Just In: INEC Considers Postponing Tomorrow’s Presidential, NASS Elections

Yes The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is considering postponing Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. Multiple sources close to the electoral commission said the postponement being considered is due to some logistics challenges being faced by the commission in many states. The electoral body is facing difficulty distributing sensitive electoral materials to…

Abia PDP Raises Alarm Over Withholding Of Result Sheets

The Peoples Democratic Party in Abia State painfully wishes to draw the attention of Nigerians; Civil Society Organisations, the Media,  the Diplomatic Community and foreign Observers to the surreptitious plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to rig the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday 16th February, 2019 in the state….

Niger Delta Militants Back Atiku on Restructuring, Vow to Stop Oil Flows, Cripple Economy If…

Militants under the aegis of the Niger Delta Avengers on Thursday threatened to halt crude oil flow from the Niger Delta and cripple the economy if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected. The group decried what it described as the “continuous criminal exploitation and exploration of our natural resources that engender the underdevelopment of the Niger…

Wike Accuses Amaechi of Planning to Bomb INEC Offices

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday accused the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, of plotting to bomb INEC offices, destroy voting materials at registration area centres and disrupt the peaceful conduct of the Saturday elections in the state. Wike explained that Amaechi was purportedly in liaison with some military and police officers, planning to…

Chelsea Have Mental Problem – Sarri

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri admits his team have a ‘mental problem’ but insists he is comfortable with his relationship with the owner Roman Abramovich, reports Daily Mail. Sarri revealed that he and his beleaguered team held one hour of crisis talks on Monday morning after the 6-0 defeat at Manchester City. Sarri is under-fire after…

Osun, Anambra Declare Today Work-free for Elections

The governments of Osun and Anambra states have declared Friday work-free to enable public and civil servants to participate in the presidential and National Assembly elections. While the Anambra State Head of Service, Mr. Harry Udu, made the announcement on Thursday in Awka; the Supervisory Director of Osun Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr. Adelani…

Elections: FG Shuts Borders as Police Restrict Vehicular Movement

In preparations for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the Federal Government has ordered the closure of all land borders with effect from 12pm on Friday (today) to Sunday. Announcing this in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, said this was to restrict movements across the borders during the…