Intimidation, violence mar governorship, State Assembly polls in Lagos
By Guardian Exclusive
19 March 2023 | 5:12 am
GuardianTV compiled the violence and voter harassment that mar the Lagos House of Assembly and governorship election.
In this article
- Food Processors
- Food Producers
- Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour
- Labour Party
- Muhammadu Buhari
- MuriOkunola Park
- Sammie Okposo
- tear gassed
- voter harassment
September 22, 2023
September 22, 2023
September 23, 2023
September 24, 2023
September 25, 2023
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