Uganda election: Bobi Wine alleges widespread fraud, violence

Uganda’s opposition leader Bobi Wine said the country’s election had seen “widespread fraud and violence”, as votes trickled in Friday under an internet blackout. The 38-year-old former popstar-turned-MP did not give details about his accusations, which contradicted the government’s account that Thursday’s vote had been largely peaceful. The internet remained …

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BREAKING: Gunmen kidnap former Bauchi lawmaker Ningi

Some gunmen on Thursday night kidnapped a former member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abdulmumuni Ningi. The Bauchi State Police Command confirmed the kidnap of the former lawmaker, who represented Ningi Constituency in the last Assembly. The Bauchi Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakil, told our correspondent on …

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Mother and son docked over assault on policeman

A 45-year-old woman, Aminat Salami and her son, Abiodun Salami, 22, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly beating up a police officer. The defendants, who reside at Iju-Ishaga, Lagos, are standing trial on a two-count charge of conspiracy and assault. The prosecutor, Sgt. Olasunkanmi Adejumola, told …

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Mother of slain Imo youth seeks justice

Mrs Roseline Onuachu, mother of a slain Mbaise youth, the late Chika Onuachu, who was allegedly kidnapped and murdered on December 25 has called on the Imo Police State Command to arrest suspected killers of her son and bring them to book. Onuachu made the appeal in an interview with …

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