Tribune Newspaper Headlines Today Sunday 17th February 2019

Tribune Newspaper Headlines Today Sunday 17th February 2019

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target=_blank>SDP decries election postponement, calls for calm

THE Social Democratic Party (SDP), on Saturday, described as unfortunate the postponement of the 2019 general elections, chiding the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for its inability to assess the situation on the ground ahead of the election. It further described the decision as unfortunate, given the readiness of the electorates and the determination of Nigerians
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target=_blank>It’s fake news that 10 corps members died at Bauchi INEC hqtrs ― Coordinator

Bauchi State office of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has described as “false”, “malicious” and “misleading” news in circulating in the  social media that 10 Corps members had died in front of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters in the state while waiting to be mobilised for the postponed presidential and National Assembly
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target=_blank>Election postponement: Probe your officials, observer group tells INEC

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy, an accredited observer group, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to investigate alleged acts of sabotage by some of its officials that might have led to the postponement of the general elections. The Acting Executive Director of the organisation, Faith Nwadishi, made the call while briefing newsmen
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target=_blank>Elections postponement will affect students preparing for WAEC, other exams ― NUT

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) on Saturday said the postponement of the 2019 general elections would affect students preparing for the West Africa Examinations Council (WAEC) and other external examinations. Its Chairman in Lagos State, Mr. Adesina Adedoyin, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the INEC decision would disrupt the schools’ second
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target=_blank>El-Rufai pleads with Fulani against reprisals after death of 66 members

Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai has pleaded with the Fulani community not to engage in reprisal attacks after 66 of their members were killed in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state. The governor, who made the plea in Kajuru on Saturday during a meeting with various stakeholders, said killings have become incessant in Iri
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target=_blank>Election postponement can trigger mental health disorders ― Psychiatrist

The unexpected news of the postponement of Saturday’s elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) can trigger some emotional, mental and physical health challenges among Nigerians. A mental health physician, Dr Maymunah Kadiri, spoke on Saturday said in an interview the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Kadiri, also the Chief Executive Director
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target=_blank>Maintain the integrity of NYSC during elections ― Kazaure

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Major General Suleiman Zakare Kazaure has charged the corps members that would be participating in the 2019 general elections not to taint the good name of the scheme. Major General Kazaure stated this when he addressed corps members at Akure, Ondo State capital. The Director-General who
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target=_blank>Seme border reopens after election postponement

Commercial activities remained low at Seme on Saturday following the reopening of Nigeria-Benin Republic border after the last-minute postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Federal Government had ordered the closure of all Nigerian land borders with effect from Friday 12:00 noon February 15 to
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target=_blank>Election: Army foils attack, kill 3 insurgents in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops had killed three Boko Haram insurgents in a coordinated attack at Jidamari community in Jidari-Polo area of Jere Local Government Area of Borno. In a statement, Col. Sagir Musa, the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, said troops of 251 Task Force Battalion in conjunction with members of
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Election postponement: A national embarrassment, setback ― CAN

THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has described the descent postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as embarrassing. The Christian Apex body in a statement signed by its Director of Legal and Public Affairs Barrister Samuel Kwankur, said that the country has suffered a setback due to the postponement.  […]
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