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PRESS BRIEFING BY THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE RIVERS STATE, CP USMAN A. BELEL ON GUBERNATORIAL AND HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS, SCHEDULED TO HOLD ON SATURDAY, 9TH MARCH, 2019 AT THE STATE HEADQUARTERS.

Good afternoon, Gentlemen of the Press.

Let me on behalf of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) welcome you to the Headquarters of the Rivers State Police Command on this auspicious day; to abreast you with the preparations so far made by the Security Agencies in ensuring that the Elections of Saturday will be peaceful, free , fair and devoid of  violence.

Press Conference: Presidential Election: PDP Demands Stoppage of Collation Of Results By INEC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) demands, in line with the commitment to a transparent, free and fair election, an immediate halt to the on-going collation of results by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), until data from the smart card reader accreditation at the polling units are made available to all the parties in the election.

Presidential Election: Victory Without Honour

By Levi Obijiofor

The presidential and National Assembly elections conducted last Saturday, February 23, 2019, were a sham. The headlines tell the sad story of a nation whose citizens lined up to participate in important national elections but found to their dismay the outbreak of warfare, extreme violence, callous killings, open snatching of ballot boxes, free transportation of ballot papers already thumb-printed, and exchange of angry words by voters. Why is it difficult for Nigeria to organise credible and peaceful elections that African countries conduct without too much fighting or spilling of blood? We are we a democratic country in name only.

Armpoo Synergizing For Peaceful Polls In Ogoniland

The Ogoni ethnic nationality took Nigerians and indeed the world by surprise when in 1993 Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People-MOSOP was launched. Formation of this Socio-Cultural organization and launching of her Bill of Rights with appeal to the International Community for intervention no doubt heightened insecurity in the place.

Our Democracy Is Under Threat

Protocols:

1. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is forced to take a stand and make the following pronouncements at this crucial point because our democracy is under threat of derailment.