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The untouchable godfathers

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Out of so many, at least one woman’s political murder pricks the conscience of the Nigerian state. By the orders of President Muhammadu Buhari, the killers of Mrs Salome Abuh, PDP women...

Fri Nov 29th, 2019     Read More →

INEC blames judiciary, politicians for nation’s electoral woes

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Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday blamed the judiciary and politicians for the nation’s electoral woes. Nothing that no amount of reforms would address the...

Thu Nov 28th, 2019     Read More →

Sani laments threat to democracy, urges UN, EU sanctions against electoral offenders

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[FILES] Senator Shehu Sani PHOTO: TWITTER/ NIGERIAN SENATE Human rights activist and pro-democracy crusader, Senator Shehu Sani, has urged the United Nations and the European Union (EU) to...

Thu Nov 28th, 2019     Read More →

2019 POLLS: No evidence of hate speech in Nigerian newspapers ― Survey

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By Wale Akinola No evidence of hate speech was observed in Nigerian newspapers’ reports monitored between July and September 2019, according to a survey. The survey comes against the...

Wed Nov 27th, 2019     Read More →

Just in: Tension as security operatives stop Melaye from entering INEC headquarters

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There was tension on Wednesday at the national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as security operatives prevented Senator Dino Melaye and journalists from...

Wed Nov 27th, 2019     Read More →

Senate condemns security breaches in Kogi, Bayelsa governorship polls

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The Senate yesterday condemned the violence that rocked the November 16,2019 governorship elections in Kogi And Bayelsa states. Without recourse to party leanings, the upper legislative chamber,...

Wed Nov 27th, 2019     Read More →

UN condemns the killing of Kogi PDP woman leader

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The United Nation has condemned the gruesome killing of Mrs Salome Achejuh Abu, Woman Leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Wada/Aro campaign council, in the recent gubernatorial...

Tue Nov 26th, 2019     Read More →

Party chairmen blame security agents, politicians for alleged violent Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls

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The Forum of Chairmen of Nigeria Political Parties has blamed security agents and politicians for the violence that allegedly greeted the just concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi...

Tue Nov 26th, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest suspected killers of PDP Women Leader in Kogi

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The Police Command in Kogi has arrested six suspects in connection with the killing of one Mrs Salome Abu, at Ochadamu, Ofu Local Government Area (LGA) of the state, on Nov. 18. The spokesman for...

Mon Nov 25th, 2019     Read More →

62 chairmen of political parties indict police, politicians over election violence

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***Absolve INEC, Call for conclusion of Electoral Act amendment …Say Police fail to arrest Masterminds of Election ViolenceBy Henry Umoru Sixty-two Chairmen of Nigeria Political Parties...

Mon Nov 25th, 2019     Read More →

Matawalle gives former gov, Yari condition to visit Zamfara

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Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said his predecessor, Abdul Aziz Yari, could visit the state provided that he would be a law-abiding citizen. The governor who spoke through his...

Mon Nov 25th, 2019     Read More →

A sense of Sisyphus in the land

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These days, it is often with an expression of ‘nothing can be done’ that we encounter co-patriots each time we interrogate the kind of leadership that has been foisted on Nigeria...

Mon Nov 25th, 2019     Read More →

Audu’s family condemns electoral violence in Kogi

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The family of the late former governor Abubakar Audu of Kogi State has condemned the violence that erupted in the state during and after the November 16, 2019 governorship election. Members of the...

Mon Nov 25th, 2019     Read More →

Muoghalu raises concern over delay of work at Lokoja river port

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Dr. George Muoghalu, Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA)Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr. George Muoghalu, has expressed...

Mon Nov 25th, 2019     Read More →

British Isis fighters to be ‘brought back to UK to face prosecution’

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British Islamic State fighters who have been captured, will be brought back to the UK to be put on trial, if it is the best place for them to face justice, the national security adviser has said....

Sun Nov 24th, 2019     Read More →