Fidelity bank card banner Camano banner
INEC deploys website technology for electorate, candidates

By Charles Iwuoha, Enugu on 22/01/2018

Views: 802


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deployed a website technology to ease its dealings with the electorate, candidates, political parties and other stakeholders in the electoral process.

The new INEC website is – http://www.inecnigeria.org

INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Enugu State, Mr Emeka Ononamadu said in an interview with newsmen in Enugu on Sunday that the whole essence was to make the electoral process less stressful and less cumbersome.

He said people could get the information they wanted instantly online.

“The new website is interactive and user-friendly, while allowing visitors to subscribe to INEC’s newsletters.”

The REC said the website had detailed information under the following heading – INEC Youth Ambassadors, Electoral Officials, INEC Citizens Contact Centre, INEC LGA Offices, Political Activities and The Media.

Others are: Aspirants and Candidates, Election Management Bodies, Registration Area Centres Nationwide and Check Your Voter Registration Status.

Ononamadu said Nigerians could use the website to update their knowledge as well as check their status and that of their aspirants and candidates.

“The new website – http://www.inecnigeria.org, which has improved features that is interactive and user-friend, is made to ease the electoral process by giving usable and up-to-date information concerning aspects of the electoral process and developments to Nigerians.

“Like in the provision for Checking Your Voter Registration Status, you can check your voter status by entering your details in the form on this page through imputing your state of residence, surname, and Voters Identification Number (VIN) – last seven digits.

“We also have provision for our newsletters as well as important online news and articles on special INEC events nationwide or in some states as the case might be,’’ he said.

The REC said that the commission would continue to do its best to evolve easier, far-reaching and better ways to enlighten and educate Nigerians on their electoral obligations.

INEC is one of the leading electoral bodies in Africa that has been introducing cutting edge technology to better the electoral process.

Over 12 years ago. the commission introduced the electronic voters’ registration, which involves electronic data capturing for voters’ nationwide.

About five years ago, it introduced the card readers, which is a technological devise that authenticate the voter’s Permanent Voter Card against the electronic thumb print of the voter at the polling booth.

Correspondents, who visited the website, observed that the commission has a countdown clock on the February 16, 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections.

 

Source News Express

Posted 22/01/2018 04:32:53 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Gunmen abduct medical doctors in Benue

Herdsmen kill over 20 in Benue, injure over...

African Tourism Ministers to meet in Nigeria

FG bans Olamide, Davido, 9ice hit songs

Jokes, laughter as Buhari, Obasanjo meet in Senegal...

PDP lacks moral basis to comment on Nigerian...

Shoprite shareholders reject pay policy

Rivers Govt. announces restriction of movement as monthly...

Ugwuanyi sets new agenda for Enugu’s robust economic...

Godfrey Okoye University lauds Ugwuanyi for releasing fund...

Buhari receives National Identity Card

The 2016 Budget and how it affects the...

 

Latest News Gunmen reportedly abduct 28 travellers in Ondo State Herdsmen Menace in South-East: Obiano Administration may have case to answer — Intersociety How I was raped by Ex-President — Beauty Queen Abuja pastor jailed seven years for rape, abortion Man shoots 10-month-old girl in head after her mother rejects him Why Buhari has not unveiled cabinet list — SGF Three abducted Lebanese rescued in Rivers Taraba boils again Youth Corp member stabs brother to death in Anambra Bayelsa Council Polls: APC boycotting election because of lack capacity to win — Gov Dickson 2019 polls not just imperfect but stolen — HURIWA Super Eagles set sights on Guinea in crucial AFCON group clash

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (498,672 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (427,390 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (367,674 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (313,500 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (278,245 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (245,032 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (235,560 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (217,585 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (215,347 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (205,810 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (185,722 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (184,794 views)

 

NNPC 2019 National Science Quiz Competition

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (94) Business & Economy (4,328) Business Verdict (75) Columnists (1,055) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (209) Entertainment (627) Features (767) Global Business Monitor (384) ICT Monitor (53) International (3,626) Interview (184) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (162) Maggie's Blog (314) News (47,814) Opinion (1,268) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,070) Religion (1,033) Sports (2,052) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera