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Let’s expunge security vote and immunity

By okey ndibe (E-mail: ) Tuesday, March 22, 2011

After dragging their feet for 11 years, members of the National Assembly recently passed the Freedom of Information bill (FOI). Till the bitter end, the legislators left little doubt that they were no fans of taking this small step in the direction of accountability and transparency. After using all manner of specious arguments to torpedo the bill, the hugely overpaid, greatly under-worked lawmakers came round to…


Added by News Updates on March 22, 2011 at 2:44am — No Comments

My journey through INEC’s list of eligible voters

Friday, 25 February 2011

During the verification exercise, I went out with three names (mine and those of two relatives). Two of us registered in the same registration station, while the third person registered at another station. I went to the latter first.

I had thought the names would be arranged alphabetically, so that I could just check and confirm them. But the arrangement was different. The lady in charge was holding printed/laminated sheets of paper, each of which… Continue

Added by News Updates on February 25, 2011 at 2:01am — No Comments

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