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Osun guber: IGP Ibrahim Idris explains massive police deployment during elections

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday justified the huge deployment of police personnel in Ekiti and other states were elections held, saying it was solely to curtail the activities of political thugs.
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PM: Ethiopia’s 2020 vote will be free, won’t be delayed by reforms

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia says the 2020 election will be free and not be delayed by his sweeping reforms to the African nation’s politics, economy and diplomacy.

Vietnam student receives 6 years in prison for anti-state propaganda

A Vietnamese court has sentenced a student activist to six years imprison and four years under house arrest for spreading “anti-state propaganda” on social media in northern Vietnam, his lawyer said on Wednesday.

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President Tsai Ing-wen has said Taiwan will not accept any deal that damages its sovereignty and democracy, after the island's China-friendly party said it may sign a peace agreement with Beijing if it wins next year's presidential elections.

Tsai Ing-wen: Taiwan will not accept any deal that harms democracy

President Tsai Ing-wen has said Taiwan will not accept any deal that damages its sovereignty and democracy, after the island's China-friendly party said it may sign a peace agreement with Beijing if it wins next year's presidential elections.
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War of words escalates in Nigeria as rescheduled vote looms

Nigeria's main opposition on Tuesday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of paying "lip service" to democracy, as a war of words escalated before rescheduled elections this weekend.

APC: Cross River REC working with PDP to manipulate elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for the removal of the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross Rivers state, Dr Frankland Briyai, alleging that the REC is working in connivance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to manipulate the forthcoming elections in the state.
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Peter Obi storms more Anambra markets as campaigns resume

With the relaxation of the ban on campaigns till Thursday, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has resumed campaigning in major markets across Anambra State.

Governor Shettima: I’ll visit Gambaru Ngala without bullet proof car

Kashim Shettima, governor of Borno State, has dared the Boko Haram sect to attack his convoy when he returns to Gambaru Ngala on a campaign mission.