- The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, has said security agencies are always under pressure to compromise elections in the country
- He disclosed this at the 61st session of the Ministerial Media Briefing organised by the Presidential Communications Team at the Presidential Villa, Abuja
- Meanwhile, he urged Nigerians to have implicit confidence in Nigerian military officers and men who would remain totally committed to being neutral
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In what can be described as a major indictment of Nigeria's political class, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, says revealed that security agencies are always under pressure to compromise elections.
According to him, the pressure comes through inducements.
Meanwhile, he revealed that military personnel are being trained to be more professional during and after the elections, Daily Trust added.
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Going further, he said that over 300,000 people have been freed from the hands of abductors since 2014 while refugees who fled the northeast due to insurgency have started to return.
Peter Obi attends Shiloh 2022, video of ecstatic members trend on social media
Meanwhile, Peter Obi the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, received a rousing welcome from members of the Living Faith Church Worldwide on Thursday, December 8.
The former Anambra state governor visited Faith Tabernacle, headquarters of the mega church at Sango Ota, Ogun state, to join worshippers at the ongoing Shiloh 2022 programme. Bishop David Olatunji Abioye, the First Vice President of the church, introduced Obi to the ecstatic congregants.
Obi was accompanied to the church programme by Major-General John Enenche (rtd), a former Nigerian military spokesman and member of the Labour Party. As soon as Bishop Abioye introduced the Labour Party presidential candidate to the church, many stood and shouted on top of their voices to welcome him.
Tension as suspected thugs set fire on INEC office in southwest state
The incident was said to have occurred around midnight on Wednesday, November 9.
It was gathered that the thugs jumped the fence of the commission's building and set fire to it from the back.