The Director General of NOA, Malam Garba Abari made the call in a message to the flag off of North West sensitization campaign against vote-buying and selling, organized by the Agency in Kaduna.
Nworji said the agency has engaged in aggressive sensitisation aimed at eliminating vote buying and selling among politicians and electorates.
The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has cautioned security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, against being used to rig the upcoming general elections.
He therefore cautioned the electorates not to be deceived, but hold on to their voter cards to elect credible government that would work for the collective interest of the country.
But because of the level of criminality among the political elites, a very desperate set of people who are ready to kill and commit all kinds of atrocities to retain or get power, security has become an issue today in Nigeria.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Yobe State has said that 2,826 polling and voting units have been certified for the 2019 generation elections scheduled to hold on February, 16 and March 2, 2019.
Saraki in a short video clip on his twitter handle on Sunday, said election on Saturday can be rigged only when electorates don’t show up at the polling units.
The Director, Centre for American Studies at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Prof. Jonah Onuoha, said the increasing political activities on the social media was a welcome development that could boost voter participation at the polls.
She said it would be proper to allow the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to perform its function of announcing election results.
Mrs Adaline Patari, the Acting State Director of the agency, said that members of the public should refrain from spreading fake news generally.
NOA Director, Voter Education in the FCT, David Mainyan Dogo, gave the warning yesterday at the 2019 elections stakeholder meeting and sensitisation in Abuja.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Saturday appealed to the electorate to vote for all All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates in the Feb.16 and March 2 general elections.
He described the theme of the workshop as very topical and timely, noting that hate speech and fake news is a very dangerous phenomenon that heat up polity and create disaffection.
I need to reiterate that there will be zero-tolerance for any action and inaction by commanders at all levels that is deemed tilted towards giving undue advantage to any candidate, political party, ethnic or religious leanings to the detriment of ...
“To this end, INEC has collected a list of people that will serve as electoral officials, including ad-hoc staff and returning officers at the polling units, from APC state governors and candidates, across the federation, on the directives of the ...
According to news reports, an estimated 15,000 unclaimed permanent voter cards were burnt at the INEC office at Umu-Ikaa in Isiala Ngwa South Local government Area of Abia State.
While many civil society groups, as well as opposition figures are expressing doubts over the sincerity of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government’s ability to conduct a free, fair and credible general elections, the Independent ...
The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Rufus Akeju, disclosed this at a press briefing in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday warned prospective voters to avoid going to polling booths with large sums of money during the forthcoming general elections.
The commission’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Mr. Festus Okoye, told journalists at an interactive session, in Abuja, last night that, the decision to stick to manual collation and transmission of results wa...
The event took place on Saturday and was tagged: ‘Fake News, Hate Speech, Vote and PVC Buying’.