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2023: Coalition urges police to investigate cases of political violence 

THE Coalition of Democracy Monitors for Credible Elections (CDMCE) has called on the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to investigate cases of political violence ahead...

Illicit markets fuel violence, instability in Nigeria ― Report

THE IMPACT of the illicit market on violence and instability in Nigeria has been recognised as multi-dimensional. This was contained in a report by the...

FACT-CHECK: Viral pictures depicting Anambra communal clash were shot in 2017

ON June 27, a Twitter user identified as @OMOIYAWAEC posted three pictures on the social media to depict incident of communal attacks in Anambra...
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In ten years, violence in Northwest claims over 8000 lives, displaces over 200,000 — Report

A NEW report on deadly conflicts in Nigeria’s Northwest has revealed that violence is responsible for the death of over 8,000 people since 2011...

Kogi/Bayelsa Elections: CDD records 10 deaths, 129 incidents of violence, malpractice

A NON-PROFIT research and advocacy group, the Centre for Democracy and Development, CDD, has said it recorded the killings of at least 10 people...

Vote buying, violence, intimidation of journalists rife in Kogi election—CDD

AS the results of the governorship and senate re-run elections in Kogi State held on Saturday are being collated, the Centre for Democracy Development...
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CSOs urge FG to prevent violence in Bayelsa, Kogi elections

A GROUP of civil society organisations in Nigeria, under the Joint Action Civil Society Coalition, has urged the federal government to ensure adequate protection...

Presidency to UN rapporteur: Your report on violence in Nigeria is biased, disappointing

THE Presidency says it was disappointed by the United Nations (UN) rapporteur report on violence in Nigeria noting that the report was silent on...

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NBC revokes licences of AIT, Silverbird TV, others

THE National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has revoked the broadcast licences of Silverbird TV, AIT, Raypower FM, Rhythm FM and...

ASUU to FG: You’ll sacrifice one academic session for withholding salaries backlog

THE President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Emmanuel Osodeke, a professor, has said Nigerian students and...

FG orders telcos, others to block access to online loan sharks

THE Federal Government of Nigeria has directed payment system operators, (PSOs) and telecommunications companies to stop providing access to...

Minister accuses Northern governors of mismanaging primary education

MINISTER of Education Adamu Adamu has accused some Northern governors of mismanaging primary education. The minister spoke during a ministerial...

Strike: FG says ASUU’s six-month salaries demand stalled negotiations

THE Federal Government has said the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has not...
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