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Over 626 people killed in Nigeria’s 2019 elections – Report

•South-south recorded highest incidents of violence  •North-West had the highest number of fatalities •South-East recording the least incidents of violence and fatalities   Jude Johnson Reports have emerged that no less than 626 persons were killed in the event leading, during and after the conduct of the 2019 general elections in Nigeria. This was contained in

Cameroon: 40,000 Nigerians Who Fled Election Violence Return Home

Moki Edwin Cameroon authorities says at least 40,000 Nigerians who fled across the border for fear of election-related violence have returned home and another 20,000 are soon to follow. Cameroon troops whistle to indicate it is time for departure as about 3,000 Nigerians prepare to return to the village of Kukawa in

Group decries continuous violence, crises in Nigeria’s elections

Godsgift Onyedinefu A Working Group On Women, Youth Peace and Security in West Africa and the sahel, (WGWYPS -WAS) has regretted that Nigeria's elections has continued to be marred by violence and crises with inadequate commitment to resolving the issue. The group said it observed that an analyses of the

DR Congo: 4 killed in election violence

Four people including a police officer and an electoral official were killed Sunday in eastern South-Kivu province as the DR Congo voted in presidential elections, the campaign of opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi said. The officer and official were killed along with two civilians during clashes at a polling station

2019: The world expects credible, fair elections from Nigeria — US Ambassador 

•Tasks Nigerian govt, citizens on love, togetherness •Says no election is more important to the world in Feb'19 than Nigerian Senator Iroegbu and Godsgift Onyedinefu  The Ambassador United states of America (USA) to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, has called on Nigeria government and citizens to deliver a credible, fair and transparent 2019 elections, saying

2019: ECOWAS, AU develops 42 checklists on election violence hotspots in Nigeria 

•Trains 80 election monitors on violence mitigation   Godsgift Onyedinefu  The West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP) in partnership with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Union (AU) have developed about 42 checklist to monitor potential election violence hotspots Nigeria. They have also trained trained 80 election monitors,

U.S institute Denies Predicting Buhari’s Victory in 2019 elections

The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) has denied reports by Nigerian newspapers which "erroneously" reported that it made a prediction about the possible outcome of Nigeria’s 2019 presidential election. USIP maintained that it never makes predictions about election outcomes and has not done so in this case, affixing that its  work