Tag: Voter Registration

Only 9,261 residents in Cross River state have enrolled for Online Voter Pre-Registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has concluded arrangements to begin the physical registration of voters in the 18 Local Government Areas of Cross River State, south-south Nigeria. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Emmanuel Hart, said that 9,261 Cross River residents have enrolled in the online voter pre-registration. Dr Hart[Read More…]

NIN is not mandatory for voter registration – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the National Identification Number (NIN) is not mandatory for voter registration. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the clarification while fielding questions from journalists in Abuja on Thursday. Yakubu said that NIN was only a means of identification for registration as listed in[Read More…]

INEC Extends Deadline For Collection Of Permanent Voter Cards

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to Sunday, February, Kayode Idowu, the spokesperson for the INEC Chairman, has said in a statement. “This supersedes the earlier deadline of Saturday, 31st January 2015, and is intended to give registered voters[Read More…]

Fashola Declares Friday Work Free For Lagosians, Questions INEC Voter Register

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission not to deceive Lagosians ahead of the voter registration which begins on Friday. The governor said this during a live broadcast on Wednesday, while declaring Friday as a work-free day so as to give civil servants across[Read More…]

INEC To Begin Continuous Voter Registration In May

NAN The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, on Wednesday said the commission would commence its continuous voter registration in May ahead of the 2015 election. Jega said this at the opening ceremony of INEC/State Independent Electoral Commissions (SIECs) Experience Sharing Conference, organised by United Nation Development[Read More…]