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Nigeria Presidential debate Date fixed

The date is as follows, Vice-presidential debate – DEC.,14, 2018. Presidential debate – JAN 19, 2019.

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President Buhari with Former Vice-president Atiku Abubakar

Prior to the upcoming 2019 general election, the Nigerian Election Debate Group (NEDG) and Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) have announced the dates for the 2019 presidential and vice-presidential election debates.

Both debates would hold at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja.

The presidential debate comes after the vice-presidential debate. The date is as follows, Vice-presidential debate – DEC.,14, 2018. Presidential debate – JAN 19, 2019.

Nigeria Presidential debate date fixed

John Momoh, Chairman BON

The announcement was made by John Momoh who is the chairman of BON on Thursday while he was addressing the press. In regards to that, John stated that the debate will air on social media platforms and television channels in partnership with BON.

To Nigerians the debate has been long expected. It will be a clash of horns between those who will take on the baton for the next four years. The incumbent president of Nigeria, president Buhari will finally debate. Femi Adeinsa, Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity when asked 8 months ago if President Buhari will debate, in  his words, he said,

“That should be left for the president to decide. I think it is too early for us to debate on whether the president will go for a debate or not. All that is important now is, the president has declared and Nigerians are happy.”

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Lagos Big Boys who raped and filmed their victim not released

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Lagos Big Boys who raped and filmed their victim not released

The Nigerian Police have not released the two Lagos Big Boys who filmed and raped their victim in a hotel in Lekki, according to the force’s PRO – Dolapo Badmus.

Catch up on the Lagos Big Boys news here.

Twitter users judged Nigerian female Blogger, Linda Ikeji for taking down the Lagos Big Boys rape news from her blog. Online reports which were not confirmed stated that the Nigerian Police have released the boys involved. However, Dolapo Badmus, Nigerian Police PRO clears the air by a statement which reads below.

Lagos Big Boys who raped and filmed their victim not released

The attention of the Nigeria Police Force Zone 2 Command covering Lagos and Ogun State has been drawn to the news going round that two suspects Don-Chima Enyinnaya George and Olusegun Rasak arrested in connection with a case of rape at Lekki area of Lagos has been released. On receipt of the report, the AIG in charge of Zone 2 , AIG Lawal Shehu ordered an immediate enquiries into the “report”! It was subsequently discovered that it’s a false allegation that is not only baseless but was purposely concocted by an unscrupulous element to smear the image of the police.
The two suspects who were alleged to have forcefully had carnal knowledge (sexual intercourse ) of a lady (name withheld) were arraigned before the special offences court of Lagos State (Family court 3) on 6th day of February 2019 on charges of Conspiracy, Sexual Assault and Rape, consequently they were reminded in prison till the next adjournment date..(facts can be cross checked with the court and Prison service)
The command hereby warn that mischief makers should desist from toying with sensitive issues especially that of this magnitude (RAPE) as it will not fold its hands to allow such occurrence. Investigation into this “fake report” is ongoing as person(s) behind it will be fished out for proper actions.

CSP DOLAPO BADMOS
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
ZONE 2, LAGOS.

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ASUU calls off three months strike – Breaking News

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Breaking - ASUU calls off three months strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has finally called off their three months strike, academic activities resumes tomorrow at universities nationwide.

Channels TV reports that, ASUU’s National President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, announced the call off today, Thursday during a press briefing at the Nigeria Labour Congress complex in Abuja. The lecturers took the decision after meeting with representatives of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige. The call-off came hours after the meeting started.

Breaking - ASUU calls off three months strike

The meeting with FG had in attendance leaders of the union, government representatives such as the permanent secretaries at the ministries of Education, as well as ministries of Labour and Employment, and some directors from the said ministries.

Also a confirmation tweet came from the twitter handle which is believed to belong to the union. The tweet reads,

The union also warned via the same twitter handle that ASUU can swing into another strike “if government reneges on our memorandum of agreement”.

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Nigerian Customs intercept car full of Police uniform, teargas can

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Federal operating unit of Nigerian Customs have intercepted a Sienna car full of Police uniforms, tear gas cans and other police accessories in Lagos.

The intercept was made in Lagos road as the Sienna space bus carrying the goods was making its way out of Lagos.

Nigerian Customs intercept car full of Police uniform, teargas can

The shocking part is that the uniforms and tear gas was not claimed by the Nigerian Police. Making it an unofficial distribution of Nigerian Police uniform which will fall into the wrong hands for the wrong thing.

The Customs Area Controller, FOU, Muhammed Aliyu at the moment said one person had been arrested in connection with the seizure which would be the driver of the sienna. Aliyu said the uniforms were a threat to national security because they were not officially distributed and will get into the wrong hands.

“In addition to the uniforms and tear gas, ranks, belts, berets and police badges with identity cards were also intercepted by the unit. The items seized are a threat to national security because the uniform can be used for kidnapping, Boko Haram activities or during the elections,” Muhammed Aliyu said.

A free, peaceful and credible election is what every Nigerian is expecting during the forth coming election. Whose ever is making any plan to disturb the peace of Nigerians or rig the election should desist.

 

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