Elections Metro Politics

Tinubu/Sanwo-Olu campaign S/Africa Chair appointed Diaspora Engagement Director

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) South African Chapter, Mr. Bola Babarinde, has been appointed by the Tinubu/Shettima and Sanwo-Olu/Hamzat Independent Campaign Group (ICG) as the Deputy Director, Diaspora. The information was revealed in a letter that the ICG’s Director-General, Mr. Tayo Ayinde, made available to newsmen in Lagos on Wednesday. “On behalf Read More…

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5.7m PVCs collected by Lagosians so far – INEC

Reading Time: 4 minutes Out of the 6,630,661 PVCs that were received in Lagos State between 2011 and 2021, 5,676,858 have been collected, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). At a stakeholder meeting on the collection of permanent voter cards (PVCs) with the leadership of political parties, civil society organisations, and religious leaders on Thursday in Ikeja, Read More…

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We will continue to purge the INEC registry of underage voters – Yakubu

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, declares that the commission will continue to purge the voter’s list to prevent minors and ineligible voters from casting ballots. At a Friday interactive session with journalists in Lagos, Yakubu revealed this. “We are making efforts to make sure we eradicate underage voting and also Read More…

Elections Media Nigeria

U.S trains 150 Nigerian journalists on election reporting ahead 2023

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Ahead of the general elections in 2023, the United States Consulate in Nigeria has trained 150 journalists on election reporting. The two-day meeting for the South-South geopolitical zone in Port Harcourt came to an end on Wednesday. Speaking at the occasion via video conference, Mr. Will Stevens, the general consul of the United States, pledged Read More…

Elections Nigeria Politics

INEC displays Lagos voter list for claims, objections

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) began the publishing of the preliminary voters’ registration list for claims and objections in all 245 wards of Lagos State on Saturday. INEC’s public affairs officer in Lagos State, Mrs. Adenike Oriowo, said that the exercise was being held in line with the Electoral Law. She stated that from Read More…

Elections Nigeria Security

NIS deports 18 foreigners for illegal possession of Nigerian voter cards

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Oyo State Command, says that 18 foreigners were detained and deported because they were allegedly in possession of Nigerian voter cards. Isah Dansuleiman, the state’s NIS Comptroller, announced this on Wednesday in Ibadan at a stakeholder awareness event about the general elections of 2023. “Credible Elections in Nigeria: What is Read More…

Elections Nigeria Politics

2023: INEC invites international organisations for election monitoring

Reading Time: 3 minutes International organisations from all over the world are invited to monitor the general elections in Nigeria in 2023 at the invitation of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu made the call when he welcomed the delegation of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Pre-Election Fact Finding Mission to Read More…

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Nigerians sue INEC for disallowing them from completing voter registration

Reading Time: 3 minutes After failing to give them and seven million other Nigerians adequate time and opportunity to complete their voter registration after they had started their registration online, twenty-four Nigerians have dragged the Independent Na­tional Electoral Commission (INEC) to court in a lawsuit. The plaintiffs, who are suing for themselves and on behalf of seven million other Read More…

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INEC maintains electronic transmission of election results has come to stay

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured Nigerians that the electronic transmission of election result has come to stay. The commission gave the clarification in a statement titled: “Clarification on Electronic Transmission of Election Result” signed by Mr Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, in Abuja on Sunday. Okoye Read More…