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We’re ready for polls – INEC

ABUJA — The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, reiterated its readiness for the forthcoming general elections even as strong pressures were brought on its National Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega by contending forces at the National Council of State, NCS, to shift the polls by six weeks. Jega, who, insisted on holding the election as scheduled was, however, countered by ...

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Soldiers lay siege to Tinubu’s home

A former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says soldiers have placed him under surveillance for the past three days. Tinubu, in a statement on Tuesday by his Media Office, claimed that the soldiers numbering 30 were first noticed in a truck close to his Ikoyi, Lagos residence around 11pm on Sunday. A soldier, Capt. Sagir Kooli, who exposed ...

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Obasanjo endorses Buhari, warns against coup

After months of berating the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared his support for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). Obasanjo, who is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, made his opinion known during an interview with the Financial Times at the launch of his controversial autobiography ...

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I won’t go on terminal leave – Jega

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has said he does not have any plan to embark on terminal leave. This was contrary to unsubstantiated report that Jega would proceed on a forced terminal leave on March 1. But Jega’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Kayode Idowu, denied this saying his boss was busy preparing for the ...

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Parties kick as plot to sack Jega thickens

The plot to sack the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, is gathering momentum, The PUNCHinvestigations have revealed. Jega’s tenure ends on June 30 but his traducers, especially some Peoples Democratic Party members, are already compiling what they described as his ‘sins’ to ensure that he proceeds on terminal leave before the March 28 and April ...

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Another poll delay’ll amount to a coup – Buhari

    The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has warned that further postponement of the March 28 election by the Independent National Electoral Commission will amount to “a civilian and military coup.” While advising INEC to take note of its constitutional limitations, he also ruled out participation in any election debate following the ...

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Re-electing Jonathan’ll be a national disaster’

The General Muhammadu Buhari Volunteers’ Group has warned of an implosion should President Goodluck Jonathan return to power. The organisation called on Nigerians who had yet to collect their Permanent Voter Cards to do so and ensure that the Peoples Democratic Party is voted out of power in the forthcoming general elections. GET FULL STORY HERE       926 total views, ...

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