INEC to begin Continuous Voter Registration Ahead of elections

INEC to begin Continuous Voter Registration Ahead of elections

Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has announced the resumption of Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in both Edo and Ondo states.  Our Corresponsent, Raliat Adenekan reports that the INEC Chairman who made the disclosure at the second regular quarterly consultative meeting with political parties yesterday in Abuja, disclosed the Commission’s decision […]

INEC expresses concern over delay in submission of observation reports

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has expressed concern over the delay in the submission of observation reports by some accredited observers. Speaking at the first quarterly consultative meeting with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), in Abuja, Prof. Yakubu noted that submission of observation report is mandatory; and a condition for […]

INEC retires 4 directors following 8-year tenure policy

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed FOUR of its DIRECTORS to proceed on with retirement in accordance with the circular on the EIGHT-YEAR TENURE POLICY for directors in the public service. The National Commissioner of the Commission, Sam Olumekun, who disclosed this in a statement yesterday, did not give the names of the […]

INEC Proposes February 2024 for Re-Run and bye-Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has revealed that it will conduct re-run and bye-elections in the first week of February, 2024 in 34 constituencies, made up of one Senatorial district, 11 federal constituencies and 22 state Assembly constituencies as mandated by various court orders. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, who made the disclosure at […]

Gunmen attacked the residence of INEC REC

The INEC says GUNMEN have attacked the residence of its Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Lokoja, Kogi State. The commission in a communique, said the attack happened around 3:30 am today, Friday, December 1, 2023. It noted that the armed men engaged security personnel in a gun battle for over 30 minutes until reinforcement arrived. […]

Insecurity Might Force Cancellation, Postponement of 2023 Polls – INEC Warns

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has debunked the purported release of final list of candidates for the 2023 general election. The commission in a statement by its Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, Monday, said no final list of candidates for the 2023 general election was released by the commission on Sunday […]

INEC Debunks Portal Recruitment of Ad Hoc Staff News

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has Debunked the news making rounds that the commission has opened a portal for the recruitment of Ad hoc staff for the 2023 general election. The Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Rotimi Oyekanmi described the recruitment for the 2023 elections as “a thing of the past” – while […]