AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 900 news and information items daily from over 140 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. "We are, by the deployment, sending a strong warning that the Nigeria Police and other security agencies are resolute to bring recalcitrant characters threatening the process to justice no matter their status in the society or political affiliation", he said. A new World Economic Forum report finds this shift could displace about 85 million jobs by 2025. "The United States remains committed to the U.S.-Nigeria partnership as we work together to achieve our mutual goals of peace and prosperity for the citizens of both our countries.". Will Ondo Fare Better Under Akeredolu's Second Term? Ogunbameru said: "We are committed to good governance in Ondo State, which we believe can only be offered by the PDP at this austere time. Ahead of the Saturday's governorship election in Ondo State, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has raised the alarm over the tensions threatening the Saturday poll. He maintained that "political actors and law-abiding electorate that are desirous of a peaceful election in Ondo State can rest assured of optimal security as they exercise their electoral rights". You’ve been working hard, and you deserve it, sweetheart! Akeredolu particularly said the progress recorded so far on the deep sea port was due to the fact that his government is in the same party with the federal government. So, during this election citizens are urged to abide by the COVID-19 regulations and keep the process safe," he said. 2020 Delhi Legislative Assembly election 8 February 2020; 2020 Bihar Legislative Assembly election October 2020; 2020 Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly election October or November 2020; 2020 Tajik parliamentary election 1 March 2020; 2020 Artsakhian general election 31 March and 14 April 2020; … House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will resume stimulus talks today, even though last evening’s self-imposed deadline has come and gone. The VON DG said: "The APC National Campaign Committee sent some of us to Ondo State for on-the-spot assessment of our chances. In a related development, an assessment team sent by the APC National Campaign Committee on the Ondo State gubernatorial election has projected a 55-58 per cent margin of victory in favour of incumbent governor, Akeredolu. Agboola Ajayi, and Eyitayo Jegede, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and other governorship candidates have promised to embrace peace in the forthcoming Ondo election. He urged political parties and their candidates to imbibe issue-based campaigns to enable eligible voters to choose the best candidate that will effectively govern the state and provide essential dividends of democracy that will improve their standards of living. "We are commencing this constitutional review process at a time of great and ongoing upheaval in our country. Uganda: Kampala-Entebbe Expressway, World's Most Expensive Road? In her opening statement, Barrett will focus on how her family and faith, as well as the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, whom she worked under, have influenced her career. ... (19 October 2020) 1 hour ago . We operate from Cape Town, Dakar, Abuja, Johannesburg, Nairobi and Washington DC. Some policies of his government in the last four years, particularly in the education sector, where fees were increased at the tertiary level, may however have impact on his chances as this has continued to be an issue in the build up to the election. The battle of who emerges Either way. Presenting the chairmen and the secretaries of the groups to the governor at the All Progressives Congress (APC) state secretariat on Friday, the Coordinator of the Aketi Movement, Hon. U.S. To Take Sudan Off Blacklist in Exchange for U.S.$335 Million, I've Proven That Not All Politicians Are Liars - Akeredolu, Ondo 2020 - Elites May Support Akeredolu While the Masses May Reject Him. Shola Lawal for Foreign Policy and The Fuller Project. It would be recalled that when the Edo State governorship election was approaching, the US had threatened visa ban on election riggers. This won't be our first election, at least for me this will be the third and last time that I will contest election in Ondo State. "The lives of Nigerians matter and should not be cut short to gratify the inordinate ambitions of political buccaneers masquerading as democrats. Despite President Trump’s claims this weekend that the coronavirus is “disappearing,” the numbers indicate it most definitely is not. "The intervention of the committee contributed immensely to the success of the 2015 election. A months-long national lockdown in Nigeria meant a doubling of calls to health facilities requesting family planning services as well as gender-based violence treatment and post-abortion care, according to Marie Stopes and Ipas, another reproductive health organization in Nigeria. "Take this to the bank and please permit me to name some projects to be executed and the ongoing ones. The rest is left for the voters to do what is right," Abubakar said. Other political parties that adopted the PDP candidate are All Progressives Movement (APM); All Peoples Party (APP); New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP); National Reformation Movement (NRM), the Social Democratic Party (SDP), and Young Progressives Party (YPP). We want to see Nigeria as a place where people come out peacefully and vote during the election without deprivation and Ondo State deserves this. By submitting above, you agree to our privacy policy. AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 900 news and information items daily from over 140 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. TheCable reported. According to him, the good people of Ondo State demand and deserve a peaceful environment to carry out their civic responsibilities of choosing the next governor of the state. More Tech Deals to Follow Nigeria's Paystack Purchase by Stripe? In a nutshell, this weekend's election remains an open one, and anybody's game. He warned the people to reject a party that has no structure anywhere in the state, stressing that there is need for a collaborative development, Peace Accord: Drama as Akeredolu Rejects Handshake with Deputy. "It is on that note that I hereby warn violence mongers to immediately desist from their uncharitable deviant activities" or be prepared to face the consequences. The governor declared that it is only an APC government that can complete the various developmental projects ongoing in the state. 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Meanwhile, Adamu, yesterday reaffirmed his commitment to the ongoing reforms in the Nigeria Police Force especially as it concerns the activities of the FSARS and other special tactical units of the force.