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Nigeria has been ranked 148th among 163 countries in the Global Peace Index (GPI).
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen Abayomi Olonisakin, on Thursday defended the militarisation of the just-concluded elections saying if military personnel were not deployed for the elections, the security of the country would have been jeopardised, adding that the crisis could only be better imagined.
Human rights activist, Femi Falana, SAN, on Wednesday challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the militarisation of the electoral process in the country.
The Senate on Wednesday went into a rowdy session following a motion moved by Sen. Dino Melaye and co-sponsored by seven other lawmakers on alleged militarisation of the 2019 elections.
The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Wednesday passed into law the 2019 state appropriation bill, increasing it by over N2billion.
The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide has alleged deliberate militarisation of Rivers state to prevent an Ijaw son from emerging winner of the governorship election in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the heavy militarisation, violence and killing of innocent Nigerians allegedly by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March 9, 2019 Governorship and state assembly elections.
The All Progressives Congress presidential campaign council on Tuesday expressed satisfaction with the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari in last Saturday’s election.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom State has described the recent military exercise tagged ‘Operation Show of Force’ carried out in some local governments across the state as a ploy by the Army to rig elections for the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Saturday, March 9, 2019.
Transparency International on Wednesday raised fears over the militarisation of the 2019 general elections by the Federal Government.
Colombia's leftist ELN rebels claimed responsibility for the bombing of a police academy in Bogota that killed 20 people as well as the attacker and derailed peace talks being held in Cuba.
Senator Iyiola Omisore, the candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the last Saturday’s inconclusive Osun gubernatorial election has asked his supporters to vote for any candidate of their choice in the rerun election scheduled for tomorrow.
Voters in Anambra state go to the polls to elect a new governor this weekend, with security tight after a call from a pro-Biafran group for people to boycott the polls.
The Archbishop of Aba province, Anglican Communion, Ikechi Nwosu, has said President Muhammadu Buhari should not consider Biafra agitators as enemies of his government.
Protest on Sunday rocked Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, over the death of two brothers at Agudama area while trying to cross the flooded Epie Creek that stretched from Igbogene to Yenagoa.
Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.
Aribo’s summer switch to Ibrox was panned by Addicks boss Lee Bowyer but the midfielder has defied his former manager by starring in Europe and earning international recognition with Nigeria.
The RAF plane carrying Prince William and Kate was forced to make an unscheduled landing last night after being hit by a severe storm over Islamabad.
The Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar has called on Governors to remove and prosecute any traditional leader found guilty of supporting any act of insecurity in his domain.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced late American international music legends, Whitney Houston and Notorious B.I.G among its inductees for the 35th annual Hall of Fame ceremony, years after their death.
A meeting between the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and stakeholders in Bayelsa State towards ensuring a free, fair and credible governorship election scheduled for November 16 ended in chaos Wednesday.