Posts Tagged ‘election’

Nigeria ruling on Atiku poll bid

Written on April 3rd, 2007 by
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Nigerian court ruling is expected to rule on whether Vice-president Atiku Abubakar can run in the presidential election on 21 April. Mr Abubakar went to court after his name was omitted from a list of candidates cleared to run in the poll. He became... Read More | Share

PRESS RELEASE: FG will not tolerate any attempt to abort general Election

Written on March 16th, 2007 by
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FG STATEMENT: This Administration will deploy all the powers and forces available to it to guarantee the peaceful and secure conditions necessary for the general elections to go ahead as planned. No individual or group should test the will of... 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

allAfrica.com: 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

BBC NEWS | Africa | Last-minute rush for Nigeria polls

Written on February 2nd, 2007 by
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By Senan Murray | BBC News, Abuja Pushing, shoving, shouting and swearing Nigerians scrambled to register to vote in April's general elections on what was billed as the final day of voter registration - though it was later extended until the end of... Read More | Share

Why New Democrats Party Sued INEC – Prof. Isa Odidi

Written on January 31st, 2007 by
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INTERVIEW: Professor Isa Odidi is the presidential candidate of the New Democrats (ND), one of the 50 registered political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Last week, the presidential flagbearer and his running mate,... Read More | Share

IINTERVIEW: IBB will contest 2007 presidential election

Written on January 1st, 2007 by
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Former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (rted) will soon bounce back to contest for this year... Read More | Share

2007 in danger: Rep spots loophole in 2006 Electoral Act

Written on December 30th, 2006 by
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Section 37 (1) of the act empowered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone election in case of the death of a nominated candidate before the commencement of poll.Read... Read More | Share

VOA News – Nigeria: Candidate Selection Process Not Good for Democracy, Professor Says

Written on December 18th, 2006 by
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Abubakar Siddique Mohammed is professor of political science at Ahmadu Bello University. He said the PDP candidate selection process was flawed.Read More:http://www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2006-12-18-voa4.cfm... Read More | Share

Governor wins Nigeria party ticket

Written on December 17th, 2006 by
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Nigeria's ruling Peoples Democratic Party has chosen Umaru Yar'Adua, governor of the northern Katsina State, as its candidate for the April 2007 presidential election. The vote will choose a successor to Olusegun Obasanjo, whose second four-year term... Read More | Share

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