Full text of President Buhari’s national broadcast

NATIONAL BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARION FRIDAY 22ND FEBRUARY 2019 Dear Nigerians, Finally, we have reached the eve of the rescheduled first round of this year’s general elections. 2. Tomorrow, the polls open. Tomorrow, we affirm that Nigeria stands as a democracy and that no worldly hand can deter us from this wise and fitting path we have chosen for ourselves. 3. While democracy is the most beneficial way to select a nation’s leaders, it…

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723 deported Nigerians: Ghanaian President must apologise, says Guru Maharaj Ji

LAGOS—FOUNDER of the One Love Family sect, located in Ibadan, Satguru Maharaj ji, yesterday, asked the Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, to apologise to the Federal Government and 723 Nigerians that were deported from his country over sundry allegations. Maharaj ji’s reaction came barely 48 hours after Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Ambassador Michael Abikoye, disclosed the deportation while protesting against the action of the Ghanaian government to Nigerians between 2018 and 2019. He said: “It…

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Believe in INEC, President Buhari charged Nigerian

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians, local and  foreign observers to have faith in the Independent National Electoral Commission to conduct tomorrow’s rescheduled presidential and National Assembly polls without hitches. In a television and radio broadcast to the nation this morning, Buhari said he believed INEC had learnt from the mistakes of the past and was fully ready to deliver the elections and the subsequent ones after Saturday’s. “I believe INEC realises the profound…

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If ballot box snatchers, election disrupters are armed, they are a goner —Sagay

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher. Sagay made this known in a statement on Thursday. The Senior Advocate said President Muhammadu Buhari’s threat that ballot box snatchers could lose their lives ought not to evoke fear in the minds of persons who have no intention of engaging in election malpractice. He said,…

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Breaking News: 72.7m PVCs collected- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission says 72, 775, 502 Nigerians now have Permanent Voter Cards. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, said this at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday. He said, “Out of 84, 004, 084 registered voters, 72, 775, 502 have PVCs” This is 86.63 per cent of registered voters, who collected their PVCs. According to INEC, 11, 228, 582 PVCs remain uncollected as of today. Yakubu said all the uncollected cards…

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