[Daily Trust] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State yesterday said it is fully prepared for the conduct of today’s governorship and State House of Assembly elections.
[Namibian] PANDULENI Itula, if what is circulating on social media is indeed authentic, has thrown the first spear in assessing the viability of an independent presidential candidate in Namibia.
[New Era] The number of legally held guns in the country has increased significantly in the last thirteen years, with data revealed by the Deputy Minister of Safety and Security showing that there are currently 210 000 licensed firearms across the country.
[Deutsche Welle] On February 16, President Muhammadu Buhari and opposition leader Atiku Abubakar will face off in Nigeria’s presidential election. The outcome of this highly contested vote is far from certain.
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he intends to proclaim May 8 as the date of the 2019 general elections.
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[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released amended guidelines for subsequent elections.
[Independent (Kampala)] London, UK -UK parliamentarians have condemned the Ugandan Government’s reported arrest and torture of opposition MPs, urging the British Government to promote democracy in Uganda.
[Guardian] The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has expressed concern over the deteriorating state of insecurity in the north-east, saying thousands of civilians have fled due to Boko Haram attacks.
[Premium Times] The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, Thursday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of making a U-turn on its plan to use Smart Card Readers (SCR) in the upcoming 2019 elections.