Vote-buying a threat to Nigeria’s democracy – Expert
20 September 2018 | 8:42 am
The Inter-Party Advisory Council, a body that houses all registered political parties in Nigeria says they plans to constitute a legal body to interact with INEC to address vote buying in elections.
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