OBBO: This is not Kenya: In Nigeria, elections are food for men

As early-bird voters were making way with their blankets in the night to go and stake out their places at the head of voting queues on Saturday, its Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) dropped a bomb.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Election Shift : NGOs, International observers back INEC

“As we have done in past three pre-election statements issued between July and December 2018, we urge INEC to ensure transparency and better communicate electoral processes, to build trust of Nigerians.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

Can An Election Still Be Free, Fair When It Is Postponed 9 Hours Before Schedule? By Fredrick Nwabufo

However, the Commonwealth Observer Mission in its report on April 18 said INEC managed to hold a “reasonable election” on the rescheduled date.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019

Our expectations on Election Day – observers

Coming into this election, we have already looked very closely at INEC’s preparations, the roles of security forces, issues relating to inclusion of youths, internally displaced persons, women and certainly one of the big challenges we saw is vote...

Punch , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

Ngilu in Nigeria to monitor elections

"Governor Ngilu has been a public servant for more than 27 years, as Member of Parliament for Kitui Central Constituency for four consecutive terms, from 1992 to 2013, and as a Cabinet secretary in the national government of from 2002 to 2015," th...

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 12, 2019

Onnoghen challenges suspension

NJC, which is the organ of the judiciary responsible for Appointments, Promotions and Discipline of Judicial Officers, also gave the Acting CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, the same number of days to explain why disciplinary action should not be taken...

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 29, 2019

Mnangagwa sets up task-force to address reports on post-vote violence

“Government remains committed to implementing political, electoral and legislative reforms aimed at deepening the country's democratic processes as well as the ease of doing business,” the ministry said.

IOL , South Africa Jan 28, 2019

Polls: ‘US will not support any candidate’

This is just as Tuface Idibia, said it is devilish for an individual to take money and vote against his or her conscience during the 2019 elections.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 27, 2019

U.S., UK vow to sanction polls violence perpetrators | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

A statement by the spokesperson for Obiageli Ezekwesili Presidential Campaign Organisation, Ozioma Ubabukoh, added: “I wish to state that over the past three months, I have been in private, but extended talks with other candidates to birth a coali...

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 24, 2019
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