The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has raised the alarm over a fake CVR online registration portal and have urged Nigerians to be wary of the activities of scammers.
INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Barrister Festus Okoye disclosed the existence of the fake online registration portal in a statement, and dissociated the Commission from the fake portal.
Okoye identified the fake portal as
https://register.inec-pvc.online/ with shortened URL as https://bit.ly/INEC-PvcReg2021, declaring categorically that it has not accredited any agency to register Nigerians on its behalf.
“The attention of the Commission has been drawn to a post, which is currently being circulated on the social media, about a website for INEC voter registration which is different from the INEC CVR Portal. The address of the fake portal is https://register.inec-pvc.online/ with shortened URL as https://bit.ly/INEC-PvcReg2021.
“INEC wishes to totally disassociate itself from this website and any activity carried out on it. The Commission states that it has not accredited any agency or organization to capture details of intending voters on its behalf.
“The general public is hereby informed that the INEC Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) online portal remains https://cvr.inecnigeria.org”.