Category Archives: Voter Registration

INEC begins 3rd phase of voters’ registration in Akwa Ibom

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has flagged off the 3rd phase of the registration of eligible voters across the 31 local government areas in Akwa Ibom State. The exercise has commenced in all the registration units in the local government ares and 8 additional units, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Mr. Mike…
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How does the Card Reader work?

A voter shall present himself at a polling unit with his/her PVC for accreditation An officer at the PU shall scan the PVC and the voters fingerprint The Card Reader shall compare both fingerprints, if there is a match, indicates that the bearer of the card owns the card The Card Reader shall store the…
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UPDATED – INEC shifts polls to March 28, April 11

The Independent National Electoral Commission has shifted the general elections earlier scheduled for February 14 and 28 to March 28 and April 11, 2015. INEC chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, who announced the new dates on Saturday in Abuja after series of meeting with various stakeholders, explained that the Presidential and National Assembly elections would hold…
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INEC postpones Nigeria 2015 General Elections for 6 weeks

INEC reached the decision to postpone the 2015 General Elections at a stakeholders meeting held today, February 7, The Associated Press reports. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has decided to postpone the 2015 General Elections. INEC reached the decision at a stakeholders meeting held today, February 7. INEC had earlier announced that it would…
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