Thisday Newspaper News Today Saturday 16th February 2019

Thisday Newspaper News Today Saturday 16th February 2019

Top Nigeria news Dailies Update from Thisday Newspaper News Today 16/02/19

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target=_blank>Obasanjo Denies Fleeing Nigeria, Says He’s Ready to Vote

I believe I should be here to perform my civic responsibility By Bennett Oghifo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described as “fake news” the trending social media post that he had left Nigeria ahead of the elections beginning today. The former president, who showed up at his Presidential Library in Abeokuta yesterday, asked journalists “Why
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target=_blank>Drama, As Onnoghen is Forced to Take Plea in the Dock

Suspended CJN refuses to sit down, gets bail CCT vacates arrest order By Alex Enumah in Abuja The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, was eventually arraigned at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) yesterday on six count charge of refusal to declare his assets as required by the provisions of the
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target=_blank>Voting out Buhari to Save Nigeria is Sacred Duty, Says IYM

By Emmanuel Ugwu in Umuahia The Igbo Youths Movement yesterday urged voters  in the botched polls to come out en mass to vote in the presidential and National Assembly elections today, saying that it had become imperative to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari in order “to save Nigeria”. The group made the call in a statement
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target=_blank>IGP Lacks Powers to Restrict Movement, Says HURIWA

A civil rights group – Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has charged that the acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu  had no powers to abridge the fundamental rights of Nigerians by restricting movement of citizens guaranteed in the constitution of the country.  According to a statement by its National Coordinator, Mr. Emmanuel
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target=_blank>JYEI Urges Nigerians to Vote Responsibly

Jeunesse Youth Empowerment Initiative (JYEI), a Lagos-based Non-Governmental Organisation has called on Nigerians, especially the youth, to “vote responsibly and bear in mind that the individual Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) was a Trust vested in its holder by fellow citizens.” In a statement released in Lagos by its Communications Lead, Ms. Victorine Nyamsi, JYEI said:
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target=_blank>INEC: Kwara has  1.4m  Registered Voters,  1.1m PVCs Collected

By Hammed Shittu in Ilorin As Nigerians were expected to vote today in the presidential and National Assembly election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said that Kwara State had 1,407,400 registered voters. It also said that, out of this 1,149,969 had collected their permanent voter’s cards (PVCs), leaving a balance of 257,431. Addressing journalists
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target=_blank>Atiku Raises the Alarm over Partisanship of PVC, Card Reader Manufacturer

By Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Presidential election billed for today, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has raised the alarm that the Managing Director of Activate Technologies Limited, Alhaji Mohammed Sani Musa, whose company supplied the machines used in printing the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) was the candidate of the All
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target=_blank>Imo: PDP Worries over Ghost Polling Units

By Amby Uneze in Owerri The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State has raised the alarm over what it called “plans by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the elections in the state in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Action Alliance (AA)” through the creation of ghost polling units and
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target=_blank>EFCC Releases Telephone Lines to Report  Vote Buying

By Alex Enumah in Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday released to members of the public telephone lines in each of the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) through which they can reach the commission with information on Vote Buying during the elections. In a statement to
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Sensitive Materials Yet to Arrive Bauchi INEC Office

By Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi Barely few hours to the conduct of the first round of election in the 2019 general elections with the presidential and National Assembly elections, sensitive election materials are yet to arrive Bauchi INEC office. THISDAY checks revealed that the sensitive materials which include ballot papers and other forms for the […]
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