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Youth Advocacy Group  Africa (YIAGA) has requested that INEC make public its report on the implementation and testing of the Bimordal Voters Accreditation System, as well as mock accreditation. It also requests that the electoral umpire provide updates on the steps taken to address the issues raised during the BVAS testing and mock accreditation. It […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission has solicited the support of the Nigeria Bar Association in handling its numerous pre-electoral cases in courts across the country. INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, made the call on Thursday when he hosted a delegation of the Nigerian Bar Association led by its President, Mr Yakubu Maikyau, at the commission’s […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have said the commission is almost ninety percent ready for the conduct of the 2023 general election. Mr Auwal Mashi, the Kaduna INEC Administrative Secretary said this Today at a stakeholder meeting in Mellinium Hope, Kaduna. According to Mashi,  the commission held a successful mock accreditation to ascertain the functionality […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has reassured the 2023 general elections will hold as scheduled despite fuel and cash scarcities. Chairman of the Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, gave the reassurance while speaking to State House Correspondents, after briefing the Federal Executive Council (FEC) today. He said the Commission has sorted out the challenges initially posed […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria CBN has said it would not allow itself to be seen as derailing the forthcoming general election, promising to do all within its mandate to assist the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC to deliver free, fair, credible, and inclusive polls. According to the apex bank, it would bend backward to […]

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to fix lapses in the mock accreditation ahead of the polls. CDD through its Election Analysis Centre (EAC) deployed 111 field observers to monitor the mock accreditation exercise conducted by the INEC on Saturday. CDD said their observation of […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is assuring the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members participating in the 2023 elections of safety and an increase in allowance. The management of the Corps had earlier called for the review of allowances being paid to corps members during elections. The newly appointed director-general of the NYSC, Brigadier-General […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has debunked the claim of over-voting in the 2022 governorship election, which produced Senator Ademola Adeleke as the governor of the state. Speaking in Osogbo today, the Head of the Department, Voter Education, Publicity and Inclusivity in the office, Mr Adewale Francis, dismissed the media reports stating that its […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday in Abuja revealed that a mock accreditation exercise would be held on Saturday, February 4, 2023 in 436 polling units nationwide to test the functionality of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) ahead of the general election. INEC’s National Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this at a meeting […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, and other stakeholders in the electoral process have insisted that the 2023 general elections must be held despite some challenges. The commission and stakeholders said this at the 20th Annual Daily Trust Dialogue with the theme, ‘Interrogating the 2023 Presidential Agenda’, held on Thursday in Abuja. INEC’s National Commissioner and […]

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