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Voter Registration

22 Nov
A federal high court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resume the continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise. Justice Inyang Ekwo said the voters' registration ought to last until 90 days before the 2023 general election. In a suit filed by one Anajat Salmat and three others, the plaintiff argued that…
19 Sep
Twenty-four Nigerians have sued the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for failing to give them and other Nigerians adequate time to complete their voter registration after online capturing.
1 Aug
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise. This is despite pleas from Nigerians and relevant stakeholders urging the commission to extend the deadline. The Guardian observed on Monday that INEC's registration portal - is no longer for active for new applicants. A notice on the website reads:…
29 Jul 2022
As the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise runs its full course next Sunday, stakeholders have noted that registration of eligible voters should be flexible and routine to mitigate the pressure occasioned by many registrants in the recent experience.
17 Jul 2022
Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, condemned the suspension of Continuous Voter Registration (CVR), by the Independent National Electoral Commission
16 Jul 2022
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday declared that Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) would officially end on July 31, 2022.
15 Jul 2022
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it will end Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) for the 2023 election on July 31. INEC national commissioner Festus Okoye in a statement said the commission's extension of voter registration to mid-July has been extended till the end of July for all voter registration in the country.…
15 Jul 2022
Following an attack on its officials by unknown gunmen on Wednesday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the ongoing voter registration exercise in Igboeze North Local Council of Enugu State.
13 Jul 2022
All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in North West have decried the slow voter registration in the geopolitical zone.
7 Jul 2022
Sir: Recently, I was at the Shomolu INEC office. Residents, mostly youths, wanted to obtain their PVCs so that they could at least have a say in the systemically structured gerontocratic – or more lately “delegatocratic” (a system of electing delegates to run the democracy of a country) – process of Nigeria.
20 Jun 2022
The Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from ending voter registration on 30 June 2022. Honourable Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of Court 10 on Monday granted an order of interim injunction following the hearing of an argument on motion exparte by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP). SERAP and…
15 Jun 2022
An Igbo socio-cultural think tank with members both in Nigeria and the diaspora, Nzuko Umunna, yesterday, called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration


51 mins ago
Some supporters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osogbo on Friday stormed major streets to express their dissatisfaction over the Election Petitions Tribunal Judgment that disqualified Gov. Ademola Adeleke.
54 mins ago
Participants at an UNMISS workshop in Bor discussed how to improve the protection of civilians in their region. Photo: Mach Samuel/UNMISS MACH SAMUEL/FILIP ANDERSSON Juba, South Sudan, 27 January 2022, /African Media Agency/JONGLEI- Keeping people safe is a joint and permanently ongoing endeavour in any society, but to better protect civilians, one needs to know what…
1 hour ago
The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi, on Friday said the 2023 elections are about youths and they should seize the opportunity to make their mark.
2 hours ago
A few days before the 31st January, deadline, Kano State Government has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to urgently consider the extension of the monetary policy.
2 hours ago
The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has tasked Police Mobile Force (PMF) Commanders to teach their men to be professional, firm and decisive while deployed for the 2023 General Elections security management.