Thursday, January 21

Tag: Lapses

Freak Accident Occurs in Benin as Commuters Hurry Home in a Bid to Beat Curfew
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Freak Accident Occurs in Benin as Commuters Hurry Home in a Bid to Beat Curfew

At least 4 vehicles were involved in an accident in Benin, Edo state, as commuters hurried home to beat the 7pm curfew set by the state government. According to reports, the incident happened at the popular Upper Mission Road in Benin. In a video taken at the scene of the incident, the cars involved in the accident are seen piled on top of each other, making viewers wonder how it happened. The vehicles included an 18-seater passenger bus, a red car, an ash car and a truck fully loaded with 7up soda drinks. According to reports, no life was lost in the accident. Those involved were immediately rushed to the hospital. Recall that on April 19, Governor Godwin Obaseki imposed a 10-day dusk-to-dawn curfew on Edo, with effect from April 20. This was in a bid to curtail the ...
I Will Correct Lapses Of My First Tenure – Buhari
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I Will Correct Lapses Of My First Tenure – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to correct lapses of his first tenure in his final lap in office, which begins on May 29. He gave the assurance when he received the leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) led by the National President, Chris Isiguzo, in the State House, Abuja. The president, while responding to the many issues raised by the journalists bordering on insecurity, lopsided appointments, freedom of speech among others, said that he is going to improve on what he has done in the last four years. Acording to him, “there will be a change, a positive change.” Buhari also appreciated the role journalists play in a democracy, describing them as unique set of professionals. Speaking to State House Correspondents on the reason for the visit, Isigu...
PT Candidate, Olawepo-Hashim Congratulates Buhari, Tasks Him On Lapses
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PT Candidate, Olawepo-Hashim Congratulates Buhari, Tasks Him On Lapses

Presidential Candidate of People’s Trust (PT), Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim has congratulated the candidate of the All Progress Congress (APC), President Mohammadu Buhari on his declaration as the winner of last Saturday’s presidential election, however calling on him to be mindful of numerous lapses identified in the electioneering process. Olawepo-Hashim who ran a robust campaign harping on issues and preferring solutions to them, stressed that not a few gaps including card reader failures, thump printing of ballot papers, allocation of results, violence and killing plagued the polls, but he is congratulating the declared winner for the greater good, peace and progress of the nation and also in compliance with the peace accord, which all the aspirants signed. In a detailed press s...
Electoral Act Amendment Bill : Buhari’s Position In Order – Analyst
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Electoral Act Amendment Bill : Buhari’s Position In Order – Analyst

Lagos – A Constitutional lawyer and political analyst, Mr Wale Ogunade, on Thursday said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018 in the state it was presented to him was in order. President Buhari Ogunade said in Lagos that the president would have caused more harm to the nation’s polity if he had assented to the bill the way it was. President Muhammadu Buhari, for the third time, had withheld assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018, which was passed by the National Assembly on July 24, and transmitted to the president on August 3. The president’s decision to withhold assent for the third time was made public on Monday, Sept. 3. Ogunade said: ”According to the presidency, the President’s refusal to assent to th...