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The Police in Zamfara have commenced investigation into an attempt to burn down the residence of former Information commissioner, Ibrahim Danmalikin-Gidangoga.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD-West Africa) on Wednesday said Nigerians want President Muhammadu Buhari to focus on job creation, economy and security in his second tenure.
Ahead of November 2 governorship election in Kogi State, thugs suspected to be members of the ruling party – All Progressive Congress and the opposition People’s Democratic Party had a bloody clash on Sunday afternoon at Ayingba leaving one dead with many sustaining various degrees of injuries.
Amnesty International has urged Federal Government to investigate alleged cases of political thuggery and violence on journalists and electorate during the supplementary election conducted in Kano State.
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 police in Akwa Ibom said 42 persons have been arrested for electoral offences in the state during the just concluded general elections.
The Kaduna State Police Command said it has arrested no fewer than 172 suspects over alleged involvement in various forms of malpractices during the just concluded general election in the state.
Kano state Police Command has refuted rumour trending on the purported transfer of Commissioner of Police, Wakili Mohammad, from the state.
Over 9,000 policemen have been deployed in Delta State for today’s gubernatorial and states assembly elections as against the 8,000 deployed during the presidential election on February 23.
The 2 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Uyo in Akwa Ibom has embarked on a joint show of force parade.
Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
The Kano State Police Command said it had arrested no fewer than 950 political thugs,locally known as ‘Yan Dana, for allegedly attacking innocent residents in Kano metropolis within the last nine days.
A Facebook user had in a post at the weekend, alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat in Abonnema, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State was attacked by thugs aided by Dokubo, a few hours to the postponement of the elections.
As Nigerians prepare for the Feb. 16, and March 2, general elections, the Federal Government on Monday, warned against any form of threat to internal security, before, during and after the polls.
Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.
South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.
The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has forwarded 17 names, including that of nine former commissioners that served in his first four years to the Niger State House of Assembly for approvals.
People in Poland are voting in a parliamentary election that the ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) is favoured to win, buoyed by the popularity of its social conservatism and generous social spending that have reduced poverty.
On Saturday, a building collapsed in Orisha community in Magodo, trapping four persons.
The Senate on Wednesday revisited the sexual harassment bill which was sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central) and passed by the 8th Senate.
On Tuesday a report in Bild revealed that he had already told team-mates about his dissatisfaction but things may have already escalated from there.