416 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, June 1, 2020. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 192 cases were recorded in Lagos, 41 in Edo, 33 in Rivers, 30 in Kaduna, 23 in Kwara, 18 in Nasarawa, 17 in […]
Below is a statement from Nigeria’s Ministry of Information sent to PoliticsNGR;
“The attention of the Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has been drawn to a report that he (Minister) voted manually at his Polling Unit 006 in Oro, Irepodun LG in Kwara South, after the card reader failed to authenticate him.
This report is patently false and is apparently sponsored by those who are on the verge of losing their political hegemony in Kwara State.
The correct report is that the Minister proceeded to cast his vote after his voter’s card was duly authenticated by the card reader, his fingerprints captured and his name and picture identified in the voters’ register.”