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INEC wants court to disqualify counsel to man caught with fake PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday prayed a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Mararaba, Karu Local Government Area (LGA) to disqualify Adama Musa, Counsel to a man allegedly caught with fake Voters Card.
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Firm wants court to stop INEC’s ‘illegal’ use of transparent ballot boxes, PVCs, others

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has slated May 27 for hearing in a suit seeking among other reliefs, to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from further use of transparent ballot boxes, permanent voters’ card and related devices for elections.

Imo elections: Governor Okorocha not listed among Senators-elect

Imo governor Rochas Okorocha has not been recognised as a senator-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Nigerian Army parades 11 NYSC members, 43 others over alleged electoral fraud

Eleven National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members have been paraded in Rivers state for allegedly committing various electoral offences during last weekend’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

Elections: No genuine PVC, no voting – INEC

Anybody who does not possess a valid permanent voters card (PVC), or whose PVC is not authenticated by a card reader and ‘biometrics taken’ will not be allowed to vote on Saturday, the chairman of the electoral commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, said on Friday.
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Election: Atiku Abubakar urges Nigerians to remove the incumbent president as before

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has urged Nigerians to come out on Saturday and vote against the incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari, the same way they did against President Goodluck Jonathan on March 28, 2015.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

Federal government orders immediate payment of February salary

The Federal Government on Wednesday ordered the immediate payment of February salaries to assist workers wishing to travel to vote during Saturday’s rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections.

REC: 1.94 million PVCs collected in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Mike Igini, has said that the number of collected Permanent Voters’ Card (PVCs) in the state as at the close of the exercise stood at 1.94 million.

Election postponement: Aero, Arik slash fares to encourage voters

Nigerian carriers, Aero Contractors and Arik Air, have introduced promo fares to help Nigerians who wish to travel to go and vote during the 2019 General Elections.
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REC: 3,187,988 people eligible to vote in Katsina

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Resident Electoral Commissioner of Katsina State, Jibril Ibrahim Zarewa, said 3,187,988 Permanent Voters Card, PVCs were distributed in the state.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

President Buhari: Perpetrators of electoral violence will be prosecuted

For the umpteenth time, President Muhammadu Buhari has again warned that sponsors and perpetrators of electoral violence in the forthcoming election no matter how highly influential would face the law.

Bikers takes PVC campaign to Lagos communities

Ahead of the general elections, a consortium of bikers recently stormed Lagos communities, educating electorates on the importance of the Permanent Voters Card (PVC) collection, while kicking against vote-buying.

Election: Gani Adams flays INEC for alleged disenfranchisement

Less than 10 days to the general elections, Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, yesterday, warned Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, not to disenfranchise him and the rest of his family.
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INEC: We are monitoring parties, candidates’ campaign spending

Countdown to the general elections scheduled to commence next Saturday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it was keeping eyes on political parties and politicians in Niger State with a view to ensuring strict compliance with minimal spending on campaigns.

M.I Abaga makes PVC entrance requirement for Jos, Abuja shows

Jude Abaga, Nigerian rapper and record producer better known as M.I Abaga, says entrance to his shows in Jos and Abuja is free if fans have their permanent voters card (PVCs).
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Bank of Industry disagrees with ex-President Obasanjo, Transparency International on TraderMoni

The Bank of Industry (BOI) has said that the micro credit scheme of the Federal Government, TraderMoni was not conceived as a political product to induce voters ahead of 2019 elections.

CAN says will not endorse any presidential candidate

The Christian Association of Nigeria will not endorse any presidential candidate in the forthcoming election, President of the group, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, has said.
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Points for concern and action

Democracy becomes a sham if elections are carried out by people who should be impartial and neutral umpires, but who show no integrity, acting with blatant partiality, duplicity and imbecility. For all democrats and those carrying out the process of elections, there must be the redline that must not be crossed in tactics and practices of democracy.

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SERAP seeks public registers for corrupt governors, others since 1999

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Presidency: President Buhari didn’t prescribe new roles for Abba Kyari, SGF

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