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We’ll Release 2023 Election Timetable Soon – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed Saturday, February 18 for the 2023 general elections in the country. INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu recently made this known during a one-day public hearing on the National Electoral Offences Commission (Establishment) Bill 2021, organised by the Senate Committee on INEC. According to ...

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Voters Registration Will Resume On June 28 – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come out to say that it plans to resume nationwide Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) on April 28. INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Malam Garba Attahiru-Madami recently revealed this to the press, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to him, this registration ...

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Political Parties With Violent Conventions Could Get Blacklisted – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come out to say that political parties whose members or supporters go haywire during their congresses and or conventions could be blacklisted. The National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Barr. Festus Okoye, recently revealed this in a statement ...

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We’ll Expand Our Polling Units In Overcrowded During 2023 Elections – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has come out to say that it intends to take polling units closer to Nigerians in 2023. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, recently revealed this in Abuja during the training of the commission’s heads (Electoral Operations) on ...

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We’ve Developed Robust Tracking Systems To Monitor Elections – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has come out to say that no one will successfully rig election under his watch. He recently revealed that INEC has developed robust tracking systems to monitor elections, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to him, the legitimacy of ...

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Large Crowd Is A Big Challenge During Elections – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

INEC has come out to say that management of large crowd at several polling units is a major challenge during elections. INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu recently revealed this at INEC’s first quarter meeting of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) for this year. According to him, with ...

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INEC Should Consider Underage Married Girls As Voters – National Assembly

Independent National Electoral Commission

The National Assembly Joint Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission Matters has come out to urge INEC to consider any married girl that is not up to 18 as eligible to vote. The committee recently revealed this while proposing a review of the provision in the Electoral Act on ...

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INEC Deserves Praise For How The Enugu Bye-Election Was Conducted – PDP

PDP

The Enugu State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has come out to hail the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies, for the conduct of a credible, transparent and hitch-free bye-election for Isi-Uzo Constituency seat in the State House of Assembly. Recall that the election was ...

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Non-Performance By Nigerian Politicians Leads To Voter Apathy – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The nominee for the position of Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission,

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Nigeria’s Electoral System Is Too Costly, Cumbersome – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has come out to say that the 2023 presidential elections will hold in 855 days from today and the commission is already looking forward to it. He revealed this at the National Assembly in his speech at the ...

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Akeredolu Has Met All Conditions Required To Be Re-Elected As Oyo Governor – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The present governor and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Rotimi Akeredolu just won the October 9, 2020 gubernatorial election in Ondo. Gov. Rotimi recently defeated Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, and Hon Agboola Ajayi of the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP, with about ninty-nine thousand (99), votes in 15 Local ...

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We Won’t Share Responsibility Ahead Of Ondo Governorship Polls – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come out to say that the responsibility of appointing collation and returning officers with individuals, groups, or political parties will not be shared. INEC National Commission and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr. Festus Okoye revealed this in a recent interview with ...

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INEC Must Deliver A Free And Fair Election In Ondo, Just Like Edo – IHRC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has come out to beg the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct the forthcoming Ondo polls like the recently-concluded Edo gubernatorial poll. IHRC Envoy in Nigeria, Dr. Kenneth Anozie revealed this via a recent statement in Enugu. According to him, the Edo governorship ...

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We’ll Guarantee Early Opening Of Polls During Ondo 10 Election – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come out to say that it is working hard to guarantee the early opening of polls and declaration of results during Nigerian elections. INEC recently revealed that this is the plan ahead of the Oct. 10 governorship election in Ondo State. According to ...

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Edo Governorship Elections Proves That INEC Can Give Us Credible Polls – Edwin Clark

Edwin Clark

Ex Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark has come out to hail Muhammadu Buhari for his role in the peaceful Edo State Governorship election. Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark revealed this in a recent statement in Abuja. According to him, the people of Edo State should ...

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I Expected Better Preparation For Edo Election From INEC – Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki has come out to say that the conduct of the ongoing governorship election in Edo State is a bit disappointing. He revealed this to journalists after casting his vote at his polling unit, in unit 19, Ward 4, Oredo LGA. According to him, he actually waited for ...

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All Political Parties Are Equal Ahead Of Edo Governorship Polls – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu has come out to warn staffs of the commission against giving any candidate or political party in Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State any undue advantage. He revealed this in a recent message to the staff of the Commission on Friday. ...

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Violence Will Not Be Tolerated During Edo Polls – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come out to affirm that security agencies will guarantee that everything is under control regarding the identified hotspots in Edo ahead of Saturday’s governorship election. Mr. Festus Okoye, National Commissioner in Charge of Information and Voter Education of INEC revealed this recently when he ...

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INEC Can Count On My Support After The Fire Incident In Akure – Rotimi Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has come out to say that the fire incident that destroyed 5,141 card reader machine at the Akure headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was an unfortunate and worrisome incident. He disclosed this during an on the spot assessment visit to the ...

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Military, INEC Must Ensure Edo Polls In Transparent – PDP

PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has urged the military, the federal government, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to not tamper with the will of the electorate by making sure the conduct of the credible and transparent election. Diran Odeyemi, deputy national publicity secretary of the party revealed this ...

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