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PDP, APC disagree on supplementary polls as thugs take over Kano, violence rocks Benue, Sokoto

VIOLENCE, voters’ apathy, vote-buying, and allegations of manipulation, yesterday, marred the supplementary governorship and state assembly elections in some states of the country.
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Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

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 […]
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Nigeria: Accountability for human rights violation remains elusive – Amnesty International

Amnesty International, AI, has decried what it described as the elusive accountability for human rights violation by Nigerian security agents and the terrorist Boko Haram sect against women, especially the internally Displaced Persons, IDPs.
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Election violence: Akeredolu to setup panel of inquiry for Oba-Akoko

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 […]
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2019 Nigerian Election Violence: 128 Political Thugs Arrested, 38 Weapons & Explosives Recovered!

2019 Nigerian Election Violence: 128 Political Thugs Arrested, 38 Weapons & Explosives Recovered!

2019 Nigerian Election Violence: 128 Political Thugs Arrested, 38 Weapons & Explosives Recovered! The Nigeria Police Force operatives have arrested 128 suspected political thugs for electoral offences during Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections. The force also said they had recovered 38 weapons and some explosives. According to the Acting

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