Tag Archives: Electoral Violence

Election Violence In Nigeria’s South East Is Threatening To Derail Voting In The Region

Armed policemen patrol ahead of the last governorship election in Anambra state, southeast Nigeria. Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images Oluwole Ojewale, Institute for Security Studies and Freedom C. Onuoha, University of Nigeria Violence is a perennial feature of elections in Nigeria. It happens across the three stages of the electoral cycle – before, on and after election day. The ...

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2023: Sanwo-Olu Urges Religious Leaders To Preach Against Electoral Violence

•Says Nigerians must shun acts inimical to democracy Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday urged religious leaders, especially clerics and Christian leaders to educate people on the importance of shunning electoral violence and other acts that are inimical to democracy. He gave the advice at the 5th edition of the Greater Nigeria ...

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