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Polls: Don’t Disenfranchise Nigerian Students, Group Pleads

The NEO AFRICANA CENTRE, a public policy think tank, has expressed concern over the right of Nigerian students to vote in the forthcoming general elections. The presidential and National Assembly elections are scheduled to hold on 25th February, 2023, a date in which tertiary institutions in Nigeria will still be in session. The Centre is concerned that keeping the students ...

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In Pursuit Of Victory At All Cost

By Maduka Nweke As the Presidential and National Assembly elections draw closer, tensions are rising. Political parties are perfecting their strategies. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is not leaving any stone unturned to make the process hitch free. At various fora, the electoral umpire has been giving assurances of its preparedness to conduct a free, credible and transparent election. ...

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Atiku Slams APC, Says 2023 Election Is Bread And Butter Affair

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, says the forthcoming general election is a bread and butter affair. In a statement made available to NewsProbe, Atiku said every democracy, no matter what, should be able to ensure that food is put on the table of the people. The statement partly reads, “Since the past 7-plus ...

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Sanwo-Olu Promises Salary Increase, More Welfare Package For Street Sweepers, LAWMA Staff

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to increase the salary and allowances, as well as welfare package of the staff of the Lagos State Waste Managers, particularly the street sweepers in recognition of their dedication to a clean and healthy environment in the State. The Governor said his administration remains committed to the welfare of the waste managers ...

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2023 Polls: INEC Shocked Over Tinubu’s Negative Comment On BVAS

The Independent National Electoral Commission has knocked the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, for expressing doubts over the credibility of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System and Results Viewing Portal which will be deployed for the 2023 election. The commission expressed shock that the APC candidate could question the efficiency of the technology which had been ...

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2023 Elections: Anambra NSCDC Lectures Officers And Men On Intelligence Gathering

As the 2023 general election approaches, officers and men of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Anambra State Command have been charged to live up to their responsibilities, exhibit high level of professionalism, shun all forms of corrupt practices, be civil and apolitical in accordance with the ethics of the Corps. The State Commandant, Mr. Isidore C. Chikere, ...

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Soludo Picks Dr. Onyekachukwu Ibezim As Deputy Governor

By Christian Aburime Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR, the All Progressives Grand Alliance, (APGA), gubernatorial candidate for the November 6, Anambra governorship election, has picked Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim as his running mate. Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim is a native of Mbaukwu in Awka South local government area of Anambra and a medical doctor by profession. He currently serves as Governor Willie ...

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APGA Counters INEC, Insists Anambra Gov Primary Holds Tomorrow

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has reacted to a letter with Reference No INEC/DEPM/UPPM/1/145 dated the 18th of June, 2021 and signed by the Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In the said letter it was alleged that the party failed to notify the Commission of the Adhoc Delegates’ Congress which the party conducted across the 326 ...

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Ethiopia’s Election: The Stakes Are High Amid Fear, Mistrust And Violence

Workers mount a billboard of Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed on the eve of his campaign visit in Jimma. Photo by Eduardo Soteras/AFP via Getty Images Mohammed Girma, University of Roehampton Barely three years ago, little-known Abiy Ahmed burst onto the Ethiopian political scene at the height of another tumultuous period in the country’s history. He quickly won national admiration ...

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Pirate Confraternity Advocates Citizenship Participation In Election Processes

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Pirate confraternity has advocated citizenship participation in election processes in Anambra especially as the state gears up for the November 6 governorship election. The brotherhood at its 2021 feast of Barracuda held at Double Bliss hotel Awka at the weekend with the theme “Towards the enthronement of effective leadership: The electorate: rights, duties and responsibilities”,  maintained that ...

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