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NSCDC to deploy 30,000 operatives for 2023 elections 

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps is to deploy 30,000 operatives to ensure peace during the upcoming general elections in Nigeria. Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation is billed for another general election, starting on February 25 next year, when the president, vice-president, and National Assembly members will be elected. …

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How ‘ghosts’ may decide Nigeria’s 2023 elections

When it eventually occurred on February 23, 2019, Nigeria’s presidential election was not without suspense. North-East Nigeria, home to a counter-civilisational insurgency for over a decade, was a natural location for incidents. In 2019, it did not disappoint a country in which the things that could happen in elections often …

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2023 elections: Politicians must sign peace pact

A former Head of State and Chairman, National Peace Committee, Abdulsalami Abubakar, has stated that politicians contesting for the 2023 general elections had to sign a peace pact. Abdulsalami made this known on Thursday, in Minna, Niger State, after a meeting with the committee members. He stated that during electioneering …

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IG meets police commissioners over 2023 elections

The Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, met with commissioners of police and other top police officers in Abuja, on Thursday, to discuss issues bordering on the 2023 general election. Those present at the IG Conference include deputy IGs, CPs from the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, and …

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INEC releases final lists for presidential, N’Assembly elections

• Akpabio makes final list • Lists for state elections to be published October 4 The Independent National Electoral Commission has released the final lists for the 2023 presidential and National Assembly elections. This was contained in a press release signed by the commission’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and …

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Jalla opposes state FA bosses contesting NFF elections

Harrison Jalla, a member of the Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria, the group seeking the amendment of the Nigeria Football Federation statutes, in an exclusive chat with The PUNCH says state FA chairmen are not qualified to seek elections, adding that it will distract their primary assignment in their states …

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Ayu should quit after elections, say ex-NASS members

Former members of the National Assembly from the South-West geopolitical zone have expressed their support for the embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, asking that he remains in office till after the 2023 general elections. The Interim Coordinator, Peoples Democratic Party South-West Forum of Former …

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Foundation tasks youth on successful 2023 elections

An international organisation, MacArthur Foundation, on Friday advised Nigerian youth to mobilise their energy and commitment towards the success of 2023 general elections as they did during the #EndSARS protest. The Country Director of MF, Dr. Kole Shettima stated this in his keynote address delivered during the opening of a …

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