Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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    Babangida Aliyu on 2019: Atiku will win if there is no rigging

Babangida Aliyu on 2019: Atiku will win if there is no rigging

Babangida Aliyu, former governor of Niger state, says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will win the 2019 election if there is no rigging.Aliyu said this at an interactive session with reporters in Kaduna on Sunday.He urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies to remain neutral in order to guarantee free, fair and [...]

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    Court asked to disqualify Dapo Abiodun, APC guber candidate, over certificate scandal

Court asked to disqualify Dapo Abiodun, APC guber candidate, over certificate scandal

Abdulrrafiu Baruwa, a lawyer, has filed a suit seeking the disqualification of Dapo Abiodun, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ogun state, from the 2019 general election, TheCable can report.In a suit filed at a federal capital territory (FCT) high court in Abuja, Baruwa, also a member of APC, asked the court to disqualify Abiodun from the race over [...]

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    ‘Why are you speaking on behalf of INEC?’ — PDP asks APC over hacking allegation

‘Why are you speaking on behalf of INEC?’ — PDP asks APC over hacking allegation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) is clutching on the straws for survival.Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, said this on Friday while reacting to an allegation by the APC.Yekini Nabena, deputy national publicity secretary of the ruling party, had said there is a plan by the opposition party to use Russians to hack thedata base of [...]

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    Peter Obi: FG spends N5 daily on healthcare for each citizen

Peter Obi: FG spends N5 daily on healthcare for each citizen

Peter Obi, vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the federal government spends N5 daily on the healthcare of each citizen.Obi said this on Friday during the vice-presidential debate organised by the Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON).The PDP candidate also accused the federal government of poor economic policies and outrageous payment [...]

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    Osinbajo: Petrol will sell for N220 or higher if we remove subsidy  

Osinbajo: Petrol will sell for N220 or higher if we remove subsidy  

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says petrol could sell for N220 or more if the government removes subsidy on the product.Osinbajo said this on Friday during the vice-presidential debate organised by the Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON).He said the government cannot remove the subsidy because of the effect it would have on Nigerians.“The NNPC is [...]

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    ‘You can’t shut down your shop and be chasing criminals’ — Peter Obi taunts FG’s anti-graft war

‘You can’t shut down your shop and be chasing criminals’ — Peter Obi taunts FG’s anti-graft war

Peter Obi, vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says corruption can be fought aggressively while at the same time attention is paid to the economy.Taking on Yemi Osinbajo, vice-presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at a debate organised by the Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON), Obi faulted the [...]

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    ANALYSIS: How PDP, APC camps are using fake news as 2019 campaign strategy

ANALYSIS: How PDP, APC camps are using fake news as 2019 campaign strategy

On September 15, 2018, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) raised the alarm that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had frozen the bank accounts of Ademola Adeleke, its governorship candidate in the Osun governorship election. The opposition party also alleged that the anti-graft agency froze the accounts of members of his family, including Hip Hop star, Davido. The alleged act [...]

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    Lawan, Ekweremadu disagree over party with majority lawmakers in senate

Lawan, Ekweremadu disagree over party with majority lawmakers in senate

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, and Ahmad Lawan, senate majority leader, argued over the political party with the highest number of senators, on Thursday.Lawan had raised a point of order, calling the attention of his colleagues to a media report which, according to him, misquoted the number of lawmakers in the senate.He said the report "erroneously" stated that senators in [...]

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    Cambridge university ACS to host panel discussion for Ezekwesili, Buhari, Atiku

Cambridge university ACS to host panel discussion for Ezekwesili, Buhari, Atiku

Cambridge University African Caribbean Society (CUACS) and the Cambridge Union are set to host a panel discussion for five presidential candidates ahead of Nigeria's 2019 elections.Tagged ‘2019 Nigerian Presidential Election Forum,’ the event is scheduled to hold in January 2019.According to a press release issued by the organisers on Wednesday, the forum serves as an opportunity for Nigerian leaders to [...]

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    Timi Frank to UK, US: Buhari’s critics being hurled into jail, call him to order

Timi Frank to UK, US: Buhari’s critics being hurled into jail, call him to order

Timi Frank, a former deputy spokesman of All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on the US, UK, European Union and the UN to call President Muhammadu Buhari to order over alleged harassment of the opposition.Frank made the appeal in a statement he issued on Thursday.The former deputy spokesman of the APC said there is a "plot to arrest" Nnamdi Okonkwo, [...]

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    Nigerians are tired of your lies, APC tells PDP

Nigerians are tired of your lies, APC tells PDP

Lanre Issa-Onilu, spokesman of the All Progressives Congress  (APC), says Nigerians are tired of the "lies" of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Issa-Onilu said this in reaction to the allegation of Uche Secondus, PDP national chairman, that the federal government is forcing PDP governors into a secret deal ahead of the 2019 polls.Secondus had also alleged that the federal government is injecting crisis [...]

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    APC describes Atiku’s signing of peace accord as ‘face-saving move’

APC describes Atiku’s signing of peace accord as ‘face-saving move’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked Nigerians to be wary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, in the weeks leading up to the 2019 elections.In a statement signed by Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC national publicity secretary, the party accused Atiku of not wanting to sign the national peace accord ahead of the 2019 elections. [...]

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    ‘FG forcing PDP governors to a secret deal’ — Secondus raises the alarm

‘FG forcing PDP governors to a secret deal’ — Secondus raises the alarm

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused the federal government of injecting crisis in states controlled by the PDP and forcing governors on the party's platform to a deal ahead of the 2019 polls.In a statement on Wednesday, the opposition leader alleged that the federal government had entered into an agreement with the Economic and [...]

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    APC reps back Buhari on electoral bill, vow to block attempt to override him

APC reps back Buhari on electoral bill, vow to block attempt to override him

The house of representatives members in the All Progressives Congress (APC) have defended President Muhammadu Buhari's decision to withhold assent to the electoral act amendment bill.The federal lawmakers also vowed to stop any attempt by the lower legislative chamber to override Buhari's veto on the bill.Buhari had rejected the reform bill for the fourth time, citing disruption to the 2019 [...]

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    APC reconciliation: Shettima hails Ambode, describes him as ‘my politician of the year’

APC reconciliation: Shettima hails Ambode, describes him as ‘my politician of the year’

Kashim Shettima, Borno governor, has tagged Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos, as his politician of the year.He said the governor's acceptance of the Lagos governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is worthy of emulation.Shettima, APC south-west reconciliation committee chairman, said the party will bring on board all members to achieve victory in the 2019 general election.He made the comment on [...]

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    Court dismisses Oni’s suit against Fayemi’s candidacy

Court dismisses Oni’s suit against Fayemi’s candidacy

A federal high court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state capital, has dismissed the suit filed against Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, by Segun Oni, his major contender at the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary that held in May.Oni had asked the court to determine if it was proper for Fayemi, who was at the time minister for solid [...]

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