234Next launches election reporting platform

Nigerian media house, NEXT Newspapers recently launched an election reporting platform via its website, 234Next.com. The platform, located at elections.234next.com allows citizens to report incidences of electoral malpractices via their mobile devices and the web. The platform joins other citizen reporting platforms for Nigeria’s upcoming elections such as Revoda and Reclaim Naija. The portal includes […]

Should Nigeria’s opposition candidates present one consensus candidate?

After withdrawing from the race yesterday, Business Day Nigeria reported the following after speaking to Pat Utomi via phone: Utomi accused the business elite of having the tendency to avoid even their best friends who are running for election if such friends are not incumbents, adding that the only way the opposition could defeat the […]

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INEC’s Guide to the Elections

Four days to the National Assembly elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission on its Twittter post said it is ready to ensure free and fair elections in Nigeria, urging voters to go out and exercise their rights.   It urged that incidents and developments during the elections be reported to the Twittter platform called @inecnigeria. […]

INEC releases Blackberry PIN for voters

In its bid to interact effectively with Nigeria’s tech savvy youths in the upcoming elections, INEC recently released its Blackberry PIN and SMS reports hotline. Its PIN is: 2687A1CA Also all Nigerians are encouraged to send SMS reports to 0816 666 2222 with time and voting location information to send incidences about electoral malpractices to INEC via phone. […]

Attention Diasporans: Free Discount to all friends of CP-Africa for the MIT Africa 2.0 conference

All those in the diaspora, today is the last day to register for the MIT Africa 2.0 conference featuring Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Kola Karim and an impressive list of progressive Africans!! MIT is offering  free ticket discounts to all CP-Africa readers who read this post. The discount code is —> DISCOUNT_MEDIA.  This saves attendees […]