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Challenges INEC Might Encounter In Anambra Election That Should Be A Major Concern To Government

It is no longer news that the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) in Nigeria has decided to set a date for the gubernatorial election in the southern Nigerian state of Anambra. Photo credit: Google According to the report, the INEC, which is headed by Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has confirmed the decision to declare November 6, 2021, as the date for the Anambra state governorship election, despite public calls to postpone the election to address security concerns facing the state.

  2 months ago ago
Challenges INEC Might Encounter In Anambra Election That Should Be A Major Concern To Government

POLITICS

Today's Headlines:Unknown Gunmen Do Not Want Anambra Election To Hold- INEC;Abaribe Speaks About APC

Unknown Gunmen Do Not Want Anambra Election To Hold -INEC. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, has expressed fear that those attacking and burning public facilities in the South-East do not want the November 6 Anambra governorship election to take place. Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette

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Today's Headlines:Unknown Gunmen Do Not Want Anambra Election To Hold- INEC;Abaribe Speaks About APC

POLITICS

OPINION: 3 Things INEC Can Do To Reduce The Trend Of Factional Leadership in Political Parties

To forestall bickering and crisis in political parties during election periods, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) can take these three measures to mitigate the trend of factional leadership in political parties in Nigeria. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu The issue of factional leadership is no longer strange in Nigerian politics, as every major political party in the country has at some point experienced it.

  3 months ago ago
OPINION: 3 Things INEC Can Do To Reduce The Trend Of Factional Leadership in Political Parties

POLITICS

OPINION: Why It Is Risky To Have Names Of Dead People In Voters Register After INEC's Revelation

It will be risky to still have the names of dead people in the voters register ahead of the coming general elections in 2023. This follows the revelation made by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, that names of dead people are still on the voters register.

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OPINION: Why It Is Risky To Have Names Of Dead People In Voters Register After INEC's Revelation

POLITICS

Opinion: INEC could be right to have said “unknown gunmen do not want Anambra election to hold”

The INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu was quoted as saying that unknown gunmen in the South-East do not want the Anambra governorship election scheduled for 6th November 2021 to hold. Mr. Yakubu who also explained that the attackers will target electoral facilities and materials which would affect the commission's plan if not properly tackled, remarked at a meeting with heads of security agencies on Tuesday in Abuja.

  2 months ago ago
Opinion: INEC could be right to have said “unknown gunmen do not want Anambra election to hold”

POLITICS

2 Main Reason Why INEC Insist On Electronic Authentication System Of Voting In The Anambra Poll

As representatives of different political parties prepares ahead of the November 6 Governorship election day in Anambra State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that no one will be allowed to vote in the election without undergoing an electronic authentication of his identity using its Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS).

  3 months ago ago
2 Main Reason Why INEC Insist On Electronic Authentication System Of Voting In The Anambra Poll

POLITICS

INEC Vows To Conduct 'Embarrassingly Transparent' Governorship Election In Anambra State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has vowed that it is prepared to conduct an 'embarrassingly transparent governorship election in Anambra State come November 6. The Commission insists that it has put facilities in place to achieve an all-inclusive electoral process that will nay-sayers without any doubt of its ability to conduct free and credible elections in any part of the country.

  1 month ago ago
INEC Vows To Conduct 'Embarrassingly Transparent' Governorship Election In Anambra State

POLITICS

INEC Commends NAOWA; Assures The Association Of Its Support

The Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA) has been commended for its humanitarian impact on widows, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), less privileged and orphans across the country. The Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu gave the commendation today when members of NAOWA led by its President Mrs Salamatu F Yahaya paid him a courtesy visit at the INEC Headquarters Abuja.

  4 months ago ago
INEC Commends NAOWA; Assures The Association Of Its Support

POLITICS

INEC Insists On Holding Anambra Gubernatorial Election On The 6th Of November Despite IPOB Threats

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the November 6th Gubernatorial election will still hold in Anambra State as earlier scheduled, despite the threats made by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). There have been fears in some parts of the State that the recent activities of the proscribed group may hinder the election.

  2 months ago ago
INEC Insists On Holding Anambra Gubernatorial Election On The 6th Of November Despite IPOB Threats

POLITICS

Anambra 2021: “We Won’t Pospone The Election” INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted on conducting the Anambra State governorship election on the earlier date of November 6 despite threats from the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB to halt the exercise. This was disclosed by the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, during an emergency meeting on Tuesday.

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Anambra 2021: “We Won’t Pospone The Election” INEC

POLITICS

Why The Names Of Deceased Nigerians Are Still On The Voter Register - Professor Mahmood Yakubu

The electoral process in every country has to be accountable to prevent any form of misrepresentation or fraud. The names of people who are not eligible to vote should not be in the voter register. However, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission has revealed that the names of deceased Nigerians are still on the voter register.

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Why The Names Of Deceased Nigerians Are Still On The Voter Register - Professor Mahmood Yakubu

POLITICS

INEC insist on conducting Anambra gubernatorial election on November 6 despite IPOB'S threats.

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has stated that the upcoming polls at Anambra will take place as planned. There have been fears as to whether the election will go on as planned or it would be postponed due to the security challenge currently being faced in the State.

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INEC insist on conducting Anambra gubernatorial election on November 6 despite IPOB'S threats.

POLITICS

INEC Gives Reason For Keeping Dead Persons On Voter Register

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, has stated that the commission's inability to get enough data on death in the country has hindered it from removing names of dead Nigerians from the voter register. He went on to say that INEC had been periodically removing ineligible persons and multiple registrants using technology but the technology cannot help the commission to identify and remove dead persons from its records.

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INEC Gives Reason For Keeping Dead Persons On Voter Register

MILITARY

NSCDC Strengthens Collaboration with INEC

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, mni, has expressed his readiness to partner with INEC and synergize with other relevant security agencies to ensure hitch free elections in the country. He made this known while on a courtesy visit to the INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu at the INEC Headquarters, Abuja where he reiterated the need to strengthen the existing relationship.

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NSCDC Strengthens Collaboration with INEC

POLITICS

Over 2.5 million registered voters ready for Anambra election - INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday, October 7, presented an updated voters' register for the Anambra state governorship election to political parties in the state. INEC have presented an updated register saying that a total of 2,525,471 registered voters will be participating in the November 6 Anambra governorship election.

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Over 2.5 million registered voters ready for Anambra election - INEC

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INEC Disclose Total Number Of Registered Voters Eligible For Anambra Governorship Election

According to the Channel Tv news, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday, said over 2.5 million registered voters are eligible to participate in the November 6, Governorship election in Anambra State. The INEC Chaiman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this during an emergency meeting of political parties at the commission's headquarters in Abuja, the nation's capital.

  2 months ago ago
INEC Disclose Total Number Of Registered Voters Eligible For Anambra Governorship Election

POLITICS

INEC insist that Anambra governorship election will proceed as scheduled

The electoral commission has mentioned that come November 6 Anambra State governorship election will proceed as scheduled, despite the deteriorating security situation in the state. INEC stated that intelligence report at its disposal showed that the attacks on its offices and other public institutions in the state were designed to scuttle the election.

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INEC insist that Anambra governorship election will proceed as scheduled

POLITICS

INEC To Deploy Technology That Will Prevent Attacks On Their Personnel And Facilities In Anambra

The Independent and National Electoral Commission is preparing to conduct a gubernatorial election in Anambra State. Precautions have to be taken due to the increase in insecurity across the country. Recently, unknown gunmen has been on a rampage in the South Eastern part of the country which is why the INEC is taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of their facilities and personnel.

  4 months ago ago
INEC To Deploy Technology That Will Prevent Attacks On Their Personnel And Facilities In Anambra

POLITICS

Anambra 2021: One Reason Why IPOB Threat Can Not Stop Anambra Governorship Electoral Process

As the long-awaiting Anambra State governorship election approaches by every bit of the day, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it is going ahead with the preparations for the November 6 election in the state, despite security threats by militants, who are believed to be linked with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

  2 months ago ago
Anambra 2021: One Reason Why IPOB Threat Can Not Stop Anambra Governorship Electoral Process

POLITICS

Why Names of Dead Nigerians Are Still on The Register - INEC Chairman

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has publicly explained why the names of deceased voters are still on their register. He said that through the use of technology, they have been able to frequently remove ineligible persons and those who have been registered multiple times.

  2 months ago ago
Why Names of Dead Nigerians Are Still on The Register - INEC Chairman