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    Politics Charlyboy’s group storms INEC headquarters over PVC – Vanguard News

    A group of good governance advocates, under the aegis of “Our Mumu Don Do” on Monday, staged a peaceful protest at the National Headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the perceived lapses in the on-going Continuous Voters’ Registration, CVR, exercise...
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    Politics Edo LG polls: ADP, LP move to unseat APC – Vanguard News

    THE Action Democratic Party, ADP and Labour Party in Edo State say they are fielding candidates for the March 3, local government elections in the state and appealed to the Edo State Independent Electoral Commission, EDSIEC, to ensure a free and fair election. INEC PVCs The ruling … via...
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    World The Oprah 2020 Fantasy: Saving Us From Our Sh*thole President – The Daily Beast – Article

    On Sunday—less than a week ago, which somehow feels like 10 years ago—Oprah gave a nice speech at the Golden Globes, and people lost their fucking minds. Though Winfrey did not say that she was running for office, or that she had some public policy ideas, or … via The Daily Beast – Article –...
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    Politics Low Voters Turnout Recorded in Anambra Central Re-run Poll

    Low voter turnout characterised early voting in the Anambra Central Senatorial District re-run election organised by the INEC. Correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) who visited voting centres in Awka South, Awka North, Dunukofia, Njikoka, Idemili North, Idemili South and Anaocha...
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    Politics Double Registration: I Will Soon Come Out To Say The Truth - Kogi Gov.

    Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has broken his silence on the allegations that he was registered twice by the Independent National Electoral Commission, saying he will speak on the matter at the appropriate time. The Director General, Media and Publicity to the Governor, Kingsley Fanwo, said...
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    Politics PDP Clears Akwa Ibom Local Council Polls

    The People’s Democratic Party has won the December 2, 2017 local government elections in all the 31 local government areas of Akwa Ibom State. The results showed that the PDP won the 31 seats for council chairmanship and 329 slots for councillorship. A statement signed by the chairman of Akwa...
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    Politics Revealed! How Buhari Was ‘Banned’ From Entering U.S. For 15 Years — Atiku

    President Muhammadu Buhari was banned from entering the United States because Americans had reservations about his religious views, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar said Friday. Critics have long accused Mr. Buhari of holding extreme religious views that antithetical to modern democratic...
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    Politics Anambra Poll: Observers Express Mixed Feelings Over Exercise

    Some election observers, who monitored the governorship election in Anambra on Saturday have expressed mixed feelings over the exercise, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports. Mr Samuel Itodo, the Executive Director, Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA), told the...
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    Politics #AnambraDecides: NYSC Allegedly Abandons Corps Members

    Some Corp members mobilised from Enugu State for the Anambra gubernatorial election have been allegedly abandoned. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that scores of corps members drafted from Enugu for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State are stranded on Saturday. NAN...
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    Politics Thugs Disrupt PDP Primaries, Beat Electoral Officers In Plateau

    Thugs disrupted the primary elections organised by the People’s Democratic Party to decide its chairmanship candidate for Kanke in the Feb. 18 local government elections in Plateau. The thugs, who invaded the Kwall Stadium, venue of the election, beat up members of the PDP electoral committee...
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    Politics GOMBE: Candidates Compete for Positions in APC Congress

    No less than 39 candidates have been successfully screened for just 8 positions currently vacant in the congress elections of the All Progressive Party (APC) scheduled for the 21st of October, 2017. This information was disclosed by Mallam Kasim Maigari, the political party's Caretaker...
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    Politics Kogi Rerun: INEC Conducts Senatorial Election Without APC

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is conducting outstanding legislative re-run elections in Kogi East Senatorial District, today, NigerianBulletin reports. The election in Kogi is, however, like a walk-over for the PDP as the APC candidate who was the hottest contender in the...
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    Politics Buhari Boasts “If I Contest Election Today, I'll Win Again”

    President Muhammadu Buhari has boasted that he is still as popular as he was during the 2015 presidential election. Buhari said this in an interview with the magazine, African Leadership. President Buhari while reacting to the indications that his popularity has declined said: "I don’t...
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    Politics INEC Announces Date To Conclude Rivers, Kano, Imo and Kogi Elections

    The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has announced its readiness to conclude rerun elections in four states not later than July 31. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu stated this Wednesday in Abuja during his second quaterly meeting with states Resident Electoral Commissioners...
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    Politics Edo 2016: Osagie Ize-Iyamu Wins PDP Governorship Primary

    Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged as Peoples Democratic party flag-bearer for the September 10, 2016 gubernatorial election in Edo state. Ize Iyamu pulled a total of 584 votes beating his closest rivals Hon. Mattew, who pulled 91 votes and Solomon Edibiri scored 38. Details later...
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    Politics PDP May Not Participate In Upcoming Elections, INEC Warns

    The Independent National Electoral Commission says it is yet to take a position on the leadership crisis rocking Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party. INEC’s Deputy Director for Public affairs, Nick Dazang disclosed this on “Political Platform,” a programme on Ray Power...
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    Metro INEC Speaks On New Date For Rivers Rerun Elections

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that it was not in a hurry to conclude the legislative re-run elections in Rivers State. The commission said the conditions it set out for the conclusion of the exercise had not been met, hence its resolve to steer clear of Rivers...
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    Politics #FCTDecides: APC, APGA in Early Lead [DailyTrust]

    Collation of results from various polling units is now at the wards level before the final stop at the INEC office of Gwagwalada for announcement by the returning officer. According to DailyTrust, during the close of counting at various polling units visited, Mustapha Adamu of APGA and Abubakar...
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    Politics River Rerun: INEC To Announce New Date For Fresh Poll

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has also promised to announce results in constituencies where it is satisfied that voting and collation were done in compliance with the electoral act. In a statement, INEC says, it will conduct fresh elections on a date to be decided in all...
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    Metro Festus Keyamo Speaks About Irregularities in Rivers Rerun

    Nigerian lawyer, Festus Keyamo has condemned various electoral violence in the last Saturday's Rivers state parliamentary rerun elections. Keyamo in a series of tweets said: “anyone who fails to rise above politics to condemn all sides in the needless killings in Rivers elections should be...
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