“Don’t overheat the polity. We will stay on the cause and our earlier vow that only the votes of Nigerians will determine who wins.”
“One of our core values is loyalty to constituted authority. It is unfortunate to hear persons who are aspiring to rule this country are inciting the army to disobedience,” he said.
‘The statement is incredibly bigoted, insensitive, insulting, and instigating. I did not make it and I could not have made it because it offends my values and worldview. I am disgusted that anyone would not only think it up but go ahead to ascribe it to me’
“Some trigger-happy law enforcement agents in Nigeria may even kill innocent Nigerians and accuse them wrongly of ballot box snatching. There exist a plethora of instances in this regard,’’
There is a vote to cast even before Saturday regardless of the logistical preparedness of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It is a vote for peaceful elections.
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This is not the first time a Nigerian poll has been postponed but it is certainly the most dramatic.
However, in his response to the claim by INEC, Emele said the Nigerian airspace was directed to work round the clock in order to transport election materials for the commission.
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Among the victims were 22 children and 12 women while four wounded persons “rescued by the security agencies are now receiving medical attention.” -State official
The registration exercise is expected to close on 21st of February.
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The commission moved the presidential elections slated for Saturday, February 16, 2019, to Saturday, February 23, 2019, citing logistic challenges as the reason.
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After a web of legal duel fuelled by infighting, the Supreme Court has validated the disqualification of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in this year’s general elections.
The AU was founded as the Organisation of African Unity, more than five decades ago by post-colonial states who wanted to protect their sovereignty, while building a unified Africa. Now, those very founding principles prevent it from pushing the continent into the 21st century.
Few Nigerians would disagree. The country is prolific at producing leaders with questionable cognitive competence whose warped wisdom compels them to doggedly advance backwards.
“I don’t know the rocket science behind planning an election that makes us not prepared after 4 whole years. What is hard in planning for a election?”
As an elder statesman, it is expected that Obasanjo will be playing a major role in cementing our bonds of unity and national cohesion, but regrettably he is toeing an inglorious path of pouring invectives on an incumbent president and discrediting credible national institutions like INEC and the security agencies.
Negative economic impact on government, business and individuals expected.
“Nigeria Immigration Officers will continue their normal border control and patrol duties to ensure that all persons crossing our land, air and sea borders travel with a valid and genuine document and also pass through recognized routes.”
“Gen Buhari is yet to come to term with democratic process. His recent comment has shown that he is a sit tight leader who is doing everything possible to repeat what he did in 1983.”
Demands for more explanations from the electoral commission.
“It is also obvious that the numerous infrastructural development across the length and breadth of Nigeria will earn him massive votes’ they group said.
‘I have a lot of disappointment on why I forced myself to get here’.
He said people should stop dwelling on blame game but support INEC to achieve free, fair and credible elections.