ECOWAS/SADC regions: Opportunities and challenges of ICT deployment in elections
For four days, electoral management bodies (EMBs) from West and Southern African countries gathered in Abuja (April 9-12) to discuss how deployment of ICT has enhanced elections...
No political campaign before December 2018, INEC warns
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday warned political parties against engaging in electioneering before the end of the year.
Elections: ICT necessary tool – INEC Chairman
The President, ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said in spite of the challenges of deploying technology in electoral processes, its benefits had remained enormous.
Newly-registered voters hit seven million nationwide, says INEC
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said the number of newly-registered voters stood at 6,906,411 as at March 27, 2018.
Alleged under age voting: INEC Committee submits report
The Committee set up by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) to investigate the allegations of underage voting that trailed the Local Government Area elections conducted by the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission has submitted its report.
INEC laments rising electoral cases, supports offences commission bill
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, yesterday lamented that there were over 1,000 lawsuits against the commission arising from the 2015 general elections.
PDP flays INEC for denying existence of underage voters in Kano
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, that there are no underage voters in Kano State as a despicable act of cowardice and threat to the nation’s democracy.
INEC releases 36-year election timetable
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday announced a 36-year election timetable.It would span eight general elections in the country beginning from 2019 to 2055.The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this yesterday at a consultative meeting with leaders of political parties in Abuja.
INEC insists on own timetable for 2019 poll
he independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) is insisting on its plan to conduct the presidential and National Assembly elections first...
PDP rejects INEC’s eight-man probe panel on underage voters
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the composition and scope of the eight-man, in-house committee, set up by the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu to investigate the existence of underage voters, particularly in Kano and Katsina states.