February 17, 2019

Polls Shift: Nigerian Businesses To Suffer N2.737trillion loss – Experts [READ MORE]

– Experts say the decision of INEC to postpone the presidential and National Assembly elections will cost Nigerian businesses huge financial loss – The experts say the postponement will cost businesses in the country about $7.605 billion (N2.737 trillion) – The amount is about two per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which is approximately $427 billion Financial experts say the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the presidential and National Assembly elections will cost Nigerian businesses huge financial loss. The experts who spoke to ThisDay, say the postponement will cost businesses in the country about $7.605 billion (N2.737 trillion), amounting to about two [Read]

BREAKING >>>Elections Postponement: APC Summons Emergency Caucus Meeting [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has scheduled an emergency caucus meeting. This is following yesterday’s postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The meeting is to be held on Monday, according to Vanguard. The meeting is said to start by 11am and would hold at the national secretariat of the party as against its usual venue, the Presidential Villa. The newspaper reports that the party caucus is exploring the window provided by the postponement of the polls to review the party’s strategies for winning the elections. Details later….. [Read]

BOOM! INEC Chairman Admits Commission Contractor Is APC Senatorial Candidate [READ MORE]

• Says process not compromised National chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, on Saturday admitted that candidate of the All Progressives Congress, for Niger East Senatorial District, Senator Mohammed Musa, was a registered contractor with the commission. The INEC chairman made the disclosure at a stakeholders’ meeting held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, had in a statement hinted the nation that the Managing Director of Activate Technologies Limited, Mohammed Sani Musa, whose company supplied the machines used in printing the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), was  the candidate of the APC [Read]

Leaked Tape: Tinubu Promises APC Members Huge Money If Buhari Wins [READ MORE]

 The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has promised to give a substantial amount of money to the party faithful if their votes can secure re-election for President Muhammadu Buhari. Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State, also disclosed that he had enough money to bankroll elections without requesting any money from Buhari or dipping his hands in Lagos State’s treasury. He made the remarks in a leaked audio tape obtained from an authoritative source that pleaded anonymity. In the tape, Tinubu said, “For all those who have come to Bourdillon, you know why we are here. We are here for mobilisation. You know what I mean [Read]

2019: Election Materials Are Safe with Central Bank, Ogun REC Assures Nigerians [READ MORE]

  The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ogun State, Professor Abdulganiyu Raji has affirmed the safety of all election materials including ballot papers meant for the Presidential, Senatorial and House of Representatives elections. This affirmation was made by the Commissioner today during the handing over of the materials back to the officials of central bank at Abeokuta in Ogun state. The materials returned was to be used for election scheduled to take place on Saturday the 16th of February 2019 but was rescheduled to 23rd of the same month. “This is Central bank premises, they have been keeping our money and so they are keeping our materials, we have always kept [Read]