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INEC identifies 2.7 million unqualified registered voters in Kano

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About 2,780,756 unqualified registered voters have been uncovered in Kano by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

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New Resident Electoral Commissioner in Kano, Zango Abdu, disclosed this during a meeting with members of election stakeholders on Thursday, November 17.

Zango also revealed that 12,298, 944 Nigerians successfully completed the registration as new voters.

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He said;

“THE PRELIMINARY REGISTER OF VOTERS IN KANO STATE CURRENTLY STANDS AT 5,927,565.

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“IT IS PRELIMINARY BECAUSE SECTION 19 (1) AND (2) OF THE ELECTORAL ACT 2022 REQUIRES THE COMMISSION TO DISPLAY THE HARD COPIES OF THE REGISTER OF VOTERS FOR EACH REGISTRATION AREA (WARD) AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA (AND SIMULTANEOUSLY PUBLISH THE ENTIRE REGISTER ON THE COMMISSION’S WEBSITE) FOR A PERIOD OF TWO WEEKS FOR SCRUTINY, CLAIMS AND OBJECTIONS, BY CITIZENS NOT LATER THAN 90 DAYS TO A GENERAL ELECTION.”

Reiterating that there’s no going back on deployment of Bimodal Voter Accreditation System for voter accreditation and the transmission of results to the INEC Result Viewing Portal on Election Day, Zango further added that the commission, as mandated by law, would continue to monitor the activities of political parties, as well as track the campaign finances of all political parties as provided by Sections 83, 85, 87, 88, 90, 91,92 and 95 of the Electoral Act of 2022.

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Photos/Video: LASU class of 2004, Anthony Campus re-union anniversary

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The class of 2004, Public Administration of the Lagos State University (LASU) Anthony Campus re-union second anniversary get together on Saturday.

Old classmates had a lot share and had time to dance and celebrate old times.

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Finally, after terrorists attack, NRC to resume Abuja-Kaduna rail operations on Monday

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Finally, the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) will resume the Abuja-Kaduna passenger train service on Monday, with only two return services after the terrorists attack.

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Naijablitznews.com reports this was contained in a statement issued and signed by the Managing Director of the NRC, Fidet Okhiria.

The statement shows the first train will depart Rigasa train station in Kaduna state to Abuja by 8:00 in the morning while from Abuja, the first train will depart Idu train station to Kaduna state by 9:45 in the morning.

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The NRC management also revealed that as part of the new security measures, it is now mandatory for passengers to present their National Identity Number and valid Boarding Ticket before they will be allowed to board.

It also says the purchase of tickets by proxy is only limited to minors and a specified number of adult passengers.

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Online and mobile app ticketing will be available from 8:00 in the morning on Sunday, December the 4th, 2022 while the ticket offices at the train stations will open from 6:30 in the morning on Monday, December the 5th.

Recall that the NRC suspended train service along the route after Boko Haram terrorists attacked a moving passenger train in Kaduna on March 28, 2022.

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The insurgents had blown up the rail track and bombed the moving train, killing some and abducting more than 60 passengers. The unprecedented attack attracted international and national outrage.

The terrorists, who attacked the Kaduna-bound train released hostages in tranches with the last release coming on October 5, 2022.

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Before the hostages were completely released, distraught family members had protested several times to demand the release of their loved ones.

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Peter Obi Attends Gospel Musical Concert ‘The Experience’ In Lagos+Photo

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The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, on Friday, attended the annual gospel musical concert organised by House On The Rock church in Lagos.

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Upon his introduction, Obi was welcomed with cheers from the crowd.

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