Friday, November 16, 2018

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    PDP loses 9 senators to APC

PDP loses 9 senators to APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) now has 64 senators in the national assembly compared with 41 belonging to the All Progressives Congress (APC), after Tuesday's defection of nine of its senators to the leading opposition party.The senators who defected are Ita Enang (Akwa Ibom north-east), Ahmed Zannah (Borno central), Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman (Kogi central), Atiku Bagudu, (Kebbi central), Barnabas Gemade (Benue north-east), Saidu [...]

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    PDP: Nigerians are anxious to vote for Jonathan

PDP: Nigerians are anxious to vote for Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is prepared for the February general election, observing that the support it enjoys among Nigerians from the ward to the national levels means that Nigerians are anxious to vote for Goodluck Jonathan and its other candidates.Speaking on Monday through Olisa Metuh, its spokesman, the party described allegations by the All Progressives Congress (APC) [...]

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    Buhari no match for Jonathan’s achievements, says PDP

Buhari no match for Jonathan’s achievements, says PDP

Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, cannot boast of any development project in any sector of the economy during his regime as head of state, the Peoples Democratic Party has said.Speaking on Monday through its spokesman, Olisa Metuh, the party argued that “when juxtaposed with the performance of President Goodluck Jonathan’s democratically elected government, it becomes clear that [...]

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    Buhari is No. 1 Yoruba enemy, says Adeyeye

Buhari is No. 1 Yoruba enemy, says Adeyeye

Adedayo Adeyeye, minister of state for works, has described Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, as the number one enemy of the Yoruba people, saying he must be rejected by all true sons and daughters of Oduduwa.The minister alleged that Buhari did incalculable damage to Lagos state and the south-west region by the cancellation of the Lagos metroline [...]

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    APC: Jonathan wants to postpone election

APC: Jonathan wants to postpone election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that Department of State Services (DSS) is working in cahoots with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to find excuses for postponing the February general election.The APC was responding to the allegations levelled against it by the DSS.The service on January 7 released its findings from the raid of the main opposition data centre [...]

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    PDP sure APC ‘won’t get any vote in the south-east’

PDP sure APC ‘won’t get any vote in the south-east’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described All Progressives Congress’s scouting of votes in the south east as sheer delusion and a mid-day feverish dream, telling the party to forget hopes of securing any vote from the zone.Austin Akobundu, national vice chairman of PDP in the south-east issued a statement on Saturday to say that apart from being an impregnable forte of [...]

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    Jonathan stopped LAMATA red line light rail, APC alleges

Jonathan stopped LAMATA red line light rail, APC alleges

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of being hypocritical about his professed love for the south west, among others, for refusing to sanction the construction of the LAMATA red line light rail project.The party alleged that the president refused to grant the necessary right-of-way approval to the Lagos Metropolitan Transport Authority (LAMATA) for the construction of its red [...]

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    MEND, Boko Haram, APC, Buhari have something in common, says Fani-Kayode

MEND, Boko Haram, APC, Buhari have something in common, says Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, director media and publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign organisation, wants Nigerians and members of the international community to interrogate the relationship between the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND), Boko Haram and Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate.According to Fani-Kayode, Buhari’s comments on insurgency in Nigeria were worrisome and his [...]

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    Amaechi: I’m Igbo. Jonathan who says his name is Azikiwe can’t speak the language

Amaechi: I’m Igbo. Jonathan who says his name is Azikiwe can’t speak the language

Rotimi Amaechi, Rivers state governor, on Friday declared that he was Igbo and could speak the language while President Goodluck Jonathan whose other name is Azikiwe could not.Speaking before a crowd of supporters at the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign in Aba, Abia state, Amaechi said: I am a bona fide Igbo man."My name is Amaechi, but President Jonathan who [...]

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    Heal our pains, Ogoni people beg Buhari

Heal our pains, Ogoni people beg Buhari

The four local government areas of Ogoni ethnic nationality in Rivers State comprising Eleme, Tai, Gokana and Khana have endorsed Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, as their candidate in the February presidential election.At a welcome ceremony held for Buhari on Thursday, the Ogoni people also pledged their support to the APC.Speaking on the occasion, GN Gininwa, chairman [...]

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    APC: Jonathan only shedding crocodile tears

APC: Jonathan only shedding crocodile tears

President Goodluck Jonathan is only shedding crocodile tears by his lamentation that Nigeria has become more divided along religious and ethnic lines today than at any time in its history, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said."President Goodluck Jonathan is only shedding crocodile tears with his lamentation over the fact that Nigeria has become more divided along religious and ethnic lines [...]

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    APC: DSS database hacking allegation ‘hogwash’

APC: DSS database hacking allegation ‘hogwash’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed as hogwash the findings of the Department State Services (DSS) following a raid on the party’s offices in Lagos, describing the agency as an embarrassment to all intelligence-gathering organisations around the world.On Wednesday, the DSS disclosed that the APC was planning to hack into the database of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), [...]

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    APC must explain its MEND connections, says PDP

APC must explain its MEND connections, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has wants the All Progressives Congress (APC) to "come out clean and explain to Nigerians its connections" with the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND).On Tuesday, MEND endorsed Muhammadu Buhari for the February presidential election, saying Goodluck Jonathan did not deserve another term in office.Olisa Metuh, PDP spokesman, on Wednesday observed that while the onus lies on [...]

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    APC: PDP has launched an early campaign of violence against us

APC: PDP has launched an early campaign of violence against us

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of engaging in violence ahead of the February general election, following an attack on its supporters on Tuesday in Port Harcourt.Reacting to the incident on Wednesday through, Lai Mohammed, its spokesman, the party alleged that the attacks, reportedly by thugs working for PDP along the Bori-Saakpenwa Road in [...]

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    PDP’ll sweep 2015 polls, says Metuh

PDP’ll sweep 2015 polls, says Metuh

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it will win overwhelmingly in the February general election, vowing to take back states it lost to the main opposition party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).On Wednesday, Olisa Metuh, the PDP spokesman, said it stood out as the only party with genuine followership among Nigerians irrespective of their religious and ethnic affiliations, adding its [...]

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    Amaechi: I never knew I would be governor

Amaechi: I never knew I would be governor

Rotimi Amaechi, governor of Rivers state, declared on Tuesday that he never knew he would be governor.Amaechi, who was speaking at the inauguration of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign in Port Harcourt, said his enemies tried to get him out of office, but they failed.“I thank God because I never knew I would be governor. Today, I am governor [...]

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