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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Kogi/Bayelsa guber: No law protecting people with disabilities – CCD

A non-governmental organisation, the Centre for Citizens with Disabilities has observed that people living with disabilities may not be able to vote in the forthcoming elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States on account of the volatile atmosphere in both states.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Kogi guber: INEC trains visually-impaired voters on braille ballot guide

Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has commenced training of visually impaired voters on how to use braille ballot guide and magnifying glasses on election day.

Kogi, Bayelsa polls: CCD wants INEC to sustain priority voting for PWDs

The Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to sustain priority voting for Persons with Disability (PWDs) in the Nov. 16 Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
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Albino Foundation bemoans INEC’s failure to meet its electoral demands

The Albino Foundation (TAF) said on Saturday it was concerned that most of its demands for the March 9 governorship and House of Assembly elections were not met by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

INEC to provide Braille, glasses for visually challenged during elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Bauchi State said on Friday that it would provide Braille and magnifying glasses for visually-challenged persons during the forthcoming elections.
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UN: 39 million people are blind worldwide

The United Nations has estimated that about 39 million people are blind globally, while another 1.3 billion people live with some form of near vision impairment.

2019 UTME: JAMB stops use of cyber cafes for registration of candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it will no longer use cyber cafes for registration of candidates, beginning from the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Voters queue in Osogbo for the Osun governorship election

Osun election: Vote buying was minimal – NCS

The Nigeria Civil Society says incidents of vote buying during the September 22 Osun State governorship election was minimal.

Blind Zimbabwean sues electoral body over ballot papers

A blind Zimbabwean voter has filed an application at the High Court seeking to compel the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to provide ballot papers in Braille or the template ballot to ensure secrecy of the vote by visually impaired people.

2019: INEC to deploy Braille ballot papers for visually-impaired

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that the commission has perfected arrangements for the deployment of ballot papers printed in Braille to ensure that visually impaired persons vote unaided in the 2019 general elections.

INEC’s admission of under-age voters vindicates us – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said the admission by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that there are under-age voters on its Voters Register has vindicated its position on issue.

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League Two side Bradford City have announced Hope Akpan and nine other players have not been offered new contracts.

Bradford City release Nigeria midfielder

League Two side Bradford City have announced Hope Akpan and nine other players have not been offered new contracts.
The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Kano sets up nine coronavirus sample collection centres

The Kano State government has set up nine COVID-19 sample collection centres to enhance detection and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.

Children’s Day: Gombe governor tasks parents others on moral upbringing

As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi discharges 37 more coronavirus patients

As the COVID-19 case management reduces in Bauchi state, 37 additional patients have been discharged from the isolation centres across the state after they underwent the second test.
Veteran Bollywood actor Kiran Kumar, who tested positive for coronavirus on May 14, has now tested negative.

Veteran actor recovers from coronavirus

“After being retested for COVID-19, I am happy to say that I have tested negative. My family is still following strict home isolation. I was totally asymptomatic, and apart from the boredom that accompanies isolation, I had no other complaints,” Kumar said in a statement.