SUNDAY ODE, Abuja
President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday warned some Nigerians who he alleged had been harassing Federal Government officials serving in his administration in the aftermath of the March 28 presidential election won by the All Progressives Congress, APC’s presidential candidate, Major Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd).
Jonathan’s warning was contained in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, in Abuja yesterday.
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has urged Nigerians to accept the outcome of Saturday’s presidential election in good faith, saying; “the election result is the will of God and Nigerians, and all lovers of peace, progress and development of Nigeria must accept it”.
Assurances by Senate President, David Mark, on the resolve of the nation’s parliament to work towards the passing of the lingering Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) is a very welcome development, coming against the background of spirited opposition by interest groups who have contrived to block the passage of a well thought-out policy that is meant to boost the revenue base of the country and better the lot of Nigerians.
MALACHY UZENDU, DEPUTY EDITOR, ABUJA
NATIONAL Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh yesterday stated that the party was satisfied with the trend of figures contained in the result of the presidential election so far released.
CHIDIMMA UCHEGBU, Abuja
The Federal Government has assured Nigerians that the nation’s military will not play any major role within the voting centres or at polling booths during the period of the elections on March 28 and April 11, 2015.
EBOJELE AKHERE PATRICK, Benin
Ahead of Saturday’s Presidential elections, youths and other stakeholders in the electoral system have been urged to shun acts that are capable of causing violence.
AARON AMEH Abuja
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega has reassured Nigerians of being in charge and preparedness to conduct the best elections in the history of Nigeria at the forth coming general election.
The Peace Accord signed recently in Abuja by the leadership of the 14 political parties that fielded presidential candidates in the March 28 election along with their candidates including President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and General Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress , APC was seen as a step in the right direction.