Vote of No Confidence In INEC As Nigerians Shun Polling Booths

By Uche Mbah The Governorship and state Assembly elections has been marred by arguably the worst voter apathy ever experienced in the history of elections in the country, fueling speculations on vote of no confidence in the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. In many polling units visited by this Magazine, INEC staff and and the corp members were sleeping due to lack of voters. In some places, some people were going from house to house using bells to urge people to please come out and vote. In some units at…

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Electoral materials hijacked in Cross River

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Cross River has confirmed the hijack of electoral materials in four local government areas of the state. The areas are Abi, Bakassi, Obubra and Etung. The INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Dr Frankland Briyai, confirmed the development shortly after monitoring the voting process at some polling units in Calabar Municipality and Calabar South. He said that report of hijack at Yakurr Local Government Area of the state was yet to be confirmed, noting that the commission would record zero scores in…

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