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President Buhari May Re-Present Lauretta Onochie For INEC Post

Despite the Senate’s rejection of the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, President Buhari on Tuesday reaffirmed its confidence in her. A Presidency source told The PUNCH, “The fact that President Buhari — who made the nomination — had not chosen to withdraw it shows that he still has faith […]

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South-West Leads In Voter Registration, North Takes Back Seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it received 542,576 online applications in the first two weeks of the resumption of its Continuous Voter Registration (CVR), which commenced on June 28, 2020. INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the announcement at a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC), yesterday, in Abuja. According to the chairman, […]

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INEC: Senate Rejects Lauretta Onochie As Commissioner

The senate has rejected the nomination of Lauretta Onochie, presidential aide, as a commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The upper legislative chamber rejected her appointment after Kabiru Gaya, chairman of the INEC committee, presented a report in plenary. Onochie was nominated for the job by President Muhammadu Buhari in October 2020. Her […]

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