogged by allegations of rigging, vote-buying, and ballot box snatching amongst a myriad of issues that have bedeviled the electioneering process since the return to civilian rule in 1999. Between 1999 and 2021, there have been at least six national elections and there is…
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All married women who are pregnant and nursing mothers not deployed to their husbands’ places of domicile can now proceed to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camps within their spouses’ states of residence, the scheme has said. NYSC, however, said the pregnant women or nursing mothers must present for registration in addition to other…