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USAfrica: INEC Chairman Jega calling for Abia senatorial voting materials of March 28

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USAfrica: INEC Chairman Jega calling for Abia senatorial voting materials of March 28.

Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247

The chairman of Nigeria’s elections commission Prof. Attahiru Jega, according to USAfrica sources in Abia State and Abuja, has instructed that all the relevant documents and materials concerning Abia North and Abia Central senatorial elections be brought to the INEC headquarters in Abuja.

USAfrica and USAfricaonline.com can report first and exclusively that INEC seeks to be able to determine that the results accurately reflect Actual polling units numbers as compared to collation centers totals.

These developments are coming within the context of the formal protests by the APGA party leadership who allege that the ruling PDP “rigged the March 28 elections in Abia” and assert they have lodged formal complaints with INEC.

USAfrica notes that the call for review of voting materials does not mean the granting of the APGA demand for a cancellation of the election.

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With razor’s edge elections, eyes of the world on pregnant Nigeria

By Chido Nwangwu. 

https://usafricaonline.com/2015/03/28/usafrica-with-razors-edge-elections-eyes-of-the-world-on-pregnant-nigeria-by-chido-nwangwu/

Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247

USAfrica, March 28, 2015: Beyond the niceties and glad-handing between incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan (of the PDP) and his opponent retired General Muhammad Buhari (of the APC), Houston-based USAfricaonline.com is reporting that there are simmering tension at several flashpoints as 55 million of Nigeria’s 160 million citizens carry a pregnant future on their PVCs (permanent voter’s cards) into and outside the balloting grounds. Especially in the Rivers State, Lagos State, Ekiti, Ondo, Imo, Delta, Borno and Kaduna and Nasarawa states..     

Soldiers have been deployed at key LOCATIONS across the country.

The activist supporters of the 2 major candidates are both making preemptive claims to a certain victory at the polls. Those are veritable RECIPES for post-election conflict between supporters of Buhari who come from the mainly Islamic north, plus swaths of support from the Bola Tinubu-led campaign machine in  the Yoruba southwest versus those of the President drawn mainly from the South South, South East and north central.

The statistical difference between the presidential election opinion polls are so marginal that different interests groups have interpreted the polling data to ASSIGN victory on March 28, 2015.

In a metaphorical as much as practical depiction, I know that Nigeria is pregnant but no one is certain whether on March 31, it will be a Frankenstein; or a Frankenstein….                                                            •Dr. Chido Nwangwu, Founder & Publisher of USAfrica multimedia networks since 1992, first African-owned, U.S-based newspaper published on the INTERNET USAfricaonline.com; served as adviser to Houston’s ex Mayor on Africa business and recipient of several journalism and public POLICY awards, has been profiled by the CNN International for his pioneering works on multimedia/news/public policy projects for Africans and Americans. —–

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VIDEO of the CNN International broadcast/profile of USAfrica and CLASSmagazine Publisher Chido Nwangwu.   http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2010/07/29/mpa.african.media.bk.a.cnn  

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Mandela-n-Achebe-by-Chido-book-frontcover-Lrs and friendship HOLD lessons for humanity and Africans, USAfrica Founder Chido Nwangwu takes a measure of their works and CONSEQUENCE to write that Mandela and Achebe have left “footprints of greatness.”

 

He chronicles, movingly, his 1998 reporting from the Robben Island jail room in South Africa where Mandela was held for decades through his 20 years of being CLOSE to Achebe. He moderated the 2012 Achebe Colloquium at Brown UNIVERSITY in Providence, Rhode Island.“I’ll forever remember having walked inside and peeped through that HISTORIC Mandela jail cell (where he was held for most of his 27 years in unjust imprisonment) at the dreaded Robben Island, on March 27, 1998, alongside then Editor-in-chief of TIME magazine and later news chief EXECUTIVE of the CNN, Walter Isaacson (and others) when PRESIDENT BILL Clinton made his first official trip to South Africa and CAME to Robben Island. Come to this island of scourge and you will understand, in part, the simple greatness and towering grace of Nelson Mandela”, notes  Chido Nwangwu, award-winning writer, multimedia Chido_Nwangwu-speaking-jan11_2014specialist and founder of USAfricaonline.com, the first African-owned U.S-based newspaper published on the INTERNET, in his first book; he writes movingly from his 1998 reporting from South Africa on Mandela. http://www.mandelaachebechido.com/

  Dr. Chido Nwangwu, moderator of the Achebe Colloquium (GOVERNANCE, SECURITY, and PEACE in Africa) December 7-8, 2012 at Brown UNIVERSITY in Rhode Island and former ADVISER on Africa business/issues to the Mayor of Houston, is the Founder & Publisher of Houston-based USAfrica multimedia networks since 1992, first African-owned, U.S-based newspaper published on the INTERNET USAfricaonline.com; CLASSmagazine, AchebeBooks.com, the USAfrica-powered e-groups of AfricanChristians, Nigeria360 and the largest pictorial events megasite on the African diaspora www.PhotoWorks.TV . He was recently profiled by the CNN International for his pioneering works on multimedia/news/public policy projects for Africans and Americans. http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2010/07/29/mpa.african.media.bk.a.cnn         E-MAIL: Chido247@Gmail.com WIRELESS 1-832-45-CHIDO (24436).

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  1. does it mean that anyone who disagrees, eats from scrubs that falls out of TA Orji tables as you put it?

  2. No name calling, bro and read it again

  3. Abianational, what’s with all the insults and name calling? Must you guys make a comment without sinking low? Gosh!

  4. Do you honestly believe Jonathan would’ve won Kano with the the type of ganged up against him by Yoruba and Hausa? Therefore, you disgraceful enjoyed PDP rigging the senatorial election in Abia State because you eat from scrubs that falls out of TA Orji tables. It’s shameful.

  5. He should also call for kano

  6. You think that the senatorial election in Abia State were not rigged?

  7. He wants to falsify the result like he did in north.

  8. At last someone is listening

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