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INEC Registers 126,763 New Voters In Adamawa

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has registered 126,763 new voters in Adamawa State. The electoral body said the new entrants into the voters are those who never registered and have never voted in past elections but could now vote in the 2023 elections and subsequent ones. The INEC Resident Commissioner in Adamawa […]

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2023 Elections: It’s Too Late To Tinker With Timelines – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it is too late to tinker with the schedule of activities for the 2023 general elections. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, stated this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. Okoye spoke […]

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INEC To Deepen Use Of Technology To Improve Elections In Nigeria

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will deepen the use of technology to improve elections in Nigeria. National Commissioner and Chairperson, Planning and Monitoring Committee, Prof. Rhoda Gumus gave the assurance. The official met a delegation from the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) in Abuja on Friday, NAN reports. Gumus said technology had the capacity […]

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Emefiele: We May Move Sensitive Election Materials From CBN – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said it may consider alternatives for storing sensitive election materials outside the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu said this while responding to a question on the political ambition and partisanship of the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele. Recall that Emefiele had filed a suit seeking […]

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Ekiti Guber: INEC Takes Step To Prevent Violence

As part of measures to ensure a credible election devoid of violence in Ekiti State come June 18, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has recruited and equipped some field agents with the requisite knowledge and skills on the application of one of the key election protection tools, known as Election Violence Mitigation and Advocacy […]

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2023: INEC Rejects Extension Of Deadline For Party Primaries

The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has stated that the June 3 deadline for political parties primaries and other timelines for the 2023 election remains sacrosanct. Yakubu said this at INEC’s quarterly consultative meeting with leaders of 18 registered political parties on Tuesday in Abuja. The INEC boss spoke as […]

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FG Reacts As Emefiele Drags Malami, INEC, APC To Court Over Presidential Ambition

The Office of the Head of Civil Services, OHCSF, has reacted to the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to drag the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and others to court over his Presidential ambition. Folasade Yemi-Esan, Head of OHCSF, urged all civil servants to be guided by […]

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CVR: Fresh Registration Hits 8.85million – INEC

Fresh registrants in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) reached 8,855,996 as at May 2. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) provided the information on Thursday. The weekly update for Quarter Four, Week Three shows that 5,415,619 Nigerians have completed their registration. A total of 2,379,063 did online registration, while 3,036,556 did physical registration. […]

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2023: INEC Clears Air On Extending Deadline For Party Primaries

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said it will not extend the deadline for the conduct of primaries. The electoral body in a statement said the deadline remains “firm and fixed” for Friday, June 3. It said political parties have “one month from today” to conclude their primaries. A statement issued and signed […]

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INEC Warns Against Vote Buying, Selling In Osun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that voter education and enlightenment about elections is an essential ingredient for a free, fair and credible election. Professor AbdulGaniy Olayinka Raji, the Osun INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) made this known at the Voter Education Implementation Workshop in Osogbo, on Wednesday. Professor Raji also condemned that […]

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