INEC Receives Petition For Recall Of Kano House Of Assembly Member, Abubakar Kuki

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has received a petition for the recall of Mr. Abubakar Galadima Kuki, the representative of Bebeji Constituency in the Kano State House of Assembly. This was revealed in a statement signed by INEC’s Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC) Mr. Adeddeji S. Soyebi. According to the electoral body, the…

Citizen Observation as a Panacea to Credible Polls – Moshood Isah

The importance of citizens especially youths to democratic advancement cannot be overruled thus youth participation in ensuring transparent governance is an obligation. In this vein, election, the fulcrum of democracy, has to be taken seriously by the authorities and the citizens who are always at the receiving end of consequences emanating from political choices. Close…

INEC registers 61,075 voters in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has registered a total of 61,075 voters in Kogi State in the ongoing Continuous Voters registration. Inec Resident Electoral Commissioner in Kogi State Professor James Apam disclosed this during a stakeholders meeting with Political parties at the commission’s headquarter in Lokoja. Prof Apam noted that the registered…

YIAGA Deploys Observers For The Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) In 260 Local Government Areas

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will commence the CVR exercise on April 27, 2017 in its Local Government Areas offices in all 774 LGAs of Nigeria. The exercise is designed to update the voter register with the registration of citizens who turned 18 after the last voter registration exercise; or those who couldn’t register…

INEC Will Take #WatchingTheVote Reports And Recommendations Very Seriously- Amina Zakari

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will take #WatchingTheVote reports and recommendations very seriously during and after the Ondo State Gubernatorial elections. INEC National Commissioner, Amina Zakari gave the assurance during a tour of YIAGA’s State Information Center, in Akure.  Commissioner Amina Zakari commended YIAGA for deploying the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology…