INEC warns about PVC cloning

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has received reports of attempts to clone Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) and sell them online. We wish to assure the public that the Commission had anticipated these and proactively taken measures to preserve and further secure our electoral materials. Several security features and secret source codes are contained in… Read More INEC warns about PVC cloning

INEC wants report of no evidence in Kano underage voting saga disregarded

The National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said its investigation into the alleged underage voting in the last Kano council poll is still ongoing, urging Nigerians to disregard earlier report ascribed to the fact-finding committee chairman that there are no evidence of underage voting in the last Kano council poll. It would be recalled that some… Read More INEC wants report of no evidence in Kano underage voting saga disregarded

Facebook offers to aid INEC with 2019 general elections 

Facebook has offered to explore avenues with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that could help expand voter education and engage citizens meaningfully to achieve peaceful general elections in 2019. The social networking giant made this offer having noticed that topics Nigerians mostly shared on its platform bordered on elections and politics According to INEC,… Read More Facebook offers to aid INEC with 2019 general elections 

INEC releases timetable for 2019 general elections

​The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2019 general elections. According to the timetable, Presidential and National Assembly primaries will begin on August 18th 2018 while campaigns will commence on November 18, 2018. Campaigns for the governorship and state assembly are scheduled to commence on December… Read More INEC releases timetable for 2019 general elections

Prison inmates to be allowed to vote in 2019 general elections

​ The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced plan for prison inmates to start exercising their voting right from the 2019 general elections. The electoral body said it is making arrangements with prison authorities on the possibility of creating polling units in Nigerian prisons to allow some categories of inmates vote. INEC chairman, Mahmood… Read More Prison inmates to be allowed to vote in 2019 general elections

INEC announce dates for Nigeria’s 2019 general elections

​ The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday, February 16, 2019 for the presidential and National Assembly elections. The electoral body made the announcement on Thursday, adding that the gubernatorial and state assembly elections and the Federal Capital will hold on March 2, 2019. The Presidential and National Assembly elections have been fixed… Read More INEC announce dates for Nigeria’s 2019 general elections

INEC to begin voters registration on April 27

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has planned to begin the continuous voter registration exercise on Thursday, April 27, 2017 to enable those without their voter’s cards to do so in order to partake in the forthcoming general elections. It says it has finalised preparations for the nationwide continuous voter registration exercise, which… Read More INEC to begin voters registration on April 27

INEC announces date for Anambra State gubernatorial election

The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 18th as the date for the governorship election in Anambra state. The national electoral body took to their Twitter account to announce the date. Political parties, in Anambra State, are yet to field their candidates for the election. Breaking: Anambra State Governorship Election is scheduled to hold… Read More INEC announces date for Anambra State gubernatorial election