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18022019 - ELECTION POSTPONEMENT:INEC, parties at daggers drawn over campaigns

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18022019 - ELECTION POSTPONEMENT:INEC, parties at daggers drawn over

Election postponement may usher in another bear market —Operators INSIDE Army, Police, CAN speak on Kajuru killings 7 dead, 11 rescued, 5 missing in election tragedies 13 6 Parties can campaign until 24 hours to elections —SANs 8 VOL. 26: NO. 63746 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2019 ELECTION POSTPONEMENT: INEC, parties at daggers drawn over campaigns •Oshiomhole ”Everyone knows that campaigns can only be suspended 24 hours to an election. I will continue with campaigns on Sunday because if we don’t campaign, people will not come out and vote. Polls Shift: Buhari apologises, as APC caucus meets today •Yakubu 'Despite the postponement of the general elections by one week, campaign and distribution of PVCs remain closed.' •Kwankwaso ”There is no reason we will suspend campaign because the law clearly states that campaigns be suspended 24 hours to an election. Nobody ordered them to postpone the election." NBA flays INEC, says reasons don’t justify poll 9 postponement Boko Haram kills 3 soldiers, officer in bid to 35 capture military base 9 in Yobe, loses 5 men COLUMNISTS OWEI LAKEMFA SOBOWALE HENRY BOYO PDP accuses FG, APC of sabotaging INEC •It’s a lie from pit of 31 29 30 4 hell – Buhari Campaign By Innocent Anaba, Clifford Ndujihe, Ikechukwu Nnochiri, Henry Ojelu & Joseph Erunke POLITICAL parties are at daggers drawn with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over resumption of campaigns for the Presidential and National Assembly polls, which the commission postponed last Saturday to February 23. The INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, at a press conference on Saturday, where he explained reasons for postponing the polls, said campaigns and collection of Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs remained closed. However, the parties are insisting on resuming campaigns, citing Section 99 of the Continues on Page 5 Mr & Mrs