Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tag "voter registration"

    INEC: Osun governorship poll has the highest number of contestants in Nigeria’s history

INEC: Osun governorship poll has the highest number of contestants in Nigeria’s history

Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the Osun state governorship election, slated for September 22, would feature the highest number of contestants in the history of governorship elections in Nigeria.Speaking when he visited Bayero University, Kano (BUK), on Tuesday, Yakubu said the commission is fully prepared for the exercise.He said there is a record number of [...]

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    INEC announces temporary suspension of voter registration

INEC announces temporary suspension of voter registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced a temporary suspension of the ongoing continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise.The commission said the exercise will be temporarily suspended on August 17 to enable sufficient time for data capture and production of permanent voter cards (PVCs).Augusta Ogakwu, secretary to the commission, announced this in a memo to resident electoral commissioners.She said the [...]

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    Looking beyond the voter registration drive

Looking beyond the voter registration drive

BY TEMITAYO LAWAL Nigerians are apparently more politically aware than ever. Serious political discussions now form the core of our social conversations and interpersonal interactions. By just being within the earshot at casual gatherings or even official events, you’ll be surprised at how conscious Nigerians have, for various reasons, become and how excited they are to participate at different levels.Interestingly, these [...]

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    Senate to probe Yahaya Bello’s ‘double registration’

Senate to probe Yahaya Bello’s ‘double registration’

The senate on Wednesday resolved to investigate the double voter registration allegedly done by Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state.In 2017, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said Bello, who had registered as a voter in the federal capital territory (FCT), later re-registered in Kogi state.INEC had dismissed two of its staff accused of being involved in the act, and had [...]

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