Posts Tagged ‘voting’

Nigerians abroad sue govt over voting right

Written on June 26th, 2007 by
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CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT: Nigerians in the Diaspora have dragged the Federal Government before a Federal High Court in Abuja, asking it to declare that they are entitled to participate in the government of the country by voting for candidate of their... Read More | Share

Nigeria Has Come Of Age – Iwu

Written on May 5th, 2007 by
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IT humbles me profoundly to play the role I am playing in the life of this great country, as the Chief Electoral Officer and Chief Returning Officer in the historic 2007 presidential election, which ushers in the beginning of the years of maturity for... Read More | Share

Security steep as Nigeria votes

Written on April 14th, 2007 by
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Voting is underway in Nigeria's state polls after a late start in many parts.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6554461.stm... Read More | Share

NIGERIA: Voting in a federal system full of faults

Written on April 3rd, 2007 by
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"Nigeria is not a nation. It is a mere geographical expression," said Obafemi Awolowo, one of Nigeria's founding fathers, speaking in 1947 while campaigning against British colonial rule. Sixty years later as Nigeria heads toward national and... 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

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