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Why INEC Should Improves On Card Readers’ Database

By Longtong Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been urged to improve the use of technology in conducting elections by having a full proof database in card readers which would give way to the realization and usage of electronic voting system in the 2019 general elections in Nigeria. This according […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna SIECOM Promises Free, Fair, Credible LG Election

Kaduna (Nigeria) – The Kaduna state Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) has said it will ensure a level playing ground for all political parties in the state during Local Government Elections that would soon be conducted in the state. Chairman of the Commission Dr. Saratu Dikko Audu stated this at a one day stake holder’s sensitization […]

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Ghana Presidential Candidate Promises Inclusive Government – VOA

The presidential candidate for Ghana’s opposition All People’s Congress (APC) is promising an all-inclusive government, which, he says, is the only way to solve the myriad of problems Ghanaian face. Hassan Ayariga, who launched the APC less than six months ago says he is confident of winning the presidential election, after launching his manifesto at […]

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Edo Re-Run Election: Police Urges Officers To Be Apolitical

  Orders Activation of Revised Security Operation Plan The Nigeria Police Force has reiterated its commitment to ensuring that the rescheduled Edo Gubernatorial Election is conducted in an atmosphere of peace; ordering the activation of the revised security operation plan for the governorship election slated to hold throughout the State on Wednesday, 28th September, 2016. Inspector […]

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Ghana’s CPP Says Greenstreet Still Contesting In December Polls

By Iliya Kure Kaduna (Nigeria) — Convention Peoples Party (CPP) says it opposes the GHS50, 000 demanded by the Electoral Commission (EC) from all presidential candidates, but has no plans of withdrawing from the December race. Director Communications of the Party, Rauf Kadiri who stated this also added that comments by the CPP flag-bearer, Ivor […]

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NSCDC Deploys 10,000 Personnel for Edo Governorship Election

Kaduna (Nigeria) – The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has directed the immediate deployment of 10,000 Personnel and redeployment of Acting Deputy Commandant General (DCG) Operations, Hillary Kelechi Madu, to Edo state to enhance the security level during the forthcoming state’s Gubernatorial Polls scheduled to hold on […]

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Zambia’s Lungu Re-elected In Disputed Vote

Zambia – Zambia’s incumbent President Edgar Lungu was on Monday declared the winner of a closely-fought election in the southern African country that the opposition claimed was rigged. Election commission chief Esau Chulu announced that Lungu was “duly elected” after releasing the final results from Thursday’s election which put the president ahead of his main […]

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Ghana: Police Should Not Ban Social Media – Penplusbytes

Accra – The Police Administration has been urged to consider setting up a social media monitoring centre, to police social media activities on Election Day instead of a total ban. According to Executive Director of Penplusbtye, an ICT based Organization, Kwami  Ahiabenu II, “A total ban of social media  on election day would increase suspicions […]

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