Posts Tagged ‘2019 ELECTIONS’

2019 Elections: Death of 626 Nigerians unacceptable ~ Stakeholders

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 24, 2019
Nigerians across the country have described as most unfortunate and condemnable the death of over 600 Nigerians during the just concluded general elections. This was at stakeholders gathered to undertake a review of the security challenges arising from the elections. At the event held in Enugu were the General Officer Commanding 82 Division of the […]

I resisted pressure to compromise Kwara elections – REC

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 6, 2019
The Kwara state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mallam Garba Attahiru Madami has disclosed that millions of naira were brought to him to compromise the Kwara state National Assembly elections which he resisted. According to him; “There was pressure to compromise, money, millions of naira was brought to me to manipulate results but I was determined […]

Atiku a Cameroonian, His Votes  Invalid, APC Tells Election Tribunal

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 13, 2019
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja that former vice president Atiku Abubakar cum the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election is not a Nigerian. The allegation was made about three weeks after the former vice president got the nod of […]

INEC Failed to Build on 2015 Success

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 7, 2019
If the performance postings of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the February 23 and March 9 elections were a testament to the level of incompetence at the commission’s leadership, those that followed as supplementary exercise were simply the capping of her gross yet inexplicable disappointment in the discharge of a critical national assignment. […]

2019 Elections, Tragedy For Igbo People ~ APGA Chairman

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 7, 2019
Chief Victor Oye, National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), says the 2019 elections in Nigeria constituted a tragedy for the Igbo. He said although his party did well in the elections, his people should not have put all their eggs in one basket. According to Oye, the people should have given 40 […]

It’s Wrong To Say Election Was Militarised, Says Gen Buratai, COAS

by Breaking Timeson March 23, 2019
The Nigerian Army has been in the eye of the storm over the conduct of soldiers deployed to provide security during the 2019 elections. The soldiers have been roundly accused in several quarters of committing infractions, including partisan interference in the electoral process, that seriously undermined the credibility and sanctity of the elections. In fact, […]