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Katsina-based youth group mobilises support for Atiku
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Katsina-based youth group mobilises support for Atiku

Atiku Abubakar A Katsina-based youth group, Voice of Katsina Youths, on Saturday flagged-off a campaign aimed at mobilising youths to support Atiku Abubakar, the PDP flag bearer in the 2019 presidential race. Hajia Farida Kabir-Murnai, its National President, who flagged-off the exercise in Zaria, Kaduna State, said that the organisation […]

Buhari restates commitment for free, fair 2019 elections
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Buhari restates commitment for free, fair 2019 elections

[FILE PHOTO] Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reassured Nigerians that the forthcoming general elections in 2019 will be free and fair. Buhari gave the assurance in Jos at the graduation ceremony of Senior Executive Course 40, 2018 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), KURU. “We […]

Former Malawian president Joyce Banda endorses Ezekwesili
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Former Malawian president Joyce Banda endorses Ezekwesili

Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Oby Ezekwesili A former President of Malawi, Joyce Banda, on Wednesday, endorsed Oby Ezekwesili, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria for the 2019 general elections. Banda, who was Malawian president between April 2012 and May […]

Campaigning against PDP will be easy, says Amaechi
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Campaigning against PDP will be easy, says Amaechi

[FILE PHOTO] Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi Nigeria’s transportation minister and the director-general of President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign organisation, Rotimi Amechi ,has said the ruling All Progressives Congress will have it easy campaigning against the opposition People’s Democratic Party in the forthcoming 2019 general election. “We are going to focus as usual on security, […]

Atiku criticises Buhari’s campaign strategy
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Atiku criticises Buhari’s campaign strategy

[FILE PHOTO] Atiku Abubakar of PDP Atiku Abubakar’s Presidential campaign Organisation, has described President Muhammed Buhari’s re-election campaign strategy as “very vague on policy and very big on promises”. “Our attention has been drawn to the launch of the so-called ‘next level’ campaign initiated today by the Buhari campaign,”Segun Sowunmi, […]

2019: Matters arising as Ndigbo decides on Atiku/Obi
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2019: Matters arising as Ndigbo decides on Atiku/Obi

Professor Ben Nwabueze, Atiku others out of a meeting in Enugu. Photo/Twitter/atiku The last time there was a gathering of the magnitude that held in Enugu last Wednesday was probably on February 3, 2015, when the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo called a meeting to endorse the presidential aspiration […]

9th Assembly: Colour and character of next Senate
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9th Assembly: Colour and character of next Senate

Ahmed Yerima Like the previous assemblies before it, the 8th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, now in its twilight, has its distinct characteristics that manifest in its quality of debate, personal attributes of members, general delivery of mandate and the corporate perception by the generality of Nigerians. Birthed […]

Use only your children as thugs, Obasanjo warns politicians
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Use only your children as thugs, Obasanjo warns politicians

[FILE PHOTO] Obasanjo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has taken a swipe at politicians who use other people’s children as thugs while shielding theirs from trouble. The denunciation came amid concerns that parts of the nation may experience violence during the 2019 general elections. Obasanjo made the condemnation yesterday while delivering […]

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PDP accuses Buhari of shielding Oshiomhole from being prosecuted

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari of shielding the chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole from being prosecuted over allegations of corruption. Oshiomhole was reportedly interrogated for nine hours by the Department of State Service (DSS) after he was accused of […]

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Buhari’s goverment is not transparent- Moghalu

Presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is not transparent, and deceitful. “The illegal payment of fuel subsidy shows the President Buhari administration is not transparent. His government is also deceitful and acting contrary to its claims of fighting corruption,” Moghalu’s spokesman […]

Four reps dump APC
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Four reps dump APC

[FILE PHOTO] Adams Oshiomhole, APC leader Four members of the House of Representatives have dumped the All Progressive Congress for other political parties, citing internal wrangling. The decision was contained in their letters read on the floor of the chamber yesterday by Speaker Yakubu Dogara. While Biodun Awoleye Dada (Oyo […]

APC reconciliatory efforts: Buhari meets three APC South-West governors
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APC reconciliatory efforts: Buhari meets three APC South-West governors

[FIL EPHOTO] Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met with three state governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the South West geo-political zone at the Presidential Villa, Abuja The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the affected governors included Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun, Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo […]