Inec chairman disagrees with Buhari saying Electoral Act punishes ballot box snatching with 24 month jail term

INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission (Inec) chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu has revealed that Nigeria's Electoral Act only provides for a 24 month jail sentence for anyone caught snatching ballot boxes and not the death penalty.

 

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Nnamdi Kanu dares the government to touch him saying that he plans returning to Nigeria

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Nnamdi Kanu has pledged to return to Nigeria shortly pointing out that he will dare the government to do its worst as his campaign for a fair deal for Ndigbo will continue after the elections.

 

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Akwa Ibom launches state-owned airline with two Bombardier planes and aims to go international

AKWA Ibom State has officially launched its state-owned airline Ibom Air involving the touching down of two aircraft at the Victor Attah International Airport in Uyo and the cutting of a tape by Governor Udom Emmanuel and senate president Senator Bukola Saraki.

 

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Senator Adeleke's bodyguard charged to court for being in possession of dangerous weapons

OSUN West Senatorial District lawmaker Senator Ademola Adeleke's bodyguard Olawale Fadipe has been charged to court with carrying offensive weapons after he was arrested in possession of a jack knife and an electric shock gun.

 

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Atiku warns Buhari that history will condemn him if Saturday's elections are not free and fair

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has warned President Muhammadu Buhari that history would condemn him if Saturday’s presidential election was not free and fair amid claims that the government intends to rig the polls.

 

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Senator Shehu Sani urges Nigerians to use their mobile phones and social media to combat rigging

KADUNA Central Senatorial District lawmaker Senator Shehu Sani has called on Nigerians to make good use of their mobile phones and social media on Saturday to ensure that the elections are not rigged or figures falsified.

 

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National Interest Party presidential candidate Eunice Atuejide stands down and backs Atiku

NATIONAL Interest Party (NIP) presidential candidate Eunice Atuejide has bowed out of Saturday's elections and asked her supporters to vote for former vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

 

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Atiku claims APC has trained specialists in China on how to slow down card readers

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has alleged that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has hatched an ingenious plan to slow down the efficiency of the card readers in some opposition strongholds in next Saturday's election.

 

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Abacha's son Mohammed promises to deliver 2m votes for Buhari in Kano State

GENERAL Sani Abacha's oldest surviving son Mohammed has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari in next Saturday's presidential elections and has promised to mobilise 2m people in Kano State to vote for him.

 

Alhaji Mohammed Abacha, himself a Kano State governorship candidate who is standing on the platform of the Advance Peoples Democratic Alliance (Apda), said he decided to support the president based on his achievements since he came into power in 2015. He added that

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Muslim Rights Concern joins in the attack on US, UK and EU for meddling in Nigeria's internal affairs

ISLAMIC body the Muslim Rights Concern (Muric) has lashed out at the US and the European Union (EU) over what it described as their strange utterances against the Nigerian government ahead of next weekend's general elections.

 

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