Islamic Group warns against post-election violence

Damilare Okunola Alhaji Fasasi Gbagba, President of the Jama-at-ul Islamiyya of Nigeria reading his speech during a press conference to herald its 9th Triennial Delegates Conference in Ilupeju, Lagos. Photo: Damilare Okunola

48 Hrs To Prezy Polls: Fashola, Amosun Appeal To Voters


Kazeem Ugbodaga, Simon Ateba & Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Ahead Saturday’s Presidential election, Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola has appealed to Lagosians to turnout massively and vote for change, while urging them to shun violence.

Buhari urges supporters to shun violence

General Muhammadu Buhari Presidential candidate of the APC, Muhammadu Buhari, has called on his party’s supporters to shun violence during and after the elections.

Election: Lagos Residents Stockpile Food


Cyriacus Izuekwe As Nigerians prepare for the presidential election coming up on Saturday, residents of Lagos State, western Nigeria, have started to stock-pile food items in their homes.

Human Rights Group Releases Death Toll In Pre-Election Violence


At least 55 people have been killed in political violence across 22 states of Nigeria before the general 2015 elections, TheCable reports. There are worries that there may be underreporting of the death toll, with the killings taking place in all of Nigeria’s six geo-political zones.