The Independent National Electoral Commission has administered the oath of neutrality on its management staff in Yola ahead of the re-scheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The Plateau State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mallam Halilu Husseini Pai, has expressed regrets that despite high level of preparedness of citizens for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, the commission could not go on with the election as scheduled.
The Independent National Electoral Commission in Niger on Friday said that elections for the senatorial positions of Niger East and Niger North may not hold on Saturday as the ballot papers meant for the zone were missing.
Dr Nkwachukwu Orji, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Anambra, has assured that the general elections would hold, notwithstanding the Tuesday fire that destroyed 4,695 Smart Card Readers in Awka.
The INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ekiti state, Prof. Abdulganiyu Raji has been moved to Ogun.
This followed presentation of report by the Chairman Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission, Senator Suleiman Nazif, at the plenary.
Mike Igini, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Akwa Ibom, says any staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission found to be involved in election malpractice will be sacked.
The REC said the state office of INEC was, however, expecting directives from the National Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on modalities for the conduct of the by-election.
Agboke made this known on Thursday in Ibadan when the House of Representatives Committee on INEC visited him as part of the committees’ oversight functions.
Madami said this on Saturday in Omu-Aran, the headquarters of Irepodun Local Government area of the state while speaking with newsmen.
Effenga gave the warning in an interview with told the News Agency of Nigeria in Port Harcourt.
Egwu gave the assurance at a two-day workshop in Minna on implementation of election monitoring and support, an integrated monitoring and tracking tool for all electoral activities leading to the general elections.
Mike Igini, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, made the disclosure while speaking to newsmen on the activities of the commission ahead of the 2019 general elections in Uyo on Friday.
Agbaje gave the assurance when he visited the polling unit at Ward 5, Unit 17 on Adewale Street, Alekuwodo Area in Osogbo, the state capital.
Agbaje gave the assurance while addressing newsmen at the Osun Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Correspondent Chapel in Osogbo on Thursday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that it will suspend the Continuous Voters Registration exercise in Zamfara by August.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Mike Igini, who disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Uyo on Monday, said the response of the electorate to the collection of their PVCs was poor.
Prof. Francis Ezeonu, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Imo, said this at a sensitisation meeting of stakeholders with Imo INEC management on Continuous Voter Registration held in Mbaitoli and Owerri North local government areas.
Dr Rufus Akeju, the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, made the clarification on Wednesday in Akure.
Akeju told newsmen on Monday in Akure that all attempts had been made by the commission thorough sensitisation campaign to reach out to the affected voters to collect their PVCs.