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Presidential/NASS Polls: Opposition, INEC bicker over performance

Presidential/NASS Polls: Opposition, INEC bicker over performance

ANAYO EZUGWU examines calls by some political parties and civil society organisations for the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu to resign over the outcome of the presidential and National…

Presidential poll, call for Yakubu’s resignation

Presidential poll, call for Yakubu’s resignation

Few weeks after the presidential and National Assembly elections, a number of civil society groups have been up in arms against the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, over his…

INEC’s Confesses: We encountered unforeseen challenges in Feb 25 election

INEC’s Confesses: We encountered unforeseen challenges in Feb 25 election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it encountered unforseen challenges in the February 25 presidential and National Assembly elections. Preliminary reports by both international and local observers said delay in commencement of voting in…

Can opinion polls translate to reality for Obi?

Can opinion polls translate to reality for Obi?

Several opinion polls for the February 25 presidential election have predicted victory for the Labour Party (LP) candidate, Mr. Peter Obi. Are they mere smokescreen or reality? Asks ONYEKACHI EZE Fifteen days to the February…

Polls: We’ll scrutinise list of returning, collation officers, INEC tells VCs

Polls: We’ll scrutinise list of returning, collation officers, INEC tells VCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will still retain university vice chancellors as returning officers for governorship election and state collation officers for presidential poll in the forthcoming general election, but noted…

2023: INEC holds mock accreditation Feb 4

2023: INEC holds mock accreditation Feb 4

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to hold mock accreditation on February 4, to test the workability of Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) machines to be used for the conduct of the election. INEC…

2023: No PVC, no voting, INEC chairman insists

2023: No PVC, no voting, INEC chairman insists

Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has insisted that no eligible voter in Nigeria will be allowed to cast vote in the forthcoming general elections without a Permanent Voter Card (PVC).…

2023 elections belong to young people –INEC

2023 elections belong to young people –INEC

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has said that this year’s elections, which kicks off next month with the presidential and National Assembly polls, belong to the youth. He…

2023 Polls: INEC takes delivery of last batch BVAS

2023 Polls: INEC takes delivery of last batch BVAS

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has taken delivery of the required number of Bimodal Voter Registration System (BVAS) as well as “extra machines in line with our contingency provisions for all critical…

2023: INEC bans RECs from govt houses, unofficial meetings with politicians

2023: INEC bans RECs from govt houses, unofficial meetings with politicians

…says they owe individuals nothing …reiterates use of BVAS for voter accreditation, realtime upload of results to IReV on election day The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has banned the newly appointed Resident Electoral Commissioners…