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Marketing Institute Embraces Technology, Holds e-Voting, AGM

LEADERSHIP : The National Institute of Marketing Nigeria (NIMN) has said its upcoming election to fill the position of First Vice-President, Second Vice-President, and Four (4) Council seats will be held electronically. President/Chairman of Council, Tony Agenmonmen, while addressing journalists said the Institute is on the right trajectory to greatness, stressing that the NIMN is determined to play […]

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COVID-19: INEC to receive names of Edo, Ondo guber candidates online, says e-voting will begin in 2021

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will adopt electronic platforms for the submission of nomination forms by political parties in the Edo and Ondo governorship elections. INEC said this in its new policy on conducting elections released amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In the policy document signed by Mahmood Yakubu, its chairman, INEC said […]

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Secondus charges INEC to lead initiative on e-voting

Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) on Monday charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to lead the initiative for the adoption of electronic voting in the country. The PDP chairman made the call when he hosted an INEC delegation drawn from the department of Election and Party […]

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Nigerians must demand e-voting in future elections, Moghalu says

<p class="">Moghalu, a former presidential candidate, believes voting in Nigeria can be made easier.</p> <h1>Professor Kingsley Moghalu, a former presidential candidate, has called on Nigerians to demand for electronic voting in future elections to make the process easier.</h1> <p class="">Moghalu finished the February 23 election with only 21,886 votes according to the result announced by […]

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Buhari not against e-voting, loves use of card reader machine – Presidency

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Presidency has assured Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari is not against e-voting, but rather he in fact in love with the card reader system. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement, kicked against allegations from those he called ‘opposition politicians’ that are creating […]

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Revisiting e-Voting Ahead Of 2019

GABRIEL ATUMEYI, writes on the desirability of e-voting ahead of 2019 In a season of reforms, the craving for improvements in the electioneering process is inevitable. At the core of major reforms in the last general election was the introduction of technological innovations, like the Smart Card Reader (SMR) and the use of Permanent Voter […]

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LG Election: Kaduna Needs 6000 e-Voting Machines, Only On Ground – KAD-SIECOM

BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission, (KAD-SIECOM) Tuesday disclosed that it will require no fewer than  six thousand (6000) Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) for the five thousand one hundred and one (5101) polling units in the State ahead of  the forthcoming local government election in the state anytime soon. Chairman of  the […]

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LOCAL e-VOTING MACHINE: INEC, Ministry on war path

By Emmanuel Elebeke LOCAL innovators may have heaved a sigh of relief recently when acting President  Yemi Osinbajo signed three executive orders into law. One of the three laws encourages “support for local contents in public procurement” and compels all government agencies to stick to local products. •Solar evoting machines This means that the Federal […]

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2019: We didn’t turn down NASENI’s e-voting device —INEC

By Omeiza Ajayi The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it supports indigenous efforts to improve the electoral process, saying it was working with the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) to automate the voting process. Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Rotimi Oyekanmi, in a statement, said the Minister of Science […]

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‎2019: We didn’t  turn down NASENI’s e-voting Device -INEC

By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has said it would fully support indigenous efforts to improve the electoral process, saying it was working with the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure NASENI to see the possibility of automating the voting process. Chief Pres Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Rotimi Oyekanmi […]

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Amendments to the Electoral Act and e-voting

We commend the Senate for its thoughtfulness in trying to amend the 2010 Electoral Act. We are especially gratified that it is doing so in good time and not 24 hours to the 2019 elections, as has been our habit on such matters.  Part of the usefulness of the amendments at this time is that […]

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