Nobody can upturn my victory – Abia LP candidate Otti

March 21, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

Labour Party governorship candidate in the last Saturday’s election, Chief Alex Otti stormed Abuja on Tuesday vowing that his victory at the polls so far cannot be upturned. The LP candidate who spoke in a press conference in Abuja said with his 172000 votes in 10 local governments against PDP’s 80,000, he maintained a distant lead in the 16 local Read More

Akwa Ibom: Court orders INEC to paste, transmit 2023 governorship election results electronically

March 20, 2023 Admin III 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to electronically transmit the Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly’s election results in accordance with its regulations and guidelines. In a judgment, Justice Obiora Egwuatu also ordered the use of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System  (BVAS) to upload a scanned copy of the EC8A to INEC Read More

Breaking: Court grants INEC’s request to re-configure BVAS ahead governorship, state assembly elections

March 8, 2023 Admin III 0

The Presidential Election Petiton Court (PEPC) sitting at the Court of Appeal in Abuja, Wednesday March 8 granted the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) the access to reconfigure the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) it used for the presidential and National Assembly. The court, in a unanimous decision by a three-member panel of Justices, held that stopping the electoral body Read More

Cancel elections where BVAS machines were not used, PDP tells INEC

February 27, 2023 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to take a cursory look into the election results being announced for the Southern Borno area of Borno state. PDP in a statement by its spokesperson, Daniel Bwala, said it takes exception to the practice whereby results that are not announced at the Read More

INEC admits issues viewing portal as Yiaga, Situation Room, others decry delay in uploading results

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Labour Party (LP) and some Civil Society Organisations such as Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote, Connected Development (CODE) and SituationRoom, Sunday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cause no further delay in uploading results of the presidential election in the INEC Result Viewing Portal (IREV). The PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, Read More

2023 presidential election results: Nigerians will resist attempt to subvert their will, NLC warns 

February 27, 2023 Moses John 0

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has reminded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the danger of subverting the will of the people of Nigeria in the Presidential and National Assembly elections. President of NLC, Comrade Joe Ajaero, while reacting to the reported violence that engulfed the conduct of elections in some parts of the country, said the Congress expect Read More

2023: SituationRoom tasks INEC on consistency with legal framework 

February 26, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

SituationRoom has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be consistent with the legal framework and guidelines for elections, to be transparent and credible in the collation of results. Convener, Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room Ene Obi, Co-Convener Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, Asma’u Joda and Co-Convener, Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, James Ugochukwu in a joint second Read More

Presidential/NASS polls: Low turnout of male voters recorded in Kano

February 26, 2023 Bashir Mohammed 0

The presidential and National Assembly elections in Kano was on Saturday greeted by lack of interest on the part of male voters, even as women in their large numbers demonstrated their enthusiasm to vote candidates of their choice. Blueprint correspondent who scouted round some of the towns in Kano observed that polling units were almost filled to the brim as early Read More

INEC officials refusing to upload presidential polls results in Lagos, Delta, others – Labour Party 

February 26, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

National Chairman of the Labour Party, Barrister Julius Abure, has raised alarm over the impunity  taking place across Lagos state where the results of the presidential elections collated in various polling units in the state were not being uploaded to the central server.  According to LP’s National Chairman Julius Abure, in a statement on Saturday evening, the officials of the Read More

Media and reporting of post 2023 elections

February 26, 2023 Admin III 0

At its last meeting on February 10, the National Council of State agreed that the 2023 general elections were set to kick off with the brief it received from relevant stakeholders including security chiefs. The February 25 date was therefore confirmed by the highest advisory body in the country which comprises the president, vice-president, all former presidents and Heads of Read More

Cross River: Ayade decries late arrival of materials, votes in Obudu

February 25, 2023 Joseph Obung 0

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state has decried the late arrival of materials for the Presidential, Senatorial and House of Representatives elections in most parts of the state, even as he voted in his polling Unit 033, Ipong Ward by 2:08pm on Saturday. Blueprint gathered that the governor, who was unimpressed and expressed sadness over the situation, called on Read More

BVAS ‘ll enhance credibility of electoral process – Ganduje

February 25, 2023 Ibrahim Hamisu 0

Kano state Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, says the introduction of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will enhance the credibility of the 2023 general election. He said this on Saturday shortly after casting his vote at Cikin-Gari Ward, Unit 008 at Ganduje in Dawakin-Tofa Local Government Area of the state. Ganduje noted that Read More

At last, ex-President, Obasanjo, casts vote, says Nigeria making progress with BVAS

February 25, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

After the initial hiccup on BVAS mixup, former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has finally cast his vote. Obasanjo voted at his polling unit 2, ward 11 situated inside Olushomi compound, Totoro – Sokori in Abeokuta North Local Government Area of Ogun State Addressing newsmen thereafter, Obasanjo said Nigeria is making progress in its electoral process with the Bimodal Voter’s Accreditation System Read More

Politicians in connivance with INEC bypass BVAS in Osun – REC

February 2, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim, Osogbo 0

The Osun state resident electoral commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Dr. Mutiu Agboke, has disclosed that the Bimodal Voters Accreditation System (BVAS), has helped the commission to expose overvoting in the July 16, 2022 governorship election in the state. He said the commission has learned enough lessons on how the BVAS machine could be manipulated, saying there Read More

2023: Adamu didn’t kick against BVAS, electronic transmission of results – APC 

November 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Contrary to doubt expressed by the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Abdullahi Adamu on the use of BVAS by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the party has distanced itself from the position. The party said Adamu did not kick against the deployment of BVAS or electronic transmission of results as reported by sections of the Read More

Attack on BVAS confirmation APC behind move to sack INEC Chairman – CUPP 

November 24, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) Thursday said the concerns raised by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) over the proposed use of Bimodal Voter Accreditation System for the 2023 general election, has confirmed its intelligence discovery that the ruling party was behind the move to sack the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yakubu Mahmoud. APC National Read More