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    LG election: Group decries women’s exclusion by political parties in Kwara

    An NGO, Women Environment and Youth Development Initiative (WOYODEV), has decried women’s exclusion by political parties in the ongoing local government election primaries in Kwara. Executive Director of WOYODEV, Mrs Apiriola Ajayi, stated this at a news conference in Ilorin on Wednesday. Ajayi urged all the political parties to honour the 35 per cent Affirmative Action in zoning elective positions,…

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    INEC has power to deregister political parties – court

    The Federal High Court Abuja on Friday re-affirmed the powers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to deregister political parties. Justice Taiwo Taiwo, delivering judgment in a suit filed by Hope Democratic Party (HDP) against INEC, reaffirmed that the commission was empowered by the 1999 Constitution to deregister political parties that failed to meet provisions of Section 225(a) of the…

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    Lagos Guber: 8 political parties endorse Agbaje

    Ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election, eight political parties have endorsed the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos, Mr Jimi Agbaje.The party’s include the Alliance for Democracy (AD), United Party of Nigeria (UPN), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Accord, and African Democratic Congress (ADC). Others are Progressive People’s Alliance (PPA), Democratic People’s Party(DPP), National Conscience Party and Citizens Popular Party(CPP).…

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    Online publishers boycott activities of political parties, allege diversion of multi million naira campaign funds

    Professional journalists who have taken to online publishing in Nigeria have resolved to boycott the activities of political parties in Nigeria with immediate effect. The online publishers who met in Lagos State on Saturday to review the activities of political parties in relation to advert patronage rose to a conclusion that campaign organisations of the political parties have deliberately diverted…

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    15 parties reject INEC card reader for 2015 elections

    Fifteen political parties and five presidential candidates, on Wednesday, in Abuja, protested against the proposed use of card readers by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the conduct of the forthcoming general elections. They said the card should not be used for the election, noting that there was propensity for the poll to be derailed if the fears being…

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