Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "2019 election"

    Fayose: Nigeria’s constitution no longer working

Fayose: Nigeria’s constitution no longer working

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says the constitution of Nigeria is no longer working.Idowu Adelusi, Fayose's chief press secretary, quoted him as saying this during a broadcast on a television station.“The constitution of Nigeria is no longer working,” he said.“The constitution was not even drafted to make the governor have control over the security apparatus that could be used to [...]

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    Governors asking Buhari to seek re-election ‘are selfish’

Governors asking Buhari to seek re-election ‘are selfish’

Timi Frank, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the seven governors nudging President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election "are selfish".Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna governor, speaking on behalf of his colleagues on Friday said they want Buhari to keep running the country "in the right direction".Reacting, Frank said the governors could have paid a condolence visit to Samuel Ortom, [...]

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    Buhari: Heading for a meltdown in 2019?

Buhari: Heading for a meltdown in 2019?

We are now fully in the political season. With INEC releasing the timetable for the 2019 elections, hush-hush political discussions and permutations are likely to become more brazen. One of the issues that have dominated the media recently is whether Buhari should seek re-election or not. While some Buharists like Nasir El Rufai, have made it clear that there is [...]

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    The silent majority of angry Nigerians

The silent majority of angry Nigerians

Backtracking a little, against all odds and expectations, Donald Trump won the presidential election to become the 45th President of the United States. For many, the result was startling and not up to scratch. On the morning of November 8th, most polling agencies gave Hillary Clinton at least 70% probability of victory. The last polls in Florida, North Carolina, and [...]

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    Amaechi: How my friend gave me N200m after I prayed for three months

Amaechi: How my friend gave me N200m after I prayed for three months

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says after praying and fasting for three months, God used a friend to help him raise N200 million needed for his personal expenditure and litigation fees to reclaim his mandate in the 2007 election.Although Amaechi won the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), it was Celestine Omehia, his cousin, who represented PDP in [...]

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    Marwa: Buhari is the best candidate for 2019

Marwa: Buhari is the best candidate for 2019

Buba Marwa, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said there was no better presidential candidate for the 2019 presidential election in the APC than President Muhammadu Buhari.Marwa, who is also a former military governor of Lagos state, made this disclosure in Yola after a meeting of stakeholders comprising 20 organisations in Adamawa.The meeting was organised by the Buba [...]

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    You must contest – ‘189 groups’ endorse Buhari for 2019

You must contest – ‘189 groups’ endorse Buhari for 2019

At least 189 groups, which worked for the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015, have endorsed him for the 2019 election.Abu Ibrahim, leader of the Buhari Support Group (BSG), disclosed this after meeting with Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja on Friday.He said he led a delegation to Aso Rock to intimate the president on the activities of [...]

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