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Obasanjo Calls Extraordinary Cabinet Meeting Over Candidates – World News – – Business & World

Written on February 15th, 2007 by
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Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo summoned an extraordinary cabinet meeting Tuesday to decide about some 150 politicians vying for elective positions in April's elections but who had been accused of graft by the country's electoral agency. The... Read More | Share

REPORT: EFCC Writes Parties on 130 Corrupt Candidates

Written on February 5th, 2007 by
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Indications emerged last night that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has written to political parties, identifying no fewer than 130 candidates considered unfit to hold public offices over alleged corrupt practices. A breakdown of... Read More | Share Nigeria: INEC May Disqualify Candidates On Alliance Platforms (Page 1 of 1)

Written on February 2nd, 2007 by
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Oke Epia Abuja Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has given indications that candidates contesting elections on the platforms of two or more parties may be disqualified. Chairman of the Commission, Professor Maurice Iwu, gave this... Read More | Share

INEC PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Verification of Gubernatorial, Presidential Candidates at Abuja

Written on January 18th, 2007 by
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INEC informs Political Parties of verification exercise timetable for the Gubernatorial and Presidential candidates 19th - 23rd January, 2007, at the Commission... Read More | Share

AC to INEC: You Can’t Screen Candidates

Written on January 5th, 2007 by
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Opposition parties, led by the Action Congress (AC), will soon go to court to seek legal interpretation of the powers of INEC vis-à-vis the disqualification of candidates for the April general elections. The AC has directed all its candidates not to... Read More | Share

2007: 20 parties field presidential candidates

Written on December 31st, 2006 by
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Ahead of the 2007 general elections, about 20 leading political parties have fielded presidential candidates for the poll. There are 50 political parties, which the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said must field candidates for the... Read More | Share

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