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PDP, Atiku: INEC’s Server Shows We Beat Buhari With 1.6 Million Votes

Some details of the petition filed on Monday by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress, emerged on

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2019 Poll: Collateral Failure, Fraud, Global Shame – Ex Diplomat

BY JONATHAN IPAA, ABUJA Despite the congratulatory messages sent to President Muhammadu Buhari and his party for winning the February 23 presidential election, a former diplomat, Ambassador Olusegun Ijiagbemi, has described the poll as collateral failure and fraud.Ambassador Ijiagbemi who

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Election Day: When Every Space Turns A Football Field

In reviewing the apathy that characterized the governorship and Houses of Assembly election that took place March 9, 2019, came with own uniqueness in parts of Nasarawa State, where young individuals took to every available space to play football. Some

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Returning Officer Orders Arrest Of Collation Officers In Imo

The Returning Officer, Christian Ogbuagbu, in Imo State ordered the arrest and subsequetntly handed over two collation officers to security agents over the manipulation of results in Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area, AljazirahNigeria learned. The collation officer, Ehirim Kelechi, confirmed to

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Post–Election Violence: Stop The Mindless Killings

Extreme violence has been reported both at the pre-election and post-election period. Official death records have been stunning even as some were recorded at the threshold of the governorship and houses of assembly elections; giving political pundits a pass mark

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Bauchi: INEC Rejects Tafawa Balewa Results

By Hassan Mohammed Jirgi, Maiduguri The independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Bauchi state,  has rejected the result of Tafawa Balewa local government area of the State. The Returning Officer of the local government, Mrs Dominion Anosike while presenting the result

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Soldiers Attached To Jonathan Harassed Opposition Party Agents In Ogbia – IPAC

The Inter Party Advisory Council has said that soldiers attached to former President Goodluck Jonathan were being used to harass and intimidate candidates of other political parties in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area òf the Bayelsa State. The State Chairman

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Saturday Election: Police Bans Use Of Horses, Camels, Donkeys In Borno

BY HASSAN MOHAMMED JIRGI, MAIDUGURI  The Borno state Commissioner of Police, CP Damian Chukwu has ban the use of horses, camels, donkeys and others, across the state during the Saturday governorship and state house of assembly elections. The commissioner who

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Foreign Observers Commend Military’s Professional Conduct During Elections

Some Independent Foreign Observers have commended the Nigerian Military for their professional conduct during the Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. They gave this commendation via a statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday. The observers in the statement signed by

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Election: Buhari Records Massive Wins In Katsina, Kano, Bauchi, Niger Over Atiku

BY C HIDOZIE OGBONNAYA with agencies The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari has polled 1,232,133 votes in Katsina, his home state in Saturday’s presidential election. Prof. Fatima Mukhtar, the State Collation Officer said Buhari defeated Atiku Abubakar

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