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Nigerians deserve better than the 2019 elections

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If Mahmood Yakubu is given to introspection he should be asking himself what went wrong with the 2019 elections. The free, fair and credible polls the Independent National Electoral Commission,...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s 2019 polls: The good, the bad and the ugly

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By Olu Fasan AHEAD of this year’s general elections, I wrote a piece in this column, entitled “Nigeria must pass seven basic tests of credible polls” (Vanguard, January 10,...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

Rivers election impasse: PDP, ADP differ on way forward

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By Egufe Yafugborhi The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the Action Democratic Party, ADP, yesterday posited conflicting views on the way forward in resolving the stalemate over the governorship...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

Yakub emerges as Gbajabiamila’s first challenger

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-Assertions that the outgoing leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila would be a shoo-in for the speaker of the 9th House were derailed yesterday...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

PDP, Atiku in post-election trauma, depression – APC

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•PDP’s prayers at tribunal at best hollow, ridiculous — APC •They didn’t have a Plan B, just wanted to rig the election — KEYAMO •We’ll reclaim our...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

Rivers: AAC disclaims relationship with APC

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By Olayinka Ajayi The African Action Congress, AAC has dissociated itself from any court action filed to stop the election process in Rivers State as it yesterday disclaimed any relationship or...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

Militarisation of 2019 elections

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Excesses of overzealous soldiers undermined credibility of elections — CSOs, elder statesmen, lawyers, etc. Deployment of soldiers to secure elections dangerous to our...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

Supplementary Polls: Nigerians will treat thugs in military uniforms as fake soldiers – PDP

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…Accuses APC of relying on vote-buying, ballot snatching By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said Nigerians will treat All Progressives Congress, APC, thugs dressed...

Wed Mar 20th, 2019     Read More →

Police rescue 51 children as driver torches school bus

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Italian police on Wednesday rescued some 50 children taken hostage by their school bus driver, who doused the vehicle in petrol and set it alight, the authorities said. Police investigate after an...

Wed Mar 20th, 2019     Read More →

2019 polls: INEC setting dangerous precedence under Yakubu- Dogara

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..says those who seek power for selfishly will not end well By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said that the Independent National...

Wed Mar 20th, 2019     Read More →

Operation Safe Haven deploys more troops in troubled Kaduna community

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Sanga (Kaduna) – Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), the military task force in charge of security in Plateau and Southern Kaduna has deployed more troops to Nandu-Gbok village in Sanga Local...

Wed Mar 20th, 2019     Read More →

Election: Group faults Onu for APC’s failure in Ebonyi

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The Democratic Vanguard (DV), a group in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, has blamed Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology, for APC’s poor performance in the...

Wed Mar 20th, 2019     Read More →

Timi Frank petitions US, UK, others over military involvement in elections

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…demands Visa ban on Buratai, others A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has petitioned the United...

Wed Mar 20th, 2019     Read More →

Bauchi Gov Poll: Court adjourns hearing on INEC’s bid to resume collation of results

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has fixed Thursday to hear a preliminary objection the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, filed to...

Wed Mar 20th, 2019     Read More →

107 killed in Indonesia’s flash floods, 93 still missing

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The death toll from flash floods and landslides in the Papua Province of eastern Indonesia has exceeded 107 by Wednesday, an official and rescuers said. File: Flooding Meanwhile, the search for 93...

Wed Mar 20th, 2019     Read More →

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