INEC warns against campaigns in churches, mosques, violators risk imprisonment

Exactly one month to the commencement of campaigns for the presidential and National Assembly elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission has warned political parties and candidates against the use of masqueraders, public facilities and religious centers for campaigns. The commission…

*2023 election: INEC to end voter registration July 31, extends for 2 weeks (Guardian)*Report robbery in stations, not Twitter – Lagos police (Punch)

2023 election: INEC to end voter registration July 31, extends for 2 weeks (Guardian) The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it will end Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) for the 2023 election on July 31. INEC national commissioner…

2023 election: INEC to end voter registration July 31, extends for 2 weeks

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it will end Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) for the 2023 election on July 31. INEC national commissioner Festus Okoye in a statement said the commission’s extension of voter registration to mid-July…

Hoodlums burn INEC office in Enugu

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in the Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State has been set ablaze by hoodlums. According to a statement released Monday and signed by INEC’s National Commissioner, Information and Voter Education…

2023: INEC extends voter registration, warns APC, PDP, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has officially announced an indefinite extension to the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) for the 2023 general election. The CVR exercise was earlier slated to end on June 30, 2022. The nation’s electoral body…

INEC to hold supplementary elections (Guardian)

Nigeria’s electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said supplementary presidential and National Assembly elections will be held in parts of the country where votes did not take place or returns were not made. INEC made the announcement in…

Our officials were sexually assaulted during last election, INEC laments (Punch)

The Independent National Electoral Commission has acknowledged that some of its officials who worked during the presidential and National Assembly elections of February 23 experienced threats, harassment, intimidation, assault, abduction and rape. The Commission directed its Resident Electoral Commissioners to…

Fake News may cause 3rd world War – Soyinka (Nation)

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has said that fake news may cause 3rd World War. Speaking at the ongoing conference on fake news, the erudite professor warned that fake news should be treated as a crime. INEC representative, Festus Okoye,…

ASUU strike may mar 2019 polls, INEC warns (Guardian)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is worried that the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will impact negatively on its preparations for next year’s general elections. The chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee of INEC, Festus…

ASUU Strike: INEC alleges 2019 elections under threat (Vanguard)

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has decried the lingering strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU, describing it as a threat to its preparations for the conduct of the 2019 general elections. Speaking at a…

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