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#NigeriaDecides: Police Arrest INEC Officials, Party Agents in Sokoto Over Electoral Offences

The Nigerian Police have arrested six suspected electoral offenders including officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), party agents in Sokoto State. Zone 10 Police Command, comprising Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states said it arrested the six suspects over alleged electoral offences in Zamfara.

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#NigeriaDecides: Underage Voting, Malfunctioning Card Readers Characterise Polls

As Nigerians vote today, there reports of underage voting in parts of northern Nigeria, even as the card readers deployed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) malfunctions in parts of the country. Some citizens on the social media accuse the main opposition party, the

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Saturday Elections: Protect Each Other, Oritsejafor Urges Christians, Muslims

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Ayo Oritsejafor, has admonished Nigerians to eschew violence as the Africa’s largest democracy goes to poll Saturday. Oritsejafor, Friday, in a statement, stressed the need for citizens irrespective of “their religious, ethnic and political affiliations to embrace peace

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#Nigeria2015: Group Condemns Hate, Blackmail Campaign By Politicians

A Muslim rights group chided politicians for engaging in hate speeches, blackmail and violence, even leading to death, in the build up to Saturday’s presidential election. The body, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), in a statement by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, noted that citizens go

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