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NIGERIA’S ELECTION SHOWS THAT TECHNOLOGY WON’T SAVE BROKEN DEMOCRACIES

In the run-up to the recent elections in Nigeria, an article in Quartz Africa declared that “it’s become much harder to rig elections in Nigeria thanks to technology.” Looking on

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WHY BUHARI WON EVEN THOUGH HE HAD LITTLE TO SHOW FOR FIRST TERM

A close race was predicted between Muhammadu Buhari and his main rival Atiku Abubakar. In the end the incumbent won the Nigerian presidential election with almost four million votes. After

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ELECTION RUINED IN SOME PARTS OF NIGERIA

Nigeria began counting votes in Saturday’s closely-fought presidential election although the electoral commission extended voting hours in some places where polling stations opened late or ballot machines malfunctioned. Analysts say

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IS DEMOCRACY THE ANSWER TO NIGERIA’S WOES?

Millions of voters in Nigeria finally get to choose a new leader on Saturday after the election was postponed by a week. Whoever wins will have to address at least

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SOUTH AFRICAN NIGERIAN ELECTION OBSERVERS DEMAND VISA EXTENSIONS

Johannesburg – The Pan African Women’s project, a South African-based international election observer group, has appealed to Nigeria’s federal government to extend the visas of all foreign observers to enable

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CAN THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE NIGERIAN ELECTIONS BE JUSTIFIED?

David O’Sullivan from KayaFM speaks to Adetunji Omotola from Nigeria regarding the postponed elections in Nigeria. The Nigerian Independent National Electoral Commission postponed the elections just hours before they were

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ADEKUNLE OWOLABI ON POSTPONED NIGERIA PRESIDENTIAL POLLS

Nigerians have hit out in frustration and anger at election officials. This after a last-minute delay to voting, just as they were preparing to cast their ballots. Many people were

INEC – WHY WE POSTPONED NIGERIA’S ELECTION

The Independent National Electoral Commission explained why the scheduled general elections was postponed six hours before the election today. The commission postponed the election by another week, explaining the difficult