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APC’s Plans To Tamper With Card Readers Using Telephone-Like Devices -Atiku

“We have just discovered that the APC have hired many of their operatives and have taken them to China to be trained, and they have been so trained, and they are back, and they are equipped with devices that are meant to slow or fasten our card readers,” Atiku said. “So, if you are in the South-South, South-East and North-Central, you are likely to get your card readers to be slowed by those APC operatives. We have seen the machines; we have interviwed some of those who have gone on…

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YOU CAN’T SELL OFF OUR LAND TO HERDSMEN – Ikono Youths Warn Akpabio*

Youths of Ikono/Ini Federal constituency have slammed the senator representing Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District over a letter he wrote allegedly ceding part of their territory as colonies to herdsmen for cattle grazing. In a release signed by Ikono /Ini Youth Grand Alliance, the people blasted the former Governor for his alleged attempt to trade off their land in exchange for his selfish political interest. They referred to a letter which had since gone viral allegedly written by Senator Akpabio titled “Gratitude for your Marvelous Support to Akwa Ibom APC” and…

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Bursted: Akpabio’s rigging plans to truncate free and fair elections in A’Ibom state – Rev. Peters

TEXT OF A PRESS BRIEFING BY REVEREND RICHARD PETERS ON THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE PRESIDENTIAL & NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS, AND OTHER ISSUES OF CONCERN ABOUT THE 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS Gentlemen, I welcome you all to this press briefing. This briefing is informed by the recent happenings in our state and nation, Nigeria, in the struggle to elect credible leaders to positions of authority, to handle the affairs of our state and country at large. As we are all aware, the Presidential and National Assembly elections which was billed to take…

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2019 VIOLENCE: A’IBOM SPORTS COMMISSIONER SAYS POLICE SHIELDING MISCREANTS

Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Sir. Monday Ebong Uko has urged the people of Obot Akara to remain calm and law abiding, insisting that no manner of manipulation can stop his people’s wishes from becoming a reality. The Commissioner who is a PDP chieftain in Obot Akara wants the police to conduct a thorough investigation into the recent attack at his local government area and bring perpetrators to book. Addressing journalists, Sunday in Uyo, Mr. Uko who described as false, some online reports that he has been…

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Snatch ballot boxes and lose your life — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned potential troublemakers to stay away from ballot boxes on February 23. The president gave the warning at an emergency caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Monday morning, the president warned that anyone who foments trouble, especially by carrying ballot boxes, would be doing so at the “expense of his life.” ”Anybody who decides to snatch boxes or lead thugs to disturb the election, maybe that would be the last unlawful action you would take. I have given the military and…

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ELECTION RESCHEDULE: UDENSI, ONAPURUAGU, UGORJI AND OKOROAFOR CHARGES PARTY CANDIDATES TO REMAIN RESILIENT

The Governorship Candidate Of All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA in Abia State Sir Chikwe Udensi (UGWUARO) had a close door caucus meeting with party chieftains and other candidates at various levels in his country home Atani, Arochukwu yesterday. The Governorship candidate who had come home to exercise his franchise earlier in the week, used the opportunity to address certain salient issues towards a successful outing of the party come 9th of March. He advised the flag bearers not to see the postponement as a disappointment but rather use the opportunity…

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Herdsmen attack: Anambra community cries out for help to Obiano.

The agrarian people of Umumbo community in Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra state have cried out to Governor Willie Obiano to rescue them from what they termed bondage of herdsmen in the area. Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra StateThey said they decided to report this matter to Obiano because they have been holding their youths from going on rampage against the herdsmen for over a period of time, while the herdsmen themselves are still busy unleashing terror on their people by raping their women and robbing law abiding citizens.…

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RE: ATTACK ON INEC BUSES IN OBOT AKARA LGA BY SUSPECTED APC HOODLUMS

We wish to draw the attention of the international community, civil right agencies and the general public to the continuous resort to violence by the All Progressives Congress, APC in an apparent attempt to paint a crisis scenario in Akwa Ibom State. Specifically, we condemn in strong terms, the attack carried out on buses hired by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC for electoral duties, and on some persons in Obot Akara local government area. According to our findings, the ridiculous action was allegedly carried out by suspected APC thugs…

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Threat To Life: Annang Chief Fingers Sen Akpabio

A former chairman of Ikot Ekpene local government area, Chief John Asikpo has raised alarm over threats against his life by a former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio of the All Progressives Congress. He said the senator, who has persistently mounted pressure on him to join the APC since August last year, has vowed to destroy him and his family for supporting Governor Udom Emmanuel. Asikpo in an interview with our reporter, maintained that the former Governor has called and threatened his wife and other family members,…

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2019: i am commited to the independence, neutrality of INEC – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the postponement of the 2019 presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Buhari in a statement he personally signed, expressed disappointment over the development.   He said “I am deeply disappointed that despite the long notice given and our preparations both locally and internationally, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) postponed the Presidential and National Assembly elections within hours of its commencement.   “Many Nigerians have traveled to various locations to exercise their right to vote, and international observers are gathered. “INEC…

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