A reader:

‎$1 billion for an election and you’d think ballots would be delivered, on time, and at the right places. Now it’s April 9 for parliamentary polls, April 16 for presidential elections and April 26 for governorship and state assembly polls, if [election commissioner] Attahiru Jega is to be believed.

To keep up with the status of the elections and the issues–though it seems the presidential result is preordained; the man above, incumbent Goodluck Jonathan, who always smiles, should be elected easy because of his party’s large majority–regularly check in here, here, here, here, and here.

Further Reading

Long live Ruth First

The great South African writer and activist, Ruth First, was assassinated by a letter bomb sent by the South African Security Police in Maputo, Mozambique on this day, 17 August, in 1982.