WTV Ekiti CVR Report: Slow start, Poor Adherence to Guidelines, Political Party Apathy Characterise the process

As part of preparations towards the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) stepped down the ongoing Nationwide Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise to the 177 ward registration centers in the...
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How voting pattern will shape 2019 polls By Nuruddeen M. Abdallah

The voting pattern that characterised the last five presidential elections in the six geopolitical zones may shape the general elections next year, Daily Trust investigations, through analysis of official voting figures in the last 20 years, have shown. The northwest...
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Unclaimed PVCs And Political Apathy By Tayo Ogunbiyi

Universally, democracy is referred to as the government of the people by the people and for the people to emphasise that it is the people that give impetus to democracy. In essence, democracy cannot exist without the people. It is the people that set democracy in...
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