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    How ego, internal crisis cost APC two governorship and 84 legislative seats

How ego, internal crisis cost APC two governorship and 84 legislative seats

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has barred the All Progressives Congress (APC) from fielding candidates in Rivers and Zamfara states and this decision has dire consequences for the party. The commission said it took the decision because of the failure of the party to hold primary polls. Except a last-minute change, the APC would keep regretting its inability to put its [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari rounds off campaign in Katsina as Atiku ends his in Adamawa

PHOTOS: Buhari rounds off campaign in Katsina as Atiku ends his in Adamawa

Whatever has a beginning has an end! For President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the journey which started in November ended on Thursday.Both men are now ready to go head to head in the election of Saturday.Buhari, who is contesting under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), ended his campaign in his home [...]

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    Tinubu: Atiku is my friend but we’ll retire him on Saturday

Tinubu: Atiku is my friend but we’ll retire him on Saturday

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says though Atiku Abubakar is his friend, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will retire from politics on Saturday.In a statement on Thursday, Tinubu said he could not find much good in the policies and programmes of the PDP to warrant being voted back into power.He [...]

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    Like Malami, Oshiomhole asks INEC to accept Zamfara APC candidates

Like Malami, Oshiomhole asks INEC to accept Zamfara APC candidates

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recognise the party's candidates in Zamfara for the forthcoming elections.In a letter dated February 13, Oshiomhole said that the judgment of the court of appeal in Sokoto allows the party to field candidates for elections in the state.The letter, with reference [...]

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    ANAP polls put Buhari in the lead but final outcome ‘too close to call’

ANAP polls put Buhari in the lead but final outcome ‘too close to call’

A presidential pre-election opinion poll commissioned by ANAP Foundation, a non-profit organisation, has put President Muhammadu Buhari in the lead .The poll, conducted on ANAP's behalf by NOI Polls Limited, projected a two-horse race between Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).“From the results, when asked who respondents will be [...]

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    I’m very disturbed, says Buhari on exclusion of Rivers APC from elections

I’m very disturbed, says Buhari on exclusion of Rivers APC from elections

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is disturbed by the exclusion of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state from the forthcoming elections.A high court in Rivers had barred the party from conducting primaries to nominate candidates to represent the party in the elections.The high court judgement was based on a suit filed by the Rivers APC faction led by [...]

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    Atiku’s spokesman: Clinton cancelled his visit over threats from APC

Atiku’s spokesman: Clinton cancelled his visit over threats from APC

Paul Ibe, spokesman of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has blamed the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the cancelled visit of Bill Clinton, former US president.Clinton was expected to attend the signing of a peace accord between President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku.The National Peace Committee (NPC) had put the programme together ahead of the elections.But Clinton pulled [...]

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    APC accuses Amosun of sponsoring attack on Buhari

APC accuses Amosun of sponsoring attack on Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari, Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, and other leaders at a rally in Ogun state were sponsored by Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state.Aggrieved persons threw objects at the president after he raised the hand of Dapo Abiodun, the APC governorship candidate in the state, at the [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Tinubu throws away APC flag at Ogun rally

TRENDING VIDEO: Tinubu throws away APC flag at Ogun rally

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), on Monday threw away the flag of his party during the presidential campaign rally in Abeokuta, Ogun state.The crowd had disrupted the rally, forcing security operatives to form a ring around President Muhammadu Buhari.The national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, was booed and stoned while announcing Dapo Abiodun as the governorship [...]

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    HLSI debunks allegation of jamming phones, funding campaigns

HLSI debunks allegation of jamming phones, funding campaigns

HLSI Security Firms and Technologies has debunked reports that it is sponsoring the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign and also planning to jam telephone networks during the elections.In a statement on Friday,  the Israeli company said its operations in Nigeria have been for more than 12 years and at no time has it been accused of any form of integrity [...]

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    PDP: Atiku’s Kano crowd shows Buhari has lost the north-west

PDP: Atiku’s Kano crowd shows Buhari has lost the north-west

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PDPPCO) says the Kano mammoth crowd that welcomed Atiku Abubakar its presidential candidate on Sunday is evidence that President Muhammadu Buhari has lost support in the north-west.Kano is believed to be a stronghold of Buhari where he secured his highest number of 1.9 million votes in 2015 election.The governor, Abubakar Ganjude, had promised [...]

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    PHOTOS: Trucks back on Lagos bridges after Buhari’s visit — and so is traffic

PHOTOS: Trucks back on Lagos bridges after Buhari’s visit — and so is traffic

Trucks and tankers  parked on Lagos bridges and roads have returned barely 48 hours after the All Progressive Congress (APC) held its presidential rally in the state.The trucks were taken off the roads ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Lagos.When TheCable visited on Friday, Lagosians had reacted to the clearing of the trucks saying may they never return again [...]

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    Northern  Stakeholders Forum dumps Buhari for Atiku

Northern Stakeholders Forum dumps Buhari for Atiku

Northern Stakeholders Forum (NSF), a socio-political group, says it has withdrawn its support for President Muhammadu Buhari and endorsed Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Speaking at a zonal town hall meeting in Kano state, Aminu Adam, NSF's director of action and mobilisation, said the group opted for Atiku because Buhari disappointed Nigerians.According to him, the group supported Buhari [...]

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    Zamfara APC guber aspirants hammer Yari over court judgement

Zamfara APC guber aspirants hammer Yari over court judgement

Eight governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state have accused Abdulaziz Yari, the governor, of making moves to enforce a state court judgement on the party.Speaking at a press conference on Sunday in Kaduna, Kabir Marafa, who spoke on behalf of other aspirants, said a novice application was filed on Friday by the governor seeking [...]

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    Yari warns INEC: Elections won’t take place in Zamfara without APC candidates

Yari warns INEC: Elections won’t take place in Zamfara without APC candidates

Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, says elections will not take place in the state if candidates of the ruling party are excluded.Speaking at the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign rally in Talata Mafara local government area of the state, the governor maintained that the party conducted primaries which produced candidates for the forthcoming elections.He added that it will [...]

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    We’ll teach Atiku a lesson, says Tinubu

We’ll teach Atiku a lesson, says Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Saturday told party supporters to vote using their index finger during the February 16 presidential election.Tinubu took voting education to the supporters of the party who gathered at the Teslim Balogun stadium, Sululere, for the mega rally of APC presidential campaign.The elder statesman told the people not to use [...]

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