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The presidential candidate of African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, has called on Nigerians to vote out analogue leaders without the capacity to process data.
The Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, yesterday, disclosed the readiness of NBC to sanction some television stations in the country over hate speech.
Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, the Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), has urged media professionals to adhere to the ethics of journalism in their reportage.
Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, yesterday promised to make its official position known on its most preferred presidential candidate among the arrays of contenders that have been picked by their respective political parties ahead the 2019 general election.
Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has disagreed with former Lagos State governor and national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, over his call for the conversion of unused land to grazing reserves as a way of resolving herdsmen violence.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP), Lagos State Chapter, has raised an alarm over what it described as a death threat to its aspirant, Mr Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi popularly known as BOG on a live TV show by the spokesman of APC in Lagos State, Mr Joe Igbokwe.
Mohammed added that it was not by accident that the government’s first port of call on the tour was Authority Newspaper, saying that the visit was designed to give him and his delegation, the opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to the newspaper having been the first and only newspaper to date to have written an editorial in support of the campaign.
The Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Mike Igini, has described elections conducted by State Independent Electoral Commissions as ‘rape of democracy’.
Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has decried that her husband was “trashed” after the party won the 2015 elections.
Kebbi State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of the state, Ramatu, Adamu Gulma, has attributed the large turnout of voters especially women for the presidential and National Assembly elections to house-to-house campaign embarked upon by the APC in the state.
Voters at the Kugbo Primary School on Karu axis, near Abuja, have alleged that card reader machines malfunctioned for some hours in some polling units in the area before voting on Saturday.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has lauded what he considered an encouraging turnout of voters at his polling unit during Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections.
The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.
Former President of Zambia and Head of mission, Electoral Institute for Sustainable Development in Africa, EISA, Mr Rupiah Banda, has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of voters and election officers in the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly elections in Nigeria so far.
A respected Islamic cleric, Dr. (Sheikh) A.A. Usman has appealed to Nigerians to embrace peace and not violence during the 2019 general elections.
Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress National Chairman, has said the Peoples Democratic Party was not ready to win elections through legitimate votes, but through illegally procured votes and thuggery.
Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court in Lagos will on 30th April, 2019 deliver judgement in a $110 million suit instituted by the Federal Government against Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun distribution of sensitive electoral materials to the 20 local government areas in Bauchi State for the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday.
Justice Halima Saleeman, the presiding judge of the Ilorin High Court in the trial of five accused persons in the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery case, has adjourned the hearing on the matter till March 14 and 15, 2019.