Thursday, November 15, 2018

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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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    GEJ: PDP should be celebrating, not mourning

GEJ: PDP should be celebrating, not mourning

President Goodluck Jonathan has commended Nigerians for turning out en masse for Saturday’s poll, saying he has fulfilled his promise of delivering free and fair election.Jonathan, who earlier congratulated Muhammadu Buhari, the winner of the election, said he had succeeded in deepening the country’s democracy.“I thank you all for turning out en masse for the March 28 general election,” he said [...]

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    THE QUESTION: Are the presidential election results being deliberately delayed?

THE QUESTION: Are the presidential election results being deliberately delayed?

ALthough Attahiru Jega, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), promised to announce the result of the presidential election within 48 hours, only the result of 18 states – plus the federal capital territory – have been made public three days after the election was conducted.At Sunday's press conference at the INEC headquarters, Jega had assured Nigerians that the result [...]

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    Troops planning to rig for PDP in SW, says Buhari

Troops planning to rig for PDP in SW, says Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the federal government is planning to use soldiers who will be dressed in Department of State Services (DSS) uniforms to rig Saturday's election in the south-west in favour of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP).He also told President Goodluck Jonathan to call “his errant security agencies” to order in the spirit [...]

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    Gunmen ‘attack’ Amaechi in Wike’s village

Gunmen ‘attack’ Amaechi in Wike’s village

Thugs believed to be loyal to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday "opened fire" on the convoy of Rotimi Amaechi, governor of Rivers state, during a campaign of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Obi Akpor local government area of the state.The decision of the governor to end his campaign for the presidential election in the community, which is the [...]

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    Olanusi: I defected because APC offers fairness

Olanusi: I defected because APC offers fairness

Ali Olanusi, the deputy governor of Ondo state, says he defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) because the party offers "justice, fairness and equity".Olanusi who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said this in a statement issued on Thursday.“While still being in place as the democratically elected deputy governor of Ondo state, I have decided to lead my [...]

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    Patience: If Buhari wins, APC will jail me

Patience: If Buhari wins, APC will jail me

Patience Jonathan, Nigeria's first lady, feels she would be jailed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) if Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the party, wins Saturday's election.While speaking on Wednesday at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) women presidential campaign rally in Oyo state, the first lady said the APC and its presidential candidate jailed the fathers and mothers of the Oyo [...]

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    APC ‘planning to stage fake PDP rally’

APC ‘planning to stage fake PDP rally’

The Lagos chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) is planning to get it disqualified in the March 28 election.In a statement on Wednesday, Taofik Gani, the party’s state publicity secretary, said the opposition was planning to implicate the PDP in a rally that is against the electoral law on political campaigns.“The instruction is pertinent [...]

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    OBJ: Talks of military takeover have to be false

OBJ: Talks of military takeover have to be false

Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria, has expressed concerns over the rumour that the present government is planning to hand over power to the military if it loses election.Shehu Garba, director of media and publicity, APC presidential campaign organisation, had drawn attention to the issue in January, alleging that an official in the presidency had posted a message on social media, [...]

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    Adeola: I never contested in Ogun, Lagos is my constituency

Adeola: I never contested in Ogun, Lagos is my constituency

Solomon Adeola, the Lagos west senatorial candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), has refuted claims that he once contested for a senatorial seat in Ogun state.Adeola, who is presently representing the people of Alimosho federal constituency at the lower chamber, said those spreading the rumour were “unintelligent and mischievous”.“That I have contested in Ogun state is a wicked lie, a [...]

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    APC: Jonathan to disqualify Buhari tomorrow

APC: Jonathan to disqualify Buhari tomorrow

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned against any "orchestrated, last-minute disqualification of its presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, in order to pave the way for an easy victory for President Goodluck Jonathan or even another postponement of the elections".''If it is true, as it is being widely speculated across the country, that the Jonathan administration has procured a judgement to [...]

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    Voters can’t loiter at polling units, Abba insists

Voters can’t loiter at polling units, Abba insists

Suleiman Abba, inspector-general of police (IGP), is insisting that Nigerian voters have to ‘go home and cool down’ after casting their ballots on Saturday.Abba caused controversy when he said at the briefing of accredited election observers in Abuja last week that voters should go home after voting instead of waiting at polling units to “protect their votes”.He had vowed to deal with [...]

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    Buhari won’t tolerate violence against women, says wife

Buhari won’t tolerate violence against women, says wife

Aishat Buhari, wife of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has appealed to Nigerian women to vote for her husband on Saturday, assuring them that he would protect them.Opponents of Muhammdau Buhari have been accusing him of having a bias against women. But speaking on Tuesday during the campaign rally of the APC in Abeokuta, capital of Ogun [...]

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    Fashola: No amount of good luck can save PDP

Fashola: No amount of good luck can save PDP

Babatunde Fashola, governor of Lagos state, has said that no amount of good luck can save the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from losing out in the March 28 presidential election.While speaking at 1st the quarter progressive governance session in Imo state on Monday, Fashola said the PDP’s record of public service has a common factor in lies and failure.“Ladies and [...]

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    I’ll make naira equal to dollar, says Buhari

I’ll make naira equal to dollar, says Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has promised to ensure that the naira would be equal to the dollar in value if voted into office.NAN reports that Buhari said this on Monday during the south-east presidential rally of the party at Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri.“It is sad that the value of the naira has dropped to [...]

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    Jonathan will beat Buhari silly, says Fayose

Jonathan will beat Buhari silly, says Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, believes that Goodluck Jonathan, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), would beat Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate “silly” at Saturday;s election.In a statement by Idowu Adelusi, Fayose’s chief press secretary, the governor said APC would fail woefully in its bid to clinch presidency.“The reason APC will fail woefully [...]

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