BREAKING: Boat carrying INEC officials, results, others capsizes in Delta River leaving 12 missing

A speed boat has reportedly capsized along the Ebrohimi Creek in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State leaving electoral materials with Ad-hoc Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and Security Operatives missing. Tthe incident happened late last night after the governorship and state assembly elections in the state. It was gathered that the driver of the speed boat, who was on high speed, lost control after it was hit by torrential waves. Immediately, 12 persons got #missing from the speed boat which initially conveyed about 20…

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2019: Atiku speaks on government making money from crypto-currency

Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has said the the Federal Government will support blockchain and cryptocurrency if he is elected as president in 2019. He stated this in his ‘Get Nigeria Working Again’ policy document analysed by DAILY POST on Saturday in Abuja. Under the section on promoting the new economy, the ex-Vice President revealed that he aims to speed up the economy positively through blockchain and cryptocurrency. To achieve this, Atiku said he will direct the production of a comprehensive policy on blockchain and…

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New minimum wage: What will happen to Governors,political party that refuses to pay N30,000 – NLC

The president of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has said that Governors who feel they cannot pay the N30,000 minimum wage should resign. He said such Governors are not worthy of holding public offices, adding that the consequences of workers retrenchment will be too grievous for any political office holder. Speaking in an interview with Tribune, Wabba stated that Governors should also subject their humongous salaries and allowances since they want to enslave Nigerian workers. The Labour leader said that workers have been educated to vote out…

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Zamfara 2019: APC to challenge INEC ban in court – Oshiomhole

Mr Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party will approach the court on its ban by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from fielding candidates for elective positions in Zamfara in the 2019 general elections. Oshiomhole stated this on Friday in Abuja while briefing newsmen on the state of affairs of the party. He said that INEC cannot disenfranchise the people of Zamfara from participating in any of the elections in 2019. “With all due respect, INEC cannot award a state to the Peoples Democratic Party…

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New minimum wage: We are not aware of any court judgment, strike inevitable – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has insisted it will embark on a nationwide strike over the non-implementation of N30, 000 as the new national minimum wage, despite the National Industrial Court’s ruling in Abuja which has ordered that the action be suspended. Mr Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) in Abuja has restrained the organised labour from proceeding on a nationwide strike on Nov 6. Wabba,…

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WAEC: What Buhari did to collect his certificate – Presidency reveals

The Presidency has explained how President Muhammadu Buhari got his certificate from the West African Examination Council, WAEC, after many years. His special assistant on New media, Bashir Ahmaad in response to questions on how Buhari collected his certificate, urged Nigerians with missing certificates to apply. Ahmad said all the president did was to pay N20,000 and submit two photographs to WAEC. He wrote: “In case you don’t know, just as President Buhari did, you can also obtain ‘Attestation of Results’ from WAEC Nigeria. “Lost your certificate? Submit your two…

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WAEC: How Jonathan’s ex-aide, Omokri reacted as Buhari receives certificate

A former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has reacted as President Buhari received the attestation certificate and confirmation of school certificate result from the West African Examination Council, WAEC. Buhari’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina had made the disclosure via his Twitter handle, on Friday. “WAEC presents attestation certificate and confirmation of school cert result to President Buhari. What will the naysayers say next?,” Adesina had tweeted. However, Omokri described the development as “Army arrangement”. In a tweet, the former Presidential aide stated that the action was suspicious. He tweeted:…

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2019 election: Dino Melaye reacts as WAEC presents certificate to Buhari

The Senator representing Kogi West at the National Assemby, Dino Melaye has reacted to the results presented to President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday by the West African Examination Council, WAEC. The lawmaker wondered how the result was now presidented to Buhari by WAEC instead of the Nigerian Army where the President had always claimed the result was. While submitting his nomination forms to INEC, Buhari had stated that the credentials were with the Army board. The presidency, however, announced that the President had received his WAEC result from the examination…

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