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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has assured the nation, particularly the people of Ondo State, of the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force to replicate and advance the gains recorded by the Force and other security agencies during the Edo Gubernatorial Election as the Force prepares for the forthcoming 10th October, 2020 Ondo Guber Election.
A coalition of over 70 human rights organizations, under the aegis of Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, on Monday raised fears over alleged commercialisation of votes in Nigeria, describing it as threat to electoral system.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, on Monday, commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for conducting what it termed as a much-improved governorship election, in Edo State.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has assured Nigerians that the police would be neutral and professional while maintaining law and order in the forthcoming Edo and Ondo States governorship elections.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, Monday met with members of the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room Team, to brainstorm on the conduct of a peaceful elections in the upcoming gubernatorial telections in Edo and Ondo states.
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), student groups, the Media, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), among others on Monday rejected the social media regulation bill.
The Bill titled: “A Bill for an Act to make provisions for the protection from internet falsehood and manipulations and for related matters, 2019,” was sponsored by Senator Mohammed Sani Musa, representing Niger East.
Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has warned that if nothing was done to address impunity in the electoral system, Nigeria would continue to witness decreasing rate of voters turnout in future elections.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has assured that the 9th House is committed to the amendment of the Constitution and the Electoral Act.
Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has urged Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to put an end to supplementary elections in the country.
The Nigeria Civil Society (NSC) Situation Room has condemned the abuse of the electoral process by politicians in Saturday’s supplementary elections.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has urged the National Judicial Council (NJC) to urgently put a stop to the spate of questionable court injunctions aimed at scuttling the electoral process.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room on Sunday expressed worry over the spate of violence during the March 9 elections and called for compensation for the victims .
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed concern over alleged partisanship of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections and urged relevant authorities to address the issue.
Civil society groups monitoring Nigeria's presidential and parliamentary election said on Monday that 39 people have been killed in violence linked to the vote.
The coalition of civil society organisations, under the auspices of the Situation Room, has enjoined the security agents on election duty to be guided by the Electoral law and try to be as civil as possible in performing the duties on Saturday.
Following the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) decision to postpone the 2019 General Elections, the international and local observers for the polls met on Saturday, at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has lifted the curfew he imposed on the state after the #endsars protest was hijacked by looters and hoodlums.
Two top Turkish officials who work closely with Turkey’s president have said they tested positive for COVID-19.
Minister for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Senator George Akume, said the Buhari-led Federal Government plans to spend N75 billion on youth development in form of support for communities, skill acquisition and realisation of their potentials within the next three years.
The Minister of Imformation and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the clarification on Saturday in Lagos when he inspected the headquarters of The Nation newspaper and TV Continental (TVC) that were attacked during the #EndSARS protest.
The Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, has called on Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State to step aside to enable an interim administration teach him how to handle administration and governance.
The Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad has announced his intention to run for a second term in office.
The Sokoto State governor, while defending his administration’s delay in the distribution of the relief items to residents of the state, had blamed the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, saying the minister’s directive that the state delayed the distribution so as to pool all the donations together, was the reason for the action.
Security operatives on Tuesday dispersed youths who attempted to break into a warehouse in the Kuje Area Council Secretariat of the FCT in search of Covid-19 palliative.
The police in Katsina State in synergy with the Nigerian Army have repelled coordinated bandits attack on Tsaskiya community of Safana Local Government Area of the state and killed five suspected bandits.
Ursula Gacek, head of the election observer mission to the United States from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, cheerfully refers to November 3, the U.S. presidential election, as “E-day.”