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Ekiti: Vote-buying as bad as rigging – UK

British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Paul Arkwright

The British Government has condemned vote-buying, which was rampant in the recent Ekiti State governorship election. The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, described vote-buying as a form of electoral misconduct like rigging and ballot stuffing, while addressing journalists shortly after a meeting with the Chairman of the Independent …

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Ekiti: INEC laments vote-buying in election


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed displeasure over the open buying of votes in the recently concluded Ekiti State governorship election won by the All Progressives Congress. This was contained in a communiqué issued after a meeting of Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) from all the states and the …

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Buhari should take credit for successful Ekiti poll – BMO


The Buhari Media Organization (BMO) has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his commitment to exercising the power of the Federal Government ‘responsibly’ during the course of the governorship election in Ekiti State compared to what obtained four years ago. The BMO, in a statement signed by Chiefs Niyi Akinsiju and …

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