APC Begins Sale Of Forms For Congresses July 1

Posted by - June 28, 2021

The All-Progressives Congress (APC) says it plans to begin sales of forms for its congresses on July 1. Professor Al-Mustapha Medaner, APC Director of Organisation, said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Medaner said the decision followed the approval of the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC)

Anambra Poll: APC Sets Up 7-Member Screening Committee

Posted by - June 9, 2021

 The All-Progressives Congress (APC) has set up a seven-member committee to screen aspirants jostling for its ticket in the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election. Senetor John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary of the party’s Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) announced this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.https://scudnewsng.com He said the committee was expected to

Strange Fire Guts Udenu LG INEC Office In Enugu

Posted by - May 14, 2021
  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

INEC Creates 1,235 Polling Units In Imo

Posted by - May 5, 2021
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

INEC: Yakubu Assumes Office for Another 5-Year Tenure

Posted by - December 10, 2020
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.

Missing INEC Staff Found- Official

Posted by - December 8, 2020
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

Alleged Homicide: Court Remands Kogi Traditional Ruler, 10 Others

Posted by - October 2, 2020
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

8 Companies so Far Demonstrate E-Voting Machines to INEC — Okoye

Posted by - October 1, 2020
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 Lost as Fire Guts 5,000 Card Readers in Ondo INEC Office

Posted by - September 11, 2020
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