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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC ) has kicked off the 2023 general elections season by releasing its timetable for the conduct of elections commencing from February which is just last month.

The first balloting exercise which will be carried out for the purpose of electing our next president would be according to INEC timetable held on 18 February 2023 and that is less than one year away from now.

As to be expected in a season of politics ,all the gladiators are coming out with their long knives , reminiscent of the Night of Long Knives -a vicious event that took place in German political space to consolidate political power between April to June in 1934.

Wikipedia describes the event that drastically altered the course of history in Germany and indeed the world, this way:

 “The Night of the Long Knives was a turning point for the German government.It…



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