Troops of Operation Safe Conduct deployed to provide security/conducive atmosphere for the conduct of a free, fair and credible Presidential/National Assembly Elections at Iwaraja Junction along Osun axis on Saturday at about 0730hrs intercepted three hoodlums on motorcycle moving towards Ilesa East LGA to disrupt smooth conduct of 2019 general elections in that area.
The Election Analysis Centre, EAC, of the Centre for Democracy and Development, CDD, has expressed shock over the postponement of Saturday’s election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
JOHNSON OJO, Ado Ekiti
The Buhari/Osinbajo campaign council in Ekiti State has described the sudden postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for February 16 as a sign that the country’s electoral system needs serious attentions .
AHMED MARI, Maiduguri
No fewer than eight people including four suicide bombers were killed in Jidari polo area of Jere local government area of Borno State while the suicide bombers were trying to infiltrate. Maiduguri, the state capital to cause mayhem during the elections.
The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has raised the alarm over an alleged plan by President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu.
… Want FG to release withheld April salaries
OBIORA IFOH, Abuja
The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has rejected moves by the Federal Government to privatise public health institutions.
National Chairman of JOHESU, Comrade Joy Bioblemoye, who spoke during a mass rally against happenings in the health sector, said the challenges facing the sector was corruption and lack of fair management in the system.
Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has condemned in strong terms the killing of his aide, Lawrence Ngozi Ijei by suspected assailants on Friday.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),Chief Ebenezer Babatope on Saturday described the rescheduling of the general elections as unfortunate.
An aide to Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, on youth development, Lawrence Ngozi Akpomiemie, has been shot dead by unknown persons.
Hon. Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) met on Friday. 15’h February 2019 and reviewed its preparations for the 2019 General Elections scheduled for Saturday, 16’h February 2019 and Saturday, 2nd March 2019.