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Anti-Party Activities: PDP Expels Nnamani, Others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expelled Chimaroke Nnamani, Chris Ogbu, Fayose John, and 4 others for anti-party activities which was revealed in a statement issued on Friday by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba. The statement reads, “The National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP at its 566th meeting today, Friday, February 10, 2023, approved the expulsion of the following individuals from the party for anti-party activities and other grave offenses in violation of the Constitution of the PDP (as amended in 2017).

INEC: Snatched BVAS Would Be Deactivated

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stated that it has a system in place that deactivates a Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) device if snatched during the upcoming elections. This was revealed during an interview on Wednesday by Lawrence Bayode, INEC, Deputy Director of Information and Communication Technology where he stated that a snatched BVAS device would be deactivated to prevent any unauthorized access.

INEC Assures Of Successful General Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured that the general elections would be held as scheduled on February 25 and March 11. Its Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu made the disclosure after briefing the Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on the readiness of the commission for the polls.

CBN Gov: We Will Not Be Used To Frustrate Elections

Godwin Emiefele, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has stated that the apex bank would not be used to frustrate the upcoming general elections. He gave the assurance on Tuesday during a courtesy visit to the CBN headquarters by the management of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) led by its Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu. Yakubu said service providers needed for elections are usually paid by electronic transfer, but added that the current scarcity of naira would negatively affect some of the Commission’s activities such as cash payment for transportation and emergency situations.

President Buhari Approves Establishment Of Transition Council

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of the Presidential Transition Council to facilitate and manage the 2023 transition programme. This was made known on Thursday in a statement signed by William Bassey, the Director of Information, Office of The Secretary to the Government (OSGF).

NLC Elects Ajaero As National President

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has elected Joe Ajaero from Imo State as its new national president, who made history by emerging unopposed as the Union’s president. Prior to his emergence, Ajaero was the Deputy National President of NLC since 2011 and also the General Secretary of the Nigerian Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) since 2005.

Tinubu Donates N100M To Families Of Murdered Vigilantes

The Governor of Katsina state Aminu Masari on Monday said that the All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has donated N100M to the families of the vigilantes murdered by terrorists and all those affected by the attacks in Bakori Local Government Area of Katsina. The Governor disclosed the above during APC’s Presidential campaign rally in the state, noting that his government was doing its best to end the spate of insecurity confronting the state. Governor Masari expressed gratitude to Tinubu for the donation to the families of all those affected by the attacks. He prayed to God almighty to forgive the souls of over 40 volunteers recently killed by terrorists in the state, and expose the perpetrators.

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