As Bayelsa State, former President Goodluck Jonathan’s home state goes to poll this Saturday to elect their governor, the Coordinator of Teachers With-out Borders (TWB) in the state, Philip Eke, has tasked students in the state to shun election violence.
The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), on Friday, countered the claim by Chairman of the Independent National Election Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, that INEC was the ‘most improved public service institution in Nigeria’.
The African National Congress easily won South Africa’s general election on Saturday but its share of the vote fell, reflecting anger at corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain entrenched a generation […]
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By Dan Hannan In 2015, for the first time in 55 years, Nigerians changed their rulers through a democratic election. The incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan of the People’s Democratic Party accepted defeat […]
By Peter Jene The United States has expressed deep disappointment over the interference of the military in the democratic election process in Africa most populous country, Nigeria. In a statement on the […]
By Akanimo Sampson MAKURDI (NAN) – All electoral materials for Mbalom ward in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue, were in the early hours of Saturday, by armed hoodlums. According to […]
Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement on the elections in Nigeria:
The United States Consul-General to Nigeria, John Bray has called for an end to the violence and deaths associated with the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Rivers State.