AHEAD of today’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, security has been beefed up in Abia State. In Umuahia, the State capital, several Hilux vans loaded with battle ready soldiers led by armoured personnel carriers were seen patrolling the major streets in a show of force.Detachments of regular and mobile policemen were also seen patrolling. Some stationed in strategic positions in the city.
CHELSEA players are stunned Gary Cahill has been frozen out by Maurizio Sarri.
The 33-year-old is club captain but has not been included in a matchday squad since Boxing Day, with his contract expiring at the end of the season.
Cahill’s absence was discussed during showdown talks on Monday where the squad picked apart their crushing 6-0 defeat at Manchester City.
Chelsea have also been defeated by Bournemouth and Arsenal in previous away games in the Premier League before
Gov. Yahay Bello of Kogi on Friday urged the people of the state, and all relevant stakeholders, to work towards a peaceful, rancour-free and successful elections. A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed, quoted Bello as urging the electorate and political actors to conduct themselves in an orderly, mature and responsible manner before,
(NAN) Amid fears of violence in some quarters, some Nigerians have predicted that Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections will be generally peaceful. The respondents, who spoke of their expectations to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Friday, include politicians, clerics, members of the academia and ordinary citizens. Mr Itiako Ikpokpo, chairman
Less than 24 hours to the presidential and national assembly elections, chairmen and secretaries of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 15 wards of Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, the largest in Borno State, have joined the All Progressives Congress, APC. The defectors were received in Maiduguri Friday evening by AbdulKadir Rahis, member of House of […]
Less than 12hrs for the commencement of the Presidential Election in every part of Nigeria, a Human Rights Advocacy Organization, called for a violence-free election in Ebonyi state. Addressing the group, when visited Ebonyi state Government House Abakaliki, the Chief of Staff,
The Nigerian Army has withdrawn its personnel from the Akwa Ibom State Government House. The commissioner for information, Charles Udoh, who confirmed the incident in a statement to DAILY POST on Friday, said the Akwa Ibom government house was singled out for such in the entire Niger Delta region. According to him, the directive which […]
BREAKING: Army withdraws services
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it had provided magnifying glasses and braille ballot papers to assist Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWD) to vote in Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in Borno. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Alhaji Mohammed Ibrahim, made the disclosure at a press conference in Maiduguri.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Daura, Katsina State, says it has concluded arrangements for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Elections. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Hajiya Aisha are expected to cast their votes at Sarkin Yara A Electoral Ward in Polling Unit 003, in his […]
The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC is yet to commence distribution of election materials to electoral officers to conduct the presidential and national assembly election across the sixteen local government areas of Taraba state. A visit by Tribune Online at
Security operatives in Kaduna on Friday conducted a show of force in Kaduna metropolis and environs for the conduct of peaceful elections. The security agencies involved in the show of force were 1 Division Garrison of Nigeria Army
THE Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shi’ites, on Friday, alleged that because the Federal Government was aware that its eight million members would vote against President Muhammadu Buhari, the Presidency had resolved to use security operatives to
The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, has vowed to jail the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu. The Director, Strategic Communications for the APC Campaign Organization, Prince Tonye Princewill, also vowed that the 2019 presidential and National Assembly election in Rivers State will be repeated if INEC fails to […]
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said the possession of specimen ballot papers before election is not illegal. The INEC’s Director of Voter Education, Mr. Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, said this while appearing as a guest on Channels Television programme, The Verdict, on Friday. According to him, it was not wrong and neither is it a […]
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Niger State on Friday said that elections for the senatorial positions of Niger East and Niger North may not hold on Saturday as the ballot papers meant for the zone were missing. NAN reports that Prof. Samuel Egwu, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, made the declaration […]
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