How to make straight, the road to 2019
With about 140 days to the 2019 general election, which promises to be a major milestone in the country’s fledgling democracy and representative government, pre-election politics and rising tension is getting the atmosphere saturated with intrigues and fears.
Buhari not against e-voting, says presidency
The presidency yesterday said the decline of assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018 by President Muhammadu Buhari was not his aversion to e-voting...
INEC to print 16.5m PVCs before 2019 general elections-Official
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will print 16,500,192 Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) and make them available for collection by citizens ahead of the 2019 general elections.
PVC registration/ collection: Nigerians share their experience
As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) finally closed registration of voters yesterday ahead of 2019 elections, Nigerians...
Group seeks increased voter education for women, laments poor awareness
The Women’s Situation Room Nigeria (WSRN) yesterday advocated robust engagement and education of female voters ahead of the 2019 general elections.With no fewer than 40 women-focused organisations across the country and established before the 2015 elections to monitor election-related violence against women....
Osun REC presents voters’ register to 38 political parties
Resident Electoral Commissioner in Osun State, Segun Agbaje, yesterday presented soft copies of voters’ register to 38 political parties in the September 22 governorship election.
PDP, INEC disagree over alleged plans to give unclaimed PVCs to APC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied that it was planning to release unclaimed Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.The denial followed allegation by the Peoples Democratic Party that it had compromised on the over 500, 000 unclaimed voters cards.
Collect your PVCs, elect credible leaders, Gaidam tells Yobe electorate
Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, yesterday charged the electorate to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) before the Continuous Voters’ Registration (CVR) exercise ends on August 31, 2018. The governor made the call in his message during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations at Government House, Damaturu. He said obtaining PVCs is the only guaranteed means to elect…
2019 Elections: Lagos commissioner urges residents to collect PVCs
The Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr AbdulHakeem AbfulLateef, has urged residents to obtain their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) so as not to be disenfranchised in the 2019 general elections.