NASS NOW SET TO RESUME 26TH FEBRUARY

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The leadership of the both chambers of the National Assembly has postponed the resumption of plenary earlier scheduled for Tuesday February 19, to Tuesday, February 26. A statement by the Clerk to the National Assembly, Alhaji Mohammed Sani-Omolori, on Sunday, explained that the shift in the resumption date was due to the postponement of the Presidential/National Assembly elections. The statement read in part, “This is to inform all distinguished senators and honourable members that resumption of plenary session earlier scheduled for Tuesday 19th February 2019 has been…

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LEAKED TAPE: TINUBU CALLS IGBOS ‘AWON OKOROS’

Another tape has emerged of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu calling Igbo people ‘Awon Okoros’. He proceeded to hail them by shouting ‘Igbo Kwenu’. In Part 1 of the tapes released earlier today, Tinubu was heard promising to give massive amounts of money to members of the party if President Buhari emerges victorious in the 2019 General Elections. Listen to the tape HERE https://politicsngr.com/another-leaked-tape-tinubu-refers-igbos-awon-okoros-listen/

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SENATOR’S SON STEALS FATHER’S ELECTION MONEY, CAUGHT WITH BABES IN HOTEL IN ABUJA, SEE PICS

Tunde Ednut shared this video claiming that a certain Senator’s son was caught in a hotel lavishing the huge some of money he stole from his Senator father on girls in a hotel. The identity of the alleged Senator’s son is not known, neither is the Senator in question known. Tunde Ednut shared the video and captioned it: “Senator’s Son Steals Father’s Money Meant For Election, Only To Be Exposed In A Hotel In Abuja, Lavishly Spending On Girls, Chanting Slang #KpaLanGoLo coined from a new song on social media.”…

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SOKAPU ALLEGES EL RUFAI TRYING TO INCITE VIOLENCE IN SOUTHERN KADUNA

Southern Kaduna Peoples Union El-Rufai’s dastardly plot to incite violence over ‘Kajuru Killings’ The attention of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has been drawn to a report credited to Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai over alleged killings of 66 Fulani in Kajuru Local Government Area. We are at a loss as to the real motive behind the governor’s disclosure, made public less than 24 hours before the commencement of national polls that were postponed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). We are of the view that el-Rufai’s comments over…

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ELECTION POSTPONEMENT WILL AFFECT WASCE TIME TABLE SAYS NUT

Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) on Saturday said the postponement of the 2019 general elections would affect students preparing for the West Africa Examinations Council (WAEC) and other external examinations. Its Chairman in Lagos State, Mr Adesina Adedoyin, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the INEC decision would disrupt the schools second term academic calendar. Also, Mr Usman Dutse, the National President of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), said the postponement was “unwise and showed the ill preparedness of the electoral…

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OPPOSITION PARTIES RESUME CAMPAIGN TOMORROW

  DIRECTIVE FOR THE RESUMPTION OF CAMPAIGNS … OPPOSITION PARTIES RESUME CAMPAIGNS TOMORROW … TO FOCUS ON VOTER RE-MOBILIZATION In view of the provisions of the Section 99 of the Electoral Act , the over 51 Member parties of the Coalition of United Political Parties(CUPP) hereby directs all members to return to the campaigns fields and recommence campaigns and end by midnight of Thursday 21st February, 2019 as required by Law. Section 99(1) of the Electoral Act provides that public campaigns shall end 24 hours prior to the day of…

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GUNMEN KILL BENUE APC CHAIRMAN

 Ameh Comrade Godwin  Unknown gunmen have reportedly murdered Boniface Okloho, the All Progressives Congress chairman in Ohimini LGA of Benue State. DAILY POST gathered that the late Okoloho was reportedly shot and killed yesterday by some yet-to-be-identified assailants, on his way home from a party function. Confirming the sad development, the All Progressives Congress Governorship (APC) candidate in Benue State, Hon. Emmanuel Jime, strongly condemned the assassination of Okoloho. Hon. Jime, who expressed deep sorrow over the gruesome murder of the late party chieftain, sued for peace and brotherliness in…

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NO MORE CAMPAIGNS, COLLECTION OF PVCs – INEC

INEC Chairman, Prof Yakubu Mahmood and Members of the Commission in a Meeting with Key Stakeholders On updates of the 2019 General Elections. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says there is no more room for political campaigns or collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in spite of the postponement of elections by one week. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the disclosure while fielding questions at the Commission’s meeting with stakeholders, on Saturday in Abuja. Yakubu said that the deadline for the collection of PVCs and election…

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INEC CHAIRMAN CONFIRMS THAT APC SENATORIAL CANDIDATE IS A CONTRACTOR WITH INEC

National chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, on Saturday admitted that candidate of the All Progressives Congress, for Niger East Senatorial District, Senator Mohammed Musa, was a registered contractor with the commission. The INEC chairman made the disclosure at a stakeholders’ meeting held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, had in a statement hinted the nation that the Managing Director of Activate Technologies Limited, Mohammed Sani Musa, whose company supplied the machines used in printing…

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ADAMS OSHIOMHOLE VOWS TO RESUME CAMPAIGN AFTER ELECTION POSTPONEMENT

Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has said he is resuming political campaigns for his party despite the restriction placed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Mr Oshiomhole stated this on Saturday while addressing newsmen at a press conference called by the electoral body at the International Conference Center (ICC), Abuja, to explain why it rescheduled the general election to next week Saturday. At the event, the chairman of INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, while responding to a question from Osita Chidoka, a campaign spokesman of…

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