Errors in voters’ roll could derail the election

The ZEC’s actions are contrary to the country’s constitution in Section 21 (1), which stipulates that ‘every voters’ roll and every consolidated roll shall be a public document and open to inspection by the public, free of charge, during office hours at the office of the commission or the registration office where it is kept’. … Read more

Low turnout in Lagos as thugs attack, suppress voters

Political party agents discuss results after the vote-counting process at a polling unit, in Lagos

Preliminary reports obtained from various councils across the state showed that polling units were sparsely populated or completely empty as of noon. “I had to run out, they destroyed the side mirrors of my car… They brought out knives and wanted to stab me. What happened to the free and fair election they promised us? … Read more