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Violence Erupts at Election in Port Harcourt

Violence Erupts at Election in Port Harcourt

Violence Erupts at Election in Port Harcourt

Violence erupted on Thursday at the Ernest Ikoli Press Centre of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, in Port Harcourt as the National Vice-President of the union, Edward Ogude, got set to conduct elections to a new Rivers State Executive Committee of the union. Some aggrieved delegates walked up to Ogude, shouted him down and

Election Observer Groups Sing Discordant Tunes on Credibility of Edo Election

A coalition of INEC accredited Civil Society Domestic Election Observers, has adjudged the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State free, fair, credible and transparent, asserting that “The exercise met the required international standard for credible democratic election” and “the result should therefore be accepted by all as a true reflection of the will

Election Shift

Opinion Polls on Election Shift

By Janet Ifidon and Timileyin Okunuga/Lagos Akanni Dipo, a transporter based in Lagos Buhari is not ready for a free and fair election. He postponed it delebrately to discourage foreign observers. He thinks he can rig this one? Not possible. Oladosu Kehinde, a student of Ogun state university INEC had four years to prepare for


Election: Disappointment, Anger In Kano Over Postponement

Most residents of Kano woke up to the news that the Presidential election billed to hold today had been postponed till next Saturday, February 23. Like other parts of the country, the city had literally close for the election. Most residents must have been asleep around 2am, when Mahmud Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC, announced

Darius Ishaku Wins Taraba Governorship Election

Darius Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has been declared winner of Taraba State governorship election, after a supplementary election was held on April 25. Ishaku polled 369,318 votes against Aisha Alhassan’s, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, his closest rival. Senator Alhassan polled 275,984 votes to clinch second. The election had been

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