Nigeria, Jan. 29 -- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has again extended the deadline for the collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) by an additional one week.

The PVC collection earlier scheduled to end on 29th January is now to continue until 5th February, said a statement by INEC's National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye.

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, had on Friday said his meeting with the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) will deliberate on the ongoing collection of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in its 774 Local Government Offices nationwide.

"Arising from reports from the various States and discussions with Resident Electoral Commissioners, the Com...