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Echoes from Kano- days before and after election shift

FROM morning till the evening of Thursday, February 14, 2019, Kano, Nigeria’s northern biggest commercial hub was playing host to people from all over...

OSHIOMHOLE PETITIONS ARMY OVER ILLEGAL DEPLOYMENT OF SOLDIERS FOR ELECTION

By Jefferson Ibiwale, Benin The Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has threatened to take authorities of the Nigerian Army before the International Criminal Court over...

APC DEMANDS CANCELLATION OF ELECTIONS IN RIVERS STATE

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has called for the cancellation of the elections conducted in conducted in Rivers State on Saturday. In a petition to...
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NIGERIA HOLDS PEACEFUL ELECTION, RECORDS GLITCHES WITH CARD READERS

Late arrival of voting materials and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, started off the 2015 elections on Saturday but the polls...

IGNORE RESULTS NOT ANNOUNCED BY INEC – DSS

The Department of State Security, DSS, on Thursday said that it had uncovered plans by certain persons and groups to announce election results before...

NIGERIA SHUTS BORDERS, AS IMMIGRATION WARNS FOREIGNERS AGAINST VOTING

President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the closure of the nation’s land and sea borders ahead of the presidential elections. According to a statement by the...
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SECURITY AGENCIES ADVISE VOTERS ON CONDUCT DURING ELECTIONS

As the nation prepares for the 2015 general elections, the Nigerian Police and the Department of State Security, DSS, have issued directives and safety...

NIGERIA’S ELECTIONS: DECIDING THE FATE OF A YOUNG DEMOCRACY

By Chidi Odinkalu Unquestionably the most closely-fought in Nigeria's turbulent history, Nigeria's presidential elections on 28th March offer both promise and peril for Africa's most...

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