INEC Fixes Date For Dino Melaye’s Recall Process

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The Kogi state Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday announced dates for the commencement of the recall process of the embattled Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Prof. James Apam, said following the appeal court ruling that INEC can commence the recall process, the commission has fixed the Read More

Fake INEC Registration Center Discovered In Kwara

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has raised alarm about an illegal voter registration center discovered in Offa, Kwara State. According to the Commission, the culprits of the illegal activities were using Corel Draw application to change the particulars in a scanned INEC PVC. Paul Atser, INEC’s Administrative Secretary said in a statement Read More

INEC May Burn Unclaimed PVCs Before 2019 Elections

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The Independent National Electoral Commission is considering burning unclaimed Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) before next year’s general elections. Dr Rufus Akeju, the new Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ondo State told newsmen on Monday in Akure that INEC is considering the option since all attempts had been made in vain by the commission thorough sensitization Read More

No Evidence Of Underage Voting In Kano – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fact-finding team on alleged underage voting in the last Kano council poll said it has not received any evidence of underage voting. The Chairman of the committee, Abubakar Nahuce, told journalists on Friday that from his team’s interaction with civil society Mr and media, no evidence of underage voting Read More

2019: INEC boss blows hot, reacts to ‘pressure’ from Buhari govt

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The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said he would not be intimidated ahead of the 2019 election. He spoke in reaction to concerns and condemnation trailing voter and underage registration as well as accusations by politicians that INEC could not be trusted to conduct free and fair elections. Read More

INEC Released General Elections Dates For The Next 36 Years

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The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday announced dates for general elections in the country for the next 36 years, starting from 2019 to 2055. The Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mamood Yakubu made the announcement at a consultative meeting with leaders of political parties in Abuja. “ In 2019, the dates are February 16 Read More

Afenifere Blames INEC, Jega For Underage Voting In The North

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Pan Yoruba Socio-cultural group, Afenifere has blamed the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) and its immediate past chairman, Attahiru Jega for the numerous cases of Underaged voters prevalent in the northern part of the country. National publicity secretary of the group, Yinka Odumakin to independent that it is surprising to see that children are allowed to Read More

Underage voters: Resign now, PDP tells INEC Chair

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The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu to resign over registration of underage voters, mainly in Katsina and Kano states. But the electoral body had defended the action, saying its registration officials in those states were compelled to register minors under threats Read More

Charly Boy Group, Others Protests At INEC Headquarters Over Underage Voting

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 Controversial maverick entertainment personality, Charles Oputa, better known as Charly Boy, led a protest to the INEC headquarters in Abuja to demand reforms and call for an end to under-age voting in Northern Nigeria and alleged inefficient Permanent Voter Card (PVC) delivery process. Charly Boy group, ‘Our Mumu Don Do’ staged a protest at the Read More

Continuous Voter Registration ends December 2018—INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) will end in December 2018 contrary to speculations that the exercise will end on Jan. 31, 2018. Mr Femi Akinbiyi, the commission’s Head of Publicity in Lagos State, said in a statement on Friday “it has come to the notice of the Read More