Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "2019 presidential election"

    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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    Fayose: I buried my presidential ambition because APC rigged Ekiti poll

Fayose: I buried my presidential ambition because APC rigged Ekiti poll

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says he will no longer contest the 2019 presidential election because the All Progressives Congress (APC) rigged the last governorship election in the state.Fayose had declared interest in the number one position in the country, vowing to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in a free and fair election.“I am inviting you today, distinguished leaders of our [...]

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    Balarabe Musa offers presidential ticket of PRP to Sowore

Balarabe Musa offers presidential ticket of PRP to Sowore

Balarabe Musa, a former governor of Kaduna state, has offered Omoyele Sowore, a presidential aspirant, the ticket of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) for the 2019 presidential election.Receiving Sowore at his residence in Kaduna on Friday, the statesman said PRP would be willing to settle down for a presidential candidate that is fully prepared to take Nigeria out of its [...]

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    Moghalu: Buhari has a record of increasing poverty — I can do better

Moghalu: Buhari has a record of increasing poverty — I can do better

Kingsley Moghalu, a presidential aspirant, says President Muhammadu Buhari has a record of increasing poverty and insecurity in Nigeria.Moghalu said this in reaction to Buhari's announcement that he would seek a second term in office.The president made his ambition known at the national executive council meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC).In a statement issued on Tuesday, Moghalu said he [...]

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    Amaechi asks Igbo to seek forgiveness for voting against Buhari in 2015

Amaechi asks Igbo to seek forgiveness for voting against Buhari in 2015

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has asked the Igbo to support President Muhammadu Buhari's second term bid.But he says they should first “go for confession, seek forgiveness” and join the All Progressives Congress (APC) where they will have a chance of producing Buhari's successor.Amaechi said this on Wednesday while delivering a lecture on ‘The Igbo in the politics of Nigeria’ [...]

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    INTERVIEW: My cabinet understudying each sector ahead of 2019, says Sowore

INTERVIEW: My cabinet understudying each sector ahead of 2019, says Sowore

For three decades, Omoyele Sowore has consistently screamed at the ineptitude of government institutions and overly corrupt politicians in Nigeria. As a student activist while at the University of Lagos, Sowore — who was the students’ union president — led a series of protests and demonstrations against the then military government.  His agitations for a better Nigeria and utter hatred for [...]

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    Atiku: I will definitely beat Buhari this time… he has wasted a lot of goodwill

Atiku: I will definitely beat Buhari this time… he has wasted a lot of goodwill

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says he is sure of defeating President Muhammadu Buhari “this time”, in reference to the 2019 presidential election.Atiku was quoted as saying this in an interview with Dele Momodu on The Boss newspaper.He accused the president of "wasting" a lot of goodwill since assuming office.Atiku said many Nigerians are unhappy with the current administration, adding that he [...]

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    Fayose: I’ll defeat Buhari in a free and fair election

Fayose: I’ll defeat Buhari in a free and fair election

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has declared his interest to contest the 2019 presidential election.Speaking at a ceremony where he made his interest known, Fayose said having defeated two incumbents in his state, he is sure of defeating President Muhammadu Buhari with the support of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).He also said as Nigeria's longest-serving governor -- having worked under [...]

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