1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics REVEALED: How politicians hijacked INEC officials, compromised military – Vanguard News

    The 2019 general elections have since become history, but reactions trailing the exercise appear unending. In this no-holds-barred interview with our man, Chidi Nkwopara, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Professor Francis Ezeonu, recounts his experience and the way forward. The 2019...
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    Politics Rivers Rerun: REC says No Cause For Alarm on Missing Result Sheets

    Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Friday listened to different complaints of missing result sheets in packs for some local government areas. According to Vanguard, result sheets for Ward 1 to 6 for the Emohua/Ikwerre federal constituency election for the House of Representatives...
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    Politics Nigeria: INEC to Prosecute Under-Age Voters

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Wednesday that it would prosecute under-age voters in Plateau. Dr Godwin Kwanga, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC in the state made this known in a Stakeholders’ Forum in Jos ahead of re-run elections in the state...
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    Politics Bayelsa: I Was Offered Bribe to Rig Election – INEC REC

    Bayelsa Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr. Baritor Kpagih, has revealed that he was offered money by certain interests to skew the state’s governorship election in favour of their candidate. He disclosed that his refusal to be bribed had pitted them against him. In an exclusive...
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    Politics Bayelsa: I Didn’t Cancel Southern Ijaw Results Unilaterally – REC

    The Bayelsa State Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Baritor Kpagih, has said that he did not cancel the results of the controversial Southern Ijaw Local Government Area election unilaterally. Kpagih, who spoke to PUNCH said the cancellation of the SILGA poll results was not his sole decision and that...