National Commissioner and chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye.
…Condemns military incursion in election.
OBIORA IFOH, Abuja
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has cancelled the earlier announced supplementary elections in Bauchi State, saying, however, that it has approved the resumption, conclusion and announcement of the result of the Tafawa Balewa Local Government in relation to the Governorship election.
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the massacre of forty nine (49) innocent Muslim worshippers during Jumu‘ah prayer in ChristChurch, New Zealand yesterday Friday.
SUNDAY ODE, Abuja.
The outgoing chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has said that given the assistance President Muhammadu Buhari to the states, governors have the obligation to cooperate with him in his next tenure.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday apologised to Nigerians over the suspension of the Iju-Abeokuta free train ride during the 2019 general elections.
The Supreme Court, Friday, dismissed an application filed by Patience Jonathan, wife of former president, Goodluck Jonathan, seeking to upturn the interim forfeiture order by a Federal High Court, Lagos placed on the sum of N2.4 billion linked to her.
BATRICE ONUCHUKWU, Awka
The Vice-Presidential candidate of the PDP in the recent general elections, Mr. Peter Obi has commiserated with the Government and people of Lagos State on the collapse of a building in the State that claimed some lives. Obi’s message was contained in a statement by his Media Adviser, Mr. Valentine Obienyem.
The Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commiserated with the families of victims of the recent building collapse in Itafaaji, Lagos.
Some Lagos residents on Tuesday urged the governor-elect in the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and incoming lawmakers to make the welfare of the people their priority when they assume office.
The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 11, Mr. Leye Oyebade and the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mr. Shina Olukolu, on Monday disclosed that one person has been arrested in connection with the killing of a member representing Akinyele/Lagelu in the House of Representatives, Hon. Temitope ‘Sugar’ Olatoye.
SELYA YARNAP , Bauchi
The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) has declared the governorship election in Bauchi state inconclusive.
The Returning Officer, Professor Mohammed Kyari, of the Vice Chancellor of the Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH) Yola, who announced the result at the INEC headquarters in BauchI Monday morning, saying that the difference between the two top contenders, Governor Mohammed Abubakar (APC) and Senator Bala Mohammed (PDP) was not up to the number of registered voters in Tafawa Balewa LGA, which results had earlier been cancelled.