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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.
10 Oct 2020
As 1,478,460 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) holders go to the polls today to elect the next governor of Ondo State, fears of the election being marred by monetary inducement of voters and security personnel by politicians and the influx of external factors were rife yesterday.
5 Sep 2020
Within the next two months, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will be conducting series of elections in many states of the federation.
31 Aug 2019
The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that about 170, 664 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected in Kogi State.
28 May 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is planning to hold stakeholders meeting and national conversation to review the 2019 General Elections and management of the country’s electoral processes. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this at the commission’s meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) on Tuesday, in Abuja. Yakubu said that the commission…
6 Mar 2019
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Oyo State has endorsed Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as candidate of the opposition parties for Saturday’s election. Its National Publicity Secretary, Alfa Mohammed, disclosed this in a statement yesterday. Makinde, who was the party’s governorship candidate in 2015, secured the party’s endorsement at its National…
6 Mar 2019
Runnning mate to presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi has condemned violent attacks and looting of shops belonging to Igbo people and others in Lagos. He said hoodlums venting anger on traders during the presidential election was not a positive development in the country electoral process, warning those behind such acts…
24 Feb 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday said it was doing everything possible to ensure the speedy collation of results and declaration of winners for Feb. 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections. The commision’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the pledge on Sunday at press conference at the National Collation Centre in Abuja. Yakubu…
23 Feb 2019
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun have adjudged the presidential and the National Assembly polls in the state as smooth and orderly. Obasanjo and Amosun in separate interviews with newsmen shortly after they voted, however, identified little challenges in the voting process. The former president, who voted at Ward 2, Unit…
23 Feb 2019
Nigerians today go to the poll to elect their president and 469 members of the National Assembly (NASS). This is coming a week after the exercise was rescheduled by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) late Friday night (Feb. 16). While the electoral umpire would conduct only the presidential and NASS election this Saturday, the…
22 Feb 2019
Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has denied that some hoodlums disrupted distribution of TraderMoni in Abeokuta, the state capital on Wednesday. Some national dailies (The Guardian inclusive) had reported that attempt by organisers of Federal Government’s Enterprise and Employment Programme (GEEP), popularly known as TraderMoni, to distribute money to traders at the Lafenwa market…
20 Feb 2019
A civic data-driven organisation, Budgit Nigeria yesterday asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to publish the number of Permanent Voter Cards...


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