Tag: PVC

2019 Elections: With Improved Secrity, INEC Set To Resume Voter Registration

The Independent National Electoral COmmission, INEC, has announced tommorrow, Sept. 20 as the set date to resume the COntinuos Voter Registration, CVR, in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa. The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Kasim Gaidam, made this known on Tuesday. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN,0 in[Read More…]

Dickson Implores Monarchs To Mobilize Town Criers In PVC Collection

Bayelsa State Governor, Chief Seriake Dickson, has asked traditional rulers in the state to prevail on their subjects to take advantage of the extension of the deadline by the Independent National Electoral Commission to collect their Permanent Voter Cards. Dickson, who made the call on Saturday in continuation of the[Read More…]

INEC Recovers 1,300 Stolen PVCs In Rivers

The Rivers State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mrs. Gesilla Khan, said on Tuesday that the Independent National Electoral Commission has recovered about 1,300 permanent voter cards allegedly stolen by unknown persons. Khan had few weeks ago announced that about 14,000 PVCs were stolen from the state and declared that the items[Read More…]

Breaking: INEC Extends PVC Distribution To March 22nd, 2015

by Deji Abiodun The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) across the country by additional two weeks. Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Kayode Idowu in a statement on Sunday said the collection will continue until March 22nd 2015, superseding the[Read More…]

INEC Card Reading Machine Fails Trial Session In Enugu

by Chukwu Obi Journalists were on Wednesday kept for over thirty minutes as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) struggled to showcase the working condition of its card readers, which have been deployed for the elections. The commission had invited journalists to showcase its preparedness for the election. However, the[Read More…]

Nigerian Senators Seem To Be Moving Against Card Readers, They Say It Violates Electoral Act As Jega Is Summoned

by Dia Zamani The attempt by a section of the Political class to clamp down on card readers may be headed for successes as the Senate is insisting going ahead with that method for the polls Violates the electoral act. In his motion which came under matters of urgent public[Read More…]

Breaking: No Environmental Sanitation In Lagos, To Ensure PVC Collection

The Lagos State Government has announced the cancellation of the monthly environmental sanitation exercise scheduled to take place on today, Saturday, 31st January, 2015. The monthly customary environmental sanitation exercise where movement of vehicles and residents are restricted for three hours, between 7-10:00 a.m., was scheduled to hold on Saturday,[Read More…]

Godwin Onyeacholem: 2015 Election And The Genuine Fear Of Violence

There can be no better expression of apprehension over the 2015 elections than the spontaneous groundswell of agitation for violence-free balloting by many prominent as well as obscure Nigerians and some of the country’s deeply concerned foreign friends. Perhaps, given the palpable fear of explosive conflict that the unquestionably zero-sum[Read More…]

‘INEC Sabotaged PVC Distribution Process In APC States To Favour PDP’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised the alarm over the three-day distribution of the Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) in 12 states, which rounded off on Sunday, saying the process was intentionally programmed to fail in order to disenfranchise voters in the states with the highest number of voters. In[Read More…]

Tinubu: INEC Conniving With Jonathan To Rig Lagos

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC of colluding with President Goodluck Jonathan to rig election in Lagos State. Tinubu, at a news conference on Saturday at the APC Lagos Secretariat, Acme Road, Ogba, in Lagos, Southwest[Read More…]