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Election Day Tragedy

My Fake Interview With a Political Thug

My Fake Interview With a Political Thug

Having covered the presidential election on the 23 of February I am certainly not a stranger to the characters I was going to meet during the governorship and State House of Assembly elections, including political thugs.  I had woken up as early as 4:00am to get ready for the March 9 election at my area

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

African Leaders Want Burundi Election Postponed

African leaders have urged Burundi to postpone its forthcoming general elections by at least a month and a half. The advice came on Sunday in Tanzania, during a meeting where the crisis in Burundi was discussed. The heads of state of Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya, which together with Burundi and Rwanda form the East African

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

APC Accuses PDP Of Disrupting Elections 

The All Progressives Party, APC has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP of using some miscreants to disrupt today’s governorship and state House of Assembly election in some states. Addressing journalists at his Ikeja GRA residence in Lagos State on Saturday, Lai Mohammed, national spokesman for the APC said political violence recorded in Rivers State

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