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INEC expresses readiness for Saturday’s elections

February 19, 2019 Joshua Samuel

INEC said it has achieved 98 per cent reconfiguration of its smart card readers, expressing readiness for the rescheduled general elections. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this Tuesday in Abuja while briefing stakeholders on the level of preparedness of the commission. “Last Saturday, the Commission, after an extensive review {Read More..}

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INEC extends the date of PVC collections till Monday

February 8, 2019 Joshua Samuel

The Independent National Electoral Commission,  today Friday the 8th of febuary, announced an extension of the window for the collection of the Permanent Voter Card till Monday. INEC made the announcement on its Twitter handle, revealing that PVC collection scheduled to end on Friday (today), would now extend over the {Read More..}

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Deziani’s bribe scandal: INEC chief convicted

January 24, 2019 Joshua Samuel

A former Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) Administrative Secretary in Kwara State, Christian Nwosu, was, today, convicted by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos. Justice Mohammed Idris found him guilty of laundering N264million. “I find that the prosecution has proved the case beyond reasonable doubt in the {Read More..}

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

August 15, 2018 Joshua Samuel

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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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..}