General news

INEC to publish voter register Monday for Kogi, Bayelsa governorship polls

Published

on


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja says it will on Monday publish the register of voters in Kogi and Bayelsa for the upcoming gvernorship elections in the two states.



The commission disclosed this in a statement issued by Mr Festus Okoye, the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, on Wednesday in Abuja.


Okoye said that INEC would also present the register to all the political parties sponsoring candidates for the Nov. 16 polls in the two states in line with Section 20 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended).


He said the events, which would take place at the commission’s offices in Yenagoa and Lokoja, would be presided over by the Supervising National Commissioners and assisted by the Resident Electoral Commissioners of the respective states.


He said that Nov. 2 was the deadline for the submission of names of polling agents to the Electoral Officers, while Nov. 14 remained the deadline for campaigns.


“We appeal to all the candidates to avoid comments capable of inciting violence and instilling fear in the electorate during their campaigns,” Okoye said.


Nigeria News Agency reports that 45 political parties are contesting the election in Bayelsa, while 23 will contest in Kogi. (NAN)


OBE/AMM/USO


(Edited by Abiemwense Moru/Sam Oditah)

 

 

 

 

 

https://nnn.ng/inec-to-publish-voter/

Senate President urges Plateau CP to provide security for traditional rulers Lai Mohammed eulogises outgoing Perm Sec. New NSCDC commandant assumes duty in  Lagos State Nigeria at 60: Prioritise citizens’ welfare – Okei-Odumakin tells govts [email protected]: Experts advise government to consolidate on gains of independence NAF immortalises late Arotile, other fallen heroes At UN Summit: Buhari outlines key measures to reverse biodiversity loss in Nigeria [email protected]: Our challenges are surmountable — Lawan Nigeria at 60: There is hope – Afenifere Not Yet Uhuru for the National Water Resources Bill AIG Zone 16, inspects police command in Bayelsa, promises to assist New Permanent Secretary of Defence assumes office NAF opens aviation fuel depot in Port Harcourt Kwara Govt to sanction unregistered waste contractors Suspension of electricity tarrif increase in public interest – NERC Nigeria @ 60: Enugu CP promises adequate security during celebration Rep. Akande-Sadipe trains, empowers constituents on child birth Independence Anniversary: I-G orders increased surveillance, security deployment Buhari felicitates with Journalist, Social Commentator, Tony Iyare at 60 Alleged N3.1bn fraud: Court adjourns Suswam’s matter until Oct. 15 Expert calls for improved remunerations of medical practitioners in Nigeria NDPHC moves to boost power supply to eligible customers in Lagos, Ogun Private laboratory proprietors ask for inclusion in NHIS Independence Anniversary: ex Minister Ode optimistic Nigeria will overcome challenges Buhari condoles with Kuwaitis over passing of Emir, Sheikh Sabah Nigeria lifts ban on Emirates Airlines Kwara revenue amendment bill passes first reading World Heart Day: NGOs urge Govts to regulate trans fats consumption FEC approves N13.08trn budget proposal for 2021, transmits to NASS Thursday Ganduje tasks media on self promotion [email protected]: Deregulation, deepening gas utilisation will boost Nigeria’s petroleum sector – Stakeholders Shelve your planned protest, Lawmaker urges Badagry youths Nigeria at 60: Tinubu urges renewed hope [email protected]: FCT minister preaches peace, unity C/River Govt distributes 54 SUVs to council officials  Survey on Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary story Bill on FAAN scales 2nd reading in Senate Independence:  Netflix to promote Nigerian storytelling culture with new collection [email protected]: Stakeholders want banks to encourage credit system, loans disbursement PDP senators hail President Buhari over leadership style Acquit me, man accused of raping two LASU students begs judge We’ll reopen Eko bridge in October — Fed Works Controller Nigeria @ 60: Kuje residents want government to do more on infrastructure NBC, others empower youths with business league Independence: ACCI seeks more involvement in govt activities Water Resources Ministry, NOA partner on training for open defecation-free society Nigeria @60: Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar tasks Nigerians on discipline, patriotism Cleric cautions youth against alcohol, drug abuse to achieve career objectives Sweden rejects appeals to reopen probe into premier’s 1986 murder FRSC to partner with relevant stakeholders to reduce petroleum tanker accidents – Corps  Marshal