Month: January 2022

ANALYSIS: Anambra 2021 Governorship Elections Repeated an Intriguing Trend

By Seyi Olufemi The recently concluded 2021 Anambra State elections heightened a recurring trend in the State’s last 4 Governorship Elections, where a lower voter turnout always coincides with a higher victory margin for the winning party, and vice versa. The victory of Professor Charles Soludo in the November 2021 elections returned the All Progressive …

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Speak Up on the Warrantless Attack on Journalists, Governor Bello Matawalle!

On Tuesday, 4 January 2022, the headquarters of the Thunder Blowers newspaper located at Fadama Plaza, Gusau, in Zamfara State was vandalised by suspected political thugs on account of its reporting and analysis on the activities of the Zamfara State government. Governor Bello Matawalle, whom the media organisation alleges is the sponsor of the attack, …

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Press Statement by Coalition for Whistleblower Protection and Press Freedom, CWPPF on the Growing Trend of State Security Attacks on Journalists and News Media Houses

The Coalition for Whistleblower Protection and Press Freedom, CWPPF, strongly condemns the growing trend of state security attacks on journalists and news media houses publishing investigative reports about public officials involved in corruption. This dangerous trend threatens the health of the Nigerian news media and the resilience of our country’s democracy. On Thursday, December 30, …

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