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PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE

It has come to the attention of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, registered as a voter for the second time on Tuesday May 23, 2017 in Government House, Lokoja, the state capital. His first registration was on 30th January, 2011, in Wuse Zone 4, Abuja. The Governor’s […]

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INEC Inaugurates Committee on Election Project Plan

INEC Inaugurates Committee on Election Project Plan

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has inaugurated a sixteen member Election Project Plan (EPPC) Committee charged with the responsibility of implementing the Commission’s 2017-2021 Strategic Plan of action.   At a brief inauguration ceremony held at the Commission’s Headquarters in Abuja, the Chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu congratulated members of the Committee and […]

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INEC Chairman Decries Low Presence of Women in Elective Positions …Pledges to increase women participation in the electoral process

INEC Chairman Decries Low Presence of Women in Elective Positions …Pledges to increase women participation in the electoral process

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has decried the low representation of women in elective positions in the country, pledging to increase women participation in the electoral process through advocacy, partnerships and voter education.   The INEC Chairman made the observation yesterday when he received the Chief Executive Officer […]

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2019 Elections: INEC Committed to Better Elections, Says Chairman

2019 Elections: INEC Committed to Better Elections, Says Chairman

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu has assured that the Commission is committed to consolidating on the successes of the 2015 general elections. He further expressed determination to make the 2019 elections better.   Prof. Yakubu gave the assurance when he received the new United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart […]

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PRESS STATEMENT

PRESS STATEMENT

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) held its regular weekly meeting today and inaugurated the Election Project Plan Committee (EPPC). The Committee is charged with the responsibility of planning the 2019 general elections. The Commission also approved the 2017 – 2021 Strategic Plan for immediate implementation, following its validation by stakeholders. The EPPC’s Terms of […]

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UPDATE ON THE CONTINUOUS VOTER REGISTRATION EXERCISE

UPDATE ON THE CONTINUOUS VOTER REGISTRATION EXERCISE

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) held its usual weekly meeting today and reviewed the on-going nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise, which commenced on 27th April, 2017.   In the first three days of the exercise, 57,737 people were registered, while 4,913 others collected their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs). A further 1,820 individuals applied […]

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ELECTORAL REFORM, NNAMANI COMMITTEE SUBMITS REPORT

ELECTORAL REFORM, NNAMANI COMMITTEE SUBMITS REPORT

The Senator Ken Nnamani led 24-man Constitution and Electoral Reform Committee, set up to review the laws governing the electoral process and make recommendations for reforms, yesterday, submitted its report to the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN. The AGF assured that the Executive would expedite action on […]

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