Following analysis of data obtained from the Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC), it has been revealed that at least 13.5 million Nigerians voted manually in the 2015 presidential election.
The analysis of the data indicated that 75 percent of votes cast without PVC were in states won by President Muhammadu Buhari who was the then candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), The Cable reports.
According to the news outlet which based its report on the data obtained by DeepDive Intelligence, Buhari won in nine of the 10 most-affected states.
The news outlet reports further that out of the 31,746,490 accredited voters in the election, 13,536,311 representing 42.6 percent of voters voted without biometric accreditation.
It went further that out of this number, 10,184,720 votes are from states won by Buhari and 3,351,591 votes came from states won by Goodluck Jonathan, then candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
This, according to the report represented 75 percent and 25 percent of accredited voters respectively.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Court of Appeal Benin Division on Friday granted the prayers of five prisoners, seeking the order of the court to direct the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to include all prisoners in the voter register.
Justice S. Oseji, delivered the lead judgment, on behalf of Justice Helen Ogunwumiju.
The appeal was filed by five inmates on behalf of other inmates in Nigerian prisons.
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Those that filed the appeal are Victor Emenuwe, Onome Inaye, Kabiru Abu, Osagie Iyekekpolor and Modugu Odion.
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