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Security Agencies should let INEC run elections


We are obliged to lend our voice to the appeal of INEC to the leadership of security agencies in the country to endeavour to monitor the behaviour of their ambassadors during elections

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Poor Image: Amnesty International is not Nigeria’s problem

Today’s world is characterized by tyranny, dictatorship and impunity thereby justifying the ceaseless campaigns by Amnesty International (AI) for an end to abuses of human rights across the globe. In the last couple of years, Nigeria has been one of the countries to which AI has directed its searchlight, finding quite often a multiplicity of human rights abuses. For the period 2017 to 2018, Amnesty reported on insurgency attacks, extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, and torture and other ill-treatment, which, in some cases, led to deaths in custody.

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Which vote-buying is not wrong?

Some years back, one easy way of knowing those involved in a particular unwholesome political behaviour was to look out for those who are loudest in condemning the act. In the case of vote- buying which is the latest election rigging device, it is quite difficult identifying the perpetrators as everyone is busy loudly condemning the act by the day.

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