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How To Reclaim Your Stolen Election Mandate Without Court Suit

How To Reclaim Your Stolen Election Mandate Without Court Suit

As aggrieved candidates kick against the declared results by Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators,(ICMC) Nigeria, has urged the candidates to embrace Alternative Dispute Resolution, (ADR) to resolve their disputes. Vanguard reports that according to the experts in the institute comprising lawyers and judges, the aggrieved politicians should embrace INEC’s […]

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The Next World Bank President

The Next World Bank President

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors, on Thursday, announced the closing of the period for submitting nominations for the position of the next president of the bank. Punch reports that the board said in a statement that it received one nomination – David Malpass, a US national and Under Secretary for International Affairs, US […]

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How Certain Women Stopped Uniformed Men From Hyjacking Ballot Box At Election

How Certain Women Stopped Uniformed Men From Hyjacking Ballot Box At Election

Unknown to most Nigerians, what they read in the newspapers, watched on screen concerning the violence that trailed last Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections in the South-South was a child’s play compared to what really transpired on ground. Clearly, the leading challenge was armed uniformed men, not only harassing and intimidating them, but […]

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With Bad Elections, Forget Good Governance, Says Catholic Archbishop

With Bad Elections, Forget Good Governance, Says Catholic Archbishop

Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has lamented attempts made by desperate politicians to militarize and rig the just concluded governorship and state Assembly polls, saying bad elections cannot lead to good governance. Vanguard reports that Onaiyekan spoke yesterday, at the opening of 2019 first plenary of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), in […]

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Nigeria’s Elections: What Military Involvement Can Do In Future

Nigeria’s Elections: What Military Involvement Can Do In Future

During the Governorship elections in Ekiti State in 2014 under former President Jonathan’s regime, military personnel were deeply involved in the elections. The then ruling party of the federal government enjoyed the outcome of militarization while it lasted. During the elections that ushered in the current Ekiti State government, military personnel were involved again. Military […]

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What APC Did To Defeat PDP In Lagos Guber Polls

What APC Did To Defeat PDP In Lagos Guber Polls

Though many observers and political analysts see Lagos as a fortress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, there were fears that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will give the ruling party tough time during the Saturday’s gubernatorial and state assembly elections, just like what happened during the Feb. 23 […]

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Minister Resigns Over Baby Deaths

Minister Resigns Over Baby Deaths

Tunisia’s Health Minister Abderraouf Cherif has resigned following the deaths of 11 newborn babies at a hospital in the capital, Tunis. BBC reports that all of the babies died of septic shock at the Rabta maternity hospital between 7-8 March. Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said investigations have been launched into the state-run facility’s medical, pharmaceutical […]

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