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11 May
Going by the way that the two major political parties in Nigeria namely the sitting All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have carried about lately, it is hard to not conclude that Nigerian politics...
17 Mar
This decision has been consistently misinterpreted by some lawyers who share the view that the position of the apex court in Amaechi’s case has changed and that the decision reached in Atiku’s case represents the correct position of the law on defections by State Governors.
28 May 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is planning to hold stakeholders meeting and national conversation to review the 2019 General Elections and management of the country’s electoral processes. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this at the commission’s meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) on Tuesday, in Abuja. Yakubu said that the commission…
15 Dec 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said 21 associations have fulfilled constitutional requirements for registration as political parties bringing the total number to 67.
14 Mar 2015
TO say that Benue state is free of pre-election violence ahead of the rescheduled March 18 and April 11 general elections could be an understatement as pockets of violence have been recorded in the state. This is despite the fact that several peace accords have been signed political parties and their members. The tendencies for violence can be clearly seen in the speeches of some candidates and party supporters at campaign rallies, public events and even during private discussions at party levels.

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