I’ll establish international market for oil palm export, if elected .

I’ll establish international market for oil palm export, if elected .

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governorship Candidate in Akwa Ibom , Mr Udom Emmanuel, on Monday said that he would establish an international market for exportation of oil palm from the state, if elected. Emmanuel made the promise during his campaign rally in Afaha Ikot Ebak, headquarters of Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state. The candidate, who said Essien Udim was known as home of oil palm, added that it was also strategically…

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I’ll leave office if not re-elected – Jonathan

I’ll leave office if not re-elected – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to accept the postponement of the general elections in “good faith.” The president, in a statement by his spokesperson, Reuben Abati, on Sunday also said he holds the May 29, 2015 handover date sacrosanct and remains committed to leaving office if he is not re-elected. The statement reads: “Following the adjustment of the dates for the 2015 general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from February 14…

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Southern leaders reiterate call for Jega to resign.

Southern leaders reiterate call for Jega to resign.

ABUJA—SOUTHERN leaders, yesterday, reiterated their call for the resignation of  the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, accusing him of acting a script for the northern part of the country to declare the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari, rtd, from the north as winner of the yet to be conducted Presidential election. According to the leaders, there were plans to rig the 2015 election hatched by…

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Military arrests General, senior officers over Baga attack.

Military arrests General, senior officers over Baga attack.

The authorities of the Nigerian military have arrested senior Army personnel on attachment to the Multi National Joint Task Force. Those arrested and placed under movement restriction are a Brig. Gen, a Lt. Col. and five other officers of the Nigerian Army deployed to the Baga headquarters of Multinational Joint Task Force, which was attacked and taken over by members of the Boko Haram sect on January 5, 2015. Investigations revealed that the military authorities arrested…

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Angry youths pelt Jonathan’s convoy with stones in Taraba.

Angry youths pelt Jonathan’s convoy with stones in Taraba.

President Goodluck Jonathan’s convoy was again stoned on Thursday by some aggrieved youths in Jalingo, Taraba State. Jonathan was in the city in continuation of the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential rally. His convoy had before Thursday been stoned in Katsina and Bauchi states when he went to seek the votes for his re-election bid. It was gathered that the windscreens and WINDOWS of some of the vehicles on the convoy were destroyed before security operatives…

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Nigerians made homeless by Boko Haram seen losing vote too.

Nigerians made homeless by Boko Haram seen losing vote too.

Nigerians made homeless by Boko Haram seen losing vote too Nigerians fleeing a wave of killings by the Islamist group Boko Haram have already lost loved ones, livelihoods and most of their possessions. Now they seem likely to lose their vote. A closely fought presidential election is to be held in a month’s time and the law states people must go home if they want to participate, posing a risk to the credibility of the…

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NIGERIA; February elections rigging plan leaked.

NIGERIA; February elections rigging plan leaked.

WHY WE MUST NOT RELENT: FEBRUARY ELECTIONS- SYSTEMIC RIGGING AFOOT. The INEC recently released a report that about 71% of the total available PVCs have been collected. What’s worrisome is not the percentage which I think is actually not bad but the distribution. Here is the statistics by the zones: The NORTH WEST – 12, 013, 961 The SOUTH WEST – 6, 270, 736 The SOUTH SOUTH – 5, 756, 018 The NORTH CENTRAL –…

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