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Nigerians Must Put The Country First This Christmas – David Mark

Ex-Senate President, David Mark has begged Nigerians to use the coming Christmas season to pray for peace, progress and political stability in Nigeria. David, in a statement signed by his media aide, Paul Mumeh, disclosed that divine intervention would aid Nigeria to overcome its current security, socio-economic and political issues. ...

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We Know Nothing About The Electoral Violence In Kogi State – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come out to say that it fulfilled its constitutional duties in the conduct of the November Governorship and Supplementary polls in Kogi State. Director, Voter Education and Publicity (VEP) in the Kogi office of the commission, Ahmed-Bagudu Biambo, revealed this at a Post-Election ...

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Fake News Can Lead To Violence — Senator Aliyu Sabi

Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi has come out to say that those against the Hate Speech Bill are not aware of the dangers ahead if the bill is not passed into law. In a recent statement by Senator Abdullahi, he said the opponents are only ...

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The Violence Causing Deaths In Cross River Must Stop – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has blasted the on-going violence in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State, which has in the past one day, resulted in a yet to be ascertained number of deaths and deadly attacks. In a recent statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on ...

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We Need Stiffer Penalties For Gender Violence – Paulen Tallen

Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Paulen Tallen, has called for harsher penalties against perpetrators of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Nigeria. She revealed this at a recent interactive session on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) with journalists by UN Population Fund (UNFPA) in Abuja on Thursday. Paulen, who was represented by Mrs Funke ...

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Politicians Are Escalating Violence In Kogi State Ahead Of Elections — CDD

Popular election monitoring group, The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said violence is being planned ahead of the upcoming governorship election in Kogi State. The group revealed this in a recent statement. According to them, politicians are working towards disrupting the November 16 election. CDD added that it ...

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Candidates, Voters Must Shun Violence During Kogi Elections – Idris Abdul

The Executive Director, Conscience for Human Rights and Conflicts Resolution, Mr. Idris Abdul has urged political parties, their candidates and supporters to stay away from violence during the November 16 governorship election in the state and the Kogi West senatorial election. In a recent statement, he begged INEC to live ...

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Naira Marley’s “Puta” Encourages Sexual Violence – Melody Hassan

Popular radio presenter, Melody Hassan has blasted Naira Marley over his new jam titled “Puta.” According to the CityFM OAP, the song encourages sexual violence. She said that “Puta” is actually a derogatory word which mean “whore” “bitch” and those that dance to the song are actually saying sexual violence ...

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I Was Not A Victim Of Domestic Violence – Venita Akpofure

Nollywood actress, Venita Akpofure has shared her reaction to rumors of her five-year-old marriage being over because of domestic violence. Reacting to the news, Venita Akpofure revealed that the domestic violence part is not true. She shared that her now former husband is not a violent man. Her words, “Much ...

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Bloody clash in Rivers State House of Assembly [ViDeo]

[youtube zM9P9nxNMA8 300 200] The political mayhem in Rivers State took another dimension today Tuesday July 9 as the speaker of the state House of Assembly was impeached in a blood-related saga. The house symbol of Authority, ‘Mace’ was broken, computer sets used by members of the Assembly were destroyed. ...

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