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2019: We’ve not been giving unclaimed PVCs to APC govs, INEC replies Atiku


The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday denied releasing unclaimed Permanent Voters Cards to governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress. The presidential candidate of main opposition Peoples Democratic Party had, in Osogbo on Tuesday, while addressing a rally held by the party, accused INEC of secretly releasing unclaimed PVCs …

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2019: Stakeholders must stop PVC buyers – Saraki


The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has advised that all stakeholders in the  2019 general elections must come up with solutions that would render useless the intention of politicians, who are allegedly buying Permanent Voters Card. Saraki was reacting to the claim of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral …

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Groups urge Buhari to extend IG’s tenure

IG Buhari

Two groups on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to extend the tenure of the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. The groups, Tiv Youth Council, and Arewa Youth Assembly, noted that removing the IG as the general elections drew near would be dangerous to the security arrangements already made for …

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2019: INEC releases 7-step voting procedure

INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission has spelled out the voting procedures for the 2109 General Elections. The election umpire wrote via its verified Twitter handle, @inecnigeria. The following are the seven steps, as stated by INEC: Step 1: Upon arrival at the polling unit, joins the queue and present yourself to …

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We’re clean, as all our corrupt leaders are now in APC – PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party has said the party has transferred its corrupt leaders to the ruling All Progressives Congress, saying it is now free of corruption. The party spoke during a political stakeholders’ forum organised by the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria in Ikeja, Lagos. Various parties and their candidates, during …

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INEC can’t be trusted on credible elections — Wike


Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said the Independent National Electoral Commission cannot be trusted to conduct credible polls in 2019 because of its inconsistent actions. Wike cautioned that though Rivers people were peace-loving, they would resist any attempt to rig the 2019 elections in the state. The governor spoke …

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Politicians buying PVCs from voters, says INEC chairman

Mahmood Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission has raised the alarm that some politicians have been buying up Permanent Voter Cards or inducing voters financially to collect the Voter Identification Numbers. The chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, raised the alarm on Monday during its quarterly consultative meeting with political parties in …

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How we’re working to curb vote-buying in 2019 polls — INEC chairman

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu presents the National Register of Voters to Political Parties in Abuja on Monday Twitter image

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday detailed the three-pronged methods it has employed to curb vote-buying by politicians. The Commission had raised alarm over new a new method of vote buying being devised to undermine the voting process. INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this in Abuja at the presentation …

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