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Osun election: Suspected hoodlums attack journalists in Osogbo

Osun State Broadcasting Cooperation (OSBC) reporter, Tosin Oladokun , and Kaftan Television crew led by Jude Ochinma were attacked early Thursday morning by suspected hoodlums in Ward 5 Alekuwodo, Osogbo, where the governorship rerun was conducted.
Some PDP thugs arrested in Osogbo by the police

Police restore calm at Osogbo polling unit

Armed policemen quickly restored calm on Thursday at one of the polling units, Ward 5 unit 17, Alekuwodo, Osogbo where the re-run governorship election is taking place.
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Osun election: Police nab party supporters in Osogbo with PVCs of other polling units

Three persons have been arrested by men of the Nigeria Police Force at the polling booth in Adewale Street, Ward 5, unit 17 Alekuwodo in Osogbo local government area of Osun State in the ongoing supplementary election.
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Osun election: Voting in progress

Voting is currently in progress in the seven polling units where the Independent National Electoral Commission ordered a rerun of the Osun governorship election.
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Osun election: INEC assures adequate security

The Osun State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, has assured the electorate, voting at the state rerun election, of adequate security as voting process commences on Thursday.
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Osun election: Drama at polling units as voters defy heavy rainfall

There was mild drama at Polling Unit 17, Ward 5, Adewale Street, Alekuwodo, Osogbo, when voters that came out to participate in the Osun governorship re-run election refused to quit the queue in spite of a heavy downpour.
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Osun election: It’s impossible to snatch ballot box – INEC

The Osun Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, has assured the electorate, voting at the state re-run election, of adequate security as voting process commences on Thursday.

Osun election: PDP accuses commissioner of masterminding attacks on its leaders

The Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday accused the state Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Basiru Ajibola, of masterminding the series of violent attacks on leaders and members of the party in Osogbo Local Government.

Osun election: Suspected hoodlums attack PDP chieftain

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Alhaji Fatai Oyedele, popularly known as Diekola, has been attacked by some hoodlums suspected to be loyal to the ruling All Progressives Congress.

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Heather Merritt, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, said this in a telephonic news conference on Fighting Crime and Corruption in Africa.

Official: US to partner Nigeria in stolen assets recovery, repatriation

The US says it is committed and will continue to work closely with Nigeria on recovery and repatriation of stolen assets to the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has moved an application seeking the final forfeiture of the sums of $8,435,788.84 and N9.2 billiion linked to Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. .

Patience Jonathan: Return my seized $5.7 million because nobody complained I stole money

Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, on Friday urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to order the release of the $5.7m and N2.4bn seized from her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

Senator Marafa: Supreme Court judgment on Zamfara APC a bitter-sweet experience

Senator Kabir Marafa (APC-Zamfara) has described the Supreme Court judgement on Zamfara All Progressives Congress candidates in the last elections as “a sweet, bitter but a huge victory for democracy.”

Governor Ambode: I have served humanity, posterity will judge me

As he prepares to bow out of office, Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode on Friday said he has served humanity throughout his reign and that posterity will judge him.
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Nigerian Navy university inaugurated, matriculates 231 students

The Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN), Ibusa, near Asaba was inaugurated on Friday by the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Ibok Ete-Ibas, with the first batch of 231 students matriculating.