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Atiku Rejects Presidential Election Result

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has rejected the results of last Saturday’s presidential election, following the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Atiku who described the election as a sham, also thanked Nigerians for exercising their civic duty last Saturday. A

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INEC Shifts Presidential Polls By One Week

After a crucial meeting of the national commissioners of the Commission and its chairman, Professor Moshood Yakubu. The presidential election and the National Assembly elections have been shifted by one week. Nigerians will now have to wait till February 23, 2019, to elect the next president and federal legislators, while the governorship election will be

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Nigeria shuts Border for Presidential Election

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS has announced the closure of all land borders from 12 noon on Friday, February 15, 2019, till 12 noon on Sunday, February 17, 2019.   According to a statement issued in Abuja, the Controller General of Immigration, CGI, Mohammed Babandede the closure is to restrict movement across the borders and

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FG Announces Mid Term Break For Schools Ahead of the Presidential Election

Ahead of the forth coming presidential election, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu has announced February 15 to 19 as midterm break for students in unity schools across the country. The break which is to enable parents have maximum time to go and cast their votes is only limited to the Presidential elections.

Abiola, June 12 And The Road Not Taken

By Dare Babarinsa Twenty-two years down the road, it is necessary to evaluate and understand the centrality of Chief Moshood Abiola’s sacrifice in bringing us the Fourth Republic. Chief Abiola was the winner of the June 12 1993 presidential election whose victory was voided by the military dictatorship of General Ibrahim Babangida. It was Abiola’s

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