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    PDP: APC planning fake opinion poll for Buhari

PDP: APC planning fake opinion poll for Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of planning to organise a fake opinion poll for Muhammadu Buhari, its presidential candidate, ahead of the February 14 elections.The ruling PDP said that the APC was plotting to manipulate public opinion in its favour by organising the “kangaroo” poll.It urged the main opposition party to “focus on [...]

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    Certificate forgery allegation against Ex-speaker Masari ‘baseless’

Certificate forgery allegation against Ex-speaker Masari ‘baseless’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cleared Aminu Masari, former speaker of the house of representatives, of an allegation of certificate forgery.Masari, who is the APC gubernatorial candidate in Katsina state, was accused by Festus Keyamo, a lawyer, of forging a post-graduate diploma certificate in water quality control and management from Middlesex Polytechnic in the United Kingdom.“Kindly note, that in [...]

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    I secured Pastor Adeboye’s consent to be Buhari’s running mate, says Osinbajo

I secured Pastor Adeboye’s consent to be Buhari’s running mate, says Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo,  the running mate to the presidential candidate of the All progressives Congress (APC), has revealed that he accepted the offer to become Muhammadu Buhari’s running mate only after receiving the permission of his spiritual father, Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).There have been talks that Osinbajo's aspirations presents a dicey clash [...]

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    APC: GEJ can’t fight corruption, even in 10 years

APC: GEJ can’t fight corruption, even in 10 years

Nigerians have a duty to use their votes to express  dissatisfaction with the administration President Goodluck Jonathan in the February 14 presidential election for his failure to fight corruption and insecurity, the All Progressives Congress (APC) said on Friday."The president has finally admitted that the two main challenges facing the country are corruption and insecurity, and seems to be telling [...]

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    APC: Jonathan must not tamper with INEC

APC: Jonathan must not tamper with INEC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has welcomed the stated commitment of President Goodluck Jonathan, in his New Year message, to the conduct of free, fair and violence-free elections this year. But it urged the president to match the commitment with action and leave the electoral umpire to do its work.Speaking on Thursday through Lai Mohammed, its spokesman, the party expressed [...]

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    APC ‘will not dig into the past of any politician’

APC ‘will not dig into the past of any politician’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will not dig into the past to unearth cases of corruption against anyone because it is more concerned about the future of the country.However, it advised public office holders to desist from engaging in corrupt practices.John Oyegun, the national chairman of the party, who made this disclosure in Benin on Monday, said only [...]

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    Amaechi not funding APC, says Rivers party chairman

Amaechi not funding APC, says Rivers party chairman

The All Progressives Congress says Rotimi Amaechi, governor of Rivers state, is not funding the party, contrary to claims that he had been footing the party’s bills in return for the chance to be named running mate to Muhammadu Buhari, which eventually went to Yemi Osinbajo.Reacting to claims of Amaechi’s heavy financial involvement with the party, Davies Ikanya, chairman of APC [...]

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    APC: There won’t be violence after 2015 election

APC: There won’t be violence after 2015 election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured Nigerians and the international community that it will do all in its power to ensure that the 2015 general election is violence-free, saying the rising apprehension about the polls among the populace is inimical to the conduct of a successful election.Speaking on Sunday through Lai Mohammed, its spokesman, the party urged the federal [...]

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    PDP: APC’s agenda is to break up the nation

PDP: APC’s agenda is to break up the nation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says opposition All Progressives COngress (APC) is bent on causing division among the people and breaking up the nation.The ruling party also described its candidate in next yer's election, President Goodluck Jonathan, as a committed national and patriotic leader for his warning to politicians to desist from sowing seeds of discord among Nigerians by their [...]

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    APC: FG suppressing audit report on ‘missing $20bn oil money’

APC: FG suppressing audit report on ‘missing $20bn oil money’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the federal government of trying to suppress the audit report on the missing $20 billion oil money, saying the deadline for the release of the report, which was set by the government itself, has passed.Speaking on Saturday through Lai Mohammed,  its spokesman, the party recalled that Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, coordinating minister of the economy [...]

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    APC: Jonathan’s men to blame for hate words

APC: Jonathan’s men to blame for hate words

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to show example by prevailing on his associates, spokespersons and supporters to refrain from making combustible comments instead of engaging in “mere rhetoric”.The party was reacting to the Christmas message of the president in which he urged politicians to refrain from making inflammable comments capable of setting the country ablaze, ahead [...]

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    There will be 3 million jobs every year, vows APC

There will be 3 million jobs every year, vows APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured Nigerians that it would create three million jobs in one year if it comes to power in 2015.It has also promised to end insecurity, corruption, unemployment, widespread hopelessness and poor leadership, while defeating Boko Haram by creating a well-equipped “federal anti-terrorism and multi-agency task force” and motivating security agents by increasing their salaries [...]

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    PDP: Buhari launching personal attacks against Jonathan

PDP: Buhari launching personal attacks against Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has insisted that it is committed to issue-based campaigns contrary to the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) allegation that the ruling party is two-faced and flouts its own rule of staying committed to issues in the 2015 presidential campaigns.The APC had described the PDP as a two-faced bumbling party for accusing its presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, [...]

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    APC: Jonathan, PDP wasted the mandate of Nigerians

APC: Jonathan, PDP wasted the mandate of Nigerians

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the Peoples Democratic Party as a two-faced bumbling party for accusing it and its presidential candidate, Muhammadu, Buhari, of being responsible for the insurgency in the country, despite "wasting the mandate given to them by Nigerians".On Monday, PDP insisted that APC and its leaders are responsible for the chaos in the northeast, alleging that [...]

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    PDP insists APC, Buhari behind Boko Haram

PDP insists APC, Buhari behind Boko Haram

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Muhammadu Buhari of being responsible for Boko Haram insurgency in the country.The ruling party also slammed Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the APC, saying he has no dialogue value.Speaking through Olisa Metuh, its spokesman, the ruling party said: “No amount of blackmail and wild allegations against President [...]

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    APC: ‘A certain party’ selling PVCs for N1,000

APC: ‘A certain party’ selling PVCs for N1,000

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that "a certain political party" is buying permanent voter cards (PVCs) with a view to disenfranchising the owners of such cards, especially in opposition strongholds.The party argued that the purchased PVCs might not be transferable, but those who were buying them were doing so to reduce the votes in the opposition strongholds and [...]

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