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Lawmaker urge INEC to extend deadline for CVR

Grace Okon The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Electoral Matters, Hon. Aishatu Jibril Dukku, has urged INEC to extend the deadline for the CVR registration to at least 60 days. Hon. Jibril disclosed this during House Committee Meeting yesterday while briefing fellow lawmakers. Hon. Jibril said that …

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We have improved in terms of technology – INEC

Grace Okon The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC said that elections in Nigeria has improved greatly through the use of technology. Prof. Rhoda Gumus who is the national commissioner and chairperson, planning and monitoring committee, disclosed this during the meeting with the Nigeria Society of Engineers NSE in Abuja. He …

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INEC presents riot act to all political parties

Grace Okon The Honorable Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has presented the riot act to all political parties in the country over their primaries. He added that there is a need for it to be completed between now and the next 24 days, as indicated in the electoral timetable …

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INEC condoles with Nwokorie family

Grace Okon The INEC commission has extended its condolences to the family of Nwokorie Anthony, who was shot down during a national assignment. The body prayed that God will grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss. INEC  National Commissioner and chairman of information and Voters Education Committee, Mr …

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Osun Guber race- INEC releases final list of candidates

Grace Okon The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the final list of the gubernatorial candidates and the parties to partake in the 2022 Osun poll. The list which was released on Tuesday containing the full details of the candidates and their deputies, is said to be in compliance …

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INEC suspends court order on Ebonyi state Governor

Grace Okon The INEC  has suspended action on court order in regards to the defection of Ebonyi State Governor and the Deputy governor. The commission made this known through a statement issued by Festus Okoye, the National commissioner and chairman information and voters education in Abuja. Bar Okoye disclosed that …

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INEC records over 4 million fresh voters registration

Grace Okon The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has recorded a total number of 4,681,206 fresh registrations in the ongoing Continuous Voters Registration, CVR, from all over the country. The commission’s press secretary, Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi disclosed this via its weekly update for quarter two of week 10 …

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INEC beefs up security against Anambra elections

Grace Okon The Honorable Chairman,  Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof Manhood Yakubu, said it  will firm up specific measures necessary to further guarantee the safety of all persons involved in the election, from the voters, election officials, observers, media Organizations and the security of election materials in Anambra State. The  …

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INEC to commence Continuos Voters registration on June 28

Grace Okon The Honourable Chairman of INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu said the commission will commence its nationwide Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) from June 28th 2021. He said the success of the exercise depends mostly on citizens awareness through voters education, and it will last for one year. He disclosed this …

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2023: INEC announces voters registration to resume June 28

  Victoria Ogunrinde The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said the commission has concluded arrangements to resume Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) on June 28. The Chairman INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made this known at the commission’s meeting in Abuja with the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the 36 states and …

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