The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, office in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State, has been gutted by fire. The office was gutted by a strange midnight fire, on Thursday. The cause of the inferno is yet to be ascertained but residents of the area, said they suspect electrical spark from one of
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has created additional 1,235 polling units in Imo, bringing the total number of polling units in the state to 4,758. The state INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Professor Francis Ezeonu made this known while briefing newsmen on the commission’s efforts to expand voter access to polling units on Wednesday in
The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday assumed office to commence his second tenure for a period of five year. Yakubu at the expiration of his first tenure on November 9 handed over the affairs of the commission to National Commissioner, Ahmed Mu’azu, while awaiting senate confirmation for second tenure.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says two ad hoc staff who were declared missing after the December 5, Bakura State Constituency by-election in Zamfara have been found. INEC Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Mr Nick Dazang, confirmed their return while speaking with journalists in Abuja on Monday. “I am glad to report that
An EFCC witness, Adariko Michael, on Wednesday alleged that two companies belonging to a former General Manager of the NNPC, Aminu Baba-kusa, received N2.2 billion. Micheal made this known while testifying on day two in the trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, in the alleged two billion dollars arms deal fraud in
A Senior Magistrates’ Court in Lokoja on Friday ordered that a 69-year-old traditional ruler in Adavi Local Government, Asema Uka (Otumi-Ajoko) Momoh Nasir and 10 others be remanded in a correctional centre for alleged homicide. The police charged the traditional ruler and his alleged accomplices with Criminal Conspiracy, Attempted Culpable Homicide, Aiding and Abetting, contrary to sections
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Wednesday, said eight companies had so far demonstrated their Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), to the commission. The commission disclosed this in a statement issued by Mr Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, in Abuja. Okoye said the demonstration followed the commission’s decision to invite some 40 original manufacturers of the
No life was lost in the fire incident that occurred at the Akure headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday evening but the inferno destroyed no fewer than 5,000 card readers meant for the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State. The fire which started around 7.30pm razed the large container housing