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Election: Two Killed, Three injured in Delta

From Nosa Akenzua, Asaba Two persons, whose names could not be ascertained as the time of filling the report, were in the early hours of yesterday in Ibusa Community, near Asaba,  Delta state feared killed and three others fatally injured in a fight which ensued during argument over elections postponement.

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Election Promises and Reality Check 

Nigerians have been bombarded with pledges, slogans and social media messages for months ahead of Saturday’s presidential election. The BBC looks at what the candidates are promising, compared to reality on ground. A vote for incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari will take Nigeria to the “next level”, promises his All Progressives …

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Polls: Ortom,Jime , Others Spit Fire Over Shift

  From Chris Gaga, Makurdi Reactions have  continued to trail the late hour postponement of last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly general elections by INEC. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC which took responsibility for  the postponement said, logistics and bad weather were the main reasons for the decision. The  Commission have also …

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Nasarawa Stakeholders Urge INEC to Continue Distribution of PVCs

  From Attah Adgidzi,Lafia Some political stakeholders in Nasarawa State have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to take advantage of the postponement of the  general elections and continue the distribution of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) to eligible Nigerians who are yet to access their PVCs for another two …

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APC’s  Days are Numbered- Gombe PDP Scribe

  From  Mohamed Muktar Umar, Bauchi The Chairman Publicity Committee  of Gombe State PDP campaign Council,Alhaji Dahiru Hassan Kera, has reacted to the postponement of last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) asserting that even with the postponement, the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari will still …

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Melaye Faults APC-led  Govt Over Elections Shift

  From Joseph Amedu, Lokoja  Senatorial candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic party (PDP) and   Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has attributed the failure of INEC to conduct last Saturday’s  polls to inadequacies on the part of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).Senator Melaye  made this known at the weekend in a statement …

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Tribunals Not Best Ways to Decide Elections-Olanipekun[SAN]

  Barrister  Ola Olanipekun (SAN), is a leading figure  in  Nigeria’s  legal profession. In this interview with our Senior Correspondent, Isah Idris, the legal luminary  speaks on his  fears, and expectations   for  Nigeria’s general elections . Olanipekun also speaks on the erosion of the powers of judiciary, among other issues.

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