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4 Mar 2019
Kimpact Development Initiatives (KDI), an NGO, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to address some of the lapses encountered during the Feb. 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections. Mr Bukola Idowu, the Executive Director, KDI, and Coordinator, Southwest Hub of Nigerian Election Violence Report (NEVR) made this known in an interview with the…
2 Mar 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara has advised aggrieved politicians to seek redress at the Elections Petitions Tribunal. The call was made by the commission’s Head of Voter Education and Publicity, Zamfara, Garba Galadima in a statement in Gusau on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that a coalition of nine…
25 Feb 2019
More than 400 voters were disenfranchised at Ward 13 Unit 3 of Owhelogbo in Isoko North Council of Delta State by the army deployed to the area to maintain peace during the presidential and national assembly elections. Speaking to newsmen at the polling station, chairman Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Isoko North, Godwin Ogorugba, decried the…
23 Feb 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano state says it has dispatched its technical experts to some areas to rectify faulty card readers. The INEC Assistant Director, Public Affairs in Kano state, Garba Lawal-Mohammed told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Kano that the experts were deployed following complaints from the…
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…
12 Feb 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that 4,695 Smart Card Readers were destroyed by fire that engulfed its Anambra State headquarters office on Tuesday. The commission disclosed this in a statement issued by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee on Tuesday in Abuja. Okoye, however, said…


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