Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has released Babalele Abdullahi, son-in-law of Atiku Abubakar and Finance Director of some companies owned by the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
One week after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the president-elect, the electoral umpire has failed to provide explanations on discrepancies noted in the results of the February 23 presidential election it announced last Wednesday.
Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State and former Minister of Sports, Damishi Sango, has accused Governor Simon Lalong and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of plotting to rig Saturday’s governorship and State Assembly elections.
2019 Rivers State Governor, Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and security agencies of plotting to kidnap the State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) to create an excuse for the postponement of the March 9, governorship and state Assembly elections. Governor Wike further alleged that the APC also plan to use the security agencies to generate mass violence to disrupt the distribution of electoral materials on March 9, to compel the National Independent Election Commission (INEC) to postpone the Governorship and State Assembly elections.
Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i on Tuesday denied issuing fresh orders for the rationalisation of more civil servants under the Kaduna State Government. The governor who had sacked thousands of civil servants since assuming office in 2015, said the document in circulation that he directed the State Head of Service to rationalise the work force and convert some of them to casual staff, was entirely fake and did not emanate from him.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as “a passionate and great patriot who deserves accolades for his immeasurable contributions to our democracy and national unity.”
The Presidential Support Committee (PSC), Southeast Zone, has given the Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) a 48-hour ultimatum to rescind the suspension of Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha.