Jonathan ‘Wages War’ To Sack Jega, Disqualifies Buhari At All Cost

Date: 09-02-2015 7:13 am (6 years ago) | Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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With the successful postponement of the elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the Presidency has launched a two-pronged war to ensure that President Goodluck Jonathan wins the election convincingly.

The two strategies are to stop Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress candidate from contesting the election with Jonathan and the replacement of the INEC Chairman, Prof Attahiru Jega, with a less independent-minded person. Jega, it was gathered, had been described by hawks around the president of being too independent-minded and ‘uncooperative’ despite being given the job on a platter of gold by the president’s men.

Vanguard learnt that Jega might have unwittingly played into the hands of the forces arrayed against him by agreeing to shift the elections.

Competent sources said last night that the move to remove Jega and the legal fireworks against Buhari, would be taken up simultaneously with effect from this week given the timeframe made possible by the shift.

The retired general is to be prosecuted by a team of legal luminaries for ‘lying on oath’ that he had a school certificate with the Nigerian Army when he knew that it was untrue. The plaintiffs are said to have settled for trying Buhari for alleged ‘perjury’ instead of outright non-possession of certificate following legal advice that the latter would be more difficult to prove within the time at their disposal.

Vanguard learnt that although Jega reluctantly succumbed to pressure from the Presidency and its security chiefs to shift the polls, he might still not be allowed by the forces to conduct the rescheduled elections between March 28 and April 11. Vanguard gathered from competent sources that the Presidency was no longer comfortable with Jega and was, therefore, working tirelessly to get him out of the commission to pave the way for a more ‘trusted hand’ to conduct the rescheduled elections.

It was learnt that the forces arrayed against the INEC boss had convinced the President not to renew Jega’s tenure, which is expected to lapse on June 13 this year. The forces, it was learnt, felt that Jega was rather too ‘difficult’ to deal with, having not allowed himself to be dictated to by anyone since assuming office like other appointees of the government.

It was learnt that in a bid to sweep off Jega from his seat without raising any dust, he would be asked to comply with the civil service procedure by proceeding on his three months terminal leave with effect from March 1, this year since he is expected to retire on June 13.

Vanguard gathered that in his place, the Presidency was considering bringing in another academic from the South-West, who is currently heading a tertiary institution in the country. The professor of Political Science and International Relations is said to be a sibling of a serving governor in the South-West, who is a close ally of President Goodluck Jonathan and his party.

Competent sources also told Vanguard last night that although the name of the academic had been made known in security circles, it was not clear whether the man had been cleared by the forces with a view to sending his name to the National Assembly for possible confirmation, as required by law.

As a prelude to removing Jega from office, some close allies of the President had started accusing him of taking side with the opposition to undermine the success of Jonathan and his party in the next election. Earlier last week, Jonathan’s godfather, Chief Edwin Clark and other prominent politicians from the Southern part of the country had accused Jega of working against the interest of the president and the PDP and asked him to resign from the commission.

Although no evidence was adduced by Clark and his group to support their allegation, they nonetheless called for the arrest of Jega. Similarly, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, on Saturday, said Jega had lied about the state of the commission’s preparedness for the conduct of the election.

In the same vein, the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr. Olisa Metuh, accused INEC of working with the opposition to deny its members of permanent voter cards in some states. He called on the security agents to probe the commission over the development.



















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Posted: at 9-02-2015 07:13 AM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
- Wysetots at 9-02-2015 07:22 AM (6 years ago)
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Who are GEJ's advisors??
They are selfish, greedy....and useless.
PoLOOTics has become a Win-or-Die affair.
Posted: at 9-02-2015 07:22 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- sweetypweety at 9-02-2015 07:33 AM (6 years ago)
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Jonathan shldn't try anything of sort else...............
Posted: at 9-02-2015 07:33 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- DrSoba at 9-02-2015 07:52 AM (6 years ago)
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Nigeria a country where white can be turn to black within your own eyes.
Posted: at 9-02-2015 07:52 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- yeksal at 9-02-2015 08:11 AM (6 years ago)
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time shal tel jona must go willingly or reluctantly
Posted: at 9-02-2015 08:11 AM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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- EmekaBlue at 9-02-2015 08:28 AM (6 years ago)
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Be strong lyk this onwards mr president
Posted: at 9-02-2015 08:28 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- globala at 9-02-2015 08:55 AM (6 years ago)
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I smell many unknown things!

Posted: at 9-02-2015 08:55 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- femjay at 9-02-2015 09:14 AM (6 years ago)
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This is time where the truths are identified but yet some fools will ignorantly choose to hold on lies .....

It is clear scenario to the wise that a lot of atrocities are being covered in this country but yet some fools will remain ignorant , even without any advantage , they will speak against what is true and real .

We have since realised that upon the GEJ himself been incompetent , he is surrounded by senseless set of people. Who ever is dishing out this brainless ideas is amazingly idiotic for completely undermining the possible repercussion of this move and for GEJ  to always go along with such ideas speak of his in capabilities and it's quite unfortunate.

Sometimes I do wonder what crime Nigeria committed to deserves this kind of leader like JONATHAN ....

I pray GOD  should pls do away with any evil person that want to cause catastrophic chaos in this nation ...... (AMEN) I would good citizen of this country to Type AMEN also ....
Posted: at 9-02-2015 09:14 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- emmanuelokek at 9-02-2015 09:29 AM (6 years ago)
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power tussle
Posted: at 9-02-2015 09:29 AM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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- ngfineface at 9-02-2015 09:32 AM (6 years ago)
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GEJ should please go and sit down
Posted: at 9-02-2015 09:32 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- echeeche at 9-02-2015 10:12 AM (6 years ago)
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Watching out really
Posted: at 9-02-2015 10:12 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- elobiz20012 at 9-02-2015 11:06 AM (6 years ago)
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please if your boko haram APC dont coment too much,too much coment can not save buhari and tinubu,UP GEJ UNTILE 2019,BUHARI IS DIED MAN
Posted: at 9-02-2015 11:06 AM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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- owen_hillary at 9-02-2015 11:30 AM (6 years ago)
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APC A = FOR ABOKI P= FOR PEOPLE C= CRAZY,  weather mr Jona or presidoo Jona or Godluck Jona you must compele your tenure no 2 ways about it haters jump inside laggon
Posted: at 9-02-2015 11:30 AM (6 years ago) | Newbie
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- bamilok2008 at 9-02-2015 01:28 PM (6 years ago)
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MARCH $ BUHARI. WE SHALL SEE D END
Posted: at 9-02-2015 01:28 PM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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- Napoleons at 9-02-2015 02:00 PM (6 years ago)
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good one mr President...how can Jega wants to frustrate u in favour of a controversial APC candidate.GEJ must rule til 2019 like it or yes
Posted: at 9-02-2015 02:00 PM (6 years ago) | Newbie
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- okilo101 at 9-02-2015 05:29 PM (6 years ago)
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MARCH4Buhari#
Posted: at 9-02-2015 05:29 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- zoe61 at 9-02-2015 05:57 PM (6 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 9-02-2015 05:57 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- paulsmit at 9-02-2015 08:52 PM (6 years ago)
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This is a crime that has never happened in any Countries except Nigeria. Mr Jonathan is an evil and does not care about the wellbeing of his people
Posted: at 9-02-2015 08:52 PM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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- chizzyG at 9-02-2015 09:16 PM (6 years ago)
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Quote from: Napoleons on  9-02-2015 02:00 PM
good one mr President...how can Jega wants to frustrate u in favour of a controversial APC candidate.GEJ must rule til 2019 like it or yes

Or GEJ must die there in the office bcos it's a due or die affair till 2019 like it or yes,poor man suffering and smiling,no shaking so far is from my side of the country.he should also do his possible best and plan a good rigging incase the people he's confusing say NO in voting him back to power.Senseless man
Posted: at 9-02-2015 09:16 PM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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- Femston at 9-02-2015 09:24 PM (6 years ago)
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The academician from the south-west is no other person than, Prof Femi Mimiko. I wouldn't wnt him 2 throw his good name in d mud cos he's a perfect gentleman due to my encounter wit him when he came to my sch OAU for sabatical and for been my project supervisor.
Posted: at 9-02-2015 09:24 PM (6 years ago) | Newbie
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