Another Nigerian Election Office Burnt Down

Three electoral commission offices housing voting materials have been burned down in the days before the country's presidential election. The Independent National Electoral Commission says latest the fire at its Anambra office destroyed at least 4,695 card readers. The electoral offices in Plateau State and Abia State were similarly destroyed by fire.

Photo: Vanguard

INEC container on fire in Anambra, card readers burnt.

  • Nigeria:   Fire Guts Election Materials in Anambra

    Guardian, 12 February 2019

    An office for Nigeria's election commission, Independent National Electoral Commission, has been burned down just four days before the general election. Read more »

  • Nigeria:   Fire Guts Another INEC Facility

    Premium Times, 12 February 2019

    Barely four days to the Presidential and National Assembly elections, two containers housing Smart Card Readers were on Tuesday gutted by fire at INEC headquarters in Awka,… Read more »

  • Nigeria:   NAF Begins Airlift of Electoral Materials

    Leadership, 13 February 2019

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced airlift of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) electoral materials across the country for the conduct of Saturday's… Read more »

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