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Ahead of the governorship election in Anambra state, National Commissioner for South East of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Okechukwu Ibeanu has cautioned eligible voters in the state to eschew all forms of electoral illegalities. He said anybody without the card has no business nearing the polling centre on election day, warning that those...
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...
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...
Residents of Ibandan, Oyo State, have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create additional Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) centres in every ward in the country to enable more eligible voters to register and vote in the future elections. They made the call on Thursday while speaking with newsmen in Ibadan on their...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has ordered the removal of 190 non-Nigerians from the Register of voters’. In a related development the commission has decentralized the on-going nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in Anambra State to the registration areas, as part of preparations for the governorship polls in the state. It would be...
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...
The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) recently concluded its 3-day Academy on the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology for its #WatchingTheVote (WTV) project team billed to observe the upcoming Gubernatorial elections in Anambra state and beyond. The academy which had in attendance the Board of YIAGA and the WTV project team had...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will be decentralizing the Continuous Voters registration to ward Registration centers in Anambra State from the 10th -15th of August 2017, as part of its ongoing nationwide CVR exercise. The CVR will be conducted in the 326 wards in Anambra state in preparation for the November elections in the...
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...
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...
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