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February 18th, 2019 by trendazine

– Adebayo Shittu, the minister of communication, has reacted to Oshiomhole’s call for the resignation of INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

– Prof. Yakubu had on Saturday, February 16, postponed president election and NASS election by a week

– But Shittu in his reaction, asked Oshiomhole to resign over horrible primaries elections of the APC held under his watch

The minister of communications, Adebayo Shittu, has warned that the call for the resignation of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu by the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, is unfair, unacceptable and may jeopardise conduct of Saturday, February 23 election.

Nigerian Tribune reports that Shittu said if the chairman of the umpire resigns, it would affect the conduct of the rescheduled general elections on Saturday, February 23.

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Legit.ng gathered that the minister who spoke on Monday, February 18, with reporters at his Ibadan residence on the rescheduling of the general elections urged Nigerians to give the INEC chairman a benefit of doubt.

He noted that even if the INEC chairman resigns, the election may need to be postponed for the new incoming chairman to prepare well for fresh elections.

He said: “When Oshiomhole supervised a horrible primaries elections of the party, who called for his resignation?

”I will not support such call for resignation of the INEC chairman. To err is human. We have not seen any political motivation as to what has happened in INEC.

If Oshiomhole calls for the resignation of the INEC chairman, he should also be preparing to resign as chairman. Did anybody ask him to resign for the horrible management of primary elections under his watch?

“This is the first election that Professor Yakubu will be conducting, so we need to give him the benefit of doubt and I will advise that all the political parties be vigilant.

”If you bring in another chairman, when does such person begin to learn the process? Or will you on the bases of that call for another rescheduling of the elections? Certainly, it is unacceptable for anyone to ask for the resignation of INEC chairman,” he said.

On the banning of the election campaign before 48 hours to elections, the legal luminary reasoned that such ban cannot be justified by the commission, saying the constitutional provisions which stipulated 48 hours before the election should be uphold.

He said: “They must justify the ban on campaign under the law. Campaign must stop 48 hours before the elections. Political parties can make use of the best of the time.

”In a largely illiterate areas, many of the electorate must have forgotten what they have been taught particularly on how to vote and how to identify the party logo. I will say any ban extended beyond 48 hours will not be justified by anyone.”

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, reportedly called for the reshuffling of some of the senior officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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February 18th, 2019 by trendazine

– A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja stops the EFCC from declaring Malam Abdulrasheed Maina wanted

– The court says EFCC went against section 41 and 42 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) 2015

– The judge argues that the EFCC has no right to declare Maina wanted without an order of a court

There may be some reprieve for the embattled chairman of the disbanded Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Malam Abdulrasheed Maina, as a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has barred the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from declaring him wanted.

Legit.ng learnt that the judgement of the court was delivered by Justice Giwa Ogunbanjo, who presided over the case filed by Maina.

The court described the action of the EFCC to declare Maina wanted as unlawful.

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The Nigerian Tribune reports that Maina’s suit of September 5, 2018, with number: FHC/ABJ/CS/957/2918, had urged the court to determine whether EFCC has the legal power to declare him wanted on its official website or any other media platform or even harass him.

Maina also prayed the court for an order of perpetual injunction to restrain EFCC from further harassing him or declaring him wanted in relation to the particulars and subject matter of the suit.

The report said the former pension boss asked the court to order the “EFCC, its staff, agents, privies, representatives and any other person or related affiliates under whatever name or guise to stay clear and remove his picture, name, references, addresses, details and other particulars from the wanted list published on the EFCC official website or any other related platform where ever it may be.”

According to the report, Justice Ogunbanjo passed the prayer for perpetual injunction restraining the EFCC and its affiliates or related bodies from declaring Maina wanted over the issue.

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The judge explained that declaring Maina wanted was done without an order of a court of competent jurisdiction, as stipulated by section 41 and 42 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) 2015.

The court reportedly discredited the EFCC’s action of placing Maina on its ‘wanted’ list saying this is unlawful as well as an infringement on his fundamental rights.

Legit.ng earlier reported that a Federal High Court sitting in Makurdi, on Tuesday, February 12, ordered the EFCC and two commercial banks to jointly pay N100 million to the Benue state government for freezing its accounts last year.

Delivering judgement in the suit number FHC/MKD/CS/46/2018 filed by the Benue state government challenging the legality of the EFCC freezing its accounts, Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon ordered the anti-graft commission to pay the government the sum of N50 million as damages, while the two banks are to each pay the sum of N25 million.

Justice Olajuwon stated that the Benue government accounts that were frozen do not fall within the classes or categories of accounts liable to be frozen by the EFCC.

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February 18th, 2019 by trendazine

A number of people view matters of love and relationships differently. Some guys and ladies seem to believe that a relationship is not feasible without being financially stable, while others are of the belief that true love conquers all.

Despite that the commonly accepted belief among some Nigerian ladies is that men should be able to take care of their needs. A number of them have even put a price on what their boyfriends should own.

A Nigerian lady identified as Maryam (@rozzeloya) on Twitter has taken to the microblogging site to explain that any man who does not have about half a million naira does not deserve intimacy. She further advised such men to go and work.

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See her tweet below:

As expected, her interesting opinion has raised several reactions on social media. A number of people took to lambasting and raining insults on her while others asked her how much ladies should have before deserving sex from their boyfriends seeing as its vice versa.

See some reactions below:

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Meanwhile Legit.ng previously reported on Ghanaian couple who work together as bus driver and conductor to earn a living.

A 55-year-old man, Edward Armah Ago, and his wife Evelyn Adjeley Adjei, 42, have been working together as a couple in the popular ‘trotro’ business for over five years, according to The Mirror.

Armah and Adjeley working together as a driver and bus conductor (mate) respectively, plying their trotro business between La Tse Addo and Kwame Nkrumah Circle, has strengthened their commitment to each other and deepened their relationship.

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February 18th, 2019 by trendazine

– Alhaji Lai Mohammed denies that Bukola Saraki played any role in his appointment as minister of information

– Mohammed says he owes his appointment to Presient Buhari and not Saraki as Doyin Okupe wants Nigerians to believe

– The minister challenges Okupe to provide any evidence to his claim concerning his appointment

Nigeria’s minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday, February 18, replied Doyin Okupe, a former aide to Goodluck Jonathan, over the latter’s claim that he betrayed Bukola Saraki, the Senate president.

In a statement issued by his aide, Segun Adeyemi, Mohammed said he owed his appointment as minster to President Muhammdu Buhari and not Saraki.

The minister said: “The attention of the honourable minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has been drawn to a statement issued by the special adviser (media) to the director general of the PDP presidential campaign council, Dr Doyin Okupe, in which he bold-facedly credited Senate President Bukola Saraki with the appointment of Alhaji Mohammed as minister.

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“The entire statement by Dr Okupe is nothing but fiction writing, for which he deserves a hall of infamy award (in the fiction writing segment). Not one of the claims he made in his statement is true.

“For the record, Alhaji Lai Mohammed owes his appointment as minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to President Muhammadu Buhari and no one else. It is therefore laughable that anyone will seek to take credit for that appointment.

“We challenge Dr Okupe, who concocted the story in question, to make available to Nigerians any evidence he may have to support his assertion that the President sought the permission of Dr. Saraki to appoint Alhaji Mohammed as minister.

“We understand that Dr Okupe’s cheap attempt at mud-throwing is nothing but a proxy fight, rooted deeply in the politics of Kwara state,” he said.

Continuing, the statement added: “We are aware that Dr Okupe’s boss is feeling the heat emanating from the ‘O To Ge’ (enough is enough) movement in Kwara, and that even the strongest of men will become disoriented and disillusioned at losing the support of a people who once venerated them to high heavens.

“But that is a self-inflicted wound for which Okupe’s boss, an acclaimed slave master, has no one but himself to blame.

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“Alhaji Mohammed is very proud to lead the ‘O To Ge’ movement that is set to finally bring down the Berlin Wall of political hegemony in Kwara State and send Dr Okupe’s boss into political oblivion.

“That will also free Dr Okupe himself from merely being his master’s voice, so he can fully devote his time to his new-found pastime – fiction writing.”

Legit.ng earlier reported that Doyin Okupe, who is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a member of Atiku Abubakar campaign, claimed that Lai Mohammed betrayed Bukola Saraki.

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February 18th, 2019 by trendazine

A number of times, lifelong friendships are formed in the most unlikely places. Competitors sometimes become best friends while child hood friends become sworn enemies.

Popular reality TV show, BBNaija, is one that had several Nigerians glued to their television screens as they watched their favourite housemates tussle for the prize money.

However some of the housemates did not let the competition get in their way of forming meaningful relationships.

Former housemates, Alex and Miracle, have been able to maintain their friendship even after the end of the game show.

Miracle recently clocked 24 and to celebrate him, Alex took to social media to pen down a heartfelt note praising him. Any fan of the show would know that Alex is an overly emotional lady and that was also obvious in her birthday message to the pilot.

Alex wrote about the times he had been there for her, the pet names he used to call her and she also vowed to always be there for him. She proceeded to pray for him then ended the note with a declaration of her love.

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She wrote: “You know, I’ve been trying to think for a while now, trying to find the words to use but I guess you are too special for words. Miraaa, you are the most straightforward friend I have, very complicated yet extremely simple. Friends see my smile but very few see what’s beyond my smile and you not only see beyond but understand all my smiles.

Miraaa, thanks for understanding my silence, thanks for always telling me the truth and scolding me when necessary. Thanks for always finding time for me amidst your tight schedule. When I left you at the airport, I felt like I was going to break down but you still always come through for me.

When I’m sad, there are 3 people I call but one main person always switches to video call if he ever finds out I’m crying or about to, he gives me time to cry,then yabs hell out of me and makes sure I’m laughing uncontrollably before hanging up. That one person is you. I always value moments when you shop for me, send me items to pick and yab me ontop . Dimkpa, green shrek with many other silly names you call me and I can’t help but value them.

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I love how you prefer me wearing colored hair and no makeup. A lot might misunderstand you but trust me to always have your back and defend you when necessary. Thanks for sincerely being happy for me when good things happen. Thanks for knowing me so well and listening to me even when you really want to tell me to shut up. If I type from now till tomorrow, I can never type what you are worth. I’ll always call you to give you gist about what’s said about you even though you never want to know . I’ll keep being your gist supplier whenever I hear anything .

Thanks for wanting the best for me. Thanks for seeing my heart and for trusting me. Thanks for staying even when people tried to paint bad pictures of me. Anyways the key you picked in the last payport game is part of my key holder and that’s because you are good luck. May the good lord bless you. Funny enough, my second birthday wish is that you pass all your exams. I pray God always leads you. May you never lack good friends. You are irreplaceable. Happy birthday @miracleikechukwu I love you

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See her post below:

Happy 24th birthday to Miracle.

Meanwhile Legit.ng previously reported that Alex who recently clocked 23 got a brand new car from her fans as a birthday gift.

The BBNaija ex-housemates who celebrated her birthday on Friday, February 15 got surprised by her loyal fans with a multi-milliona naira Toyota Venza car.

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February 18th, 2019 by trendazine

The national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has explained and given details concerning the order to security agencies issued on Monday, February 18 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Tinubu, who spoke after the national caucus of the meeting of the APC in Abuja where the president gave the instruction that ballot thieves should be ruthlessly dealt with as the country prepares for the postponed general elections.

Read the question and answer session between Tinubu and journalists after the meeting:

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On election postponement…

By law we should continue to energise our people. It depends on our resources, because the electoral act allows us to continue to campaign and ask us to stop campaigning only 24 hours before the actual election. And once INEC changed the election date to February 23, they have given us the opening to campaign and energise our people. If you have a garden and you don’t nourish it with water, the grass will remain dormant. We don’t want our party to remain dormant.

This is ability of leadership to convert adversity to opportunity and prosperity and that’s it; that’s what we must do.

On whether poll postponement will affect credibility of INEC…

It depends on how it is handled and the new process. How the process is managed? You can convert what appears a crisis, a situation of adversity to an opportunity and progress

The INEC, under the law, is empowered to postpone, cancel and do whatever is necessary to ensure free and fair election. No party other INEC has this power. We can express our anger and disappointment, but no party can reverse what has been done. So, we are ready for February 23.

On President Buhari’s statement that those planning to rig…

I was in that meeting; the president was just reinforcing the fact that if you are out there snatching ballot boxes, and causing destruction, you are at risk of your own life. Whatever happens to you, no president will give an order that his own citizens be shot summarily, No! No, It’s okay, emotions are running high these days. Any individual including myself can be misinterpreted.

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Shoot on sight are not his words; he is a law-abiding person and he understands categorically and clearly what the rule of law is and the lives of individual citizens, he knows that he is in that office to protect. Now, let me say this: he has been fighting Boko Haram, kidnappers and all that before this election, did you hear him asking them to be shot and executed summarily?

If he has gone through that in the last five years, please give him the benefit of the doubt.

Legit.ng earlier reported that President Buhari, at the crucial meeting, said that INEC would have to explain to Nigerians why it suddenly shifted the election.

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February 18th, 2019 by trendazine

– Emerging report has said residents of Bauchi paid the lowest bus far within the city in January 2019

– The disclosure was made by the National Bureau of Statistics, which said the residents paid N98.28 per bus trip

– According to NBS, states with highest bus fare for journeys within the city were Abuja (N300.27), Cross River (N307.69) and Zamfara, N302.03

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said residents of Bauchi paid the lowest bus fare within the city in January, 2019.

The NBS said this in the “Transport Fare Watch for January 2019” published on its website.

The bureau said the residents paid N98.28 per bus trip, followed by residents of Abia and Enugu who paid N121.11 and N125.24 respectively, News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Legit.ng gathers that the transport fare watch covered the following categories: bus journey within the city per drop on regular routes, intercity bus journeys and state routes as well as charge per person.

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It also covered air fare charge for specified routes per journey, journey by motorcycle (Okada) per drop, and water way passenger transport.

Meanwhile, the report said states with highest bus fare for journeys within the city were Abuja (N300.27), Cross River (N307.69) and Zamfara, N302.03.

It said the average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within city decreased by -3.60% month-on-month and -4.78% year-on-year from N181.61 in December 2018 to N175.07 in January.

According to the bureau, the average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity decreased from N1,790.14 in December 2018 to N1,541.38 in January.

It said the fare decreased by -13.90% month-on-month and by 18.43 per cent year-on-year in the period under review.

It named states with highest bus fare for journeys within intercity to be Abuja (N4,100.00), Adamawa (N2,290.00) and Ekiti (N2,187.50), while states with lowest were Nasarawa (N146.67), Bauchi (N958.33) and Zamfara (N965.32).

It said the average fare paid by air passengers for specified routes single journey decreased by -3.20% month-on-month and by -7.84 per cent year-on-year.

The NBS said the average fare paid by air passengers decreased to N30,463.86 in January from N31,471.62 recorded in December 2018.

It said: “States with highest air fare are Anambra (N33,695.03), Abuja (N35,000.00) and Jigawa (N37,500.00) while states with lowest air fare are Oyo (N24,000.91), Nasarawa (N25,000.32), and Katsina (N25,000.00).”

The report said the average fare paid by commuters for journey by motorcycle per drop increased by -3.88 per cent month-on-month and 5.21 per cent year-on-year.

According to the report, the average fare paid by commuters for journeys by motorcycle per drop increased to N113.76 in January from N118.35 in December 2018.

It said states with highest fares for journeys by motorcycle per drop were Kogi (N188.18), Ondo (N184.55) and Rivers (N177.86) while states with lowest fare by motorcycle per drop were Adamawa (N50.03) Kebbi (N55.13) and Jigawa (N61.05).

The bureau said the average fare paid by passengers for water way passenger transport decreased to N537.14 in January from N568.58 in December 2018.

It said the average fare paid by passengers for water way passenger transport decreased by -5.53% month-on-month and 15.81% year-on-year in the period under review.

It named states with highest fare by water way passenger transport to include Bayelsa (N1,950.32), Rivers (N1,733.33) and Delta (N1,421.43).

It said the states with the lowest fare by water way passenger transport were Borno (N112.59), Niger (N185.25) and Gombe (N180.30).

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The field work for the survey transport watch was done solely by more than 700 NBS members of staff in all states of the federation, supported by supervisors who were monitored by internal and external observers.

Legit.ng previously reported that the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the average fare by commuters for bus journey within cities in the country decreased from N193.21 in October to N192.46 in November 2018.

The bureau said this in its Transport Fare Watch (November 2018) report released in Abuja on Wednesday, December 26, 2018.

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February 18th, 2019 by trendazine

– Adams Oshiomhole has once again expressed disappointment over the postponement of the 2019 general elections by the INEC

– The APC chairman threatened to compel the commission to reshuffle its top officers ahead of the February 23 election

– INEC has been tasked to assure the people that the elections would be free, fair and credible

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of allegedly colluding with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to rig election.

Speaking on Monday, February 18, at a crucial caucus meeting organised by the ruling party following the postponement of the February 16 election, the APC chairman alleged that the commission had brought to the knowledge of PDP the poll shift before any other party.

Legit.ng gathers that Oshiomhole also vowed that the party will write the electoral umpire on the new election schedule and the need to have free, fair and credible election for the country.

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He said: “I can put my hands on the Qur’an and swear that INEC and its officials informed the Peoples Democratic Party before postponing the election. The PDP were well acquainted with the plans to move to the elections.

“This is why they did not receive the news with shock. They made us look like fools, because we were busy preparing for the elections while they were relaxing.”

The former Edo governor, who also threatened to compel the commission to reshuffle its top officers ahead of the February 23 election, was also reported to have expressed disappointment over the mixed reactions generated by the poll shift.

He said: “We want INEC to assure us that the elections would be free, fair and credible. They need to speak to us about the reconfiguration of card readers.”

Also speaking at the meeting was President Buhari, who vowed that those who tried to hijack the ballot boxes would be made to face their worst nightmares.

The president reportedly said: “I will warn those who has planned to disrupt the peaceful elections to desist from their planned actions. Anyone who tries that is doing it at the expense of his own life.”

The meeting was also attended by APC leaders including Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and governors.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and other leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were said to have convened a crucial meeting at the ruling party’s secretariat in Abuja on Monday, February 18.

The all-important gathering attended by caucus members of the APC was the first meeting of the party after the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly election by the INEC.

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February 18th, 2019 by trendazine

– The wife of the PDP governorship candidate in Gombe, Maryam Bayero Nafada, says the party would protect the interests of the electorate if given their mandate

– Mrs Nafada urged PDP supporters to remain calm, following the postponement of elections and stated that they’ll never regret voting for the party

– The candidate’s wife further asserted that postponing elections was just like extending the inevitable and imminent defeat of the APC because people are determined to vote for the PDP

Maryam Bayero Nafada, wife of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s gubernatorial candidate in Gombe state, has assured the electorate that if given the mandate, the party would protect their interests and facilitate social and infrastructural development.

She made the comment while addressing newsmen in the state on Sunday, February 17, Tribune reports.

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Legit.ng gathers that while reacting to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s impromptu postponement of the February 16 presidential and National Assembly elections, she urged the PDP supporters in the state to remain calm, resolute and wait till the rescheduled February 23 to vote for the candidates of the party at all levels, assuring them that they’ll never regret voting for the party.

She further expressed disappointment at the postponement of the elections; stating that it was very sad and unfortunate that a commission like INEC, which is headed by a professor, could announce a postponement few hours to voting on grounds of logistical problems, after having sufficient funding and time.

She said: “It’s really sad and disappointing for INEC to postpone elections few hours to the commencement of voting while the same people have at several times told Nigerians that they’re fully prepared for the polls. This is ridiculous.

“Postponing election by INEC and the APC government is just like extending the inevitable and imminent defeat because people are determined to vote for PDP, whichever date elections hold and they’ll never regret doing that.”

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the PDP alleged that two top officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, one of them, Amina Zakari, played major roles in sabotaging the presidential election scheduled for February 16.

The PDP, in a statement released by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Sunday, February 17, said it was alerting Nigerians that contrary to what the presidency and the national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, wanted them to know, it could confirm that some people within the federal government also played roles.

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February 18th, 2019 by trendazine

– The PDP in Edo state has indicted the APC and INEC in a series of fresh allegations in connection to the coming elections

– The opposition party alleged that INEC is secretly giving out unclaimed PVCs to the APC in the state with a view to rigging the polls

– However, the APC replied that the allegation is both laughable, untrue and is an indication that the PDP intends to undermine the electoral processes

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo has alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state is giving a lot of unclaimed Permanent Voters’ Card (PVCs) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in order to manipulate and rig the general elections.

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The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) Emmanuel Alex Hart, in reaction to the allegation, said: “It is not true.”

Moreover, Timidi Wariowei, the head of voter education and publicity of the electoral body in the state, revealed that at least 2, 219, 778 PVCs were received from INEC headquarters out of which 483,868 were said to have been uncollected.

Furthermore, Chris Azebamwan, the publicity secretary of the APC in the state, refuted PDP’s claim, describing it as both laughable and a plot to undermine the electoral process, with the fear that it will be defeated.

Yet, on its part, the PDP in its allegation said: “ We have it on good authority that unclaimed PVCs in Edo State were secretly given out by INEC in the state to chairmen of the 18 local government areas with a view of rigging the elections.

“We have evidence to this effect. PDP supporters were denied the collection of their PVCs and were tossed here and there by INEC officials. Most of them were referred to the private residences of APC leaders where most of them claimed their PVCs.

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“Again, the claims by INEC that sensitive electoral materials which included result sheets were not in the Benin City branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, is false. They were put in the private residences to be used for their staggered elections in 10 states that included Edo State.”

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Atiku Abubakar, the PDP’S presidential candidate, alleged that the postponement of the general election by INEC was “obviously a case of the hand of Esau but the voice of Jacob.”

In a statement released in the early hours of Saturday, February 16, 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.”

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