Thursday, November 29, 2018

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    Nigerian media unite to fight fake news ahead of 2019 elections

Nigerian media unite to fight fake news ahead of 2019 elections

Ahead of the 2019 elections, a coalition of news organisations in Nigeria is collaborating to combat misinformation, fake news and other factors that might have a negative impact on the polls.  The verification project will allow several newsrooms in Nigeria to work together to investigate claims and rumour circulating on social media and debunk them before they go viral.  The reporting will [...]

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    There are plans to rig 2019 elections, says group

There are plans to rig 2019 elections, says group

Concerned Nigerians, a pro-democracy group, has alleged an attempt by some officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the 2019 general election.In a statement on Thursday, Deji Adeyanju, convener of the group, described the officials as agents of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) who manipulated the Osun election in favour of the party.Adeyanju said a "reliable [...]

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    Nigeria’s 2019 elections our major priority, says US

Nigeria’s 2019 elections our major priority, says US

The United States says Nigeria’s 2019 general election and a peaceful transition in government remains its major priority.The US Department of State said this during a briefing on the first trip of Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, to Africa.It said the election is its priority in view of the country’s strategic position in the African region.The department expressed hope that [...]

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    2019: Reps amend electoral act, say presidential poll should hold last

2019: Reps amend electoral act, say presidential poll should hold last

The house of representatives has amended the electoral act, 2010.The lawmakers proposed that presidential election should be held last after state governorship and house of assembly elections.The first election to be conducted, in the new order, would be that of the national assembly.The amendment followed the adoption of the report of the committee on electoral matters chaired by Aisha Dukku, [...]

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