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Akeem ReachnaijaFebruary 16, 2019
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Davido has resurrected his famous beef with Wizkid, as he went off on a shade spree over the latter’s 2019 election comment. Recall that Wizkid had advised Nigerians against voting for a candidate because a celebrity endorsed them.

“Politicians stop joking with people’s lives. You are responsible for the lives of millions of people and your decision affects all. Help make Nigeria a better place,” Wizkid wrote on Snapchat.

“Don’t let anybody wen don collect money influence your vote to tell u who’s right or not! Use your head! Vote wisely! I’m for whoever the people vote.

“Vote who you like…vote wisely. If you are old enough to get a PVC, you are old enough to think! Don’t sell your vote…your vote can make a difference! Go out and vote,” the singer added.

His comment was backed by claims by an Instagram channel, that the StarBoy Records boss rejected millions from politicians to perform at their campaigns so as not to influence voters. @urfreshtv wrote;

@wizkidayo rejected millions of Naira politicians offered him to perform at their campaigns, he said he doesn’t want to influence the people of Nigeria for his own selfish interest

However Davido who went off on a shade spree, insinuated that Wizkid is jealous because he is making more than him. Read his insta-story post below;


Akeem ReachnaijaFebruary 16, 2019
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The senator representing Bayelsa East, Ben Murray-Bruce, has revealed what will happen in Nigeria if the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, postpones Saturday’s presidential election.

Reports had on Friday night emerged that INEC was planning to postpone Saturday’s elections.

But reacting, Ben Bruce said if INEC postpones the election, there would be another June 12 in Nigeria.

He tweeted, ”Are they this desperate? How can they even consider this just 8 hours to the elections? If this happens then it will be #June12AllOverAgain!”


Akeem ReachnaijaFebruary 16, 2019
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Nigerians are angry over the treatment of youth corpers recruited as INEC Ad-hoc Staff.

Many of the corpers were seen sleeping outside at night, yet the elections were postponed.

Reacting to the postponement and corpers’ plight, Banky W wrote:

“While we are all frustrated, please spare a thought for people who are most affected by the postponement… like our corpers who had to spend the night in terrible sleeping conditions, people who had weddings or other milestone occasions planned, etc. May God help us all.”

Punch shared this video of Corps members, INEC Ad-hoc officials at Ketu where they spent the night.

Watch the videos HERE see more photos and reactions from angry Nigerians.


Akeem ReachnaijaFebruary 16, 2019
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Popular Nigerian comedian, Woli Arole has offered to help stranded corps members and adhoc staffs, after INEC postponed the general elections.

Taking to his Instagram page, Arole shared images of the poor condition the corpers and adhoc staffs were made to survive in, also wondering how they would transport themselves back home. See what he wrote below;

These are pictures of people that volunteered to be INEC officials today ooooo, no accomodation, no security many of them are CORPERS, and yet INEC postponed the ELECTION. Please what would these ones do when they get stranded? how would they feed? How would they transport themselves?. This is so SAD. Abeg if you are a CORPER or you are amoung any of these people and you are STRANDED. DM me quickly so I can support you in anyway I can. This is just SAD.


Akeem ReachnaijaFebruary 16, 2019
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Toke Makinwa has also reacted to the postponement of elections by INEC, which according to her left her disgusted.

The media personality who shared a photo of some corps members sleeping outside and waiting to work in the 2019 elections, asked why “we love to embarrass ourselves so much”. Toke Makinwa who further wondered why INEC waited till 2a.m to announce the postponement of elections, wrote on Instagram;


Akeem ReachnaijaFebruary 16, 2019
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The Independent National Electoral Commission in Nigeria (INEC) on Friday night announced a shift in the general elections dates to February 23 and March 9 respectively.

The new schedule was announced by the Chairman of the commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, early Saturday morning after an emergency meeting with security officials, election observers and other political stakeholders.

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