Posts Tagged ‘elections’

Keeping Track of News and Events During the Nigerian Elections

Written on April 10th, 2011 by
Categories: Elections 2011

In addition to the NigerianMuse Election 2011 Portal, you can find more sources of information concerning the Nigeria Elections 2011 here: Official Google Africa Blog: Nigerian Election - Keeping Track of News and Events.   Map of Election News (Click Map Icons For More Information): &nb...
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Jega, Nigeria’s Electoral Commission Head Promises More Credible Elections

Written on July 23rd, 2010 by
Categories: Elections 2011

New INEC Head, Attahiru Jega, is getting down to business ahead of general elections: Elections in Nigeria could now take place in January. The electoral commission head has promised those elections will be more credible than a 2007 vote marked by fraud and intimidation. Attahiru Jega took the h...
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How Governors Rig Elections, By Donald Duke

Written on July 22nd, 2010 by
Categories: General Articles

How Governors Rig Elections, By Donald Duke Sunday, 18 July 2010 00:00 From Alifa Daniel, Asst Political Editor, Abuja Features - A comprehensive expose on how elections are rigged in the country has been unveiled by one of the insiders in the political process and former Cross River State Gover...
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Ribadu for President 2011?

Written on July 15th, 2010 by
Categories: Elections 2011, General Articles

Ribadu for President 2011? by Chido Onumah                     It was perhaps the biggest news item of the past week. I am referring, of course, to the report that a new coalition of political groups...
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Ghana knife-edge result delayed

Written on December 30th, 2008 by
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The electoral commissioner of Ghana has delayed the result of Sunday's knife-edge presidential run-off until Friday.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7805121.stm...
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Race tight in Ghana's vote count

Written on December 8th, 2008 by
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Ghana's two main presidential candidates are running neck-and-neck as votes continue to be counted a day after the country's peaceful elections.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/7771133.stm...
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Nigerian city tense after riots

Written on November 30th, 2008 by
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At least 200 people are dead in Jos, Nigeria, after two days of religious and ethnic clashes, officials say.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/7757398.stm...
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Months of campaigning come down to final hours in Iowa

Written on January 3rd, 2008 by
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DES MOINES, Iowa (CNN) -- Presidential hopefuls are campaigning down to the wire in Iowa today, determined to motivate supporters to brave the icy cold and attend the evening's caucuses, kicking off the 2008 race for the White House.Read More:http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/01/03/iowa.caucuses/inde...
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Iwu fires at critics: Polls 2007 were most credible

Written on October 30th, 2007 by
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WHEN Professor Maurice Iwu, in the wake of the 2003 general elections, was named chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, hopes were high that he would, being an academic, be true to his calling, work assiduously and honestly to give Nigeria a free, fair and credible set of e...
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