The Presidency on Monday said the Card Reader was not included in the latest Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018, which President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to.
The Commission in a statement issued by its Director of Publicity and Voter Education. Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, in Abuja on Monday said both men were elected in the bye-elections in their respective constituencies
Isiah Adewole, a community leader at St. Louis Ward 2, Unit 22, said he was the first to be accredited, but to his surprise, the card reader was displaying: “Voting after election
Mimiko had to fill the incident form before he was finally allowed to cast his vote at about 12noon
Wamakko, who is the immediate past governor of the state, said the use of the device had shown that Nigeria was not averse to “global changes and emerging positive trends”
"We have right now resorted to our plan B option of setting up a control centre at the headquarters here in Minna, which is being used to collate data from our field officers
Correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria who visited some polling units in different parts of the state observed that not much hitches had been recorded by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission handling the card…
He said: “Here, as you can see, everything is peaceful, orderly and the people came on time and much more importantly the voters conducted themselves like you will find in any civilised environment and I think from the report I’m hearing in…
This was contained in a statement issued by Olisa Metuh, the party’s National Publicity Secretary, in Abuja on Saturday
Speaking to journalists, the Presiding Officer, Akoniyion Oluwasegun, said the voters, especially the female, have refused to maintain their queue and it has now become almost impossible for him and his assistant at the Anguwan Pabei…
But this followed an initial tension earlier in Otuoke, Bayelsa State as the Card Readers appeared to be failing.
The party noted that aside from reports of ineffectiveness of the machines recorded in polling units where the test run was carried out, agents of the PDP in Rivers State who monitored the exercise in Port Harcourt witnessed the flaws in…
Jega's assurance on Wednesday came on a day some youths, under the aegis of the Middle Belt Concerned Youths, staged a peaceful protest at the headquarters of INEC in Abuja against the use of Permanent Voter Cards and the Card Readers for…
Babangida, in a statement on Wednesday by his media office, said the card reader was a novel innovation worth trying
Kayode Idowu, the Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, made the declaration in a statement in Abuja
Nwabueze, at the forum, said the civil society is in support of the controversial card reader, which has been the major discourse in the polity for several weeks in build up to the general elections