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Amnesty urges FG to investigate alleged case of political thuggery in Kano supplementary election

 Amnesty International has urged Federal Government to investigate alleged cases of political thuggery and violence on journalists and electorate during the supplementary election conducted in Kano State.
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Security chiefs meet, warn against polls disruption

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday held a closed-door meeting with the nation’s security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The session started at about 11:00 a.m. Its agenda was not made public…
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Electoral violence: Taraba APC accuses Ishaku of arming thugs

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba has accused Gov. Ishaku Darius of the state of allegedly arming political thugs across the state as part of PDP’s plans to disrupt the 2019 elections. Addressing newsmen in Jalingo on Saturday, the Director-General of the APC governorship candidate in the state, Mr Bobboi Kaigama, also alleged that […]
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Nigerian youths unite against thuggery, political violence

Barely one month to the commencement of this year’s general elections, a cross section of Nigerian youths from different parts of the country have vowed to resist any attempt to use them as thugs or engage in political violence. The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), in a bid to stem the tide this election season, […]
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2019: Taraba dep. gov. charges students on thuggery, vices

2019: Taraba dep. gov. charges students on thuggery, vices

Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo Ahead of the 2019 general elections and with the rising incidents of thuggery and gangsterism in the state, the Taraba State deputy governor, Alhaji Haruna Manu, on Wednesday, urged students to avoid the temptation of submitting themselves as thugs to politicians. Manu gave the charge, in Jalingo, when the National Association of […]
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Akwa Ibom Assembly declares five seats vacant as thugs invade complex

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has declared vacant the seats for Itu, Etim Ekpo/Ika, Ikono, Mkpat Enin and Essien Udim constituencies. Members whose seats were affected are Idongesit Ituen (Itu), Gabriel Toby Etim (Ekpo/Ika), Victor Udofia (Ikono), Otobong Ndem (Mkpat Enin) and Nse Ntuen (Essien Udim). The Speaker, Mr. Onofiok Luke, said the […] …

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