The Nation Newspaper Today Headline Tuesday 19th February 2019
The Nation Newspaper Today Headline and news Dailies Update on current affairs happening now in Nigeria today 19/02/19
target=_blank>Hold Buhari responsible for any loss of life during election – CUPP
The CUPP has described as “the most callous public statement ever by a Nigerian President” President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement at the APC Caucus meeting on Monday, that snatchers of ballot boxes will be ruthlessly dealt with by security agencies. In a statement by its first national spokesperson, Ikenga Ugochinyere, CUPP said Buhari, going by the
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target=_blank>Political thugs set 30 houses ablaze in Ebonyi
Over 30 houses in some communities have been destroyed in some local government area during the pre-election related violence. The two major political parties in the state, the People’s Democratic Party PDP and the All Progressive Congress, APC, have continued to thread blames over the destructions. This is even as the Commissioner of Police in
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target=_blank>Tension in Osun community as suspected political thugs set five houses ablaze
There was pandemonium in Igangan community of Atakumosa East local government of Osun State on Sunday night when suspected political thugs set ablaze five houses. This development came amidst accusation and counter-accusations between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over violent attacks in Ijesa axis. Tribune Online learnt that
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target=_blank>UPDATE: Feel free to renew your campaigns, INEC tells political parties
The Independent National Electoral Commission (lNEC) on Monday approved the extension of campaigns by political parties ahead of the rescheduled date for presidential and national assembly elections to hold on Saturday. The Commission in a statement released last night disclosed that “after consultations with political parties. the Commission has approved that campaigns by parties and
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target=_blank>UK-based group decries el-Rufai’s ‘body bag’ statement
A group, Vision, Integrity, Security, Transparency and Accountability (VISTA), has decried the statement made by the Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, that foreign election observers, coming to monitor the elections holding across the country from Saturday would go back in body bags, describing such utterance as reckless. VISTA, a UK-based organisation out to promote
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target=_blank>Suspected gunmen kill Edo hotelier
Upper Sakponba area of the Edo State capital of Benin was once again in the news as gunmen suspected to be cultists struck on Monday night and killed one Mr Okunkpolor Osatohamwen Von. The late Okunkpolor, the husband of Mrs Anita Okunkpolor, a Benin-based journalist was murdered at a popular hotel located in Upper Sokponba,
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target=_blank>BREAKING: INEC okays resumption of political campaigns
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given a go-ahead to the resumption of political campaigns across the country consequent upon the postponement of election by one week.
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target=_blank>Kwara election materials tampered with, group alleges; No, it’s not true ― INEC
A sociopolitical organisation in Kwara State, Kwara Advancement Initiative, has raised the alarm that sensitive election materials meant for presidential and National Assembly elections in the state last Saturday and kept for safekeeping in the CBN have been tampered with. The group in a statement signed by its leader, Kamaldeen Olanrewaju, and made available to
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target=_blank>Buhari should stop warmongering ― Ozekhome
PROMINENT lawyer and activist, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), has condemned the statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari, where he is alleged to have urged the military at a meeting of the APC leadership that anyone that snatch a ballot box does so at the expense of his life, adding that the president is usurping the powers
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Ogun: Those who embarrassed Buhari are still walking free ― Osoba
Former Ogun State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Aremo Olusegun Osoba has expressed concern that the masterminds of the mayhem at the party presidential campaign rally held in Ogun State were still walking freely in the state. He spoke with newsmen shorty after a meeting of the expanded national caucus of the […]
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