Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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    Jigawa deputy gov, Mahmud, dumps PDP for APC

Jigawa deputy gov, Mahmud, dumps PDP for APC

Ahmad Mahmud, deputy governor of Jigawa state, has left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressive Congress (APC).Mahmud, who has been the deputy of Sule Lamido, governor of the state, since 2007, left with many of his supporters.Announcing the move, Ahmed Gumel, director of press for Mahmud, said his principal would be received in his ward in Galagamma, Gumel [...]

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    Akiolu to Igbo: You die if you don’t vote Ambode

Akiolu to Igbo: You die if you don’t vote Ambode

Rilwan Akiolu, the Oba of Lagos, has sworn that Igbo in Lagos would perish if they fail to support and vote for Akinwunmi Ambode, gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos.The king, who claimed to be the owner of Lagos, made the statement at his palace while addressing Igbo leaders ahead of Saturday's election.“On Saturday, if anyone of [...]

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    Omirin: Fayose cannot escape impeachment

Omirin: Fayose cannot escape impeachment

Nineteen lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in  the Ekiti state house of assembly say Ayodele Fayose, governor of the state, cannot escape being impeached.The lawmakers, who vowed not to relent until Fayose is ejected from office, advised the governor to accept the reality that the rule of law has come to stay in the country.The lawmakers served Fayose with [...]

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    Nothing will be sweeter than PDP winning in Lagos, Rivers, says Mu’azu

Nothing will be sweeter than PDP winning in Lagos, Rivers, says Mu’azu

Adamu Muazu, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Lagos and Rivers are the primary targets of the party in next Saturday’s gubernatorial elections across the country.He urged members of the party to mobilise ahead of the polls, saying the All Progressives Congress (APC) is currently distracted by its success at the presidential election.Describing APC's presidential victory as “one-off”, [...]

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    Rivers killings: Police begin search for gunmen

Rivers killings: Police begin search for gunmen

The Rivers state police command has commenced manhunt for gunmen who killed six persons and burnt the house of a politician in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area of the state.In an interview with NAN in Port Harcourt on Saturday, Ahmed Muhammad, the police public relations officer of the command, said the gunmen attacked Obrikom and Obor communities killing six persons and [...]

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    Okupe ‘not ashamed’ of Jonathan’s loss to Buhari

Okupe ‘not ashamed’ of Jonathan’s loss to Buhari

Doyin Okupe, senior special assistant to the president on public affairs, says the loss of President Goodluck Jonathan to Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential election is nothing to be ashamed of.Okupe, who initially tipped Jonathan to win the election, said if the projection of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) that Nigeria would disintegrate after the poll did not come to pass, [...]

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    GMB vowed to end B’Haram in 2 months? Never!

GMB vowed to end B’Haram in 2 months? Never!

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria's president-elect, never promised to end insurgency within two months.The party faulted reports quoting Buhari as making that promise, saying the party’s flag bearer at last week presidential election has not given a time frame for tackling insecurity in the northeast.“The president-elect is still waiting to be sworn in on May 29. After the ceremony, [...]

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    10 governorship candidates step down for ‘winning’ Ambode

10 governorship candidates step down for ‘winning’ Ambode

Ten governorship candidates in Lagos state have stepped down for Akinwunmi Ambode, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the April 11 election.The candidates also directed all their supporters to vote for Ambode and other APC candidates in the state house of assembly election.The parties and their candidates are Adeshina Buruji, Accord Party (AP), Obadia Akinola, Independent Democrats (ID), [...]

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    Tinubu: Bode George free to relocate to Bayelsa

Tinubu: Bode George free to relocate to Bayelsa

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has taunted Olabode George, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for saying he would flee if the APC wins the 2015 election.Tinubu said it was the personal decision of George to choose if he wants to stay or not.“He can decide to go now if he wants. Who [...]

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    FFK: I sincerely hope APC takes Nigeria to great heights

FFK: I sincerely hope APC takes Nigeria to great heights

Femi Fani-Kayode, director of media and publicity, PDP presidential campaign, says his attacks on Muhammadu Buhari, president-elect and other stalwarts of the All Progressives Congress, were not personal.Fond of directing veiled criticisms particularly at Buhari and Bola Tinubu, APC national leader, during the build-up to the general election, Fani-Kayode said he was only doing his job.He said that although the [...]

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    Mu’azu: PDP will accept outcome of election if…

Mu’azu: PDP will accept outcome of election if…

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it will accept the outcome of the March 28 presidential election if it is truly a reflection of the wish of Nigerians.On Wednesday, Bello Fadile, one of the party's agents for the presidential election had refused to sign the final result sheet of the election, threatening to seek redress in court.But on Thursday, Adamu Mu’azu, [...]

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    Orubebe apologises for collation centre outburst

Orubebe apologises for collation centre outburst

Godsday Orubebe, former minister of Niger Delta affairs and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) agent for the presidential election, has apologised to Nigerians for his outburst at the national collation centre of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Orubebe, through his Twitter @ElderGOrubebe, said: "At ICC, the event and outburst of yesterday is regrettable. Apologies to fellow Nigerians."‎The national collation centre [...]

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    Osinbajo: We will turn this country around

Osinbajo: We will turn this country around

Yemi Osinbajo, vice-president-elect, has described the victory of his party in the presidential election as the handwork of God.Expressing appreciation to Nigerians for supporting the All Progressives Congress (APC), Osinbajo said the incoming government will turn Nigeria around for the better.“I am very happy, God has done an awesome thing,” he told NAN."We already have a manifesto which clearly says [...]

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    Buhari: ‘You voted for change, the change has come’

Buhari: ‘You voted for change, the change has come’

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    Finally… Jega declares Buhari president-elect

Finally… Jega declares Buhari president-elect

Muhamadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been declared winner of the 2015 presidential election."Muhammadu Buhari of APC, having satisfied the requirement of the law and scored the highest number of votes, is hereby declared the winner," Jega said on Wednesday at 3:47am Nigerian time.The agents of all the political parties, save the PDP, signed the final [...]

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    Jubilant crowd celeberate Buhari’s victory in Abuja

Jubilant crowd celeberate Buhari’s victory in Abuja

Jubilant crowd took over the secretariat of the All Progressive Congress (APC) as a result of the success of Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 presidential election.The celebrants numbering over 2,000 danced round the party secretariat chanting victory songs.Different dance groups, traditional drummers, well-wishers and party chieftains exchanged pleasantries for the party’s victory at the polls.About 100 journalists comprising local and [...]

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