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December 17, 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says no fewer than 3.63 million new voters have been registered in ongoing Continuous Voter Registration across the country. The Chairman of the commission, Mahmood Yakubu, made this known at a retreat for Resident Electoral Commissioners in Uyo on Friday. Mr. Yakubu said the voter registration would continue until...
The Anambra governorship election has come and gone and the incumbent governor, Willie Obiano of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) emerged winner for a second term in office, after defeating two other major contenders in the race; Mr. Oseloka Obaze of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Dr. Tony Nwoye of the All Progressives Congress...
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, has attributed the successes achieved by the commission in the conduct of elections in recent times to its dedication and openness to constructive criticism from stakeholders and transparency in its processes. He said: “There is nothing that the Commission is hiding and the more...
Towards ensuring that future elections in Nigeria are wholly inclusive, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has began preparation at ensuring that the over 25 million Nigerians with disabilities are catered to in the electoral process. INEC during a capacity building workshop for its Persons Living with Disabilities (PWDs) Desk Officers, in Lokoja, Kogi State,...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the registration of 21 new political parties, bringing the number of registered parties in the country to 67. The approval, according to a statement signed by Mrs May Agbmuche-Mbu, INEC National Commissioner and Member, Information and Voter Education Committee, was given at the commission’s weekly meeting on...

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