Voters’ register may include the name of dead persons –...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) may be constrained to retain the names of some dead Nigerians in the voters’ register for the forthcoming elections, investigation has revealed. The National Commissioner and Chairman (Information and Voter Education Committee), Festus Okoye, maintained that the commission would go ahead to use its current register for the 2019…

Voters to collect PVCs at registration areas, wards – INEC…

Abstract: The commission says all uncollected PVCs will be kept in a secure place until the general elections are over. The post Voters to collect PVCs at registration areas, wards – INEC appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for these and other news

Fake News may cause 3rd world War- Soyinka…

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has said that fake news may cause 3rd World War. Speaking at the ongoing conference on fake news, the erudite professor warned that fake news should be treated as a crime. INEC representative, Festus Okoye, a National Commissioner, posited that fake news constitutes a danger to the forthcoming general elections…

The Big 5: Minimum wage bill must get to NASS...

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed worry that the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will impact negatively on its preparations for next year’s general elections. Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee of INEC, Festus Okoye, who disclosed this on…

INEC says ASUU strike will have serious impact on 2019...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the lingering strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) will have serious impact on preparations for the conduct of the 2019 general elections. The post INEC says ASUU strike will have serious impact on 2019 elections appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News….

2019: INEC denies planning Chad, Niger voting centres…

The commission says voting will not take place anywhere outside Nigeria. The post 2019: INEC denies planning Chad, Niger voting centres appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for these and other news

INEC appoints new secretary…

The new secretary has spent 25 years at the commission. The post INEC appoints new secretary appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for these and other news

INEC attributes high cost of conducting elections to insecurity…

The INEC National Commissioner in charge of Benue, Enugu and Anambra states, Mr Festus Okoye, said this on Saturday in Makurdi during an interaction with leaders of political parties, Civil Society Organisations and the Media. Visit the newspaper for these and other news

INEC attributes high cost of conducting elections to insecurity…

Festus Okoye The National Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has attributed the high cost of conducting elections to prevailing insecurity in most parts of the country and called for peaceful coexistence amongst Nigerians. The INEC National Commissioner in charge of Benue, Enugu and Anambra states, Mr Festus Okoye, said this on Saturday in Makurdi during an…