The Newsletter is a publication of the Independent National Electoral Commission, that informs the general public of the activities of the Commission.
Kogi and Bayelsa States 2019 Governorship Elections
Countdown to Saturday, 16 November 2019, 08:00:00 (Lagos time)
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is prepared to make the Ekiti governorship election the best it has conducted so far. It is also determined to ensure that the people of Ekiti state and Nigerians are proud of the election scheduled for Saturday this week.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is worried by the lack of moderation among politicians. It is also worried about the increasing difficulty by the political parties to select candidates to contest on their platforms.
To decongest existing Polling Units (PUs), the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to create additional thirty thousand (30,000) units across the country. Put together with the existing 120,000, they will bring the total number of PUs in the country to 150,000.
The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, has said the solution to recurring gaps in election funding is for this country to treat elections as a cycle, and not events. In that light, there will be consistent and even funding of the Election Management Body (EMB) over ye ...
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, has charged stakeholders at a 3-day retreat of the National Advisory Committee on Voter Education (NICVEP) at the Tinapa Lakeside Resort, Calabar, to be proactive in its approach.