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2023: E-transfer will eliminate ‘Greek votes’ says TMG

2023: E-transfer will eliminate ‘Greek votes’ says TMG

Electronic transfer of election results will eliminate ‘Greek votes’ in the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, the Delta State Coordinator of Transition Monitoring Group, Edewor Egedegbe, has said.  Egedegbe said the electronic transfer of election results would ensure that thw votes of the people count. “With the new Electoral Act, particularly the electronic transmission of...

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Avoid using makeup on election day, INEC tells Anambra women

Avoid using makeup on election day, INEC tells Anambra women

The Independent National Electoral Commission has advised female voters in Anambra to avoid using makeup during the November 6 governorship election in the state.  The commission said the advice becomes necessary because of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System the agency would deploy to capture voters’ faces during the poll. The INEC State Deputy Director, Gender...

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Postpone Anambra election if insecurity persists, PDP tells INEC

Postpone Anambra election if insecurity persists, PDP tells INEC

THE Peoples Democratic Party has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to consider postponing the governorship election in Anambra State if the increasing level of insecurity in the state cannot be contained. The state Secretary of the party, Mr Chukwuebuka Okoli-Akirika, who made this call while speaking in a telephone interview with UGAMATV on...

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Banditry, kidnapping posing threat to Anambra, 2023 elections, INEC raises fresh alarm

Banditry, kidnapping posing threat to Anambra, 2023 elections, INEC raises fresh alarm

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has raised fresh alarms over the security threat from the activities of banditry and kidnapping in the country confronting the conduct of free, fair and credible elections. National Commissioner and Chairman Board of Electoral Institute (BEI), Mallam Mohammed Kudu Haruna, raised the alarm in his opening remarks at the Annual Prof...

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Online CVR: INEC vows to prosecute hackers

Online CVR: INEC vows to prosecute hackers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will not hesitate to prosecute anyone who tries to hack its website in the cause of the online Continuous Voter Registration (CVR). Dr. Emmanuel Hart, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River said this on Tuesday in Calabar while speaking to newsmen after day one of...

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APGA replies INEC, says Anambra governorship primary holds today

APGA replies INEC, says Anambra governorship primary holds today

THE Chief Victor Oye-led faction of the All Progressives Grand Alliance has said the planned Anambra State Governorship primary will go ahead today (Wednesday) as scheduled. This was contained in a statement titled, ‘Anambra State Governorship Primary Holds June 23, Unfailingly,’ signed by the National Publicity Secretary of APGA, Tex Okechukwu, in Abuja, on Tuesday....

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INEC introduces portal for voters e-registration

INEC introduces portal for voters e-registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission, in its bid to resume the Continuous Voter Education next week, has introduced an online portal for registration. The INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, made this known while briefing the press on Monday in Abuja. In an statement released on Tuesday titled “Continuous Voter Registration: Media professionals, INEC agree to sensitise...

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APC holds primaries 26th June as INeC fixes nov. 8th for ANAMBRA polls

APC holds primaries 26th June as INeC fixes nov. 8th for ANAMBRA polls

The All Progressives Congress(APC) says it will hold its primary election for Anambra governorship election on June 26. The party’s Director of Organisation, Prof. Al-Mustapha Medaner, disclosed this in a schedule of activities for the election released on Thursday in Abuja. Medaner said that the party would start the sales of expression of interest and...

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Anambra PDP commences screening FOR PRIMARIES

Anambra PDP commences screening FOR PRIMARIES

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday, 12th April 2021 commenced the screening of its aspirants for Anambra Governorship Election ahead of its primaries scheduled for June 26. The screening, taking place at the party’s National Headquarters, Wadata Plaza, Abuja, is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday. The Screening Committee, Chaired by former Kogi Gov., Retired...

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INEC debunks rumuors of appointing consultants for staff recruitment

INEC debunks rumuors of appointing consultants for staff recruitment

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has debunked rumours of hiring individuals or groups as consultants for staff recruitment. INEC said this in a statement by Mr Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee in Abuja. Okoye urged members of the public to report to security agencies, individuals or group claiming...

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