Onoghen: Protest rumour as over 1 million people welcome Buhari to in C’ River

Post Views: 10 By Ita Akpan Calabar More than 1,000, 000 Buhari’s supporters troupe to the U.J Esuene stadium, Calabar, yet some were seen to be stranded outside the stadium yesterday when they came to drum up support for the president’s re-election campaign in Calabar the Cross River State capital. Even as there was speculations in some quarters that President Buhari’s campaign visit to Cross River State might trigger protest following the suspension of Justice Walter Onoghen, the Chief Justice of the Nigeria, CJN from office recently. Justice Walter Onoghen…

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TBS Foundation advocates credible election

Post Views: 12 The Better Society Foundation (TBSF), a non-governmental organization has added its voice to the current political development in Nigeria by calling for credibility in the forthcoming elections. During a press briefing that took place in their office at Boyle street Lagos, the organization through its Executive Director, Francis K. Senaya encouraged Nigerians to go out and cast their votes in all honesty.  He stated categorically that while exercising their voting rights, Nigerians should vote for the best among the candidates that have presented themselves for endorsement.  The…

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CPAN Condemns Postponement of Elections

Post Views: 10  … asks INEC to upgrade so Nigerians could vote anywhere they are and be counted in their desired location_ The Christian Publishers Association of Nigeria (CPAN) has condemned the sudden postponement of the February 16 election. That postponment, CPAN says, is ridiculous and unacceptable because it came barely hours to the elections after the same INEC Chairman had earlier said INEC was ready and the possibility of postponement was not in the cards. In a press statement, President of the association, Deacon Bola Adewara said the human…

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Our fears over the postponement of presidential election by INEC – CLEEN Foundation

Post Views: 18 By Emmanuel Udom The CLEEN Foundation’s Elections Security Support Centre (ESSC) is deeply disturbed by the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reschedule the general elections originally scheduled for Saturday 16th February and March 2nd Benson C. Olugbuo, Ph.D, Executive Director, CLEEN Foundation, in a press statement said the foundation’s assessment of the development is that it raises various safety and security concerns that should be handled carefully to avoid further challenges. According to him, these include but not limited to citizens’ security, security…

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Elections postponement plan to disenfranchise voters – Atiku

Post Views: 14 Atiku Abubakar, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, alleged that the postponement of the general election by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is “obviously a case of the hand of Esau but the voice of Jacob.” According to The Guardian, Atiku blamed the postponement of the elections on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, saying the government had “more than enough time and money to prepare”. Buhari to CNN: nobody will unseat me (video) In a statement released in the early hours of Saturday, February 16,…

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Why we are backing the re-election dream of Buhari, Emir of Duara, others

Post Views: 15 President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday night rounded off his re-election election campaign in his hometown of Daura, Katsina State, bagging the full endorsement of the Emir, 16 district heads and 450 village heads. The Emir, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar conveyed the total support of the emirate to President Buhari, when Buhari visited after a massive rally in Katsina. Alhaji Farouk Umar pledged that the re-election of Buhari, is a task for all Daura people and all Nigerians who desire a peaceful, prosperous and stable Nigeria. ‘‘We believe that…

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2019 elections: Shun bloodbath, Prince Adedoyin advises electorates in Kwara

Post Views: 17 Dare Akogun As Nigerians prepare for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the governorship candidate of Accord Party in Kwara State Prince Samuel Adedoyin has advised electorates to shun violence before, during and after the elections. Prince  Ayorinde Adedoyin who stated this during a chat with newsmen warned politicians and security agencies to avoid acts capable of affecting the peace of the nation even as he  called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to avoid taking sides in the  general elections. Speaking on his governorship  ambition…

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PDP’s reign must end in Kwara, says AbdulRazaq

Post Views: 15 Dare Akogun Kwara APC governorship candidate AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Thursday urged the people of the state to reject all PDP’s candidates at the poll. “They don’t have anything else for you. Go out on Saturday to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari and all our National Assembly candidates. This is the only way out for us,” AbdulRazaq said at a rally in Pakata area in Ilorin. “We must end their misrule this Saturday. Once you vote all our candidates this weekend, we can complete the work on March…

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Minimum wage: AACO challenges Gov Ahmed to implement subsisting #18,000 fully before talking of #30,000

Post Views: 16 The All Progressives Congress (APC)/governorship candidate in Kwara state, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq has berated the state governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed for playing politics with governance related issues. Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq in a statement issued by Director Media and Publicity of his campaign organisation, Abdulrasheed Akogun described the signing of pact with labour union as deceit and desperation taken to far. He said the governor who signed Memorandum of Understanding with Joint Kwara Labour Union to implement N30,000 minimum wage has not fully implemented the subsisting #18,000 in the…

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About Media Career Development Network (MCDN)

Post Views: 19 Media Career Development Network is a media Non-Governmental Organisation registered in Nigeria with the Corporate Affairs Commission. Founded by Journalist and Media Career Development Specialist, Lekan Otufodunrin, members of Board of Trustees are: Dr Oloruntola Sunday, (Chairman) Associate Professor of Mass Communication, University of Lagos. Alhaji Yusuf Alli Managing Editor, Northern Operations The Nation Newspapers. Mrs Ugonma Cokey Assistant Director, Voice of Nigeria. Mrs Sekinah Lawal Online Editor, The Point and Chairperson National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) Lekan Otufodunrin (Secretary) Executive Director, MCDN. Specifically, the aims…

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