Fuel and cash shortages rile Nigerian voters heading into election
13 February 2023 | 5:44 am
At a fuel station in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, tempers flare and harsh words are exchanged as motorists wait in line for hours to fill up their tanks at one of the few outlets with petrol left in the vicinity.
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Too stylish for political party t-shirts and caps, some fashionistas in Nigeria are donning the colours and faces of their preferred candidates for a presidential election this month. Ahead of the Feb. 25 vote, political rallies have become catwalks for colourful printed fabrics twisted into elaborate dresses, tunics and headscarves.
As the voting ends and the collation of results continued across the country, Nigerians have continued to preach peace ahead of the official declaration of results. GuardianTV spoke with a few Nigerians and here is their advice.
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Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has deployed the new Bi-Modal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) for the 2023 presidential election. GuardianTV spoke with Nigerians about the effectiveness of the BVAS.
Nigerian voters criticise slow pace of weekend election count
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Nigerians are still waiting for a clear picture to emerge after a general election initially scheduled on finish on Saturday. The surprise third serious contender for the presidency scored a significant win in Lagos.
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Bola Tinubu has the difficult task of uniting the West African nation, as the results of the election highlight how sharply divided citizens are along religious and ethnic lines.
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There have been mixed reactions towards Nigeria’s election results. Ruling party candidate Bola Tinubu won against Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi.
The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential flagbearer at the just concluded presidential election, Atiku Abubakar led a ‘black uniform’ protest to the national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja to protest the outcome of the February 25 poll.
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