• Ondo Election: APC, PDP made good their threats to rig this election -AD

    Ondo Election: APC, PDP made good their threats to rig this election -AD

    Olusola Oke campaign Organization spokesperson, Mr Bisi Kolawole, has on behalf of Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Ondo State alleged that both the All Peoples Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made good their threats to rig and win this election at all cost by embarking on a spate of intimidation, heavy monetization and outright manipulation of the ballot materials in the on-going election in the State.

    Kolawole in a statement disclosed that it was unfortunate that the APC, […]

  • Despite threats, Ondo election holds today

    Despite threats, Ondo election holds today

    Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said the stage is set for eligible voters to choose the next governor of Ondo state from among the 28 candidates participating in the election.

    This came amid threats from security forces.

    While the police and INEC warned troublemakers to stay clear of today’s election, the state governor, Olusegun Mimiko at a press conference talked tough, claiming that the system had been rigged against his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

    The Resident Electoral Commission (REC), […]

  • Abang and Sagay’s PACAC are threats to democracy and justice – Group

    Abang and Sagay’s PACAC are threats to democracy and justice – Group

    Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution (CDNDC), a pro-democracy coalition, has described Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja division, and the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), led by Prof. Itse Sagay, as threats to democracy and justice.

    The group, in a statement by its Co-Convener, Ariyo-Dare Atoye, described the activities of Abang and PACAC as capable of “derailing our hard-earned democracy if nothing urgent is done to call them to order.”

    The coalition urged Nigerians to […]

  • Count us out of threats to attack CBN branches – Ex-militants

    Count us out of threats to attack CBN branches – Ex-militants

    Former Niger Delta militants, under the auspices of the Second Phase Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Saturday, distanced themselves from a report that they threatened to attack branches of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over unpaid stipends.

    The ex-militants, however, pleaded with the Federal Government to pay their three months arrears of outstanding stipends.

    The Chairman of the phase in Bayelsa State, Ebina Salvation, in a statement urged President Muhammadu Buhari to view the amnesty programme as a security programme.

    He said the amnesty […]