Tag: Voting

Voting begins in Malawi general elections

admin- May 21, 2019

Malawians on Tuesday morning started casting their votes in the country’s sixth election since switching in 1993 from one party state to multiparty democracy. According ... Read More

INEC Halts Polls in Chikun Ward in Kaduna State

Henry Solomon- March 9, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Kaduna State, says it has rescheduled the Governorship and State House of Assembly election in Chikun ward, Chikun ... Read More

Police Arrest Party Agent Found Holding Voters’ Register

Suleiman Idris- March 9, 2019

 The police have arrested an agent of All Progressives Congress (APC) carrying a Voters’ Register at a polling unit in Manchok Registration Area Centre (RAC), ... Read More

Voting Commences Peacefully in Yobe

Suleiman Idris- March 9, 2019

Some INEC Ad-hoc staff on election day (File photo) VotingDamaturu, March 9, 2019 (NAN) Voting commenced peacefully in Damaturu, Yobe state capital and other parts of ... Read More

2019 Election: 400,000 PVCs yet to be Collected in Rivers- INEC

Henry Solomon- February 4, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 400,000 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected out of the 3,215, 273 registered in the ... Read More

Kwara by-Election Peaceful But Witnessed Low Voters’ Turnout

Henry Solomon- November 17, 2018

The Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero by-election in Kwara State on Saturday witnessed low voters’ turnout with few cases of card reader malfunctioning, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ... Read More

NCS Urges FG to Imbibe ICT-Driven Culture in Elections

Henry Solomon- June 12, 2018

The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) on Tuesday advised the Federal Government to institutionalise an ICT-driven electoral culture to promote transparency and credibility of elections. The ... Read More

Sign Language Specialist Advocates Full Participation of PwDs’ in Elections

Henry Solomon- June 11, 2018

A Sign Language specialist, Mrs. Treasue Uchegbu, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make arrangement for the full participation of Persons Living ... Read More

INEC receives 166,575 PVCs in Lagos, distributes over 4,000 in 1 week – REC

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 31, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State, on Wednesday, said it received 166, 575 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) of new registrants and distributed ... Read More

ArchBishop Onaiyekan Calls for Crisis-Free 2019 Elections

Henry Solomon- May 29, 2018

The Catholic Arch Bishop of Abuja Diocese, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has called on politicians and the electorate to ensure crisis-free general elections in 2019 Onaiyekan ... Read More

National Identity Management Commission States The Benefits of NIN

Henry Solomon- March 18, 2018

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), has expressed satisfaction at the compliance of Nigerians towards the National Identification Number (NIN) registration. The Managing Director of the ... Read More

EU Seeks to Bridge Gender Gap in Nigeria Ahead of 2019 Elections

Henry Solomon- March 14, 2018

The Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mr Ketil Karlsen, said on Wednesday that the union was seeking ways to ... Read More

Senator McCain Ensures Republicans Fail To Repeal Obamacare

Henry Solomon- July 28, 2017

Senator John McCain's 'no' vote ensured that the majority Republican Congress failed to repeal the Obamacare as legislators voted in the floor of the Senate. ... Read More

Ekweremadu Calls For Total Removal Of Age Restriction For Political Offices

Henry Solomon- May 25, 2017

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called for the total removal of age as a criterion for holding political offices in ... Read More

House Considering Bills on Electronic and Diaspora Voting Ahead of 2019

AMT Tanimu- May 22, 2017

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Nigerians in Diaspora may be able to vote in the next election cycle, Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives, has ... Read More

Full Details of Electronic Voting As Passed by Nigerian Senate

AMT Tanimu- March 31, 2017

The Senate passed the Electoral Act No. 6 2010 (Amendment) Bill 2017 into law. The passage of this Bill in the Senate is a bold, ... Read More

Senate Passes Amendments Approving Use of Electronic Voting In Future Elections

AMT Tanimu- March 30, 2017

Sanni Onogu, Abuja: The Senate Thursday passed amendments to the Electoral Act 2010, approving the use of electronic voting in future elections. It also approved ... Read More

Gambia: Outcome Of ECOWAS Leaders Banjul Peace Mission

Henry Solomon- December 14, 2016

ECOWAS leaders on Tuesday converge on the Gambian capital Banjul, to peacefully pressure President Yahya Jammeh to re-consider his rejection of the election results and ... Read More

Nigerian Develops App For Election

Henry Solomon- December 11, 2016

Mr Shamah Abubakar, a graduate of Bingham University,Karu, has invented an electronic election application, App that can improve the electoral process in the country. The ... Read More

#RiversRerun: INEC Releases Interim Report On Elections

Henry Solomon- December 10, 2016

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released an interim report in the Rivers state Legislative re-run elections that took place today, 10 December 2016 in ... Read More