“I understand the PDP is aggrieved about the outcome of the election and alleged massive irregularities. But I urge former Vice President Atiku Abubakar not to approach the Election Petition Tribunal. He might have moved backwards by his loss, but he should not lose sight of the legacy and greatness that lies in front of him”, Agbakoba said.
He said as soon as the 9th Senate was inaugurated, his major focus would be to continue with the good work for the people of the territory, especially provision of infrastructure to communities that had not benefited before.
He alleged that state institutions like security agencies were used to maim and disenfranchise citizens in the guise of maintaining peace, while working to impose President Muhammadu Buhari on Nigerians.
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has commended Nigerians for their courage to stand against what he described as ‘gun-point democracy.’
Brandishing sticks, brooms and cutlasses, the youth also blocked entry and exit points into the city.
If you violate laws while celebrating, we would arrest you, police warns.
“Nigeria is not at war. We expect political parties and politicians to caution their wards and supporters on the need to avoid the use of hate speeches, violence and confrontational tendencies in Akwa Ibom State. The interest of a few politicians should not be allowed to undermine our electoral process as power is transient.
The party kicked against the arrest of one of its senators in Kwara state, describing it as a script being played by the “losing” All Progressives Congress (APC).
President Muhammadu Buhari has described allegations that he was planning to Islamize Nigeria as dangerous, deceptive and ungodly.
The police have arrested Rafiu Ibrahim, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator representing Kwara south.
Ibrahim, who is seeking reelection, was arrested on the eve of the presidential and national assembly elections
All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Kwara State, AbdulRasak AbdulRahaman, yesterday deplored the alleged attack on the convoy of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Ilorin, the state capital, by suspected political thugs.
The President spoke on Friday in a nationwide broadcast ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections across the country.
Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to accept their fate that the party will not contest the governorship and assemblies’ elections in the state.
As Nigerians go to the polls tomorrow, about 11, 228,582 out of the 84 million registered voters nationwide will not be able to vote due to their failure to collect Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVC).
Urge Nigerians to decide on Saturday, whether the poor should become poorer and the rich richer or a society where the gap begins to be reduced.
Organised Labour in a statement titled “Let’s Put National Interest First”, by President of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ayuba Wabba insisted that the victory or loss of any candidate was not worth the blood of any Nigerian, not even the blood of a chicken.
Alleges that the ruling APC had perfected plans to hire thugs from neighbouring Nasarawa State on the eve of the election to invade some polling units to rig the elections in their favour.
Official statement: “This fake news is deliberate disinformation, calculated to mislead and demoralise the millions of Moghalu and YPP supporters across the country. But it is doomed to fail”.
Blame trading from both sides.
Extent of the damage still unclear – police.
“Only the evil-minded should be afraid of the order. The opposition are criticising President Buhari for his comment on ballot box snatchers because they want Nigerians to see nothing of those who denied them electricity and other infrastructure in the past 16 years,”
“We have at our disposal, confirmed intelligence reports that Amosun has been holding clandestine meetings in the last three weeks with a failed governorship aspirant candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), whose father is a renowned loto betting agent”.
He said such statement from the president showed that he is not a democrat, rather a dictator.
I am focused on how to take Nigeria to the next level with President Muhammadu Buhari.
Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, in a statement said the 12 candidates had directed all their members and supporters to vote for President Buhari tomorrow.
A political group had alleged that the SSS had tapped the telephone lines of Nigerians.
While stressing that Nigeria welcomes partnership and support from the international community.
Potential offenders take a read!
Investors in Nigeria fear a large devaluation later in the year.
“Our political partnership started at the Rivers State House of Assembly to which I sponsored myself but he was sponsored by Dr. Peter Odili. So I do not owe him the kind of loyalty that he owes Odili”
The Cable fact checks claim that the Emir of Kano urged Nigerians vote for the PDP presidential candidate.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has appealed to the Lagos Igbo community to vote for the party in next Saturday’s presidential and other elections, saying for whom much is given, much is expected.
The committee urged the electorate to put aside the disappointment of the postponement and “respond to the call to patriotism”.
“Further to the Presidential election taking place on the 23rd of February, 2019, the Honourable Minister of Interior has directed the closure of all Nigerian land borders with effect from 12:00 noon on Friday 22nd February 2019 to 12:00 noon on Sunday 24th February 2019,”.
led thugs to attack opponents, currently in hiding says APC.
The party said the army chief should concentrate on ending the Boko Haram insurgency instead of “dabbling into politics”.
The former vice president called on Nigerians to come out and vote on Saturday the 23rd February for their future.