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January 25, 2019

Election Observer Claims Tradermoni Is A Form Of Voter Inducement [READ MORE]

  Transparency International Nigeria (TIN), has said that that the Federal Government TraderMoni scheme is a form of voter inducement. Chairman of the observer group, Awwal Rafsanjani, made the assertion while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Lunch Time Politics. Mr Rafsanjani claimed that the initiative is an “Official use of public funds in the name of TraderMoni to actually induce voters”. He said that his claim is based on the fact that the TraderMoni scheme is not a programme that was “part and parcel of the manifesto of the ruling party”. The TIN Chairman said the scheme which is not a part of the constitution would have been [Read]

GIST: Meet Mark Eddo, ‘White face’ Anchor Of Nigeria 2019 Presidential Debate [READ MORE]

Nigerians were taken aback to find a ‘white face’ as Twitter handle described him, an unfamiliar face anchoring the 2019 presidential debate. He is Mark Eddo! Eddo, according to his bio, is an international journalist and CEO of Mark Eddo Media Ltd. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that between 2006 and 2009 Mark was the Senior Correspondent Business and Economics for ITV News in London. On most week nights Mark joined Sir Trevor Macdonald on the News at Ten and kept ITV’s 5 million regular viewers informed on all the major business stories. Before ITN, Mark spent 4 years working as a presenter and reporter at the BBC in London. He [Read]