Nigeria election

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 29th, 2014
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by Dr. Mike Redford Those who are not with us are against us. President Jonathan and PDP are against us. President Jonathan has made fundamental economic woes for Nigeria. The most recent one being the corrupt arrangement with Japanese auto industry to inflate the cost of bringing used cars into Nige...
By IndepthAfrica
In Election
Nov 12th, 2012
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Kwali – Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, the Chairman of Partners for Electoral Reform, an NGO, has called for the removal of the authority vested in the President to appoint INEC’s Chairman and Commissioners. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Sections 153 and 154 of the 1999 Constitution empowere...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Oct 17th, 2012
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The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan has returned to Nigeria after about two months abroad where she went for medical check-up in Germany.   She was at the Horst Schmidt Klinik in Germany for an undisclosed ailment, which kept her there receiving treatment for several weeks. Wearing a multi-co...
By benim
In Election
Apr 25th, 2011
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UYO, Nigeria – With hundreds already killed and others frightened from the ballot box, Nigerians are being asked to vote Tuesday in the nation’s volatile gubernatorial elections, this time choosing the pivotal politicians who control billions of dollars in oil money. Religious tensions are high...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Apr 25th, 2011
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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — An explosion at a hotel killed three people and wounded 14 others in northeastern Nigeria only days before the state’s gubernatorial election, police said Monday. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but the blast came as a radical Muslim sect vowed to keep ...
By benim
In News
Apr 8th, 2011
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At least nine people were killed in a bomb blast at Nigeria”s electoral commission office and an attack on post storing polling materials on the eve of parliamentary polls, officials said here. Five people were killed when a bomb exploded at the office of the country”s Independent Nationa...
By benim
In News
Jan 15th, 2011
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FORMER presidential aspirant, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, Friday congratulated President Goodluck Jonathan for defeating ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubakar to win the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party. Babangida, who personally signed a statement, urged Jonathan to be magnanim...
By benim
In News
Dec 13th, 2010
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THE Niger Delta Democratic Coalition, NDDC, a group in the Niger Delta, has called on the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to expel Mallam Adamu Ciroma and former President Ibrahim Babangida for alleged anti-party activities. Others who they recommended for expulsion is the c...
By benim
In Election
Dec 8th, 2010
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Former Nigerian military ruler Ibrahim Babangida threatened on Tuesday to quit the ruling party before elections next April, underlining deep divisions over the candidacy of incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan. Jonathan’s bid for the presidency of Africa’s most populous nation is contro...
By benim
In Daylight Africa
Dec 2nd, 2010
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Former Nigerian vice president Atiku Abubakar will challenge President Goodluck Jonathan as the consenus northern candidate in ruling party primaries ahead of a presidential election next year. POLITICAL CAREER: * He was one of the founders of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and serv...