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INEC Announces Date for the Commencement of PVC Collection.

INEC the Nigerian Electoral body is gearing up to begin distribution of PVC’s to centers where eligible citizens and voters can pick up theirs as the 2023 General Election is fast approaching. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Monday 12 December 2022 to Sunday 22 January 2022, February 18 for the collection of […]

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INEC Lists Major Threat to 2023 General Election .

INEC – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has listed insecurity, thuggery , fake and unconfirmed news reportage on social media news as major threats to forthcoming elections.  Mahmoud Yakubu the Commission’s Chairman, made this known at an event organized by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) […]

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INEC to Monitor Hate Speech and Spending During Election Campaigns.

INEC – The Independence National Electoral Commission reveals intention to keep in check Hate Speech and disbursement of funds During Election Campaigns. According to the Chairman , the electoral commission is prepared to monitor hate speeches likely to provoke a breach of the peace during the electioneering campaigns, and compliance with the limits on campaign spending […]

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INEC Releases List of Candidates Contesting in the 2023 Presidential Election.

INEC – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final and official list of candidates contesting for the presidency in the 2023 general elections.  Among the candidates cleared by the electoral commission are ; Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP); Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Peter Obi of the […]

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INEC Removes Sensitive Election Materials from CBN.

INEC Nigeria’s Electoral commission body has disclosed that all Sensitive Election Materials for the forthcoming General Election 2023 has been evacuated from the CBN. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the independent National Electoral commission (INEC), revealed that sensitive election materials are no longer being kept at the Central bank of Nigeria (CBN).  According to Mahmood beginning from […]

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EFCC Allegedly Investigating Political Aspirants as the purchase of N100M Party Nomination form Soars.

EFCC [Economic and Financial Crimes Commission] is Allegedly Investigating Political Aspirants as the purchase of N100M Party Nomination form Soars. Abdulrasheed Bawa, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said they are investigating the source of income used by the various aspirants to purchase party nomination forms prior to the forthcoming 2023 elections.  Bawa […]

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INEC Laments over Increase in Invalid New Voter Registrations.

INEC chairman Yakubu Mahmoud, has cried out over the 45 percent increase in Invalid new voter registrations Accordomg to Chairman Yakubu during a press briefing in Abuja on Wednesday, April 13. Nigeria is now in the 4th quarter of the ongoing continuous voter registration (CVR) which was kick started again on June 28, 2021, after […]

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Voter Registration Excersise To Resume June 28 – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it had concluded arrangements to resume Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) on Monday, June 28. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu the commission’s chairman, made this known this at their meeting with the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja. Yakubu explained […]

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#EndSARS : INEC Postpones All Bye-Elections OVER CRISIS.

All bye-elections in 11 states in the country has been postponed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).  INEC spokesman, Festus Okoye who made the announcement said the 15 bye-elections was postponed due to the current state of things in the country.  It was further learnt that the elections for six senatorial districts and nine state […]

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INEC Begins AUTOMATED VOTING SYSTEM.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun the replacement of the current manual system of voting to automated voting system. Its National Chairman, Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, announced this on Monday in Abuja. He said the commission had taken another decisive step towards the full automation of the electoral process. Yakubu said: “After extensive discussion […]