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INEC to feed police officers with N6 billion during the 2019 election

August 15, 2018 Blessing

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has proposed N6 billion for feeding of police men during the 2019 general elections. INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this today while defending the budget before the House of Representatives committee on electoral matters. Lawmakers are currently drilling the INEC chairman over this request. The meeting {Read More..}

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INEC extends registration of permanent voters card by two weeks

August 15, 2018 Blessing

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday announced an extension to the deadline for the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise by two weeks. . With the new development, the ongoing voters registration exercise which was due to elapse on Friday, 17th August will now end on Friday, 31st August {Read More..}

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There Won’t Be Electronic Voting In 2019- INEC Chairman

June 25, 2018 Joshua Samuel

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said that there will be no use of the electronic voting system in the 2019 general elections. The chairman of the electoral body disclosed this when he spoke at the International Press Institute world conference which took place {Read More..}

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INEC Says 7 Million PVCs Yet to be Collected

February 27, 2018 Joshua Samuel

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stated that over 7 million permanent voters cards (PVCs) are yet to be collected by their owners nationwide. INEC National Commissioner in charge of North-central, Alhaji Mohammed Haruna, made the disclosure in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, will assessing the progress made in {Read More..}

Politics

2019 Elections: INEC Releases Timetable

January 10, 2018 Joshua Samuel

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released details of electoral activities ahead of the 2019 general election. The INEC chairman, Malam Mahmood Yakubu, made the disclosure yesterday Tuesday January 9, in Abuja while addressing newsmen. He stated that the conduct of the party primaries and resolution of disputes will {Read More..}

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More Political Parties to be Registered Soon – INEC

October 5, 2017 Joshua Samuel

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has through its National Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed that more political parties will soon be registered to join the political process in Nigeria. Prof. Yakubu made the disclosure at a consultative meeting with national leaders of political parties on Wednesday, October 4, in {Read More..}

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Dino’s Recall: Court Puts INEC on hold

October 4, 2017 Joshua Samuel

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced its decision to wait for the decision of the appeal court on the ongoing recall process of the senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye. In a press release yesterday, Tuesday, October 3, signed by the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education {Read More..}