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How Elections Are Rigged In Nigeria

Elections in Nigeria are rarely ever free and fair (even though major improvements have been made)and Nigerians have become accustomed to accusations and counter-accusations of the rigging of elections by political parties. Nigerian Elections are...

How To Recall A Non-Performing Lawmaker.

A recall petition expressing a loss of confidence in said representative can only be initiated and submitted to the INEC chairman when it has been signed by more than 50% of registered voters in the constituency. To know the total number of...

Why Local Government Autonomy Matters

The National Assembly has passed an amendment to the 1999 constitution to guarantee local governments financial and administrative autonomy. Although this amendment still has to be passed by two-thirds of 24 state houses of assemblies across the...

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