Card Reader Flop: Jega Says Number Insignificant

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega, has expressed gratitude to Nigerians for their peaceful conduct during the presidential elections on Saturday, March 28. The INEC boss, in an interview with Channels Television on Saturday night, expressed gratitude to the Almighty for how peaceful the process

INEC’s Press Release On New Election Guidelines

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Nigeria has adjusted the election guidelines to address some of the challenges being faced during the accreditation process across the country. The post INEC’s Press Release On New Election Guidelines appeared first on Channels Television.

Buhari Votes In Katsina

The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) General Muhammadu Buhari has cast his votes at his hometown, Daura in Katsina State. General Buhari was earlier accredited at the same polling unit early in the morning when accreditation started.

Sambo Commends Voting Process

The Vice President, Namadi Sambo has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for reversing to the use of manual accreditation of voters following the challenges associated with the use of the card reader. The Vice President made the remark after he and his wife, Amina, voted at their Police College

At Least 11 Killed In Gombe, Yobe Attacks

At least 11 people have been reported killed by unidentified gunmen in Gombe State and Yobe States, North-East Nigeria. The incident is reported to have stalled voting in Dukku as well as Shole.

Full Text: INEC Amends Guidelines


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  has been monitoring field reports on the accreditation process since the commencement of the poll this morning. Whereas the process has gone well in several places, in some others it has encountered some challenges, especially with the use of card readers.

Obasanjo Confident Of Nigeria’s Unity And Future

A former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has expressed confidence in the unity and future of Nigeria despite the many challenges slowing down its development. After casting his vote in Ward 11 in his home town, Abeokuta in Ogun State, the former President said that the outcome of the elections could

Jonathan Votes, Says He Is ‘Hopeful’

President Goodluck Jonathan has cast his vote in his home town, Otuoke in Bayelsa State. President Jonathan and his wife, Patience, were among the first voters to cast their votes in the state after voting started at about past 3pm.

INEC Orders Manual Accreditation, Extends Voting To Sunday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Nigeria has adjusted the guidelines for the elections to address some of the challenges being faced during the accreditation process across the country.  The chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee of the commission, Dr.

Card Reader Fails In Nasarawa Polling Station

The fear associated with the use of card readers by INEC is beginning to manifest, as the token deployed to Ahmadu Maikwoto Primary School in Keffi, Nasarawa State, has failed to confirm complete details of card holders. This development is causing tension among hundreds of voters who are agitating to

Ogun Declares Friday Work Free For PVC Collection

The Ogun State Government has declared tomorrow (Friday, March 27) as work free. This is to ensure that all eligible voters in the state collect their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) to enable them exercise their civic responsibility in the forthcoming elections.

Ogun INEC Yet To Take Delivery Of 153,000 PVCs

Few days to the general elections, the Ogun State Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is yet to take delivery of about 153,000 Permanent Voter Cards belonging to residents of the state. The Administrative Secretary of INEC in the state, Mr Dickson, made the disclosure in Abeokuta, the state

Fayose’s Brother Says Ekiti Governor is Embarrassing their Family


  Segun Fayose, the eldest brother of Ekiti Governor, Ayo Fayose, says the governor is embarrassing their family. The Nation reports that Segun, a UK-based account, stated the following: “It is a pity Nigerians are celebrating criminals. I am angry with Nigerians for electing somebody like Ayodele as governor.

INEC Commissioner Displeased with PVC Collection In Ogun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) National Commissioner in charge of Oyo, Ekiti and Ogun States, Prof Lai Olurode, has expressed concern over the failure of residents in Ogun State to collect about 589,377 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) across the 20 Local Government Areas of the state. Mr Olurode shared

INEC To Conduct Mock Accreditation Exercise

The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) will on Saturday conduct a mock accreditation exercise across the country. The field-testing of the smart card readers, according to INEC, will hold in two hundred and twenty five (225) polling units and three hundred fifty eight (358) voting points across 12 registration areas,