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INEC Distributes 1.7m PVCs In Bauchi

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Jega-PVCsThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it had distributed more than 1.7 million Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in Bauchi State, representing 97 per cent of the over 1.8 million received from Abuja.

This was made known by the Commission’s Public Relation Officer, Malam Aliyu Abubakar, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Bauchi on Sunday.

He explained that the bulk of the cards that are yet to be collected, were mostly owned by people who had either died or relocated to other states.

He said that few of the cards probably belonged to those who were waiting to collect at the last minute.

A NAN correspondent who visited the PVC collection centre to monitor last minute rush by registered voters, reports that only few people were at the centre to collect their cards.

One Malam Mohammed shuaibu, told NAN that he could not collect his card earlier because he misplaced his temporary voter card.

“I hid my temporary card somewhere for fear of losing it but unfortunately, when it was announced that the PVCs were ready, I could not remember where I kept the temporary one.

“I searched everywhere, since last year, but could not find it. Luckily, this morning, I was just going through my children’s books kept in my box and I found it.

“Without hesitation, I rushed to the collection centre to collect my card and within minutes, my PVC was handed over to me.

“I am so happy that I will participate in the forthcoming general election”, the visibly excited Shuaibu said.

Malam Aminu Hamza, another registered voter, told NAN that he did not collect his PVC earlier because of the usual crowd at the collection centres, and therefore waited for the last minute when people would be less.

“The collection centres are usually crowded with people and I hate crowd. So I waited until the last day, which is today, and as you can see, only three or four people are here.

“I just collected my card easily, with no stress at all”, Hamza said. (NAN)

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Youths Burn Down Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

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Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)Lagos youths have set the family house of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on fire.

This was after the Governor said that no nobody was killed during the shooting by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Sanwo-Olu had debunked claims that the soldiers opened fire and killed some peaceful protesters.

Recall that men of the Nigerian Army reportedly opened fire on protesters following the declaration of 24 hours curfew by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwolu.

Bullets fired by security operatives hit some persons and at least two persons have been confirmed killed by the police and many injured

Voices in viral footage blamed the shootings on soldiers.

However, the angry youth attacked several important places such as Nigeria Port Authority, TVC News, and the family house of the Governor where his mother resides.

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)
Properties in the conpound on fire

Properties in the compound on fire

Hoodlums have reportedly invaded the headquarters of popular news station, TVC, believed to be owned by National Leader of APC, Bola Tinubu.

According to reports, the staff of the news station are being trapped in the building located in Lagos.

Videos circulating online shows that properties in the compound have also been set ablaze.

The news station is currently off air and this comes hours after Nigerians accused the Lagos politician of having a hand in the #LekkiMassacre.

Information Nigeria recalls security agents had opened fire at peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate on Tuesday.

In a video circulating online, the anchors of one of the shows, ‘Your View’ were heard saying that there were hoodlums at their gate trying to break into the premises.

Read Also: #EndSARS: Nigerian Army Denies Shooting At Protesters In Lekki

Watch the video clips below:

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun
Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

#EndSARS protesters in Osun

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola on Saturday, escaped an attack by thugs which happened while he was addressing #EndSARS protesters in Osogbo, the state capital.

Some of the vehicles in the Governor’s convoy were also destroyed by the thugs but the Governor himself was evacuated to safety by his security team.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Hold Enugu State Govt Responsible If Anything Happens To Us – Phyno, Kcee, Zoro

As the convoy was leaving the protest venue, some of the youths continued to stone his vehicles.

While the protest was disrupted, Governor Oyetola assured the injured victims that the government would be responsible for their medical bills.

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