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Candidates vying for various political positions in the 2019 general elections said they remain upbeat in spite of the sudden postponement of the polls by a week.
The People’s Redemption Party, PRP, threatened to sue the Nigeria Police Force over alleged harassment and arrest of 22 party stalwarts in its Bauchi State Chapter on February 14, 2019.
Alh Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said the decision of the party on the recent election shift, would be made known by the party’s stakeholders.
The presidential candidate of Alliance for New Nigeria, Mr Fela Durotoye, has described the postponement of the elections until next Saturday as a global disgrace.
Kingsley Moghalu, the presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YDP) has urged Nigerians to remain calm following the postponement of the general elections.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday said he has not fled Nigeria, contrary to a social media report that he had travelled out of the county ahead of the presidential election scheduled for Saturday.
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state has assured 47,000 refugees from Abadam local government currently taking refuge in Niger Republic, as result of terrorists’ attacks in Lake Chad region that they will soon return to their ancestral homes.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of inducing major actors ahead of the Saturday election with money.
Four-time African footballer of the year, Samuel Eto'o, says he is not quitting football despite his contract at Qatar Sports Club expiring this summer.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, Dr Rex Olawoye, says the postponement of the general elections by a week would give the ruling party another opportunity to intensity its preparations ahead of the new rescheduled dates.