Thursday, November 15, 2018

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    Presidential candidate speaks on plans to remove obstacles to investment

Presidential candidate speaks on plans to remove obstacles to investment

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, presidential candidate of the Peoples Trust (PT), says his party's new Nigerian economic development plan will create $4 trillion GDP in 10 years.In a statement on Monday, Olawepo-Hashim said his party has a target to net five percent of global infrastructure funds in 10 years by removing obstacles to investments.He added that if the party is elected in [...]

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    Tinubu: I won’t work for Atiku in 2019

Tinubu: I won’t work for Atiku in 2019

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says his relationship with Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is not about the 2019 elections.In a statement by Tunde Rahman, Tinubu's spokesman, the APC leader said his relationship with Abubakar is the same as other politicians he has met in his political journey.Rahman was [...]

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    Okorocha: APC has lost almost five million members under Oshiomhole

Okorocha: APC has lost almost five million members under Oshiomhole

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) lost five million members after the primaries for the 2019 elections.The governor said this on Thursday while speaking with reporters at the end of a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja.He said the party lost the members due to high-handedness and disobedience to [...]

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    APC US: Obasanjo, Jonathan made Nigeria one of the poorest countries in the world

APC US: Obasanjo, Jonathan made Nigeria one of the poorest countries in the world

The United States of America chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says the administration of former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan made Nigeria one of the poorest countries in the worldIn a statement on Sunday, Francis Onukwuli, national publicity secretary of the party in the US, said the country became one of the poorest countries in the world [...]

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    Atiku’s campaign: Endorsement by The Economist has exposed Lai’s lies

Atiku’s campaign: Endorsement by The Economist has exposed Lai’s lies

The Atiku Campaign Presidential Organisation says the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by the Economist Magazine has rendered as lies, “ridiculous claims” made by Lai Mohammed, minister of information.The campaign organisation said this in response to a recent endorsement of Atiku Abubakar by the magazine.When the research unit of the international business magazine had predicted [...]

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    The choice of Atiku ‘shows PDP is democratic’

The choice of Atiku ‘shows PDP is democratic’

The Diverse, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Rights Movement in Nigeria, has hailed the choice of former Vice-President Atiku  Abubakar as the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019. According to a statement issued by the group  through Victor Lee, community  president Nigeria and West Africa, the nomination is a pointer to the fact that the PDP [...]

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    Donald Duke picks Junaid Mohammed as running mate

Donald Duke picks Junaid Mohammed as running mate

Donald Duke, presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), has picked Junaid Mohammed as his running mate for the 2019 poll.Duke, a former governor of Cross-Rivers state, announced this via his Twitter handle.Mohammed, who trained as a medical doctor, was born in Dala, Kano state.Duke described the second republic lawmaker as a well-known academic who has been on the [...]

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    Magu to Nigerians: Whether you vote Buhari’s government or not — be vigilant in 2019

Magu to Nigerians: Whether you vote Buhari’s government or not — be vigilant in 2019

Ibrahim Magu, acting-chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has asked Nigerians to be vigilant in 2019.Speaking in Gombe state on Monday, the anti-graft czar said vigilance is important whether Nigerians vote for the current administration or change leadership.He also appealed to every Nigerian to take ownership of the fight against corruption.“As we move closer to the general elections where [...]

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    Moghalu: APC, PDP can’t fix Nigeria… I’m the man for the job

Moghalu: APC, PDP can’t fix Nigeria… I’m the man for the job

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the 2019 elections, says he is the best man for the job. In a statement on Tuesday, Moghalu said Nigeria needs a visionary leader who would turn the fortunes of the country around and build a "real nation".He said the country cannot keep "recycling the same old politicians" who [...]

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    Ekweremadu says Atiku is Nigeria’s next president

Ekweremadu says Atiku is Nigeria’s next president

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, is Nigeria's incoming president.In a statement on Sunday, Uche Anichukwu, Ekweremadu's special adviser on media, commended the party for the "transparent, free, fair, credible, and peaceful process".He said the process that led to the election was more important as all the [...]

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    Donald Duke defeats Jerry Gana to emerge SDP presidential candidate

Donald Duke defeats Jerry Gana to emerge SDP presidential candidate

Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state, has won the presidential ticket of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for the 2019 election.The former governor was declared winner on Sunday at the party’s national convention which held at Old Parade Ground, Abuja.Abdul Isiaq, the returning officer, said Duke polled 812 votes to defeat Jerry Gana, former minister of information, who polled [...]

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    How they stand: The 12 aspirants vying for PDP’s presidential ticket

How they stand: The 12 aspirants vying for PDP’s presidential ticket

The 2019 presidential election is just about four months away and various political parties have been working round the clock to present a candidate that will challenge President Muhammadu Buhari during the polls. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is at the forefront of this.On Saturday, the party will hold its presidential primary election in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. Determined to [...]

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    Atiku: I’ve not seen Nigeria in such a bad shape since the civil war

Atiku: I’ve not seen Nigeria in such a bad shape since the civil war

Atiku Abubakar, one of the presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the current administration is the worst to emerge since the civil war. Abubakar, who was vice president from 1999 to 2007, said this on Sunday at a media chat organised under the aegis of The United Nigeria Group (TUNG) in Abuja.Listing his achievements in his years as [...]

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    Buhari: I’ll do better if I win re-election and survive the next four years

Buhari: I’ll do better if I win re-election and survive the next four years

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will do better if he wins re-election and "survives the next four years".Buhari said "ordinary Nigerians" form the core of his support base, maintaining that "they always vote for me".The president made the comment on Thursday during an interactive session with Nigerian professionals based in the US and Canada.He said his administration has delivered [...]

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    EFCC tackles HSBC, says bank laundering money for corrupt Nigerians

EFCC tackles HSBC, says bank laundering money for corrupt Nigerians

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has accused HSBC Bank of laundering proceeds of corruption for over 50 Nigerians, including a serving senator.A recent report attributed to the bank predicted that if President Muhammadu Buhari wins his second term bid, it would “stunt the economy”.Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, had on Saturday [...]

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    PDP on presidential primary: Ballot papers will carry photographs of aspirants

PDP on presidential primary: Ballot papers will carry photographs of aspirants

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced new measures it would adopt to aid transparency during its primary election.Uche Secondus, national chairman of the party, said part of this would be a display of the presidential aspirants’ photograph on ballot papers.This is usually not the case, as the papers only bear names of aspirants.The main opposition party currently has at [...]

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