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Lagos To Get 2,400 Extra Polling Units — REC

Dr. Adekunle Ogunmola, the LagosState Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, on Monday, revealed that the state would get 2,400 additional polling units in preparation for the 2015 elections. Ogunmola, while speaking tojournalists at a workshop on the upcoming distribution of permanent voters cards organized for key officers of INEC by the United Nations Development Project, UNDP,

Abide by Electoral Rules, INEC Tells Politicians

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Sokoto State has called on politicians to abide by the rules and regulations of the electoral process to achieve hitch-free elections in 2015. Muhammad Musa, Head of Voter Education and Publicity, in a statement noted that free and fair election was a collective responsibility of all Nigerians. “As

Time running out on PVC Collection – INEC

Irokwe Okorie, the administrative Secretary, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Enugu State, said that the time allotted for the collection of the Permanent Voters’ Cards, PVC, was running out. He said that the commission was still in custody of several PVCs yet to be collected by their owners. “Our men are in the field distributing the

INEC, CBN to Collaborate on 2015 Electoral Materials

Professor Attahiru Jega, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, on Wednesday, September 3, said the commission would consider ways to collaborate with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN on the printing of electoral materials for upcoming elections. Professor Jega said this in Abuja, while receiving the governor of the CBN, Godwin Emefiele, who

INEC Mobilizes Military for Bayelsa Voters Card Distribution

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it has mobilized the army, navy, and other security personnel in Bayelsa State to ensure a hitch-free permanent voter registration and voter cards distribution exercise. Edwin Nwatarali, the state Residential Electoral Commissioner, said in Yenagoa, that the security personnel would beef up security around the registration units and

INEC to Distribute Lagos Voters’ Card in August

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has announced that it would start the distribution of permanent voters’ card to eligible voters in Lagos State in August. Dr. Adekunle Ogunmola, INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Lagos disclosed this on Tuesday. The distribution of the permanent voters’ card, according to Ogunmola would take place between August 22

INEC Seeks Gender Equality

In order to achieve gender equality and inclusiveness ahead of the 2015 general elections and subsequent polls, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said it would integrate gender issues in all electoral programmes. The commission also assured that its newly developed gender policy would complement the nation’s National Gender Policy. Ishmael Igbani, INEC National

Jega Hosts Election Debate Group

The board of trustees of the Nigeria Election Debate Group, NEDG visited the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC in Abuja. The visit was part of preparation for the forthcoming governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states. The board, led by his chairman, Abubakar Jijiwa was received by INEC Chairman –Attahiru Jega at INEC’s headquarters in Abuja.

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