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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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Ezekwesili says APC, PDP lack capacity to rescue Nigeria


The Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria,  Mrs Oby Ezekwesili, has declared that the party is the only party that believes in the restructuring of the country. She alleged that both the ruling All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party had failed the country because they …

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Politicians making payments to voters, INEC alleges

Vote buying

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Mike Iginni, said on Tuesday the political elite were the major problem of the country. According to him, while the Independent National Electoral Commission has been devising means to ensure the fairness and credibility of elections in the country, the political …

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Atiku accuses INEC of releasing unclaimed PVCs to APC governors


Ex-vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of releasing uncollected permanent voter cards to some governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress. The presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, spoke in Osogbo while addressing a presidential rally of the party held at Nelson …

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Atiku in Nasarawa, says his govt will be youth-driven

Atiku in Lafia, Nasarawa State, on Thursday. Twitter image

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to run a youth-driven administration if given the mandate in the February 16 general election. Atiku gave the commitment on Thursday at the PDP presidential campaign in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital. According to the presidential hopeful, the essence of …

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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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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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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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Amaechi leaked audio: PDP asks Buhari to resign, quit presidential bid


The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign and end his re-election bid, following the “expressed disapproval and vilification” by the Director-General of his Presidential Campaign, Rotimi Amaechi, in the leaked audio recording. The PPCO in a statement on Monday by its Director …

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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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