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Politicians buying PVCs from voters, says INEC chairman

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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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2019: INEC presents voters register to political parties

INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday presented the national register of voters to political parties. On its verified Twitter handle, INEC revealed that its chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, made the presentation at the quarterly consultative meeting with political parties. INEC revealed that the total number of registered voters in Nigeria …

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Zakari to PDP, others: I’m not Buhari’s niece, I won’t resign

Amina Zakari

A National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Amina Zakari, has dismissed reports that she is a blood relation of President Muhammadu Buhari. The Peoples Democratic Party and other political groups as well as individuals had alleged that Zakari, who was, on Thursday, named by the commission as its …

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2019: INEC not into `rigging business’ – Spokesman

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed it wasn’t in the business of rigging elections. The Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, said this as he dismissed allegations made by the Peoples Democratic Party, that it wants to compromise the forthcoming elections. Oyekanmi urged the PDP to …

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2019: INEC warns staff not to collude with politicians

INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned its staff against complicity with politicians or their agents to subvert the electoral process ahead of the 2019 general elections. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu gave the warning at the swearing-in of the new Secretary to the commission, Mrs Rose …

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