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Operatives of the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU), Ikoyi, Lagos, have dragged a retired Captain of the Nigerian Army, Zakari Umar, 55, and Olawale Mohammed Akeeb before a Lagos Magistrates’ Court for allegedly failing to produce the two suspects.
Dr. Zakari Umar, the Executive Director of Nasarawa State Aids Control Agency, said 54 babies delivered between January and September in the state tested positive to HIV.
The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has expressed his dissatisfaction the malfunctioning of card readers during voting at his polling unit in Apapa on Saturday.
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.
Prominent lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday, criticised the Independent National Electoral Commission’s barring of campaign activities of political parties till the new date of elections.
The Nigerian government Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s threat to ballot papers snatchers should be “seen as a strong message against the long history of savagery associated with elections in the country.”
Few hours to the presidential and National Assembly elections, Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has said that thuggery and ballot snatchers have no place in a credible democracy.
Ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the re-configuration of 5,823 Smart Card Readers (SCR) in Delta State.
There was low turn out of voters in the presidential and National Assembly election in Enugu state just as late arrival and missing ballot booklets delays the commencement of the election.