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Edo 2020 Election: How Students, Apathy, Violence May Shape Election

Voters in Edo State will go to the polls this Saturday to elect a governor. They will face a similar choice as four...

Femi Fani-Kayode’s Fourth Marriage Explodes Over Domestic Violence

A former Minister of Aviation in Nigeria, Femi Fani-Kayode, and his ex-beauty queen wife, Precious Chikwendu, have separated. Though a family member told PREMIUM...

UK To Prosecute Politicians Who Perpetrate Violence In Edo, Ondo Elections

The United Kingdom is considering prosecuting Nigerian politicians, who perpetrate or involve in violence in the Edo and Ondo States governorship elections. The British...

Edo Election: Perpetrators Of Violence Should Be Tried At International Criminal Court, Says Okei-Odumakin

Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, has advocated for the trial of politicians involved in election violence in Nigeria at...

Edo, Ondo elections: UK to sanction sponsors of violence

The British government has called for peaceful elections in Edo and Ondo States. Nigerians will vote in the forthcoming polls scheduled for September 19...

Niger PDP congress marred by violence

The Niger State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, congress to elect the state Working Committee of the opposition party was marred with violence as...

Bauchi governor moves against gender-based violence, regrets granting pardon to rapist

Bauchi State governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has read the Riot Act to perpetrators of gender-based violence and rapists in the state, warning...

Violence, diversity and the commemorative impulse

Who benefits most from forgetting the past? This is an uncomfortable question that has great pertinence in the current global debate on the...

Report shows voters scared of violence, COVID-19, others

A pre-election survey conducted by Yiaga Africa and NOIPolls shows that voters and election officers are concerned about contracting COVID-19 in the coming...

Violence: Inspector-General Of Police Warns Edo, Ondo Politicians Ahead Of Elections

​Ahead of the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned politicians and their supporters to...

Ondo 2020: I’ll no longer tolerate violence by Jegede’s supporters – Akeredolu tells police

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has called on the Nigeria Police to call the supporters of the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP to...

Real action on gender-based violence a pipe dream as women die every day

Backlogs, booze, testicular cancer — all factors blamed for the apparent ineptitude or unwillingness to tackle a pandemic that is silently killing women...

Ogun considers special court for sexual, gender-based violence

Plans are underway to set up a Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) court to handle issues relating to sexual abuses and violence against...
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