Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag "2019"

    Buhari has failed in certain areas but will be re-elected in 2019, says Shehu Sani

Buhari has failed in certain areas but will be re-elected in 2019, says Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says despite the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to address certain issues, he will win the 2019 presidential election.Speaking on Politics Today, a Channels Television programme, Sani said the president has recorded some achievements with which he can win the votes of Nigerians."I never had a doubt President Muhammadu Buhari will win the 2019 [...]

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    Ex-Kano dep gov: It will be a miracle for Ganduje to be re-elected

Ex-Kano dep gov: It will be a miracle for Ganduje to be re-elected

Hafiz Abubakar, former deputy governor of Kano state, says it will be a miracle for Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, to be re-elected in 2019.Abubakar resigned his position last week and left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In a letter to Ganduje, he explained that he quit his position because of “irreconcilable differences” between [...]

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    Yero, ex-Kaduna governor, joins governorship race

Yero, ex-Kaduna governor, joins governorship race

Ramalan Yero, a former governor of Kaduna state, has declared his interest to run for the state's governorship election in 2019.Yero presented his letter of intent to contest the election at the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s secretariat on Monday.The former governor is currently under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for alleged fraud.In [...]

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    Dankwambo: I’ll declare war on poverty if elected president

Dankwambo: I’ll declare war on poverty if elected president

Ibrahim Dankwambo, governor of Gombe state and a presidential aspirant, says he is confident of winning the 2019 election.Speaking during the weekend, Dankwambo, who is seeking to be the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said if elected president, he would declare war on poverty and injustice in the country.The governor said the consultations going on on his behalf [...]

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    Peter Obi is not Atiku’s running mate, says aide

Peter Obi is not Atiku’s running mate, says aide

Valentine Obienyem, media aide of Peter Obi, ex-governor of Anambra state, says there is no truth in the report that his principal is running mate to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.Abubakar is an aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election.In a statement, Obienyem described the report as mere speculation. "When I read the news in the papers and [...]

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    Baraje: nPDP will take a decision if APC calls its bluff

Baraje: nPDP will take a decision if APC calls its bluff

Kawu Baraje, a leader of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), says the group is ready to return to the negotiation table with All Progressives Congress (APC) if the party provides a "welcoming environment".Last week, nPDP pulled out of a planned meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in protest of the withdrawal of security aides of Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu [...]

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    ANN inaugurates BoT ahead of 2019 elections

ANN inaugurates BoT ahead of 2019 elections

The Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), one of the newly registered political parties, has inaugurated its board of trustees, (BoT) ahead of the 2019 general election. Daura Abdul-Nasser, interim national secretary of the party, in a statement said the composition and inauguration of board came after the inaugural meeting of the BoT, held at the party secretariat. According to the statement, the [...]

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    Sowore vows to liberate Kwara, says ‘Saraki will be jailed’

Sowore vows to liberate Kwara, says ‘Saraki will be jailed’

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and presidential aspirant for the 2019 election, says Senate President Bukola Saraki will be sent to jail and that Kwara will be "liberated".Sowore said this on Friday when he visited Ilorin, Kwara state capital, for a town hall meeting.Saraki is from Kwara state.Sowore said the number three citizen had turned himself into a "demigod" [...]

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    2019: Benue martyrs and Buhari’s last hurdle

2019: Benue martyrs and Buhari’s last hurdle

BY EVARISTUS BASSEYI subscribe to a civil society coalition whose membership is drawn mostly from the North East. When UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance in Nigeria invited me and Ambassador Ahmed to a meeting in preparation for the Oslo Humanitarian Conference for Nigeria and Lake Chad region, to organize the CSOs, I suggested the creation of a [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Buhari has not given Nigerians any reason to vote him out in 2019

Garba Shehu: Buhari has not given Nigerians any reason to vote him out in 2019

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, says his principal has not given Nigerians any reason to vote him out in 2019.In an article he penned on Sunday, Shehu described the Muhammadu Buhari administration as one that "has something for everyone".According to the presidential spokesman, Buhari’s motivation to stay in office beyond 2019 is borne [...]

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    Mr. President, the optics are very bad

Mr. President, the optics are very bad

President Muhammadu Buhari finally declared he will be running for the office of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2019. In my opinion, this was already common knowledge, but the president did more damage than good to his candidacy when the circumstances of the declaration are well considered.Our culture and my education teach that what is said does [...]

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    Sowore: Buhari has left power… I’ll take over in 2019

Sowore: Buhari has left power… I’ll take over in 2019

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and a presidential aspirant, says President Muhammadu Buhari's trip to the UK is an indication that he has left Aso Rock.Speaking at town hall meeting in Abuja on Tuesday, Sowore said Buhari is not returning to power when he comes back to the country.He asked why the media team of the president did not [...]

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    Fayose: Buhari’s re-election bid dead on arrival… he’s old and tired

Fayose: Buhari’s re-election bid dead on arrival… he’s old and tired

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari is dead on arrival.Fayose was one of the people who advised Buhari against contesting for the presidency in 2019.However, during a meeting with the national executive council (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, Buhari announced his interest in the presidential race.Referring to Buhari [...]

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    Femi Adesina: If Buhari contests in 2019, his opponents should just run away

Femi Adesina: If Buhari contests in 2019, his opponents should just run away

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says his principal is yet to declare his intention for the 2019 election because he wants to prevent opponents from sabotaging the country.In an interview with reporters during the weekend, Adesina said it will be a problem if Buhari "speaks too early".He said the president would keep his intentions to his "chest" until the "time [...]

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    Dickson: History will be unkind to PDP if it fails to defeat APC in 2019

Dickson: History will be unkind to PDP if it fails to defeat APC in 2019

Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa, says history will be unkind to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) if  it fails to produce a presidential candidate capable of defeating the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.Francis Ottah Agbo, chief press secretary of the governor, quoted Dickson as saying this while reacting to the exit of Jerry Gana, a former information minister, and Tunde Adeniran, [...]

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    ‘Unveiling of cabinet in 48 hours, gender parity in political appointments’ — Moghalu outlines plans for presidency

‘Unveiling of cabinet in 48 hours, gender parity in political appointments’ — Moghalu outlines plans for presidency

Kingsley Moghalu, ex-deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has asked Nigerians to replace recycled “failed leaders” with competent and experienced youth.Moghalu said this at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, on Wednesday while making a formal declaration of his presidential bid.He stated his visions, as laid out in his recently launched book, ‘Build, Innovate and Grow: My [...]

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