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Election: Centre cautions politicians against hate, dangerous speech

The centre noted some comments attributed to the Kano state APC chairman Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas and those of PDP chairman, Rogo local government area of the state as well as the NUTW chairman, Oshodi, Lagos state, describing the comments as real threat to the elections.

Election: Governor Ganduje’s aide tasks politicians on issue based campaign

Special Assistant to Kano state governor on internal revenue matters, Alhaji Habibu Sale Mai Lemo, has called on politicians aspiring for different political offices to focus on issue based campaigns rather than inflammatory comments that meant no well for the state and the nation in general.
Peter Odili, former Governor of Rivers State

CSOs accuse Peter Odili of using judiciary to thwart justice

Representatives of civil society in the country have described as ‘abuse of judiciary, and the desecration of the nation’s institutions, the non-prosecution of a former governor of Rivers State, Peter Odili, alleging that the judiciary was being used to thwart the course of justice in the land.

NGO advises online media to move against hate speeches

A Kano based Non Governmental Organisation, Centre for Information Technology and Development, has advised Online Newspapers to regulate their sites against hate speeches.

Hate speech: Federal govt urged to reactivate Nigerian Press Council

Nigerian Government has been enjoined to reactivate the Nigerian Press Council and review its Code of Conduct so as to enable it discharge its duties effectively as enshrined in the Constitution.

Rep Aminu Goro: State police will lead to anarchy, fall of Nigeria

The member representing Fagge federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Comrade Suleiman Aminu Goro, has given reasons state governors should not be in charge of security in their respective states.

Tuface Idibia, Banky W to join rally on voters’ awareness

Multiple award-winning singer, Tuface Idibia, will participate in a mass voter mobilisation drive to encourage citizens to “protest at all tiers of government with their votes”, an advocacy group, EnoughisEnough, EiE, Nigeria, has said.

US faults military option in resolving Nigeria’s conflicts

The country is warming up to charged elections in two years and the U.S. assistant secretary believes the “2019 election will be critical to Nigeria’s continued prosperity and stability.

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