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NHRC Releases Findings On Assessments Of Pre-Electoral Report

NHRC Releases Findings On Assessments Of Pre-Electoral Report

As a Follow-up on its report and advisory on election-related violence in the forthcoming general elections, the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, said it has taken several verifying, fact checking and advocacy visits to some states, to mitigate the “worrisome trend of violence” ahead of the polls at a briefing in Abuja on Thursday. The

INEC Records 63 Per Cent PVC Collection in Ogun

Timothy Ibitoye, Ogun State resident electoral commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Monday, March 2, corrected conflicting figures as far as Personal Voters Card, PVC, is concerned in Ogun State. Ibitoye said the actual number of registered voters are 1, 795, 794, while the PVC received so far from the National Headquarters

INEC Defends Use of Card Readers

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has defended the effectiveness and reliability of electronic card readers it plans to use for the forthcoming 2015 general elections. Attahiru Jega, Chairman of the Commission stated this while addressing the Senate today. He said a mock test conducted on the card readers which will be used in all

APC Accuses PDP of Buying PVCs

The All Progressives Congress, APC has raised an allegation that some agents suspected to be working for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP have devised means of purchasing Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs from unsuspecting members of the public. In addition to this, the party said some registered voters are being intimidated and their PVCs seized by

Election Time table: INEC Yet To Take A Position – Jega

Attahiru Jega, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the Commission has not taken any position yet on the debate over whether the 2015 General elections should be postponed or not. Jega made the disclosure on Friday at a workshop on “Mitigation of Violence in Election,” organized by INEC in Abuja. “I don’t

Lagos INEC Gets 5,995 Smart Card Readers

The Lagos office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has received a total of 5,995 smart cards and the first batch of 5,000 ballot boxes in preparation for the forthcoming general elections. This was announced today at the Commission’s office in Lagos by Akin Orebiyi, the new resident electoral commissioner of INEC in Lagos.

Hoodlums Seize 4,503 Voters Cards in Akwa Ibom

Unidentified hoodlums have snatched about 4,503 Permanent Voter Cards from five Local Government Areas, LGA’s in Akwa Ibom State. The was disclosed in a statement issued by Austin Okojie, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC of the state. While addressing traditional rulers on Tuesday during a summit on peaceful conduct of 2015 elections in Uyo, Okojie

PVC: Twins Allege Discrimination

A group of identical twins and other people of multiple births in the country have called on President Goodluck Jonathan to intervene by stopping what they described as “the mass discrimination against them by the Independent National Electoral Commission’s biometric system.” The group said at least 1,000 sets of identical twins in the country have

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