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Macky Sall Wins Senegal’s Presidential Elections

President Macky Sall has won Sunday's presidential election in Senegal, the country's prime minister said.Mahammed Dionne, citing a provincial tally, said Sall garnered at least 57% of the votes cast in Sunday's poll."We must congratulate...
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2019 Nigeria Presidential Election: Live Updates

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Nigeria Election 2019: Does Anyone Benefit From Poll Delay?

Saturday, 23 February is the new date for Nigeria's presidential election. The initial election date was postponed in a dramatic overnight press conference just five hours before the polls were to open last Saturday. Nigerians...
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Breaking: INEC Postpones Nigeria’s General Election To February 23rd

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has postponed to February 23rd, the General election earlier scheduled for Saturday, February 16th, 2019. INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu,while briefing newsmen at the commission’s headquarters, announced that continuing...

What To Expect As 84 Million Nigerians Go To The Polls

Nigerians go to the polls on February 16 in the first of two sets of elections to choose the president, national assembly and state legislators. Olayinka Ajala sets the scene for Africa’s largest democratic undertaking and highlights the main logistical and political challenges that come with it.

Obasanjo: I Will Cast My Vote, I Have Not Fled Nigeria

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has dismissed rumours that he has fled the country in order not to participate in casting his vote during Tomorrow’s general elections. Obasanjo, who was reacting to a social media story,...
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Top 10 Most Important Presidential Elections in Africa This Year

Millions of Africans will go to the polls this year with the hope of using the ballot to deepen the quality of democratic governance. From the continent’s north to the south, at least 20 nations will hold presidential elections in 2019.

Nigeria: Young Voters, Old Candidates

On February 16 Nigerians choose between two septuagenarians to lead Africa's largest democracy: President Muhammadu Buhari and former vice president Atiku Abubakar. The pair have run for president nine times between them.

Campaigning Passion And Fashion In Nigeria

Elections in Nigeria come with style - special cloth is commissioned and tailors are busy as traditional attire takes on a political edge.

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