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Victims of Kenya’s Election Violence Yet to Recover from Psychological Wounds

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta held a ceremony last weekend to celebrate the International Criminal Court (ICC) abandoning its case against his deputy William Ruto (and journalist Joshua Arap Sang) for orchestrating the violence after their disputed...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jul 1, 2016

Ivory Coast’s Laurent Gbagbo arrives in The Hague

Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo has arrived at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague. He left northern Ivory Coast, after an arrest warrant was issued, and was flown to Rotterdam, from where he was transferred to detention i...
by $ watchersNplayers $ on Nov 30, 2011

NURTW tasks goverment over job creation

The National Union of Road Transport Workers has urged governments at the federal, state and local government levels to implement programmes that would create jobs for the teeming unemployed Nigerian youths. NURTW, at its national executive council m...

ACN expresses concern on insecurity and political killings

The Action Congress of Nigeria on Sunday called on the security agencies in the country to intensify efforts at identifying those behind the escalating political killings and violence in the country. A meeting of the zonal youth leaders of the party...

Governorship elections starts in 24 states amid tight security

Abuja-Elections into 24 out of the 36 governorship seats and that of the 34 Houses of Assembly started, Tuesday with tight security across the nation. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 10 of the governorship seats are not yet vacant, whil...

The D-Day: Governors in make-or-mar contest

Who will occupy government houses in 24 out of the 36 states in the country from May 29? This is one question that will, hopefully, be put to rest today as Nigerians file out for the rescheduled governorship election. But the poll will not take place...

Lagos Govt evacuates corps members from north

The Lagos State Govearnment on Monday evacuated 84 indigenes of the state, who are National Youth Service Corps members in Kano and Jigawa states. The corps members arrived at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, aboard an Arik Air plane, and...

Nigeria: governor elections press ahead amidst killings

With hundreds already killed and others scared away from the ballot box, Nigerians are being asked to vote in volatile gubernatorial elections, this time choosing the pivotal politicians who control billions of dollars in oil money. Religious tension...

General Muhammadu Buhari under fire, barred from Niger State

THE Police  in Niger State, yesterday, barred the presidential candidate of the CPC, General Muhammadu Buhari from entering Suleja in Niger State. The Federal Government also, yesterday, held the leadership of CPC responsible for the mayhem amid fea...

Group warns of imminent Violence & Hostilities by ex-militants

A group, the Foundation for Ethnic Harmony in Nigeria, has condemned the post-election violence in some parts of the North, saying it is an invitation to the Niger Delta ex-militants to resume hostilities. The group said it was disheartening that whi...

Nigerian Post election Violence in Nigeria: MASSOB reads riot act

OWERRI-The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has warned that it cannot afford the luxury of folding its hands and watch helplessly as Ndigbo continue to be slaughtered in the Northern states. MASSOB read the rio...

Centers with problems, ready mark as zero; Election Commissioner

Elections Commissioner Dayananda Dissanayaka said ”if we found any polling centers with incidents, we are ready to mark that center as zero after checking”. This is the video of his... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by D ZONE on Jan 25, 2010

DIG in charge of North transferred to Colombo

Senior Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Nimal Lewke, who is in charge of operations in the North (Jaffna, Vavuniya, Mannar and Mullativu districts), has been recalled to the police... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for f...
by D ZONE on Jan 24, 2010

Is this the sign for Rigging of the polls by the government?

Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage expressed “ we know the way of winning this election with the power of Governing, Police & Armed Forces. we can run as we wish”. Is this the sign for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...
by D ZONE on Jan 23, 2010

More attacks on Fonseka offices

At least six election propaganda offices belonging to the common candidate General (Retd.) Sarath were vandalized late last night in separate incidents in the Gampaha district, a spokesperson for the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by D ZONE on Jan 23, 2010

Ampatuan Surrenders | Ampatuan Now in Metro Manila

The prime suspect to the Maguindanao massacre has finally surrendered and is currently in Fort Bonifacio.Datu Unsay Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr., the son of Maguindanao Governor Andal Ampatuan Sr., has been identified as the head of the Monday's massacre...
by Look who's stalking on Nov 26, 2009


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