Political Violence: INEC ‘LL WORK WITH SECURITY AGENCIES TO ARREST, PROSECUTE VIOLATORS – Prof. Yakubu

With political campaigns entering the critical stage, Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has called for effective collaboration between the Commission and security agencies to address the menace of political violence by arresting and prosecuting violators. He noted that the acts of violence during campaigns may be a prelude to violence on election day and beyond, hence the need to “tackle … Continue reading Political Violence: INEC ‘LL WORK WITH SECURITY AGENCIES TO ARREST, PROSECUTE VIOLATORS – Prof. Yakubu

2023: Ahon, Delta IPC Chair, Urges Deltans to Collect PVCs, Before General Elections

Chairman of the Delta State INEC Press Corps, IPC, Olorogun Festus Ahon has urged Deltans to collect their Permanent Voter’s Card, PVCs to enable them vote candidates of their choice in the 2023 general elections. Ahon in a statement by the IPC Public Relations Officer, PRO, Mr Austin Oyinbode, issued on 29 November, 2022, said the call is coming on the backdrop of the revelation … Continue reading 2023: Ahon, Delta IPC Chair, Urges Deltans to Collect PVCs, Before General Elections

INEC Inaugurates Press Corps In Delta; Says Over 300,000 Registrants Yet To Collect PVC Since 2019

The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has stepped up its activities towards conducting free and credible General Elections in 2023 with the inauguration of the INEC Press Corp (IPC). The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Reverend Monday Udoh Tom stated this today during the inauguration of a four man Executive Committee of the IPC led by Chief Festus Ahon as Chairman. Reverend Udoh-Tom said with the setting … Continue reading INEC Inaugurates Press Corps In Delta; Says Over 300,000 Registrants Yet To Collect PVC Since 2019

ATIKU, OBI, TINUBU, KACHIKWU, KWANKWASO, AKPABIO, UMAHI, DIDEN, OTHERS MAKE FINAL LIST; LAWAN OMITTED, AS INEC RELEASES PRESIDENTIAL, NAT. ASSEMBLY CANDIDATES NAMES FOR 2023 POLLS

Atiku Abubakar (PDP) Peter Obi (LP) Bola Tinubu (APC), Dumebi Kachikwu (ADC) and Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (NNPP), were amongst the names, on the final list of Presidential and National Assembly Candidates for the 2023 general elections, published by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, on Tuesday, September 21, 2022. Also on the list are Sen. Godswill Akpabio (APC Akwa Ibom North West) David Umahi (APC, … Continue reading ATIKU, OBI, TINUBU, KACHIKWU, KWANKWASO, AKPABIO, UMAHI, DIDEN, OTHERS MAKE FINAL LIST; LAWAN OMITTED, AS INEC RELEASES PRESIDENTIAL, NAT. ASSEMBLY CANDIDATES NAMES FOR 2023 POLLS

INEC CLEARS AIR ON 7 MILLION VOTERS ALLEGATION, SAYS NO NIGERIAN WAS DELIBERATELY DENIED ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION OPPORTUNITY

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has debunked allegations that it denied about Seven million Nigerians the opportunity to participate and fully register as eligible voters in the now concluded INEC Online Registration exercise, stating categorically that no Nigerians were deliberately denied the opportunity to complete their online pre-registration formalities. This clarification was contained in a Press Statement issued by Festus Okoye Esq, National Commissioner … Continue reading INEC CLEARS AIR ON 7 MILLION VOTERS ALLEGATION, SAYS NO NIGERIAN WAS DELIBERATELY DENIED ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION OPPORTUNITY

INEC CLARIFIES POSITION ON ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF RESULT

INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION PRESS RELEASE CLARIFICATION ON ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF ELECTION RESULT The Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) attention has been drawn to a misunderstanding arising from a recent short interview granted to a national newspaper on the procedure for result management during elections. Some have interpreted the explanation on result management procedure to mean that the Commission has jettisoned the electronic transmission of … Continue reading INEC CLARIFIES POSITION ON ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF RESULT

Are INEC Resident Commissioners Homeless Bats? – By Mike Ozekhome

INTRODUCTION I watched and listened very carefully to my good friend, Chief Festus Okoye, INEC’s cerebral Commissioner for Information and Voter Education, on his recent Channels Television interview. I completely disagree with his take and analysis of the place and space of the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the organogram and scheme of things concerning the electoral process in Nigeria. His analysis, which literally dismissed … Continue reading Are INEC Resident Commissioners Homeless Bats? – By Mike Ozekhome