Latest News in Nigeria Today Wednesday 20th February 2019

Latest News in Nigeria Today Wednesday 20th February 2019

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target=_blank>Habila Malgwi gets MIPAD nomination

International investment banker and financial analyst, Habila Malgwi, has been nominated to the 2019 Most Influential People of African Descent, MIPAD, Under 40, Global 100 list.
Continue reading Habila Malgwi gets MIPAD nomination at Vanguard News Nigeria.

target=_blank>Gunmen kidnap village head in Nasarawa

LAFIA—gunmen, yesterday, kidnapped the village head of Sabon Gida, Bakin Kogi, in Lafia East Development Area of Nasarawa State, with his family asked to cough out N5 million ransom for his freedom.
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target=_blank>Igini: Don’t heat up polity with lies against INEC – Group warns 

A group, Transition Monitoring Group, TMG, has cautioned politicians and parties in the country to stop heating up the polity, especially with what it described as unfounded allegations against officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
Continue reading Igini: Don’t heat up polity with lies against INEC – Group warns  at Vanguard News Nigeria.

target=_blank>Kogi: How Bello, Deputy Faceoff is affecting APC

BY BOLUWAJI OBAHOPO, LOKOJA
The prospects of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Kogi State may have been further clouded by the faceoff between Governor Yahaya Bello and his deputy, Elder Simon Achuba.
The faceoff came to national recognition after Achuba addressed a press conference last weekend where he opened up on the predicaments he has faced under the Bello administration.
Given past political issues between the governor and the mainstream of his party, APC with civil servants and the mainstream of the state, there are now suggestions that the government may have overreached himself in his deployment of state resources against his deputy.
Continue reading Kogi: How Bello, Deputy Faceoff is affecting APC at Vanguard News Nigeria.

target=_blank>Ohabunwa, Kalu in war of words over rigging plot in Abia North

By Anayo Okoli.
UMUAHIA-SENATOR Mao Ohuabunwa, PDP, and his All Progressives Congress, APC, rival for the Abia North Senate seat Chief Orji Uzor Kalu were yesterday locked in a fierce exchange of words over alleged plans to rig the forthcoming election.
Speaking to journalists in Umuahia, Ohuabunwa alleged that the APC senatorial candidate has been going about boasting that the Senate result for Abia North was a foregone conclusion, claiming that he had won the election
According to him, associates of the APC candidate had been bragging that Kalu would win supposedly because they have taken the INEC officials to their side.
Continue reading Ohabunwa, Kalu in war of words over rigging plot in Abia North at Vanguard News Nigeria.

target=_blank>Adamawa INEC administers oath of neutrality on staff

Ahead of the re-rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections fixed for this Saturday, Adamawa State office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has administered an oath of neutrality on its staff.
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target=_blank>PDP alleges APC, Police, Army’s conspiracy to prevent polls in Rivers

PORT HARCOURT – PEOPLES Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday alleged “sinister actions” by the All Progressives Congress, APC, security operatives and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to “violently prevent” the 2019 general elections from holding in certain parts of Rivers state.
Continue reading PDP alleges APC, Police, Army’s conspiracy to prevent polls in Rivers at Vanguard News Nigeria.

target=_blank>INEC postponed polls to protect APC, says SDP

OLEH—NATIONAL Vice Chairman, South-South of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Olorogun Andrew Okagbere, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of postponing the presidential and National Assembly elections to “protect” All Progressives Congress, APC.
Continue reading INEC postponed polls to protect APC, says SDP at Vanguard News Nigeria.

target=_blank>Don’t shoot ballot box snatchers, Ortom tells troops

ABUJA—Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has advised the nation’s military personnel to dismiss President Muhammadu Buhari’s order to be ruthless against ballot box snatchers, saying obeying such will amount to extra-judicial killings which he said could lead to trial at the International Court of Justice, ICC.
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Enugu police arrest suspected kidnapper, murderer

A suspect identified as Okeke Emmanuel has been nabbed by the operatives of the 9th Mile Division of the Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State Command over his alleged role in the kidnap of two persons, killing of one Paulina Agagife as well as injuring  one Juliana Elidiagu at Amofia-Agu Affa in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State on February 13, 2019.
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