Collect Your Permanent Voter’s Cards, Jega Urges Nigerians

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, has assured that it will not be possible for anybody to vote during the 2015 elections with stolen Permanent Voter’s Card. Reechoing INEC’s assurance , the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Dan Bature, also said the state police command has put in place adequate … Continue reading Collect Your Permanent Voter’s Cards, Jega Urges Nigerians

Claim your Permanent Voter’s Card, CREMA Initiative urges Lagos voters, others

As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) begins distributing permanent voters’ cards in thirteen states, a civil society group, the Citizens Rights and Empowerment Advocacy Initiative (CREMA Initiative) has urged Nigerians residing in Lagos and other states within time frame allowed by the third phase of the distribution Permanent Voters Card (PVC) exercise. According to … Continue reading Claim your Permanent Voter’s Card, CREMA Initiative urges Lagos voters, others

INEC cancels Adamawa gubernatorial election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has cancelled the Adamawa State bye-election scheduled for Saturday, October 11. The decision followed a court ruling Wednesday which ordered the stoppage of the poll and the removal of the acting governor of the state, Umar Fintiri. The court also ordered the immediate swearing in of Bala Ngilari, a … Continue reading INEC cancels Adamawa gubernatorial election

Ekiti 2014: APGA Kicks INEC Rejects Its Candidate’s Form

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has condemned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for allegedly rejecting the nomination form of its governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Dr. Gbenga Afeni. In a statement issued by the National Organising Secretary of the party, who is also the party’s flagbearer in the state, the party said: “It’s … Continue reading Ekiti 2014: APGA Kicks INEC Rejects Its Candidate’s Form

Govs are too powerful — Igini

Having seen it all as one of the Independent National Electoral Commissioners, and having played a role in foiling rigging strategies by incumbent Governors in some states, Resident Commissioner for Cross River State, Mr Mike Igini, has said, “our governors are too powerful.” This he said while expressing the need to address the excessive display … Continue reading Govs are too powerful — Igini