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Situation Room, a coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) working in support of credible and transparent elections in Nigeria, says it has deployed Observers for the Edo State Governorship election scheduled for Wednesday, September 28th 2016. Situation room enjoined INEC, security agents, politicians and voters to ensure that the process is transparent and violent-free. Read...
Osogbo – Mr Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, member, Osun House of Assembly, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to ensure transparency and credibility in the conduct of Sept. 28 Edo governorship election. The legislator in Osogbo on Tuesday, said that credibility of the election would serve as litmus test for the 2019 general elections....
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has charged personnel deployed for the Edo governorship election scheduled for Sept. 28 to adhere strictly to the rules of engagement. A statement from the force spokesman, Mr Don Awunah, in Abuja on Monday said Idris also charged the officers and men to conduct themselves in the best professional...
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the deployment of 25,000 officers to ensure peace and security during Wednesday’s governorship election in Edo State. In a statement by Don Awunah, Force Public Relations Officer, the police boss said the security plan would guarantee free, fair and credible election, secure electoral process, and enable...
Elections are very critical to the sustenance of any democracy because they give voters the opportunity to select those who will preside over their affairs. Since 2011, the Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) has been involved in election observation in Nigeria. YIAGA’s Programs Manager, Cynthia Mbamalu says the organization’s involvement in election...
Contrary to the popular perception held by the general public that inconclusive elections are as a result of weak electoral processes, National Commissioner and Chairman of the Board of the Electoral Institute (BEI), Amina Bala Zakari has argued that they are as a result of a strengthened electoral process which is robust and has progressed...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) and forty (40) other observer groups to participate in the forthcoming Edo State Governorship Election scheduled for September 10, 2016. A total of thirty-three (33) domestic and eight (8) foreign groups were cleared by the election management body...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Friday that it had started issuing Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) to all those it registered in 2014 in the state. This is contained in a statement signed by the commission’s Head of Voter Education and Publicity in the state, Alhaji Garba Galadima, in Gusau. The statement stated...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the commission is ready to conduct the Edo State governorship poll as scheduled for 10th September, 2016. The Edo State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Sam Olumekun made this known at the Civil Society/INEC Dialogue on Edo State Governorship Election held at Ibeto Hotel, Abuja. “In determining whether or not INEC...
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