Sunday, November 18, 2018

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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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    Ikuru’s exit the end of APC, says Jonathan’s wife

Ikuru’s exit the end of APC, says Jonathan’s wife

Patience Jonathan, wife of Nigeria’s president, has described the exit of Tele Ikuru, deputy governor of Rivers state, from the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the end of the party.Ikuru declared support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday, branding APC is a party of rebels, insurgents and anarchists.“APC is a party founded on deception and it thrives on [...]

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    Court bars use of soldiers at polling booths

Court bars use of soldiers at polling booths

A federal high court in Lagos has declared as unconstitutional, the planned deployment of the military for the forthcoming general election.The All Progressives Congress (APC) had opposed idea, describing the use of soldiers during election as undemocratic.Femi Gbajabiamila, an APC member at the federal house of representatives, subsequently filed a suit to challenge the action, naming President Goodluck Jonathan, the chief of [...]

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    Jonathan wants to arrest Tinubu, says APC

Jonathan wants to arrest Tinubu, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is alleging that the Goodluck Jonathan government has concluded plans to arrest Bola Ahmed Tinubu, its national leader, and other financiers of the party.The party, which made this allegation on Saturday through Lai Mohammed, its spokesman, said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was plotting to “decimate the opposition and gain an undue advantage ahead of the [...]

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    Atiku: Blame Amaechi for my absence at rallies

Atiku: Blame Amaechi for my absence at rallies

Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president of Nigeria, has accused Rotimi Amaechi, governor of Rivers state, of being part of the reasons why he has not been actively involved in the presidential campaign of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Atiku, who was named the vice-chairman (north) of APC campaign council, made his first appearance at the campaign rally of Muhammadu Buhari, the party’s [...]

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    APC tells voters: Ignore IGP, stay after voting

APC tells voters: Ignore IGP, stay after voting

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told voters to ignore Thursday's order of Suleiman Abba, inspector-general of police (IGP) warning the electorate against staying around polling booths after casting their ballots in the general election.Speaking at a briefing of accredited election observers for the 2015 elections in Abuja, Abba had advised the people to go home after voting, vowing to deal with anyone [...]

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    North-based Igbo leaders back Buhari’s presidential bid

North-based Igbo leaders back Buhari’s presidential bid

Some Igbo leaders on Friday pledged their support for Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).The leaders, who represent the Igbo people in the 19 northern states, described Buhari as firm and principled.Sunday Eyama, president of the Igbo Delegate Assembly of the 19 northern states, led a delegation of Igbo leaders to Buhari’s campaign office in Abuja, [...]

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    Patience Jonathan: Alison-Madueke corrupt? How did she become OPEC president!

Patience Jonathan: Alison-Madueke corrupt? How did she become OPEC president!

Patience Jonathan, Nigeria’s first lady, says Diezani Alison-Madueke's emergence as president of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is proof that she is not corrupt as widely believed.Speaking on Thursday at the PDP women rally in Lagos, she said women are currently in possession of the resources of the country because they have proven to be reliable and trustworthy.She [...]

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    Soyinka: Patience Jonathan no longer first lady

Soyinka: Patience Jonathan no longer first lady

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, says he no longer regards Patience Jonathan, wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, as the country's first lady.Soyinka, who has had cause to disagree with Mrs. Jonathan several times, condemned recent comments attributed to her.At the women's rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Calabar, Cross Rivers state, the first lady called on the party supporters to [...]

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    First lady: I won’t descend to Amaechi’s level

First lady: I won’t descend to Amaechi’s level

Patience Jonathan, Nigeria’s first lady, says she will not trade insults with Rotimi Amaechi, governor of Rivers state, who, in any case, is "planning to hand over to a crook”. Instead, she is urging the people of the state to support Nyesom Wike, gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.She said Amaechi was only enjoying a stolen mandate [...]

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    APC: Jonathan can’t be summoning Jega at will

APC: Jonathan can’t be summoning Jega at will

The All Progressives Congress (APC) believes President Goodluck Jonathan’s decision to summon Attahiru Jega, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to a meeting at the presidential villa, is part of ongoing moves to compromise the integrity of the electoral commission.On Tuesday, Jonathan summoned Jega to a meeting with the security chiefs at the villa, but the chairman emerged [...]

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    Atiku disowns 120 groups aligning with Jonathan

Atiku disowns 120 groups aligning with Jonathan

Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president and chieftain of the All progressives Congress (APC), has denied knowledge of the groups of politicians who announced their defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the APC on Tuesday.The former vice-president said in a statement by his media office in Abuja that he remains a committed member of the APC, and advised the public [...]

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    Patience: GMB’s wife deceiving Nigerian women

Patience: GMB’s wife deceiving Nigerian women

Patience Jonathan, Nigeria’s first lady, says Aishat Buhari, wife of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been going about deceiving Nigerian women.The first lady said this on Tuesday when the campaign train of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) women birthed in Ilorin, capital of Kwara state.“Don’t be deceived. Don’t look at any woman that comes here; don’t [...]

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Na’ Abba joins APC, becomes automatic BOT member

Ghali Umar Na’ Abba, former speaker of the house of representatives from 1999 to 2003, on Tuesday formally joined the All Progressives Congress (APC), becoming an automatic member of the party’s Board of Trustees (BOT).Speaking at the APC secretariat in Abuja, Na’ Abba stated that he left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) due to the need to see a change [...]

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    Thugs attack Buhari’s wife in Kwara

Thugs attack Buhari’s wife in Kwara

The convoy of Aishat Buhari, wife of presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was attacked in Ilorin, capital of Kwara state, on Monday.Mrs. Buhari, who has been deeply involved in her husband's electioneering campaign, arrived Kwara state in the company of Dolapo Osinbajo, wife of Yemi Osinbajo, running mate to Muhammadu Buhari, and some other stalwarts of the [...]

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