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Video: Properties destroyed as gunmen attack spokesman of Nigerian parties coalition

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As general elections draw closer in Nigeria, political-related violence has continued to be on the rise.  One of such is the report that gunmen reportedly launched a deadly attack on the home of the National Spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere on Saturday.

The attack led to the loss of lives and the destruction of properties.

The politician in an SOS message on WhatsApp at 3:15 pm raised the alarm of the attack and called for help “We need help to Akokwa. We are under attack. My house in akokwa.. They have surrounded it and opened fire. We are under attack. Help help.”

Watch a clip from the aftermath of the attack below.

 

 

Ugochinyere is also the Peoples Democratic Party candidate for Ideato North and South Federal Constituency of Imo State in the 2023 election.

Nearly all of Nigeria’s general elections since independence have been tainted with the brush strokes of violence.

 

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Video: Pope Francis visits South Sudan for ‘pilgrimage of peace’. End of crisis?

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This video report tells the story of Pope Francis’ visit to South Sudan in what has been described as a “pilgrimage of peace”. The violent clashes that have bedeviled the troubled East African country underscore the importance of the visit to the youngest country in the world which is predominantly a Christian community.

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Video: Nigerian ruling party chieftain, el-Rufai, insists ‘all states are not equal’ as elections countdown

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As the 2023 presidential elections draws close in Nigeria, political gladiators have continued to put their hats in the ring with comment and positions on the likely outcome of the election.

With the inclusion of dark horses, Rabiu Musa Kwakwanso of the New Nigeria Development Party (NNDP) and Peter Obi of the Labour who has come top in most re-election polls. The governor Kaduna state and member of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Nasir El rufai has talked down on the chances of the Labour Party’s candidate.

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