Posts Tagged ‘election’

Benue Election Tribunal Annuls Senate President David Marks Election

Written on February 23rd, 2008 by
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The Benue State Election Petitions Tribunal today in Makurdi nullified the election of Senate President David Mark In a 150-page judgement read by the tribunal chairman,Justice C.I. Uriri,the panel ruled that Mark was not duly elected senator for ... Read More | Share

Kibaki named victor in Kenya vote

Written on December 30th, 2007 by
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Kenya's electoral body says President Mwai Kibaki has won the presidential poll, despite claims of fraud.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7164890.stm... Read More | Share

Zuma wins ANC leadership election

Written on December 18th, 2007 by
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Jacob Zuma has defeated South Africa's President Thabo Mbeki to win the leadership of the country's ruling ANC. Mr Zuma won the votes of more than 60% of the delegates at the leadership conference to claim victory.Read... Read More | Share

Oil governor removed in Nigeria

Written on October 26th, 2007 by
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Oil governor removed in Nigeria Nigeria's Supreme Court has annulled April's election of the governor of oil-rich, violence-prone Rivers State. The court said current Governor Celestine Omehia had not been the legitimate candidate of the governing... Read More | Share

Court Tells Nigerian President To Respond On Polls

Written on July 20th, 2007 by
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A Nigerian electoral tribunal ordered President Umaru Yar'Adua to respond within 14 days to a petition filed against his election victory. A Nigerian electoral tribunal on Thursday ordered President Umaru Yar'Adua to respond within 14 days to a... Read More | Share

PDP rigged most but no party can boast of clean hands

Written on July 19th, 2007 by
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... The truth is that all the parties rigged where they could but the PDP, being the ruling party at the centre, had more powers and better opportunities for robbing people of their mandate essentially through its control of the result declaration from... Read More | Share

What next for Nigeria's corruption crusade?

Written on May 28th, 2007 by
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Umaru Yar'Adua steps into Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo's shoes on Tuesday with a burden to prove to his critics that he is the man for the job and not the outgoing leader's puppet as he is widely seen.Read... Read More | Share

Court rules that INEC must produce election materials to justify its results

Written on May 14th, 2007 by
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ABUJA (Reuters) - A court on Monday ordered Nigeria's electoral body to produce evidence supporting its declaration of Umaru Yar'Adua as president-elect after a poll labeled "not credible" by international observers.Read... Read More | Share

April polls disastrous, says Enahoro

Written on May 7th, 2007 by
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Renowned nationalist and elder statesman, Pa Anthony Enahoro, at the weekend appraised the just concluded general elections, describing them as a disaster. Enahoro, also described as misplaced, the persuasion that the election petition tribunals will... Read More | Share

Nicolas Sarkozy Wins French Presidency:I have mandate for change

Written on May 6th, 2007 by
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Nicolas Sarkozy, a blunt and uncompromising pro-American conservative, was elected president of France Sunday with a mandate to chart a new course for an economically sluggish nation struggling to incorporate immigrants and their children.Read... Read More | Share

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