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Democracy Cannot Coexist With Weak Systems

Democracy Cannot Coexist With Weak Systems

🕔01:04, 5.Oct 2018

Democracy is anchored on strong balancing systems such as independent electoral platform, free and fair judiciary, independent civil services, equal and co-partners in legislature, Presidency, and judiciary, among others. If the structure is sound and strong, democracy can withstand a weak arm be it the presidency, the legislature or the civil service. The anchors stabilize and balance democracy. But when most of the anchors are weak or non-existent, democracy will crumble.

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Defeating Buhari Is Like Extracting Gold From Concrete

Defeating Buhari Is Like Extracting Gold From Concrete

🕔05:41, 2.Oct 2018

I will start this article with this: incumbency is a powerful advantage and President Muhammadu Buhari has it.

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Breaking: APC Declared Winner Of Osun Governorship Election

Breaking: APC Declared Winner Of Osun Governorship Election

🕔02:19, 28.Sep 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has finally declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Isiaka Oyetola as the winner of the highly controversial Osun governorship election.

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The Osun Election And Matters Arising

The Osun Election And Matters Arising

🕔06:07, 27.Sep 2018

The legality of the declaration by the State Returning Officer of the Osun State Governorship election as inconclusive, on the ground of the purported cancellation of results of some polling units, will depend on the particular INEC official that cancelled the results. If the cancellation was done by the Returning Officer himself, or even the Resident Electoral Officer, sitting in Osogbo, the State capital, then the cancellation is void, and cannot stand. For neither the Returning Officer, nor the Resident Electoral Officer, has the power to cancel the result of a polling unit.

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PDP Demands Immediate Resignation Of INEC Chairman

PDP Demands Immediate Resignation Of INEC Chairman

🕔08:38, 26.Sep 2018

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has called for the immediate resignation of Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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Osun Rerun: Be Prepared For Defeat–Lai Mohammed Tells PDP

Osun Rerun: Be Prepared For Defeat–Lai Mohammed Tells PDP

🕔05:35, 26.Sep 2018

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to be prepared for defeat in the Osun state governorship rerun election.

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Abdulsalami, Kukah Meet INEC Chairman

Abdulsalami, Kukah Meet INEC Chairman

🕔16:41, 25.Sep 2018

The Peace committee chaired by Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state, met with Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja on Tuesday.

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PDP Heads To Court Over Osun Rerun

PDP Heads To Court Over Osun Rerun

🕔06:19, 25.Sep 2018

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is heading to court to quash the illegal declaration of the September 22, 2018 Osun governorship election as inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC).

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Massive Protest Rocks INEC Office Over Osun Rerun

Massive Protest Rocks INEC Office Over Osun Rerun

🕔18:27, 24.Sep 2018

Hundreds of the supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) on Monday stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) to protest against rerun elections ordered by the commission due to the inconclusive governorship poll held on Saturday.

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JUST IN: PDP Rejects Osun State Governorship Election Inconclusive Result

JUST IN: PDP Rejects Osun State Governorship Election Inconclusive Result

🕔08:23, 24.Sep 2018

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the inconclusive verdict delivered by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) on Saturday’s Governorship election in Osun State.

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