Nigeria: Identities, Insecurity, and Integrity in 2019′s Dead-Heat Election

[allAfrica] Lagos -A few weeks after Muhammadu Buhari’s stunning electoral victory in 2015, he declared: “From the first day of my administration, Boko Haram will know the strength of our collective will and commitment to rid this nation of terror, and bring back peace and normalcy to all the affected areas.”

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Nigeria: Opposition Parties Allege Plot to Derail Polls

[Guardian] The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), consisting of over 40 parties, has warned of an alleged plan by President Muhammadu Buhari to dump the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, thereby making next year’s general elections prone to manipulations.

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Congo-Kinshasa: Aid Groups Accuse UN of Manipulating Data Ahead of Polls

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Aid agencies working in the Democratic Republic of Congo have accused the United Nations of manipulating data ahead of elections to give an overly positive impression of the situation in a country beset by conflict and disease.

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