Tag: electoral violence

Election violence: SERAP sues INEC over failure to probe governors, deputies

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the

Election violence: Investigate governors, deputies or face legal action – SERAP tells INEC

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Professor Mahmood Yakubu,

By-Election: Gbadamosi Votes in Ikorodu, Seeks End to Electoral Violence

Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, PDP Candidate for Saturday’s Lagos East Senatorial District by-election,

NMA Issues Apology for Electoral Violence by Doctors in Enugu

The national body of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has issued an

Prosecute electoral offenders before Kogi, Bayelsa polls – CSOs

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called for the prosecution of perpetrators of

Hoodlums attack journalists in Kano, stop residents from voting

Some political thugs in Kano tried to lynch journalists covering the supplementary

Ebonyi: Six police officers detained for failing to arrest political thugs

The  Ebonyi State Police Command has apprehended six officers who were on

Let the Law Toe its Line on Gawuna – By Auwal Ahmed Ibrahim

Though, in Nigeria there is the saying in Hausa tribe that says,

Imo: PDP agent tears result sheets, claims Okorocha wrote them for his candidate

An agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo state reportedly tore

Mob sets INEC office ablaze, assaults security agent in Imo

A mob in Imo has reportedly set the Independent National Electoral Commission

(Graphic Video): Man Shot Dead In Enugu During Guber, State Assembly Election

A resident of Enugu was on Saturday shot dead during the Gubernatorial

Election violence: Two security agents killed, three INEC officials abducted in Katsina

Saturday's governorship and state house of assembly elections turned bloody in Katsina

Hoodlums set ballot boxes, card readers ablaze in Benue

Some political thugs have set fire on all electoral materials, including ballot

Ballot box snatchers disrupt polls in Edo, kill three voters in Delta

Three persons reportedly lost their lives, while two others sustained gunshot injuries

Hoodlums kidnap presiding officer, corps member in Anambra

Meanwhile, a Presiding Officer of INEC and a corp member in the

Elections: We are tired of violence – FCT community

Gishiri residents in the FCT at Unit 024B, Estate 11 Gishiri village,

Election Violence: Army arrests 15, recovers arms in Bayelsa

The 16 Brigade of Nigerian Army in Yenagoa has arrested 15 armed

 An election of tears, sorrow and blood by Fredrick Nwabufo

He woke up to a bright and sunny morning. It is an

Hoodlums set ballot boxes on fire, force voters to thumbprint candidate in Lagos

Some hoodlums at Polling Unit 18 located at junction of Ohafia/Ago Palace

INEC disagrees with Buhari over death for ballot box snatchers

The Independent National Electoral Commission has faulted an order from President Muhammadu

Police apprehend 63 suspects over electoral violence in Akwa Ibom, recover stolen PVCs

The Police in Akwa Ibom have arrested 63 suspected political thugs, including

Two killed, 13 vehicles destroyed as electoral violence rocks Akwa Ibom

Two persons were killed and 13 vehicles destroyed in a pre-election crisis

Incite violence, get visa ban, forfeit assets, Britain warns Nigeria’s politicians

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ms Catriona Laing, has warned that

Shekarau urges youths to shun violence during election

Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Kano Central

2019: There’ll Be “Consequences” For Violence – US, UK Govts Warns Nigerian Politicians

The United States and United Governments have said that there would be

There will be no electoral violence in Rivers in 2019 – Princewill

There will be no electoral violence in Rivers in 2019 general elections,

Osun Elections: Politicians Have Started Massive Vote Buying – Observer Group

Barely 72 hours to the Osun State governorship election an Election Observer

Aisha Alhassan ‘Mama Taraba’ Escapes Assassination (pictures)

According to multiple online reports, Former Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan

Rivers rerun: Police recover N111m bribe cash from 23 INEC officials

The Joint Investigation Panel, which probed the legislative elections in Rivers State,

Bring The Killers Of DSP Alkali Mohammed To Book – Nigerian Wailers Tell The Nigeria Police Force

Our attention has been drawn to the reports of violence in some