Tag: INEC

  • LP Faults INEC on slow distribution of PVCs

    LP Faults INEC on slow distribution of PVCs

    Ahead of the Feb. 25 presidential election, the Labour Party (LP) has raised alarm over the slow distribution of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The party is insisting that the electoral body must immediately and speedily deliver PVCs to Nigerians to enable them to vote in the forthcoming general…

  • INEC: APC has no senatorial candidates in Yobe North, Akwa Ibom North-west

    INEC: APC has no senatorial candidates in Yobe North, Akwa Ibom North-west

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no candidates for Yobe North and Akwa Ibom North-west Senatorial Districts. Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, who represents Yobe North, is battling to get the party’s ticket after losing the APC presidential primary election, while a former Akwa Ibom governor Godswill…

  • 2023: Wike Sues Atiku, Tambuwal, INEC Over Presidential Primary

    2023: Wike Sues Atiku, Tambuwal, INEC Over Presidential Primary

    Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has sued the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal over the party’s presidential primary held in May. Mr Wike is asking the court to determine whether Tambuwal having stepped down for Atiku “during the primaries ought to lose his votes.” In…

  • INEC projects 95m voter population for 2023 poll

    INEC projects 95m voter population for 2023 poll

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday projected a voter population of about 95 million for the 2023 General Election in the country. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this at an election security management training in Abuja by the Nigeria Police Force for the police and other security personnel ahead of the 2023…

  • Osun decides: Counting process was transparent – Election Observer

    Osun decides: Counting process was transparent – Election Observer

    An election monitoring group, Yiaga Africa, said the counting process at polling units during the Osun State governorship election was transparent. The group’s Board Chairman, Dr Hussain Abdu, speaking at a news conference on Sunday in Osogbo, said that the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) official announcement on the votes cast during the election was…

  • Osun election: 97% of INEC workers arrived polling units 8:30 a.m. – CDD

    Osun election: 97% of INEC workers arrived polling units 8:30 a.m. – CDD

    The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says data from its Election Analysis Centre (EAC) shows that 97 per cent of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) poll staff arrived polling units in Osun by 8:30 a.m. Dr Ayomola Oluranti, an analyst at CDD-EAC and a Senior Lecturer at Babcock University, Ogun, made the disclosure in…

  • INEC fixes July 31 for suspension of CVR nationwide

    INEC fixes July 31 for suspension of CVR nationwide

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed July 31 for the suspension of the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise, ahead of the 2023 general elections. The commission disclosed this in a statement by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, after an extraordinary meeting of the…

  • Osun 2022: 1,479,595 PVC collected as INEC extends deadline

    Osun 2022: 1,479,595 PVC collected as INEC extends deadline

    The Chairman of, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu said out of 1,955,657 registered voters in Osun State, 1,479,595 Permanent Voters’ Cards have been collected as of Sunday. This is as the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba said 21,000 police personnel will be deployed for the election. This was disclosed during…

  • INEC Commences Mock Accreditation Ahead Osun Governorship Election

    INEC Commences Mock Accreditation Ahead Osun Governorship Election

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday commenced a two-day mock accreditation in Osun, ahead of the July 16 governorship election in the state. Some correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who visited selected polling units in Osun Central Senatorial District, report that the process was seamless, fast and without hitches with…

  • FLASH: INEC Announces Closure Of All Party Primaries

    FLASH: INEC Announces Closure Of All Party Primaries

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the closure of all political party primaries effective Thursday, June 9, 2022. Chairman of the commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu made this known during a meeting with resident electoral commissioners in Abuja on Thursday. The INEC boss said political parties are required to upload names and other details…