Saturday, February 16, 2019

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    Visa ban threat: FG asks US, UK to monitor ‘desperate’ opposition

Visa ban threat: FG asks US, UK to monitor ‘desperate’ opposition

The federal government has called on the international community to keep a close tab on the opposition ahead of the elections starting in February.Lai Mohammed, minister of information, said this while responding to the threats of the US and UK to ban those who interfere with the elections.In a statement issued through Segun Adeyemi, his aide on Friday, Mohammed said the stand [...]

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    APC candidates threaten to stop ALL elections in Rivers unless included

APC candidates threaten to stop ALL elections in Rivers unless included

The candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers say there will be no national, state and governorship elections in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist them.Henry Odili, APC candidate for Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni-Ahoada/West federal constituency, made this known at a news conference organised by the delisted APC candidates in Port Harcourt on Thursday.Odili said [...]

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    Secondus: Buhari has tried but it’s time to go

Secondus: Buhari has tried but it’s time to go

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says it is time for President Muhammadu Buhari to leave. Addressing supporters of the PDP at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna state on Thursday, Secondus said the president is tired.He alleged that Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have failed Nigerians.He warned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against [...]

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    PHOTOS: Thousands throng Sokoto stadium for Buhari’s campaign rally

PHOTOS: Thousands throng Sokoto stadium for Buhari’s campaign rally

A mammoth crowd thronged the Sokoto stadium on Wednesday as President Muhammadu Buhari held his re-election campaign rally in the state.Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), pledged to protect the integrity of Nigerians and safeguard their trust at all times.He said his administration has succeeded in fighting corruption, revamping agriculture and improving security.“We have succeeded in fighting Boko [...]

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    Yari: Why all govs — even those in PDP — will work for Buhari’s reelection

Yari: Why all govs — even those in PDP — will work for Buhari’s reelection

Abdul’aziz Yari, governor of Zamfara, says the 36 state governors will work towards the successful reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari.The Zamfara governor is the chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF).He made the comment on Tuesday in Abuja at the inauguration of a group known as 'Forward With Buhari Grassroots Mobilisers Goodwill Ambassadors'.Yari said governors across the federation will rather [...]

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    Atiku not a messiah but he’s two times better than Buhari, says Obasanjo

Atiku not a messiah but he’s two times better than Buhari, says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says President Muhammadu Buhari has shown "utter incompetence, condones evil and corruption".The elder statesman issued the fresh criticism of the president in an interview with BBC Pidgin.Obasanjo said he believes that Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will perform "two times better" than Buhari.He said anyone could steal the whole country and [...]

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    Akwa Ibom gov promises to facilitate oil exploration in community

Akwa Ibom gov promises to facilitate oil exploration in community

In a bid to ensure that the resources generated in Akwa Ibom to be used to its full potential, Udom Emmanuel, governor of the state, has promised to facilitate the speedy exploration of crude oil deposits discovered in Uruan LGA of the state if re-elected into office.Emmanuel, who made the promise during his campaign tour of the council, explained that [...]

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    Amaechi: Obasanjo forced me into exile yet he is comparing Buhari to Abacha

Amaechi: Obasanjo forced me into exile yet he is comparing Buhari to Abacha

Rotimi Amaechi, director general of the reelection campaign of  President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday recollected how he went into a 10-month exile in Ghana in 2006 when ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo was in power.Narrating his experience, Amaechi tackled Obasanjo for saying President Muhammadu Buhari had returned Nigeria to the "Abacha era".Obasanjo said this at a press conference in Abeokuta, Ogun state, [...]

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    Onnoghen’s trial is a legitimate prosecution, says APC

Onnoghen’s trial is a legitimate prosecution, says APC

Yekini Nabena, deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the fight against corruption is blind to ethnic and political sentiments.Nabena was commenting on the threat by Niger Delta militants to "shut down" the country if the charges against Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), are not withdrawn.Onnoghen, who is accused of false assets declaration, is from the [...]

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    Lalong: Why Buhari didn’t address the crowd at Plateau APC rally

Lalong: Why Buhari didn’t address the crowd at Plateau APC rally

Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau, says President Muhammadu Buhari's inability to address the crowd at the All Progressives Congress (APC) rally in Jos is nothing new.Buhari, the presidential candidate of the APC, was in Jos on Saturday in continuation of his nationwide campaign for the elections.According to NAN, the Rwang Pam Township Stadium, venue of the event, was jam-packed with [...]

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    Minister says Bayelsa is a stronghold of APC

Minister says Bayelsa is a stronghold of APC

Heineken Lokpobiri, minister of state for agriculture, says Bayelsa state is a stronghold of the All Progressives Congress (APC).George Oji, media aide of Lokpobiri, quoted the minister as saying this while assuring President Muhammadu Buhari that the Bayelsa people are committed to delivering the state to him at the polls.The minister also refuted reports that 3,000 APC members in the [...]

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    Why Buhari is God’s choice for Nigeria

Why Buhari is God’s choice for Nigeria

BY SUNDAY GARUBAThe elections are around the corner, and again, the hysteria that usually greets such exercises has rented the air. There has been lots of politicking going on around the country. Political strategists and analysts are at their best-giving situations and scenarios that would shape the outcome of the elections. In all of these, I know for a certain [...]

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    Atiku departs US, heads to Abuja for presidential debate

Atiku departs US, heads to Abuja for presidential debate

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has departed from the US after a two-day visit, TheCable understands.He is expected to land in Abuja, the nation's capital, in time for the televised presidential debate scheduled for 7pm Nigerian time.The debate between the five leading presidential candidates is organised by organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and [...]

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     Sanwo-Olu unveils development agenda for Lagos

 Sanwo-Olu unveils development agenda for Lagos

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, has unveiled his development agenda for the state.Tagged "Project THEME", he said the agenda focused on transportation, health and the environment, education and technology, entertainment and tourism, among other issues.Speaking to an audience at a private centre in Ikeja, Sanwo-Olu said project THEME was conceived after wide [...]

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    A thief remains one no matter where he visits, says APC on Atiku’s US trip

A thief remains one no matter where he visits, says APC on Atiku’s US trip

The US chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has kicked against the visit of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.The party said the visit does not absolve Atiku of the purported corruption allegations against him and he should still be held accountable.Atiku, who is the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), visited the US after 13 years, and for [...]

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    Imo APC faction suspends Okorocha

Imo APC faction suspends Okorocha

A faction of the Imo All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Rochas Okorocha from the party over alleged anti-party activities.Marcellinus Nlemigbo, caretaker committee chairman of the Imo APC faction, said the state governor had vowed to undermine the party and its electoral interest.The Matthew Omegara-led disciplinary committee set up to look into allegations of anti-party activities against Okorocha by one [...]

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