We Would Conduct Governorship Election Despite Attack In Anambra State — INEC Vow

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has vowed to conduct the Anambra governorship elections despite the recent attacks on its facilities in the region. The Anambra governorship election is scheduled to hold on November 6, 2021, but the South-East has been a hotbed of insecurity with gunmen attacking police facilities, burning INEC buildings, and destroying […]

41 INEC offices destroyed in 14 states – Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu has disclosed that 41 of its offices have been attacked in 14 states since 2019. Mahmood disclosed this at the emergency meeting of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES), held at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja on Thursday May 27. The Chairman said preliminary […]

Hoodlum Raze INEC Office In Enugu

Hoodlums have razed the Igboeze South Local Government Area office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Enugu State. This came barely a week after the INEC State Headquarters was attacked and vehicles and other valuables set ablaze. The hoodlums were said to have arrived at the INEC office located in Ibeagwa Aka at about […]

INEC Office In Anambra Set On Fire By Unknown Gunmen

The headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra State has been set ablaze by unidentified gunmen. They also attempted to attack the Police ‘B’ Divisional Headquarters close to the INEC office but were repelled by the operatives on duty. The incident, which occurred on Sunday, is the latest in the series of […]

INEC to resume voter registration on June 28

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said it had concluded arrangements to resume Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) on Monday, June 28. The commission’s chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this at their meeting in Abuja with the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Yakubu explained the […]

INEC Headquarter Set Ablaze By Hoodllums

The headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Achi Street, Independence Layout, Enugu, was set ablaze by hoodlums on Sunday. The fire incident is second in three days after the INEC office in Obollo-Afor, Udenu LGA of the state was razed. Mohammed Aliyu, the state commissioner of police confirmed the incident, saying the […]

BREAKING: INEC Office Gutted By Fire

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State, Southeastern Nigeria, has been razed by fire. Festus Okoye, INEC spokesman, made this known in a statement, nothing that the incident occurred on Sunday night. There is no known cause of the fire incidents yet at the time of filing this […]

Ahead of 2023 general elections: INEC creates 1,235 new polling units in Imo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has, created a total of 1,235 new polling units in Imo State. Announcing this development in Owerri, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Professor Francis Ezeonu, explained that the new units emerged from the 3,523 existing polling units, based on a national threshold of 500-750. His words: “In Imo […]

2023 Election: INEC adds 57,023 polling Units

Twenty five years after the Independent Electoral Commission of Nigeria, INEC, created Polling Units, PUs, the Commission is poised to create additional 57,023 across the country. The move would increase the number of voting units from 119,973 to 176,996. This is barring any further intrigues by vested interests,The then National Electoral Commission of Nigeria, NECON, […]