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Can We Escape This Gathering Storm? By Nnia Nwodo

Forty-eight hours after our elections, we still have no results. There is hardly any voter in Nigeria, who does not know the results of elections in his polling booth. The INEC server is down, yanked off by INEC. Conflicting results dominate the social media. The two major national parties claim contradictory victories. Returning officers in Rivers and Imo claim to be under siege, being executed by a minister and a governor respectively. Igbos in Lagos are being threatened for exercising their civic rights to vote. This…

Amina Zakari, Zamfara: Don’t Succumb To Pressure, PDP Tells INEC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, not to succumb to pressure by the Presidency to return Mrs. Amina Zakari as Director of Operations. Zakari, a relative of President Muhammadu Buhari, was redeployed from the strategic position of Director of Operations to National Commissioner on Health and Welfare. Similarly, the PDP cautioned INEC against taking any contrary position on the exclusion of Zamfara State chapter of…

Ikpeazu Writes INEC, Says He Remains the Governor

The Governor of Abia state, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has advised the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, to respect the constitution by doing nothing capable of tampering with his office as the governor of the State.
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