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2023 Elections: INEC To Introduce New Technologies

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that it is updating its adopted electoral technologies with a view to adopting new ones in order to strengthen the conduct of the country's elections before 2023. This was reported by Mr....

2023 preparations are already on – INEC Chairman

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, on Wednesday, said preparations for the 2023 general elections have started. He said the commission would work with the National Assembly to ensure a speedy passage of the amendment to...

Zamfara Missing INEC Staff Returns

The ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission who was earlier declared missing during the Saturday bye-election in Bakura State Constituency in Zamfara State has been found. INEC Director (Voter Education and Publicity), Nick Dazang, confirmed this to...

INEC Begins Distribution Of Materials Ahead Of Lagos East Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has the distribution of materials across various wards for the Lagos East Senatorial District by-elections. Many electoral officers were checking for their various names and place of assignment at the INEC office in Somolu. Some...

Senate To Screen Yakubu As INEC Chairman

The Senate has asked its committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission to screen Professor Mahmood Yakubu as INEC Chairman for another five-year tenure. President Muhammadu Buhari had requested the red chamber to screen and confirm Yakubu for the fresh...

1.17 Million Voters To Participate In Lagos By-Elections, Says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Lagos State says a total of 1,168,790 voters will be participating in the December 5 rescheduled Lagos East bye-elections. The Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC, Sam Olumekun, said in Lagos on Tuesday that the...

Buhari Seeks Yakubu’s Confirmation As INEC Chairman

President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, has read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari requesting the Senate’s confirmation of Professor Mahmood Yakubu as chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission for a second term in office. In his letter, President...

Lagos East Bye-election: PDP Reacts As INEC Announces New Poll Date

The Campaign Organisation of Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Senatorial Candidate for the forthcoming Lagos East bye-election, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and security agencies to ensure that only qualified people are allowed...

INEC To Conduct 15 Pending Bye-Elections On December 5

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that all the 15 pending bye-elections in 11 States in Nigeria would be conducted on Saturday December 5 2020. INEC National Commissioner and chairman (Information and Voter Education Committee), Festus Okoye, made...

2023: Moghalu Reacts As INEC Introduces Electronic Voting

The 2019 Presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party, YPP, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has welcomed the plans by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to commence electronic voting and voters registration exercise in 2021 ahead of 2023 general elections. INEC...
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