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Supplementary Elections: CDD raises concerns over possible violence, vote buying in affected states

Nigeria, March 23 -- The Centre for Democracy and Development(CDD) has warned of severe consequences in the areas of security and the credibility of the ballot if the relevant authorities, including t... Read More


Man jailed 15 years for manslaughter

Nigeria, March 21 -- A 52-year-old man, Joshua Akanbi, has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by an Ado Ekiti High Court for manslaughter. He committed the crime during a communal clash over lan... Read More


Ondo government defends proposed creation of LCDAs

Nigeria, March 21 -- The Ondo State Government has defended its proposal to create Local Councils Development Areas (LCDAs) amid criticisms that it is embarking on a wild goose chase. The government ... Read More


Elections: PDP wins majority seat in Oyo House of Assembly

Nigeria, March 10 -- The Peoples Democratic Party has garnered a majority of the seats at the Oyo State House of Assembly. It won 26 of the total assembly seats, while the ruling APC managed to win f... Read More


Elections: Another person shot dead in Ibadan

Nigeria, March 10 -- A young man said to a supporter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was shot dead on Saturday. The victim was reportedly killed by a bullet from the rifle of a police officer i... Read More


PDP's Seyi Makinde on course to win Oyo governorship election

Nigeria, March 10 -- The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Seyi Makinde, is on course to win the Oyo State governorship election. Although he has not been officially declared as winner, and ... Read More


Ondo: Two die in election violence as governor imposes curfew

Nigeria, March 9 -- The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has imposed a curfew on Oba Akoko, Akoko South West local government area of the state, following the violent disruption of the hous... Read More


ANALYSIS: Sokoto 2019: Tambuwal faces the Wamakko challenge, and moves to survive it

Nigeria, March 5 -- The governorship contest in Sokoto State has the combined characteristics of political wit and fists. As expected of a shootout between an estranged godfather and godson, Aliyu Wa... Read More


Lassa fever: Ondo spends N1.6 million to treat each patient - Official

Nigeria, March 3 -- The Ondo State Government says it spends about N1.6 million to treat each patient affected with Lassa fever in the state. According to government record, a total of 115 persons we... Read More


Police investigate violent attack on aspiring lawmaker, supporters

Nigeria, March 3 -- The Ondo State Police Command has said it is investigating reports of violent attacks on the candidate of the Social Democratic Party for the House of Assembly elections (Akure Sou... Read More