Tag: Voters

Just In: Voters flee as explosion rocks polling unit in Aba

Voters and electoral officials fled in different directions when explosion rocked the polling unit at Umuola Hall, Ward 8, Ogbor Hill, Aba North Local Government Area of Abia State, on Saturday. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is currently conducting a bye-election in Aba North/Aba South Federal Constituency. Ossy Prestige,[Read More…]

Inducement of Voters With Money During Edo Guber Election Troubles INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called for collective efforts towards addressing inducement of voters with money by political parties and their candidates during elections. Nick Dazang, the commission’s deputy director on voter education and publicity, said this in an interview with NAN. Dazang said inducing voters with money[Read More…]

FCT Area Council Election Records Low Turnout of Voters Amidst Tight Security

The Federal Capital Territory Council polls has recorded a low turnout of voters amidst tight security. Although the situation was different in the outskirts of the city centre, where turn out of voters can be said to be impressive. Many of the voters told Channels Television that voting started at[Read More…]

Workers In FCT Shun Offices, Await Presidential Poll Result At Home

by Musa Abdullahi & Agency Reports The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) recorded low turnout of workers on Monday, apparently awaiting the official announcement of results of the presidential and National Assembly elections held on Saturday and Sunday. A News Agency of Nigeria Correspondent who visited the Federal Secretariat, Office of[Read More…]

Simon Kolawole: Understanding The Nigerian Voter

As I optimistically project that this year’s presidential election is going to be phenomenal, I am also cracking my brain trying to understand the Nigerian electorate and how the voting will go. How does the mind of Nigerian voters work? What facts and factors play the biggest role in shaping[Read More…]

INEC Extends Voter Registration In Kano, Edo, Plateau, Ogun, Imo & Lagos

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has granted a two-day extension of the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in all states under the third phase of the exercise except Adamawa. Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Kayode Robert Idowu in a statement on Sunday said the CVR that commenced on Wednesday,[Read More…]

Kerosene For Votes, Kashamu Distributes 66,000 Litres To Osun State Residents

The Chairman, Organisation and Mobilisation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-West, Mr. Buruji Kashamu, has said his organisation, Omoilu Foundation, distributed 66,000 litres of kerosene to residents of Osun State. Kashamu, who spoke in Ede with PUNCH on Sunday through the Managing Director of the Foundation, Mr. Samson[Read More…]

‘255,296 Registered Ekiti Voters Will Not Vote’ – INEC #EkitiDecides

At least 255, 296, registered electorates will not be allowed to vote in today’s (Saturday) governorship election in the state because they did not get their permanent voters’ cards. The Ekiti State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Halilu Paul, Friday said that the commission had announced to the people to get[Read More…]

2015 Election: Registration Of Voters & Issuance Of Permanent Cards Begin May

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will commence registration of voters in 10 states across the country  next month. According to the commission, the exercise will commence on May 25 in the affected states  and would be categorized under  Phase One. The states are: Taraba, Gombe and Zamfara. Others are[Read More…]