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No visas for election riggers

The decision of the United States of America and the United Kingdom to impose some sanctions on Nigerian election riggers and promoters of violence is welcome. We applaud it, though we would want these strategic foreign partners of Nigeria to go further in efforts to moderate the excesses of the Nigerian power elite who have
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Tambuwal restates commitment to developing education

Go tough on election riggers, Tambuwal charges NASS

…Says rigging is coup d’ etat  By Dirisu Yakubu Sokoto state governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has charged federal lawmakers to come up with legislation to treat election riggers as coup plotters, in a bid to checkmate the scourge of poll rigging in the country. Governor Tambuwal gave the charge on Tuesday in a statement issued
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Riggers of elections deserve more punishment than armed robbers ― Wike

…Says lecturers indulgence in mainstream politics killing UNIPORT By Egufe Yafugborhi GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike on Tuesday said those who rig elections deserve more punishment than armed robbers because election riggers deny the people their mandate to earn good governance. Wike, addressing Prof. Stephen Okodudu, Acting Vice-Chancellor (VC), University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) at Government House,
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US, EU and UK’s stand against election-riggers

As recently as  January  24, 2019, the US and UK threatened not to issue visas to those identified for abetting election-rigging. The US warned: “We and other democratic nations will be paying close attention to actions of individuals who interfere in the democratic process or instigate violence against the civilian population before, during and after the elections.”

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