NEWS:FG Deploys more Troops to Stabilize North East for Elections, Gunmen break into INEC office in Asaba and lots more

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FG Deploys more Troops to Stabilize North East for Elections

On Monday, the Federal government deployed more troop s to the north eastern part of the country ahead of the  forthcoming 2015 elections.

The number of troops was not disclosed, but sources confirmed a substantial number have been deployed. A correspondent from Punchng said the military authorities will deploy foreign soldiers who were brought back from foreign missions in Darfur, Sudan and other places.

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Gunmen break into INEC office, carts away with PVCs in Asaba

Unknown gunmen broke into the INEC office and made away with 6,000 PVCs at Oghara Ethiope West Local Government Area in Delta State.

Celestine Kalu, the Police Public Relations Officer of the Police Command in Delta State, confirmed the report, she said the Police is investigating the matter and to that regard the three security guards have been arrested and are under investigation

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INEC discovers 555 PVCs for dead persons in Ogun State

The Resident Electoral Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ogun, Timothy Ibitoye have discovered 555 PVCs in the state.

He made this known while addressing journalists on the progress made in distribution of PVCs in the state.

He said “The community leaders assisted us in identifying those who have died since the registration of voters since the last registration of voters was pasted ”.

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LASTMA urges Lagosians to exercise restraint in fuel queues

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has urged residents of Lagos state in habit of obstructing the free flow of traffic to exercise restraints by avoiding forming long queues on the main carriage road at petrol stations across state while trying to buy fuel due to scarcity of the Premium Motor Spirit, PMS

The General Manager of LASTMA, Engr Babatunde Edu made the call and also urged filling station owners to ensure their customers are parked properly and out of the road.

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