Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji has called on Nigerians not to sell their votes as the country prepares to elect new set of leaders in a few days from now.
She tweeted: “You are in control once every 4 years. Your vote is your birthright. Remember, you are not too small to make a difference.”
She accompanied the message with a photo quote that read: “If they are willing to pay for it, then it must be worth a lot. Don’t sell.”
A few hours ago, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, announced the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for today February 16th to next Saturday February 23 2019, while State Governorship and House of Assembly elections will now hold on Saturday March 9.
Nigerians woke up to the announcement made by Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu and many are already calling for resignation saying ‘he has failed us’.
See all the reactions below….
About 9-months ago, June 2018 to be precise Buntricia Bastian, an international makeup artist said her final goodbyes on Instagram as her health deteriorated.
She however fought on, got better at some point but eventually died this morning February 15th. Her daughter, Roxanne Nicole Crayton confrmed her death in a Instagram video saying, ‘today at 9:45am, my mother passed away’.
May her gentle soul rest in peace!
The Acting Chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu on Friday, February 15, advised Compliance officers of banks to report suspicious transactions to the EFCC as the general elections commence.
Magu stated this during a meeting with compliance officers of various banks in Benin City, Edo State on Friday.
Magu who was represented by Mailafia Yakubu, Benin Zonal Head of the Commission said based on information at the disposal of the Commission, politicians may want to use banks for illicit transactions before, during and after the elections. “Once the transaction is above the stipulated treashold, you have a duty to report to us. We want to warn you not to be used by politicians. So be circumspect, ” he said.
The acting chairman also warned the bank officials to desist from disclosing information to suspects wanted by the Commission who operates accounts with them.
He explains: “there were times that the Commission requested banks to place no debit on some accounts; instead of doing that, you call the suspects and say come and withdraw your money because the EFCC want to PND your account. We want to tell you that we are watching you. You have to stop it or face prosecution, ” he stated.
It will be recalled that the Commission had on Thursday, February 14, 2019 similarly warned operators of Bureau De Change in the city of antics of politicians who may want to engage in vote buying through illicit transactions.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, a few hours ago announced the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for today February 16th to next Saturday February 23 2019, while State Governorship and House of Assembly elections will now hold on Saturday March 9.
The announcement was made by Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu earlier today. Read the statement and watch the video below…
Real Houswives of Potomac star, Katie Rost shared a graphic photo of herself lying in a pool of blood shortly after suffering a miscarriage.
The 38-year-old mother is going through a lot of problems at the moment. She recently announced that a New Jersey judge is trying to imprison her after she released footage of her ex-husband verbally abusing her and refused to delete it after the judge ordered her to. She has also lost custody of her kids to her allegedly abusive ex.
Sharing the photo of her naked body lying next to the toilet with blood all over the floor, Katie wrote “#MeToo”.
Immediately everybody thought this was a suicide attempt or worse, so her costars Karen Huger, Robyn Dixon and Candiace Dillard all took to the photo asking her to respond.
A few hours later, Katie then added a caption to the photo, explaining she miscarried and the photo was taken by her baby daddy, Jacob, who thinks “they” did this to her. By “they”, it is assumed she is referring to her abusive ex and the judge who’s trying to get her locked up.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has just put put a statement to inform the general public that patriotic citizens with authentic information that can lead to arrest of culprits Vote-buying should reach the Commission for prompt response.
The numbers to call are as follows:
ABUJA HQ—— 08141219896, 09077928772, 09051923475, 09074456025, 09051916064, 09066270016
ABUJA ZONAL OFFICE—- 08123827088
LAGOS OFFICE —08033106347, 08123827088
PORT HARCOURT OFFICE —— 08024428265
KANO OFFICE —08090939606
GOMBE OFFICE —07061813411
KADUNA OFFICE —08058437972
ENUGU OFFICE —07064917920
BENIN OFFICE —08188722502
MAIDUGURI OFFICE —08035899836
UYO OFFICE —08055112603, 08180008030
SOKOTO OFFICE — 08081765401
ILORIN OFFICE —08034516071
MAKURDI OFFICE —08036328837
IBADAN OFFICE —08113883322, 09030000520.
Please note that handsome rewards await informants with authentic information in accordance with the Whistle-blowing Policy of the Federal Government.