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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has only made the defeat of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, easy.Atiku said the postponement of the Presidential polls from February 16 to 23 was not going to stop the defeat of President Buhari on the new date.He said the electoral umpire only shifted the judgment day for Buhari and his party, the APC.The fo...
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Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has raised the alarm over a fresh assassination attempt on his life.Melaye alleged yesterday that some hired thugs in camouflage shot at his convoy in Lokoja, the state capital but God helped him escape.In a tweet, the lawmaker vowed that despite the attack, he would continue to criticise his state government for what he termed, perfidy going on.He wrote: I thank the God of all Generations for surviving another assassination attempt yesterday. Hired t...
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The Peter Obi Support Network, POSN, has demanded for immediate sack of Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Yakubu Mahmood.The group, in a statement to DAILY POST on Saturday, said the INEC boss undermined the integrity of our electoral system and wasted Billions of Public Funds.DAILY POST reported that the INEC Boss had on Saturday morning announced the postponement of Presidential and National Assembly election.This was despite multiple assurances that the elections wi...
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Osaretin Igbinedion, second son of ex-Edo governor, Lucky Igbinedion and nephew, Esosa Oyemwense, have died in a fatal auto crash in Texas, United States.They were involved in the car crash around 3am yesterday as their car collided with an 18 wheeler.The former Governors son graduated from the University of Pittsburghs College of Business Administration with a degree in marketing, and a minor in economics.He also bagged a Masters degree in International Management from the Northeastern Universi...
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A former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Lamido faulted the shift during an interview with Channels Television on Saturday.He raised concern about the postponement, especially as electoral materials were exposed and not under the custody of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in some parts of the country.The consequence is that now that they have distributed sensitive materials, w...
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South Africas U-20 team on Saturday, claimed the bronze at the ongoing 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations, defeating Nigeria 5-3 on penalties in the third-place match.The game ended 0-0 after 120 minutes in Niamey.It is the first time South Africa has finished third in the history of the competition, after two fourth-place feats in 2009 and 2017.Siphesihle Mkhize, who scored South Africas first goal in the tournament, netted the decisive spot kick to earn the Amajita a crucial win.It is also the th...
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Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has hinted that he might tweak the tactical set-up of the team, ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.Rohr, while speaking on TVC, also played down the need for a classic no. 10 in the squad.Many observers have felt the Eagles need a creative midfielder in the mould of Austin Jay Jay Okocha, who can split defences.Rohr argued that the duo of Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi and Stoke City Oghenekaro Etebo can play in the role, pointing out Iwobis impre...
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Alexis Sanchez has claimed that Jose Mourinho killed confidence of Manchester United players, by his constant rotation, while he was manager.Sanchez is one of the players that fell out with Mourinho, before the Portuguese was eventually sacked in December.Although the Chilean attacker described Mourinho as a great coach, he revealed that life became difficult for the squad in his final months in charge.Mourinho is one of the best coaches in the world, in the way that he coaches, how he studies v...
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Nigerian frontline Afropop star, Wizkid, has noted that both the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are one and the same.The singer advised Nigerians to stop being fooled by the same politicians.It was recently reported that the singer rejected millions of naira to campaign for one of the leading political parties.Wizkid was said to have rejected the offer because he doesnt want to influence the people of Nigeria for his own selfish interest....
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The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, SOKPU, has alleged that governor El-Rufais disclosure of the Kajuru killing 24 hours to the commencement of the national polls was deliberately orchestrated to inflame ethnic and religious sentiments to produce yet another cycle of bloodshed in the state.The forum national Public Relations Officer, Yakubu Kuzamani in a statement said, The attention of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has been drawn to a report credited to Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai...
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The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), in Oyo State, Barrister Mutiu Agboke, has declared that the commission had retrieved all the sensitive materials earlier distributed for the postponed Saturdays polls.DAILY POST recalls that INEC had in the early hours of Saturday . The commission said it has shifted the elections and the next week gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections to Saturday, 23rd February and Saturday March 9th respectively.Agboke while speaking with journalists in Ibadan...
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The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, has condemned the shifting of Saturdays elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.Speaking with DAILY POST, the National President of AYCF, Yerima Shettima said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government had a sinister motive for the shift of the elections.Shettima stressed that Buharis government and INEC succeeded in undermining Nigerians by the postponement.He, however, vowed that despite the shift, Nigerians were determined ...
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