INEC, YAKUBU UNDER FIRE OVER SERVER ISSUES

 John Owen Nwachukwu  A group, the Vanguard for Democracy, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and its Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu of working for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. The group, in a statement to DAILY POST on Tuesday by Nze Ugo-Akpe Onwuka, was reacting to the claim by INEC that it had no server for the 2019 presidential and other elections. The group’s statement reads, “It is very disheartening and shameful that the INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu could stoop so low to deny the use of the INEC…

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ANXIETY AS BUHARI FAILS TO NAME MINISTERS 3 WEEKS AFTER INAUGURATION

*Delay Shows President Is Unserious – Peter Obi *He Shouldn’t Be In A Hurry To Appoint Ministers – Sagay Temidayo Akinsuyi, Lagos Three weeks after his second term inauguration, President Muhammadu Buhari has been unable to name the ministers that would drive his Next Level agenda, and this delay is already causing anxiety among Nigerians. Those who spoke with Daily Independent at the weekend said they had expected the president to hit the ground running after his swearing in. They expressed fears that the absence of ministers could stall governance…

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POLICEMEN ARREST 5 NIGRIANS WHO ROBBED AND RAPED A GHANAIAN WOMAN IN THE PRESENCE OF HER HUSBAND IN HER HOUSE IN GHANA, SEE THEIR FACES

Police In Tema has arrested 5 Nigerians who robbed and raped a Ghanaian lady in the presence of her husband in Ghana, on the 8th of May this year. Five Nigerians who raped a woman in the course of their robbery operation at Community 25 in Tema have been arrested by the Prampram Divisional Police Command. Confirming the incident to DGN Online, Chief Superintendent Cecilia Arko, Crime Officer of the Prampram Divisional Police Command, narrated that barely a month ago, four among the five suspects attacked a couple at their…

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INEC WITHDRAWS CERTIFICATE OF RETURN FROM ONDO APC LAWMAKER

Peter Dada, Akure Sequel to the judgement of the Ondo State High Court, the Independent National Electoral Commission has withdrawn the Certificate of Return issued to Mr. Sina Akinwumi, an All Progressives Congress lawmaker, who had earlier been declared the winner of the March 9, 2019, House of Assembly election, in Okitipupa constituency II. Akinwumi was sacked by the court last month on the grounds that he did not win the primary of the party. The court however declared James Ololade-Gbegudu of the same party as the winner the primary, held…

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IHEDIOHA FINALLY MOVES AGAINST OKOROCHA, SETS UP PANEL TO RECOVER PUBLIC ASSETS FROM EX-GOVERNOR & ASSOCIATES

The Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has approved the constitution of an Interim Committee on Recovery of Movable Assets of Government from ex-Governor Rochas Okorocha and all his appointees. This was made known in a statement Monday night by Uche Onyeagucha, Secretary to the State Government. Hon. Jasper Ndubuaku will serve as the Chairman while Okechukwu Azu is the Secretary. Members are: Ken Anaeme, Casmir Okoroafor, Reginald Udenze, Hon. Ernest Njesi, Chika Odionyenma, Charles Ejikeme Asomugha and Collins Ezenwa Iloh. The terms of reference are: “To ascertain and document all…

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TRAUMA UPON TRAUMA, WRITES KEMI OLUNLOYO AS SHE SHARES PICS OF MARKS LEFT UPON HER BODY BY ROBBERS AFTER ATTACKING HER

Kemi Olunloyo shows off marks inflicted on her by armed robbers who broke into her Ibadan home. Recall that Kemi Olunloyo took to her Instagram page to lament how 5 armed robbers attacked her home with dangerous weapons, beat her family up and stole their belongings. Kemi says the robbers came in at about 1:45 am on June 14th and she has pleaded with the Nigerian police to come to her aid. https://all-gists.blogspot.com/2019/06/kemi-olunloyo-shows-off-marks-inflicted-on-her-by-armed-robbers-photos.html (Quote) (Report) (Like) 1 Share (Share)

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RUFUS GIWA POLY SHUT OVER LABOUR UNIONS’ ACTIONS

Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo state, has been shut down indefinitely by the school authorities. In a circular signed by the Registrar, Mr Sule Atiku, no reason was given for the decision but report says there are issues of industrial relationship between the management and trade unions of the institution. According to TVC, the lecturers and other staff have refused to work over unpaid entitlements and salaries. The statement advised students to vacate the school not later than 3pm today. The management noted that the closure became imperative in order…

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KANO ZOO AUTHORITIES FINALLY OPEN UP ON WHO TOOK MISSING 6.8MIL NAIRA, SAYS ITS NOT GORILLA

The management of Kano Zoological Garden has denied that the millions of naira stolen from its coffers were swallowed by a gorilla. The managing director of the government-owned zoo Mallam Umar Yusif Umar said it has no gorilla and that money was stolen by burglars. “ I was called midnight on Sunday 9th, June, by the head of security that armed robbers burgle our office including the revenue office,” Umar told The Guardian. “About 6.30am, I left my home for the office and immediately I arrived I met my office…

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BUHARI, APC GOVERNORS MEET

 Seun Opejobi  President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with the All Progressives Congress, APC, Governors Forum behind closed doors. The meeting which is holding at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja started at about 11.37am. The Forum is headed by Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu. State Governors at the closed doors meeting included those of Lagos, Ekiti, Edo, Plateau, Niger, Kogi, Borno, Nasarawa, Yobe, Osun, Ogun, the Nation reports. Deputy governors at the meeting included those of Katsina and Kaduna. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss…

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