Ballot snatching, violence mar Kano council poll

MADUABUCHI NMERIBEH/Kano The Local Government election in Kano, northwest Nigeria, held on Saturday was characterized by violence and electoral malpractices, just as the voters complained about late arrival of election materials in most polling units. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adenrele Shinaba con...

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Posted on May 18, 2014

Opinion: Advancing the masses welfare in Nigeria via ballot box

By Comrade AbdulRahman Agboola The administration of General AbdulSalami Abubakar set out a transition programme that led to the current uninterrupted Democracy and Civil Rule in Nigeria since 1999. The Obasanjo Administration inherited a lot of liabilities from the Military Administration in terms of deplora...

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Posted on Apr 28, 2014

Mali confirms Keita winner of second ballot

BAMAKO(AFP) – Mali has announced Ibrahim Boubacar Keita as its new leader after confirming that the ex-prime minister had won a landslide victory in a presidential poll intended to give a fresh start to the conflict-scarred nation. Figures for Sunday’s second-round ballot released on live televisi...

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Posted on Aug 16, 2013

Fire razes INEC ballot boxes in Lagos

Ballot boxes belonging to Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission were among the items engulfed by an inferno at the Lagos office of the National Population Commission in Surulere, Lagos. The fire started at about 3.15 p.m at the Babs Animashaun Street office of the NPC. The ballot boxes wer...

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Posted on Apr 15, 2013