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Reason Why APC May Not Field Any Candidate In Ondo Election

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state of Ondo faces the risk of being excluded from the upcoming governorship election. The Independent Election Commission (INEC) has scheduled the exercise for October 10, 2020. Last week the APC to INEC announced that it would set July 20, 2020 for its primary election. The ruling party asked the Commission to monitor it. But a letter with ref. № APC / NHDQ / INEC / 19/020/013 was only signed by Acting National Secretary Waziri Bulama. INEC has now warned the A

  2 years ago ago
Reason Why APC May Not Field Any Candidate In Ondo Election

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Thugs Attack SDP Secretariat And Beat Up Members

No less than ten members of the Ondo State Social Democratic Party (SDP), including a chairmanship candidate, were injured in an attack by armed political thugs in three different locations in Ondo State. The victims reportedly suffered varying degrees of injury during the attack and were taken to another hospital for treatment. The violence which took place three days before the state council elections scheduled by the state Independent Election Commission (ODIEC). The party's national working committee has

  2 years ago ago
Thugs Attack SDP Secretariat And Beat Up Members

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Afghanistan's President Ghani Wins Re-election Bid

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani was on track to win a second term Sunday after election officials announced he had scored a majority in the presidential polls. But despite Ghani’s apparent clean win, the fallout from the bitterly contested September 28 election looked set to continue, with top rival Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah saying he would contest the result. According to the Independent Election Commission, Ghani won 50.64 percent of the vote in the September 28 poll, easily besting Abdul

  2 years ago ago
Afghanistan's President Ghani Wins Re-election Bid

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Read as INEC threatens to halt Edo, Ondo polls if there is violence

The Independent Election Commission (INEC) said it would stop the election process for governors of Edo and Ondo if the actions of political actors led to a violation of law and order. Festus Okoye, National Commissioner a,nd Chair of the INEC Voter Information and Education Committee, made this announcement on Thursday in Abuja after a meeting where stakeholders discussed a number of issues, including preparing for elections. Okoye said the Commission is very concerned about the increase in violence and arson

  2 years ago ago
Read as INEC threatens to halt Edo, Ondo polls if there is violence