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Why INEC can’t extend voters registration exercise- Official

The electoral umpire, the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday declared that it is impossible to extend the Continuous Voters Registration, CVR, which came to an end on Sunday. It will be recalled that many Nigerians had demanded that the CVR be extended to enable eligible would-be voters to register to participate in the coming elections. But speaking during ...

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CAN to Politicians: Stop making fake promises to Nigerians

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, His Eminence Most Rev. Daniel Okoh has issued warning to politicians against making fake promises to the voters. The clergyman made this statement during the 2022 International Men’s Conference of Christ Holy Church International in Abuja on Sunday. According to him, citizens should  learn to negotiate with politicians ahead of elections. He also ...

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CVR: Number of those who have registered hits 8,855,996- INEC

New update has been given on voters’registration  in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that it has reached 8,855,996 as at May 2. The electoral umpire dropped this hint on Thursday. The weekly update for Quarter Four, Week Three shows that 5,415,619 Nigerians have completed their registration. A total of 2,379,063 did ...

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2023: Vote for personalities, not political parties- Group warns voters

Ahead of 2023 poll, a non- governmental organization, Advocacy For Good Citizenship and Peace, AGCP, has called on the Nigerian electorate to vote for candidates based on their personal attributes and not for political party considerations. It also picked holes in the process through which Nigerian leaders emerge, alleging that it has caused lack of progress and development in the ...

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Ekiti Bye-Election: Yiaga Africa kicks over deaths of innocent voters

A group committed to election monitoring, Yiaga Africa, has condemned electoral violence that erupted during Ekiti Bye-Election held on Saturday. The remark wwas made in a statement signed by the Director of Programmes, Yiaga Africa, Cynthia Mbamalu, The group expressed disappointment over the crisis during the election. The report states that innocent voters were killed in the process, adding that ...

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Ondo 2020: Why INEC stopped registration of voters- Official

Independent National Electoral Commission in Ondo state has halted the Continuous Voters Registration exercise ahead of the October 10 governorship election in the state. The disclosure was made by Mr Rufus Akeju, Resident Electoral Commissioner in Akure, the state capital, on Wednesday He said that the commission will not distribute any Permanent Voter Card or carry out any transfer of ...

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Melaye vs Adeyemi: Kogi West election holds amidst voters’ apathy

The Kogi West Senatorial rerun Election holding across 53 polling units has been characterized with voters’ apathy. Newsmen who visited some affected polling units in Lokoja where elections were cancelled reports that elections material arrived as early as 8am. Some polling units visited included Paparanda Square, and Maigairi Palace. Accreditation and voting are going on smoothly with the presence of ...

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Lagos Supplementary Poll: Drama as voters descend on journalists

Some voters in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Federal Constituency, on Saturday descended on journalists in some polling units during the Lagos supplementary election shouting, “we don’t want media in this place.” The supplementary election was conducted in 71 polling units across eight wards in the constituency following the inconclusive Feb. 23 House of Representatives election. Some of its Correspondents were nearly beaten up ...

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Elections: Osun records large turnout of voters

The Presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday witnessed a large turnout of voters in Osogbo and Obokun Local Government Areas of Osun. As early as 6 a.m. voters were already at most of the polling units visited waiting to be accredited and cast their votes. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ad hoc personnel were also at the polling units ...

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Voters in Ogudu lament late arrival of electoral materials

Voters in Ogudu area of Kosofe Local Government of Lagos have bemoaned the late arrival of electoral materials by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It was gathered that voters at Ramat Crescent, Kolawole Ashimi St., Alhaja Abass St., and Buari St., arrived as early as 7am for accreditation and to cast their votes. In Polling Unit D, Ward 044 ...

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