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INEC registers 14.5m new voters ahead of 2019 election
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INEC registers 14.5m new voters ahead of 2019 election

INEC chairman Prof Mahmoud Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has placed the total number of newly registered voters as 14,551,482 ahead of the 2019 general election. The Chairman of the Commission, Mahmood Yakubu made the announcement during the Commission’s third quarterly consultative meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) […]

Over 10m uncollected PVCs: INEC partners NCC to send sms to owners
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Over 10m uncollected PVCs: INEC partners NCC to send sms to owners

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is partnering with the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) to send messages to owners of the uncollected Permanent Voter Cards (PVC). A National Commissioner of INEC, Mr Soyebi Adedeji, made this known on Monday in Abuja at the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room […]

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269,787 PVCs unclaimed in Kaduna, says INEC

Following conclusion of continuous voters registration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the commission said, yesterday, that a total of 269,787 Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) are yet to be claimed in Kaduna State. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Abdullahi Adamu Kaugama, who made this known, also said the commission registered an […]

Oyo declares today work-free day for PVCs’ collection
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Oyo declares today work-free day for PVCs’ collection

Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has declared today public holiday to enable people to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), or make fresh registration. He gave the directive yesterday in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Olalekan Alli. He said: “As […]

183, 000 PVCs unclaimed in Borno, says INEC
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183, 000 PVCs unclaimed in Borno, says INEC

PVC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that 183,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) are yet to be collected in Borno. Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Alhaji Mohammed Magaji, disclosed to newsmen in Maiduguri on Thursday. Magaji said that the unclaimed PVCs 113, 000 for newly-registered voters […]

Emir Sanusi urges collection of PVC, National ID card
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Emir Sanusi urges collection of PVC, National ID card

Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II PHOTO: TWITTER/GOVERNOR KADUNA Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II, has urged registered voters to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in preparation for 2019 general elections. Sanusi made the call on Thursday during the traditional Hawan Nasarawa at the Government House in Kano. […]

INEC extends voters registration, registers 23 new political parties
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INEC extends voters registration, registers 23 new political parties

Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday announced the extension on the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) to August 31 from August 17 it had earlier announced. The commision also announced the registration of 23 new political parties, raising the number of registered parties in Nigeria to ninty-one. A […]

Voters registration: Larger turnout in Oyo as CVR deadline draws near
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Voters registration: Larger turnout in Oyo as CVR deadline draws near

[File] Oyo town. PHOTO: Flickr The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Oyo State said it had started recording larger turnout of eligible voters registering or coming to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs). A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent, who visited some of the INEC registration centres in […]

Kogi REC raises alarm Over 293,241 unclaimed PVCs
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Kogi REC raises alarm Over 293,241 unclaimed PVCs

PVC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Kogi State, James Apam has raised alarm over the large number of unclaimed PVCs (293,241) lying idle at the State Independent Electoral Commission’s (SIEC) office. Apam who disclosed this while speaking during a stakeholders meeting at INEC headquarters in Lokoja ahead of August 11th […]

2019 Elections: Concerns as vote buying takes precedence over PVCs
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2019 Elections: Concerns as vote buying takes precedence over PVCs

INEC ad hoc staff heading to the polling booths Since 1999 when the current democratic experiment began in Nigeria, elections have always been characterised by irregularities such as violence, rigging, ballot box snatching, thuggery, forgery, thumb printing and manipulation of voter register and others. For example, in the 2007 Ondo […]

INEC to begin systems upgrade for card readers, debunks PVCs sale online
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INEC to begin systems upgrade for card readers, debunks PVCs sale online

Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday disclosed that it would commence systematic hardware and software upgrade on all smart card readers nationwide. A statement by the Director, Voter Education and Publicity, Oluwole Osaze Uzzi, noted that the upgrade would begin in a few days. This, he said, followed […]

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2019 election: Monarch wants Nigerians armed with PVCs

The Maigarin Lokoja, Alhaji Muhammadu Kabir Maikarfi III, has implored Nigerians to ensure they don’t only register but also obtain their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) to enable them vote leaders of their choice. The Maigarin, in his Sallah message, expressed worry over people’s reluctance to collect their cards after registering […]