Monday, February 9, 2015

Poll delay: Jonathan’s campaign billboard burnt in Abuja

A campaign billboard of the Peoples Democratic Party bearing the photograph of President Goodluck Jonathan was set ablaze in the early hours of Saturday by an unidentified man.

The incident was said to have taken place following earlier rumours that the Independent National Electoral Commission had postponed the February 14, 2015 Presidential election.

The billboard is located on the ever-busy Suleija-Kaduna Expressway at the Federal Housing junction, beside the office of the National Emergency Management Agency in Kubwa.

FG Begins Clampdown on Erring Private Jet Operators Today

IN preparations towards the planned grounding of private jet operators who use their aircraft for commercial operations against the rules of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) from today, Monday, the Ministerial Committee on Aeronautical and Non-aeronautical charges in charge of the exercise will, this morning, begin verification of the jet operators.

The Nigerian Tribune gathered that the committee, which was headed by Mr Ahonsi Unuigbe, would commence interrogation of the private jet owners today to identify those who were still involved in the illegal hire and reward by the jet owners as against the NCAA rules.

US, UK, Buhari, ACF condemn poll delay

Outrage, on Sunday, greeted Saturday’s postponement of the February 14 and 28 general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Among those that flayed the shift are the United States, the United Kingdom, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj.Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd; the Arewa Consultative Forum, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, senators and a senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana.

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