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‘Soldiers will be tough this time’ — Buratai warns ‘election riggers’

‘Soldiers will be tough this time’ — Buratai warns ‘election riggers’

Ahead of the Saturday governorship and house of assembly elections, Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff, says intelligence gathered has shown that politicians have plans to disrupt the process.
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Police officer fleeing ballot-box snatchers’ attack takes refuge in journalist’s car

Unprecedented violence; the best way to describe yesterday’s national elections! Many Nigerians, including President Muhammadu Buhari, might not be disappointed, given the level of tantrums thrown around by politicians in the lead up to the crucial elections. He had had to issue a shooting threat to ballot box snatchers, and he got a good dose […]
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Breaking: Ballot thieves snatch ballot box in Delta

Suspected ballot thieves snatched a ballot box from a polling unit at Ute-Okpu community in Ika North East Local Government, Delta State, Saturday morning, and took it to unknown hideout, despite President Muhammadu Buhari’s warning that such persons stand the risk of losing their lives.
Continue reading Breaking: Ballot thieves snatch ballot box in Delta at Vanguard News Nigeria. …

PDP to Buratai: Concentrate on your demanding assignment, NOT politics

PDP to Buratai: Concentrate on your demanding assignment, NOT politics

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, to concentrate on ending the Boko Haram insurgency instead of “dabbling into politics”. In a statement on
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Yoruba youths back Buhari, urge those planning violence to retrace steps

The Progressive Yoruba Youths (PYY) has backed President Muhammadu Buhari over strict measures put in place against Nigerians plotting to jeopardise the forthcoming elections.
President Buhari, had yesterday, during the All Progressive Congress (APC) caucus meeting threatened to come hard on those with plans to rig the elections.
The president’s honest warning didn’t go down well with the opposition, who appear hell-bent on reclaiming power by any means whatsoever, even by snatching ballot boxes.
Continue reading Yoruba youths back Buhari, urge those planning violence to retrace steps at Vanguard News Nigeria. …

Army speaks on Buhari’s directive to deal ‘ruthlessly’ with ballot snatchers

Army speaks on Buhari’s directive to deal ‘ruthlessly’ with ballot snatchers

The Nigerian army says it would remain apolitical and its actions guided by the rules of engagement during the general election. President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress
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INEC releases photo samples of ballot boxes for 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission has displayed photographs of the samples of ballot boxes for the 2019 General elections. According to the information INEC released on its Twitter handle, the ballot boxes designed in different colours, have descriptions of the offices to be voted boldly written on them. For all the three elections taking place […]
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