The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has threatened to bar some political parties from fielding polling agents in Saturday’s elections over their inability to meet the deadline and requirements for the submission of particulars of their agents.
President Muhamadu Buhari has said that his administration would focus more on the economy and fight against corruption if re-elected for a second term in office during next Saturday’s presidential election.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, on Saturday urged Nigerians not to believe the promise of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to create massive jobs. Oshiomhole gave the advice in Lagos while addressing the mammoth crowd at the party’s presidential campaign rally. He said the promise was a calculated ploy by the opposition party to deceive Nigerians and get their votes.
About 10 cars were yesterday burnt to ashes when supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) clashed in Dei-Dei, in Bwari area council of the Federal capital Territory (FCT).
Any sitting government at the centre cannot afford to undermine the economic importance of Rivers State to the national economy. The state is rich in oil and gas resources and is currently the assumed headquarters of one of Nigeria’s six geo-political zones, the South-south region. It also has beautiful flora and fauna, which could be tapped for tourism revenues.