Are you one of the many Nigerians still having issues with the PVC collection, then Jega has got a message for you.
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has further extended
the deadline for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) until March
This is contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the Commission, Mrs Augusta Ogakwu in Abuja on Monday.
statement quoted Ogakwu as saying the four weeks extension of the
deadline followed the rescheduling of the 2015 general elections.
She stated that “the collection of the cards will continue for four more weeks until March 8, 2015.
Commission expresses hope that the extension will finally avail every
registered voter, yet to collect his/her PVC, the opportunity to do so
in readiness for the general elections.”
NAN recalls that INEC had
on Feb. 1 extended the deadline for collection of PVCs to Feb. 8, 2015
following the earlier deadline of Jan. 31, 2015.
INEC had also on Saturday, Feb. 7, rescheduled the 2015 general elections by six weeks citing security concerns.
Commission rescheduled the Presidential and National Assembly elections
from Feb. 14 to March 28, and Governorship and state Houses of Assembly
polls from Feb. 28 to April 11.
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your six-year-old child still bed wet and you resort to calling him
names or stigmatising him in a bid to ensure he stops? Are you worried
that his bedwetting habit is because he plays too much during the day
and as such, finding it difficult waking up at night to go and pass out
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problem. Researchers say punishing children in actual fact may make the
The Former CBN Governor who was unceremoniously relieved of his duties at about this time last year, and had his coronation as the Emir of Kano recently,
has revealed how he was once slapped for exposing stealing.
While recalling his past experiences at his Alma mata, Saint
Ann School, in a recent chat with Leaderhsip Newspaper, the Emir who was about seven or eight years old then claimed his colleagues discovered that their biscuits and other
provisions repeatedly got missing...so they concluded that the matron who had access to
their belongings must be stealing from them.
The school was initially a girls only school until
it incorporated boys. The school authority permitted the boys students
to use the school dormitory to keep their belongings and a matron was