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Election: Voting machines raise worries in Congo

Ribena set to award 1200 children for exhibiting good values

Electronic voting machine Congo’s government is moving forward with plans to use electronic voting machines in this year’s highly anticipated presidential election despite warnings from watchdog groups that transparency and credibility could suffer. The vast, mineral-rich nation is under pressure to ensure a fair election in December amid concerns that President Joseph

LG election: PDP clears 23 chairmanship seats in Rivers

Fayose seeks to complete aborted tenure

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has cleared all the twenty three chairmanship positions in the just concluded Local Government Council Elections in Rivers State. This is according to results announced Sunday night by Chairman of the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission, RSIEC, retired Justice Chukwunenye Uriri. Justice Uriri noted that the exercise was free and […]
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Rivers LG Polls: Wike commends RSIEC

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has commended the state’s Independent Electoral Commission for the successful conduct of Saturday’s council elections in the state, saying it was credible. Wike gave the commendation in an interview with newsmen shortly after monitoring the election in Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas. According to a statement by […] …

Rivers LG Polls: We are on standby — Army

The Nigerian Army on Friday said soldiers would be on standby to forestall possible violence in Saturday’s council elections in Rivers. Col. Aminu Iliyasu, Spokesman of the Nigerian Army 6 Division, Port Harcourt, told News Agency of Nigeria soldiers would be deployed at strategic points several kilometres away from polling centres. He explained that the […] …