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Insecurity cannot exclude the North from 2015 elections – Atiku

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atikuFormer vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has dismissed rumors that there would not be elections in the north in 2015 as a result of the security situation in that part of the country.

The former vice-president, who faulted a statement credited to a commissioner of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to the effect that “there would be no election in the North in 2015 on account of the security challenges,” said it was an inaccurate statement.

In Atiku Abubakar’s words: “Again, all these talks that there would be no election in the North on the account of Boko Haram insurgency is rubbish. I disagree with INEC on this issue,” he said.

He also spoke on the allegation that INEC and some PDP stalwarts were working to thwart the successful registration of the All Progressives Congress (APC), adding that “a private investigation exonerated him from the allegation.”

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9 Comments

  1. Wunmi Owoso

    March 19, 2013 at 4:11 pm

    I think the northerners are working towards ceasation of the country if they don’t stop the insurgence in the name of Boko haram.

  2. Yahaya Yunusa

    March 19, 2013 at 5:20 pm

    Any attempt by anybody directly or indirectly,to anihilate d north further by disenfranchising d north means a declaration of war.

  3. Musa Yahaya B B

    March 19, 2013 at 5:25 pm

    All we need is peace nd progress in our Country

  4. Moses

    March 19, 2013 at 5:32 pm

    We are waiting!

  5. Ibrahim Danba Gumel

    March 19, 2013 at 5:33 pm

    THAT’S RIGHT TURAKIN ADAMAWA.WHOEVER WANTS TO MEGERNALIZE THE NORTH COME 2015 ELECTIONS IS DECLARING WAR TO THIS COUNTRY.

  6. Shola

    March 19, 2013 at 5:37 pm

    If care is not taking, there will be war in this country (God forbid)

  7. Akinwunmi abosede

    March 19, 2013 at 5:55 pm

    Everything is in the hand of God He will take control

  8. The Great One

    March 19, 2013 at 6:47 pm

    @Yunusa….pls always consult your dictionary whenever you are writing both for public and private consumption,because its obvious you are having a serious problem with your vocabs.To annihilate means to wipe out,to completely destroy etc. To use it in the context you just did is an inecusable malappropism,though forgiveable.Be careful with the way you commit grammertical blunder.

  9. Khamis Hamza

    March 19, 2013 at 8:28 pm

    why are we making things so dificult?We ought to stress the need of living as one family one Nigeria.We should try to shun the leaders that are always tring to divide us owing to thier selfish interest.

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BREAKING: Police Arrest Suspects As Explosion Rocks Wike Father’s Church

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BREAKING: Police Arrest Suspects As Explosion Rocks Wike Father’s Church

Nyesom Wike

An explosion has reportedly rocked a church belonging to the father of Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

The Rivers State Police Command has however announced the arrest of three suspects who allegedly detonated explosives at a Pentecostal church, Christain Universal Church International, located at Mile 3, Diobu area of Port Harcourt.

Also Read: Buhari Will Set Nigeria On Fire If He Doesn’t Implement People’s Demands —Wike

The act was reportedly carried out on Saturday night and detonated the explosives suspected to be dynamite.

According to reports, a significant part of the church was damaged by the explosion, which created panic in the area.

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Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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 Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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Kidnappers on Friday abducted the wife of Olugbenga Ale, Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

According to reports, she was kidnapped around Owena after the Joseph Ayo Babalola University while on her way back to Ondo from Lagos State.

Also Read: Unknown Gunmen Kill Ondo Traditional Ruler, Olufon Of Ifon

The police spokesman in the state, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the news to Channels Television on Friday.

This development is coming about twenty-four hours after a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Isreal Adeusi, was murdered by suspected kidnappers.

 

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TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities

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The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.

The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.

Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.

The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%
cashback.

TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
gaming experience.

The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
absolutely enjoy.

The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.

The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.

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