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  1. Let Peace Initiatives ContinueRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Vanguard

    THE signing of two peace accords within three months underlines imperative for peace before, during and after the elections. President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Maj-Gen Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, signed the first accord in Abuja on 14 January.

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  2. APC Warns Against Re-writing Election Results In Favour of PDPRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The All Progressives Congress has warned against any attempt to tamper with the results of Saturday's presidential and national assembly elections, saying Nigerians have voted peacefully and massively and they know who they have voted for. In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the APC said it has the authentic results from every polling unit where voting took place on Saturday, and will not accept anything contrary to those signed results.

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  3. #NigeriaDecides: Tambuwal, APC, PDP Leaders Commend INECRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the arrangements it made for the conduct of the presidential and national assembly elections. Also, speaking with journalists after casting his vote at Gidan Ja"oje polling unit in Wamakko, Governor Aliyu Wamakko said he was satisfied with the orderly and peaceful conduct of the polls.

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  4. Nigeria: Nigeria Police Arrest INEC Officials, Party Agents for Electoral OffencesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The police in Sokoto has arrested six suspects including INEC officials and party agents over alleged electoral offences in Zamfara. Bala Hassan, the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 10 Police Command in Sokoto, disclosed this in an interview on Sunday in Sokoto.

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  5. Nigeria: Cdd Report - Matters Arising From Voting Phase of Nigeria...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Several polling units across the country opened later than scheduled. The delay was occasioned by the late arrival of election officials and materials; this caused a lot of anxiety among voters as well as an overlap of procedures in many polling units including those in Abuja.

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  6. High turnout of voters for accreditation in Sokoto, Katsina, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Vanguard

    Most polling stations across Sokoto State opened for accreditation at 8 a.m. ahead of the Presidential and National Assembly elections. When press correspondents visited the stations in parts of Sokoto North, Sokoto South, Wamakko, Tambuwal, Isa and Sabo Birni Local Government Areas, voters queued for accreditation.

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  7. Monitor your votes but stay away from trouble, Tambuwal urges supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Ghanamma.com

    The Speaker, House of Representative, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has urged Nigerians to shun violence during today's Presidential and National Assembly elections. Tambuwal, who so=poke to Vanguard at his residence in Sokoto, yesterday, urged voters to go out en masse to cast their votes and wait behind to ensure that they are counted.

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  8. Tambuwal enjoins Nigerians to monitor their votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Vanguard

    By Babatunde Jimoh The Speaker, House of Representative and the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has urged Nigerians to shun violence during Saturday's Presidential and National assembly elections. While urging voters to go out en masse to cast their votes, Tambuwal said all supporters of the party should conduct themselves peacefully and resist any act of deliberate provocations during and after the election.

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  9. Monitor Your Votes - Tambuwal Urges NigeriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Ghanamma.com

    Speaker of the House of Representative and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has urged Nigerians to shun violence during Saturday's Presidential and National assembly elections. While urging voters to go out en masse to cast their votes, the speaker said all supporters of the party should conduct themselves peacefully and resist any act of deliberate provocations during and after the election.

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  10. Don't thwart the will of the people with fake elections result, APC warnsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Vanguard

    The All Progressives Congress has issued a strong warning to those who may be planning to thwart the will of the people, by announcing cooked up result of general elections and then unleashing armed troops against those who may protest the fake result, to desist from such an anti-democratic and anarchic plot. by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the plan by some desperate politicians to discountenance the votes of the people and announce a pre-written result giving victory to President Jonathan with just under 2 million votes, to make it look credible, should be discarded.

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  11. Elections: Don't announce fake results, APC warnsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Vanguard

    The All Progressives Congress has warned those who may be planning to thwart the will of the people, by announcing cooked up result of Saturday's general elections and then unleashing armed troops against those who may protest the fake result, to desist from such an anti-democratic and anarchic plot. In a statement in Lagos, Friday, by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the plan by some desperate politicians to discountenance the votes of the people and announce a pre-written result giving victory to President Jonathan with just under 2 million votes, to make it look credible, should be discarded.

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  12. Nigeria's mass migration ahead of super close electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Al Jazeera

    The airport is abuzz with cars lined up in half-hour queues outside, their passengers glancing absently at their watches. In the domestic terminal, travellers brave huge check-in lines and jostle for attention at last minute ticket stands.

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  13. Nigeria: First Lady Wrong to Claim 70% of Ministers Are WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | AllAfrica.com

    Nigeria's first lady has claimed that 70% of the ministers serving in her husband's cabinet are women. But their share is less than half that.

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  14. 2011 and 2015: What has changed for Jonathan and Buhari?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Vanguard

    The two major contenders in the Saturday presidential election are no strangers to each other. The two men first encountered themselves on the ballot in 2007 when Dr. Goodluck Jonathan was running mate in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP ticket headed by late Alhaji Umaru Yar'Adua and General Muhammadu Buhari was at the head of the All Nigeria Peoples Party, ANPP ticket.

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  15. Elections: Jonathan, Buhari renew peace accordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Ghanamma.com

    The two leading candidates for the Presidential election scheduled for tomorrow, President Goodluck Jonathan of the People's Democratic Party and Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress yesterday signed another peace accord, affirming their readiness to accept the outcome of free, fair and credible elections. The meeting was organised by the National Peace Committee on 2015 Elections led by former head of state, Abdulsalami Abubakar.

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  16. Nigeria: Hot Spots in the 2015 ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | AllAfrica.com

    As Nigerians file out tomorrow to participate in the general election, most of the hotspots where trouble and violence may erupt and the indicators, which pencilled them as such, are still prevalent. This is in spite of assurances that the elections will be non-violent, free, fair and credible.

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  17. Nigeria: Tomorrow's Election and the MilitaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | AllAfrica.com

    AS Nigerians prepare to cast their vote in tomorrow's decisive election, the necessity or otherwise of deploying soldiers to maintain peace in the process has been made an issue by the peculiarly Nigerian way of conducting elections. The argument has centred on the constitutionality of the use of the military in civil duties, a category to which the conduct of election belongs, against the background of the problematic electioneering in this political environment.

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  18. Report Published: "Nigeria Residential Construction: Market Update"Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | PR-inside.com

    This report is the result of Timetric's extensive market research covering the residential construction market in Nigeria. It contains detailed data on market dynamics along with latest industry happenings, industry players and happening projects in Nigeria.

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  19. Nigeria presidential candidates pledge peaceful pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Al Jazeera

    Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan and the main opposition candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, have signed a pledge for peaceful elections in an effort to prevent violence days before the polls.. Thursday was the second time such a pledge was made in three months.

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  20. UPN Faction Endorses Buhari, Supports Use of PVCs, Card Readers For PollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Ghanamma.com

    The Alhaji Abubakar Sokoto-led faction of the Unity Party of Nigeria has endorsed the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari , for Saturday's elections.

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