Tagged: INEC

2019 election: INEC Honours 2face, others in Abuja

2Baba and other musicians have been commended by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for their roles in the upcoming general election. According to the electoral commission, the upcoming elections= will be for the youths who constitute 81 percent of registered voters. The Commissions chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu said this during an election summit for youths in Abuja on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. During the summit, popular musicians were awarded for their role in the mobilization of youths to register for their Personal Voters Card which would allow them vote in the coming elections. Among those honoured at the event...

Banky W calls out INEC for spelling his name wrongly, misprinted party logo

Nigerian entertainers are known to complain about the government and some of them have decided to be politicians to enable them do something about the country’s problems. Olubankole Wellington better known by his stage name Banky W is one of the few celebrities that have decided to join politics. He recently declared his intention to serve as a federal legislator, representing Eti-Osa local government area of Lagos state in the coming 2019 election. Banky W took to his Instagram account to call out INEC for spelling his name wrongly and also printing his Party Logo wrongly The politician wrote: VERY...

1.9m Electorate Get PVCs In Oyo State — REC

Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Oyo State, Barrister Mutiu Agboke on Monday said a total of 1,902,032 electorate have collected their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from 2015 to date. Agboke disclosed this during the Maiden Christmas Carol and Lecture organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state. According to him, 941,705 registered voters are yet to collect their PVCs in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the theme of the lecture is “The Role of Christmas in the Conduct of Credible 2019 General Elections.” Giving the breakdown of the PVC distribution, the INEC...

INEC to involve EFCC, ICPC in 2019 polls

Disturbed by the incidents of vote-buying that tainted recent elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared its readiness to collaborate with the security agencies to stop the emerging trend. Speaking in an interactive session with the commission’s youth ambassadors and celebrities in Lagos, on Saturday night, the INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, said “to check mate corrupt politicians on the issue of vote-buying, electorates will not be allowed to bring in their cell phones into the polling cubicle. “The Commission will partner with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and other security agencies because we are determined...

Oyo restricts movement on Saturday for LGs election

The Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission on Wednesday anounced that there will be vehicular restriction between 8am and 3pm on Saturday May 12, 2018 during the conduct of the local governent election in the state. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Ibadan residents clamours for more CVR centres.

Residents of Ibadan, Oyo State, have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create additional Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) centres in every ward in the country to enable more eligible voters to register and vote in the future elections. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

2019: 34 governorship aspirants warm up in Oyo

Even though, the electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is yet to blow whistle to kick start campaign for the 2019 general election, politicians are already forming alliances to show the ruling party the way out of Agodi Government House. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

LG workers protest over autonomy

Over 800 staff of the Oyo State local government staff under the aegis of National Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, today protested in the major streets of Ibadan demanding for autonomy of the third tier of government in the state. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email