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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has indicated that neither intimidation nor propaganda will make him change his decision declaring Rivers a Christian state.
While hailing the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki and Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, Labour leader, Comrade Issa Aremu, has said they must prove their innocence of the charges against them.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says adequate mechanism has been in place to tackle cases of intimidation and harassment of students in tertiary institutions.
The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has cautioned policemen, especially those detailed to man highways during the Yuletide, against misconduct.
Lawyers, under the aegis of Christian Lawyers Forum (CLF) have condemned an alleged harassment and intimidation of the Chief Registrar (CR) of the Federal High Court, Mr. Emmanuel Gakko.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mrs Soyata Maiga, Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the commission’s members requesting them: “to urgently intervene and put pressure on the Nigerian authorities and their agents to immediately end the intimidation and harassment of detained journalist and activist Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare, their sureties and lawyers, particularly Femi Falana, SAN simply for defending their clients’ rights.”
Tanzania on Sunday held local government elections, viewed as a test case ahead of national polls next year, with the main opposition party boycotting the ballot citing violence and intimidation.
A Nigerian rights group has written the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights requesting intervention to stop the harassment by the Department of State Services of detained journalist and activist Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare, their sureties and lawyers, particularly Femi Falana.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, have entrenched the culture of terrorism and political gangsterism at the expense of the state and the All Progressives Congress (APC). The state National Assembly caucus on the platform of the APC has said.
The re-elected Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, on Tuesday reacted to his victory at the just-concluded election which he described as free and fair.
The reports of widespread incidents of violence and voter intimidation in Bayelsa and Kogi states have been strongly condemned by the European Union.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) “to investigate whether the persistent crimes of corruption, violence, and killings during elections in Nigeria, most recently in Bayelsa and Kogi states, and the repeated failure of the Nigerian authorities to address the crimes amount to violence against Nigerians and crimes against humanity within the jurisdiction of the ICC.”
Kogi elections: YIAGA Africa reports voter inducement, violence, bribery of INEC and security officers
As results continue to pour in from the November 16 governorship elections in Kogi State, a preliminary report by an independent group of observers has cast a doubt on the credibility of the exercise.
The Federal Government says it has commenced the process of injecting sanity into the Social Media space to prevent it from setting the nation on fire.
As the world marks the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has reiterated his administration’s resolve to provide a safe and enabling environment for journalists to perform their professional duties in the state.
According to the publicity secretary of IPOB, Emma Powerful who disclosed this in a press statement he made available to Daily Sun, said that the reason for the shutdown was as a result of its widely used by those he said were determined to expose the ills of the present administration.
New Inter Milan signing Victor Moses will wear the No.11 shirt for his new club, I Nerazzurri have revealed.
The University of Abuja has suspended the ongoing admission of students due to what it described as irregularities in the process.
The Nigerian Navy fight against smuggling activities on the waterways has continued unabated as the command has arrested five suspects.and impounded 4 boats.
Nigeria has dropped on Transparency International‘s yearly corruption perception ranking, moving two places down to rank the world’s 34th most corrupt nation in the world.
Against the background of the Federal Government’s decision to declare South-West’s security outfit codenamed Amotekun illegal, President Muhammadu Buhari met with service chiefs on Friday, at the end of which they vowed to deal with threats and keep the country safe.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the partial closure of Nigeria’s borders was not meant to punish her neighbours, but to strengthen the country’s security and economy.
A an eye witness at the battle front just confirmed in tears and trembling voice that soldiers of a particular unit just ferried the 7th body of a fallen colleague out of the battle arena in the last ten minutes.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has disclosed that his administration is firming up strategies with relevant security agencies to tackle cases of farmer-herder clashes in the state.
Oghenekaro Peter Etebo is delighted to see Getafe record a win in his maiden LaLiga appearance for the club.