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Breaking: INEC Denies Plan To Postpone 2019 General Election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC] has denied alleged plans to postpone the 2019 General Elections.

News went round on Wednesday that INEC has hinted of such plans which has generated heated controversies in various quarters.

However, in a swift reaction, the electoral umpire has stated categorically that it has no such plans up its sleeves.

INEC stated this in a press statement signed by Mr. Rotimi Lawrence Oyekanmi, the Chief Press Secretary to the Honourably chairman, Prof. Mahmood  Yakubu.

Se attached the press released below:

In another development, INEC has published the Final Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) figures as at August 31, 2018 as follows:

1. Fresh Registration: 14,551,482
2. PVCs Collected: 869,406
3. Transfer Requests: 769, 917
4. Replacement Requests: 1,178,793

Gender Analysis

(i) Female: 6,688,214
(ii) Male: 7,863,268

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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