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INEC Changes Venue for Continuous Voter Registration in Edo Due to Flooding

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced a change in the venue for the upcoming Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in Edo State after severe flooding at its state headquarters in Benin City. The flooding, caused by heavy rainfall on…

INEC Chairman Calls for Reforms in Local Government Elections

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has raised concerns about the conduct of local government elections in Nigeria, describing them as mere coronations of ruling party candidates. He has called for significant reforms to ensure…

Gov Election: Group plans digital training for Edo voters

As the Edo State gubernatorial election approaches, Muyicx’s Human Capacity Development Academy Limited will kick off a Digital Campaign Education initiative on April 11, providing free training for selected party officials and voters. Ugiagbe Osamuyime, CEO of MHCD Academy, emphasized…

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INEC Suspends Electoral Officer over Missing Ballot Papers in Plateau Rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended Mr. Fred Ogboji, the Electoral Officer for Jos North Local Government Area, following the disappearance of ballot papers during Saturday’s rerun election in Plateau State. In a statement issued on Sunday, Mr….

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Plateau: INEC postpones elections in 18 polling units

As the re-run elections for Plateau North Senatorial district election and Bassa/Jos North Federal constituency get under way on Saturday, the Independent National Electoral Commission has announced plans to conduct fresh elections in 18 polling units. The Resident Electoral Commissioner…

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Fire engulfs INEC office in Ibadan

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Oyo State has confirmed a fire incident at its Ibadan South East Local Government Area office on Friday. The state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr Adeniran Tella, in a statement to newsmen, disclosed that the…

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IReV Failure: INEC Owes Nigerians An Explanation, Says Jega

A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega, says the electoral umpire owes Nigerians an explanation regarding the failure of the commission’s Result Viewing Portal (IReV) and the Bimodal Voter Registration Systems (BVAS) during the…

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INEC releases list of candidates for February bye-elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the list of candidates participating in the bye-elections next month. INEC will on 3 February conduct two Senatorial elections, four House of Representatives and three State constituencies bye-elections in nine states. In…

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Reps committee expresses anger as INEC fails to appear for Budget defence

The House of Representatives Committee on Electoral Matters on Wednesday, December 6, expressed displeasure over the failure of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to appear before it to defend its 2024 budget estimates. The chairman of the committee, Hon….