Only 50% Of Polling Units Have 3G Network To Transmit Election Result – NCC

Posted by - July 16, 2021

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says only about 50 percent of polling units in the country has 3G network that can transmit elections results electronically. The Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, Mr. Ubale Maska made this known while addressing the House of Representatives on Friday in Abuja. Report indicated that the commission was invited to brief

2023: Bauchi Senator kicks Against Electronic Transmission Of Results

Posted by - July 9, 2021

Senator representing Bauchi South Senatorial District, Senator Lawal Gumau, on Friday, kicked against moves to amend the Electoral Act to give room for electronic transmission of results ahead of 2023 General Elections. Gumau who stated this while speaking to newsmen in Abuja said Nigeria was not ripe for electronic transmission of results. Gumau said: “I’m

INEC Creates Additional 2,910 Polling Units, Commences Online CVR In Kaduna

Posted by - June 29, 2021

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kaduna State on Tuesday disclosed it had created additional 2,910 polling units as it began online registration of voters in the state. The acting Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Mr Awwal Mashi, said this in Kaduna. Mashi said the additional polling units were created to ease the

CVR: INEC Begins Physical Registration July 19

Posted by - June 25, 2021

 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says physical registration in the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) will commence on July 19. INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this at a news conference and launch of online portal for the CVR exercise in Abuja on Thursday. Yakubu said while the online registration would commence on June 28

INEC Begins Online Voter Registration On June 28 – Official

Posted by - June 18, 2021

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it would begin the online voter registration, via its registration portal, on June 28. The INEC National Commissioner, Mr Festus Okoye, announced this at a news briefing on the preparations for the Gwaram bye-election in Dutse. “The INEC Voter Registration Portal will be deployed to enable

INEC Confirms Arrival Of Sensitive Materials For Kaduna By-Election

Posted by - June 18, 2021

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed the arrival of sensitive materials for the by-election for the Sabon Gari Constituency seat in the Kaduna State House of Assembly. Reports indicated that the seat occupied by Aminu Shagali, a former Speaker of the assembly, was declared vacant in April, after he was alleged to have

INEC Deletes 749 Polling Units From Shrines, Unsuitable Sites

Posted by - June 16, 2021

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it has removed 749 polling units from inappropriate places across the country. The nation’s electoral umpire also said nine of them were removed from shrines and several others from religious houses, royal palaces, and private properties. Speaking in Abuja at a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs),

NSCDC Deploys 1,926 Personnel Ahead Kano LG Poll

Posted by - January 14, 2021
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), command in Kano State has deployed 1,926 personnel for the January 16, local government council poll in the state. Mr Abu Tambuwal, the state NSCDC Commandant said this in a statement by the spokesman of the Corps, ASC Ibrahim Abdullahi, on Thursday in Kano. Tambuwal said the