INEC trains staff on ICT in Ebonyi
The Independent National  Electoral Commission ( INEC ), on Monday in Abakaliki, Ebonyi, commenced three-day training on Information Communication Technology (ICT) for its staff in the state. Prof. Godswill Obioma, the State INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), who declared the workshop open, said that the initiative was to train... Read more
Anambra election: Governor Obiano receives Certificate Of Return
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has received his certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission, following his victory in the Saturday’s governorship poll. Obiano, who was re-elected governor in the election, received the certificate of return from the State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr Nkwachukwu Orji, at INEC’s... Read more
Buhari congratulates Obiano, says electoral reform paying off
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra on his re-election, and urged him to rededicate himself to building on his achievements that endeared him to the electorate. The President’s congratulatory message is in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina... Read more
Anambra election: INEC has improved, says Catholic Bishop
Catholic Bishop of Awka diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, casting his vote Tony Okafor The Catholic Bishop of Awka diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission for making what he called “significant improvement” in the electoral process The Bishop stated this after casting his... Read more
Osinbajo meets INEC Chairman in Aso Rock
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met behind closed door with the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmud Yakub, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. It was not clear whether discussions at the meeting only bordered on the Saturday governorship election in Anambra. At the end of the meeting, efforts to... Read more
INEC chairman warns Anambra staff against electoral fraud
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday warned the Anambra staff of the commission against involvement in electoral fraud. Yakubu gave the warning when he addressed the staff of the commission at the INEC state headquarters Awka ahead of Nov.18 governorship election. The... Read more
Kebbi: Haruna emerged as PDP State chairman
Kebbi State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has sworn-in newly elected State Executive of the party. The State Congress of the party commenced on Saturday and ran till Sunday afternoon. 749 delegates from 21 local government Areas of the state cast their votes for ten elective positions while... Read more
INEC registers 125,198 new voters in Enugu
No fewer than 125,198 eligible voters have registered for the first and second quarters in the Continuous Voters Registration in Enugu State. The state Independent National Electoral Commissioner Mr Emeka Ononamadu said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria  in Enugu on Saturday. He said 56,562... Read more
INEC fixes dates for Ekiti, Osun gov elections
The Ekiti State Governorship election will hold on July 14, 2018, while Osun State Governorship election will hold September 22, 2018, INEC disclosed on Thursday. INEC national commissioner, Solomon Soyebi, who disclosed the dates, said commencement date of campaigns for Ekiti Governorship election is April 15, 2018.   Campaigns... Read more
INEC to deploy 6,200 card readers in Anambra poll
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday said it would deploy no fewer than 6200  card readers in the November 18 poll in Anambra State. It said that the machines would be in perfect condition. The commission’s Director, Voter Education and Publicity , Oluwole Uzzi, gave the assurance  during... Read more