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In an effort to ensure violence-free general elections in Rivers State, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Kingdom Agency for International Development (UKAID) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) at the weekend launched the ‘Vote Not Fight’ campaign in Port Harcourt.
Ahead of next month’s presidential election, pop star Innocent Idibia, popularly known as 2Face, has called on political parties and their standard bearers to eschew violence and embrace peace.
Three Presidential Candidates, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, Fela Durotoye and Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, have pledged their commitment towards making the forthcoming general election violence-free.
Miss Congo, Dorcas Kasinde, has won the 2018 Miss Africa Beauty Pageant hosted by the Cross River Government.
Music producer and alternative artiste, Cobhams Asuquo, says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) does not have structures to enable persons living with disability vote unaided.
The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested four persons for alleged cultism and murder.
The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.
The All Progressives Congress Leaders and Elders in Akoko North-West Local Government, on Monday appealed to the national leadership of the APC to warn the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu.
Ethiopia has said some 1,000 fighters with the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) rebel group have given up arms and entered rehabilitation camps, according to state media.
Irate residents of Kurmi Local Government Area of Taraba State over the weekend reportedly booed Governor Darius Ishaku over unfulfilled campaigns promises he allegedly made in 2015.
The national leadership of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) has condemned the unlawful and unwarranted harassment of some of its members by officials of the police force in Bauchi State.
The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria has acquired a new machine, ‘Sequencing Technology’ that will help it better study cancer genes and susceptibility.