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The Independent National Electoral Commission today revealed that it had begun an investigation into the claims that Permanent Voter Cards were found in the Anambra State forest. INEC’s National Commissioner, Festus Okoye, disclosed this today while fielding questions on a television program monitored by newsmen. Okoye said the investigation was to confirm the authenticity of […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission has advised Nigerians without the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to stay away from the polling units on Election Day. Okoye, who is the commission’s Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, said no any other means of identification would be used on Election Day, other than the PVC. Okoye stressed […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 87 million Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) have so far been collected ahead of the upcoming general elections. INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this at the maiden briefing for the 2023 elections in Abuja on Thursday. A breakdown of the figure showed that Lagos leads in the number of […]

President Muhammadu Buhari says he takes instructions from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of Saturday’s general election. Buhari made this known today as he met with the chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmoud Yakbub, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, over the forthcoming elections. The unscheduled meeting, according to Buhari, was at the instance of […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission has reassured Nigerians and the international community of free, fair and credible elections. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, gave the reassurance when he received the Commonwealth Election Observer Mission to Nigeria, led by former South Africa President, Thabo Mbeki, at INEC headquarters in Abuja on Monday. Yakubu stated that INEC […]

The Nigerian Guild of Editors has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to deliver on its promises to conduct successful polls. This is contained in a communiqué signed by the group President, Mustapha Isah and the General Secretary, Iyobosa Uwugiaren, at the end of a meeting of its Standing Committee in Abeokuta, Ogun […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed hope that its cash request presented to the Central Bank of Nigeria would be met on or before Tuesday. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman of its Committee on Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye, disclosed this to newsmen. The commission had earlier said it presented its cash requirement […]

With less than six days to the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Nigeria, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kwara State says it has received sensitive and non-sensitive material to ensure free, fair and credible polls on Saturday. The State Resident Electoral Commissioner , (REC) Mallam Garba Attahiru Madami stated this during a […]

The kwara state chapter of the National Orientation Agency NOA has frowned at commercial banks for doing dirty business with new naira note and for bringing hardship on the citizenry. While speaking on Royal FM programme tagged ” Oro ton-lo” the director of Kwara state chapter of NOA, Mr. Olusegun Adeyemi faulted Central bank of […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has again asked Nigerians to ignore a social media hoax that the Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has agreed to elections postponement over the currency crisis in the country. The Presidential and National Assembly elections are slated for February 25, while the Governorship and State assemblies polls […]

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