Insecurity in parts of Nigeria, rancour between political parties, scarcity of fuel and new naira notes could mar the forthcoming polls, the International Crisis Group, ICG, has warned. The global conflict prevention and peacebuilding body on Friday released a 26-page report titled “Mitigating Violence Around Nigeria’s 2023 Elections.” The assessment observed that voting will soon […]

The Federal Government has reassured Nigerians that the general elections will go on as planned. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the assurance yesterday as he debunked fears of possible or outright cancellation of the elections over the high rate of insecurity across the country. The Ministers, who spoke at the […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has lamented the growing wave of election-related insecurity across the country, expressing fears that the trend if not checkmated, could lead to the cancellation or postponement of the forthcoming polls. Noting that the development could hinder declaration of elections results and precipitate constitutional crisis, the electoral umpire called for […]

The Operatives of the Western Nigeria Security Network Agency, Osun Amotekun have apprehended three suspects for alleged goat theft. Among the suspects paraded today, at the Amotekun Osogbo Command is Segun Oladipupo, a 40-year-old mechanic, Wale Samuel and Sulaiman Garbuga. Parading the suspects in Osogbo, the Osun Amotekun Field Commander, Amitolu Shittu disclosed that the […]

The inspector-general of police, IGP Usman Baba, has stated emphatically that there was no threat to the 2023 general elections in the country. The IGP stated this during the United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit (UNCOPS) in the United States of America and during his meeting with the assistant secretary, Bureau of International Narcotics and […]

Following the attack on St Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State, two more terrorists suspected behind the terror attack that took the life of about forty worshippers have been arrested.   It is recalled that the Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, and the Chief of Defense Staff, General Lucky Irabor have earlier revealed the arrest […]

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