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17 Jun 2019
An Ikeja Election Petitions Tribunal on Monday dismissed a petition filed by the Alliance for Democracy (AD) and the Labour Party (LP), challenging the victory of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governorship election was held on March 9 this year. The Chairman of the tribunal, Justice T. T.…
23 May 2019
The Senate yesterday raised serious concern over killing of innocent citizens as a result of murder, kidnapping, violence and abduction with no meaningful strategy being deployed to checkmate the menace. In a motion sponsored by Andrew Uchendu, representing Rivers East, he said the killings, which had been on for more than 10 years now, assumed…
29 Apr 2019
Whether one is concerned with value allocations or political system legitimization, how effective and efficient national security, electoral integrity, good governance and nation building are carried out in any society, have serious implications for the policing and prosperity of that society. It also determines the extent of the peace, democratic rules, security and sustainable development…
21 Apr 2019
World leaders have condemned a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 150 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners -- with British, Dutch and American citizens believed to be among them. Hospital sources also said Japanese citizens were among those injured by the bombs which ripped through high-end hotels and churches…
14 Apr 2019
A non-governmental organisation, Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) in conjunction with Slum2School has trained 500 youths in Makoko, Lagos State on prevalence and effects of rape, sexual and gender-based violence. The programme tagged Know Your Community and sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is designed to enlighten the youths and…
9 Apr 2019
There was a profound poem titled “A little violence” by Seun Lari-Williams that finished runner up in the recent Guardian poetry competition that perhaps drives home the devastation of the killing of a person. The Zamfara killings and kidnappings took a while to get into the spotlight with the media focused on other parts of…
2 Apr 2019
Since independence, Nigeria has conducted elections under different scenarios with the hope of improving on past electoral processes and procedures. We have had elections conducted under parliamentary and presidential systems of government and under military rule. We have had it conducted by a government which was unseated by an opposition party which itself has also…
27 Mar 2019
Sometime in May 2015, in Abuloma, Port Harcourt, a man named Charles was harassed, beaten, and robbed by his neighbourhood security watch. What was his crime? He was perceived to be homosexual. When he reported this incident to the police, he was advised to leave the area if he wanted to avoid future ‘embarrassment’. In…
20 Mar 2019
Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections. "Whilst we cannot and should not stop the Nigerian Army or indeed any professional body from reviewing the conduct of its own personnel, we…
10 Mar 2019
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Sunday ordered that a Panel of Inquiry be set up to investigate the immediate and remote causes of violence perpetrated in Oba Akoko. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Akeredolu had, on Saturday evening, restricted human and vehicular movement into and from Oba-Akoko due to violence…
25 Feb 2019
Aside the fact that Nigeria is generally viewed as a paradox of a nation because of the inability of the nation – state to deploy the enormous natural and human resources to scale up the deteriorating standard of living and better the society for the benefit of all, it is also seen as such because…
13 Feb 2019
The Rotaract Club of Agege, District 9110 Nigeria has urged Nigerians to shun violence and vote-buying as the come out to elect their leaders in the presidential and national assembly elections holding this Saturday. Flagging off the #Vote and not fight, #Shun election violence, #Election no be war campaign, the club urged citizens to not…

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