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Presidency defends Buhari’s threat to ballot box snatchers

The federal government on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s threat to ballot papers snatchers should be “seen as a strong message against the long history of savagery associated with elections in the country.” ...

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Polls: Ballot box snatchers at great risk on Saturday – Police

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned that anyone involved in electoral malpractice would have themselves to blame ...

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INEC disagrees with Buhari over death for ballot box snatchers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disagreed with President Muhammadu Buhari over his order to security agents to kill ballot box snatchers during the February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections ...

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Abdulsalami, others urge Nigerians to defend democracy at polls

The National Peace Committee (NPC) has called on Nigerians to put the disappointment of the postponement of the general elections behind them and respond to the call to patriotism when the elections eventually hold ...

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Polls shift: Foreign election observers beg FG for visa extension

South African-based international election observer, the Pan African Women Project, has appealed to the Federal Government to extend the visas of all foreign observers; to enable them remain until March 9 ....

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BREAKING: Buhari meets security chiefs, Northern governors

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting some security chiefs and state governors in what is believed to be part of ongoing efforts to address spate ...

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Buhari orders Army, Police, others to kill ballot box snatchers

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the military and law enforcement agencies to deal “ruthlessly” with anyone caught trying to disrupt the rescheduled February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections ...

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Outrage as Buhari declares death for ballot box snatchers

Politicians, human rights activists, lawyers and prominent Nigerians on Monday attacked President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring that death awaited ballot box snatchers during the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections ...

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Ballot box: Buhari showing his true colours with death threat – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, says threatening people with death in context of election is incitement to electoral violence ...

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INEC lifts ban on electoral campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has lifted the ban on electoral campaigns. In a statement issued on Monday after a meeting, the commission reviewed its earlier position and lifted the ban ...

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