No provision has been made for internally displaced persons living in the diaspora, to vote in the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission has said. Only displaced persons registered within the country will be allowed to go to the polls. Attacks by Boko Haram have been the main reason for displacement in Nigeria.
No Provision for Voting By IDPs Abroad in 2019, Says INEC
Guardian, 14 December 2018
No provision for internally displaced persons (IDPs) abroad to vote in next year's general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed. Read more »
INEC Highlights Framework for Voting By IDPs
Premium Times, 13 December 2018
Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has highlighted how Nigerians who have been displaced by conflicts and terrorism would not… Read more »
The presidential debate is fixed for January 19, 2019, while vice-presidential candidates are billed to have their debate on December 14, 2018. The debates will focus on economy, ... Read more »
At least 2,000 people displaced by Boko Haram violence in Nigeria, returned to their communities after years of living in camps, the army said. The returnees are mainly internally ... Read more »
Dirty tricks, lies, character assassination, and increasing Boko Haram attacks seems to be the order of the day as things start heating up for the general elections in 2019. Read more »
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