Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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    Buhari’s aides occupying office illegally, says CUPP

Buhari’s aides occupying office illegally, says CUPP

The Coalition of the United Political Parties (CUPP) has kicked against the continuous stay in office of some aides of President Muhammadu Buhari.The coalition said it has filed a suit to challenge the aides of the president who have refused to vacate office without fresh appointments.Imo Ugochinyere, spokesman of CUPP, made this known to reporters in Abuja.The coalition condemned Buhari's delay [...]

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    CUPP on Adedayo: Lawan sacrificed competence on the altar of politics

CUPP on Adedayo: Lawan sacrificed competence on the altar of politics

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has criticised Senate President Ahmad Lawan, for reversing the appointment of Festus Adedayo.Lawan had appointed the columnist as his special adviser on media but he withdrew the appointment of Adedayo following protests by some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC).They had cited some articles in which the columnist criticised President Muhammadu Buhari and some [...]

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    CUPP dares INEC, asks parties to continue campaign

CUPP dares INEC, asks parties to continue campaign

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has asked its members to continue with their campaigns.Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, CUPP spokesman, gave the directive in a statement on Sunday.This is contrary to what Mahmood Yakubu, national chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said in Abuja on Saturday.While giving reasons for the poll shift, Yakubu said campaigns remain closed.But Ugochinyere [...]

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    Buhari mentally and physically unfit to govern, says CUPP

Buhari mentally and physically unfit to govern, says CUPP

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has sought a court order to disqualify President Muhammadu Buhari from contesting the February 16 elections.In a statement, Ikenga Ugochinyere, CUPP spokesman, said Buhari is “mentally and physically unfit” to rule Nigeria.The coalition gave reasons for its submission, saying the president “goofed” at his “uninspiring” re-election campaigns in Delta and Kogi state.CUPP also [...]

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    CUPP alleges recruitment of N-Power beneficiaries as INEC ad hoc staff

CUPP alleges recruitment of N-Power beneficiaries as INEC ad hoc staff

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has alleged there is a plan to involve beneficiaries of the federal government's N-Power scheme in the forthcoming elections.The coalition said in a statement on Sunday that the N-Power beneficiaries are being recruited as ad hoc staff for the general election.The group, however, did not provide evidence of the allegation."The President wants to [...]

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    FG plotting to arrest Onnoghen, says CUPP

FG plotting to arrest Onnoghen, says CUPP

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) says it has uncovered a plot by the federal government to arrest Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).Ikenga Ugochinyere, spokesman of the group, made the allegation at a press conference in Abuja on Friday.He said there are plans that a bench warrant be issued by Danladi Usman, chairman of the the Code [...]

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    Oyinlola on Tinubu: Buhari is first presidential candidate ever to hire a proxy

Oyinlola on Tinubu: Buhari is first presidential candidate ever to hire a proxy

Olagunsoye Oyinlola, chairman of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), says President Muhammadu Buhari should allow Bola Tinubu, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), contest the president election.Addressing journalists at a news conference in Abuja on Friday, Oyinlola said Buhari would go down in history as the first president to hire a proxy in a presidential contest.He [...]

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    CUPP on reelection campaign: Buhari and APC are acting without shame

CUPP on reelection campaign: Buhari and APC are acting without shame

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of prioritising his re-election campaign over the insecurity in the country.CUPP, in a statement issued by Ikenga Ugochinyere,  its spokesman, also said the president seemed bereft of ideas to combat the insurgents.The coalition faulted the appointment of Abdulrahman Dambazau, minister of interior, as the director of security of the All [...]

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    CUPP asks lawmakers to boycott Buhari’s budget presentation

CUPP asks lawmakers to boycott Buhari’s budget presentation

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has asked members of the national assembly to boycott the budget presentation of President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.In a statement by Imo Ugochinyere, its national spokesman, the coalition accused Buhari of disrespecting resolutions made by the parliament.CUPP said Buhari does not deserve the company of democrats because attending the budget presentation would imply supporting [...]

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    Buhari willing to plunge Nigeria into crisis, says CUPP on rejection of electoral bill

Buhari willing to plunge Nigeria into crisis, says CUPP on rejection of electoral bill

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) says by refusing to sign the electoral amendment bill into law, President Muhammadu Buhari is willing to plunge the country into crisis.In a letter to the national assembly, the president said signing the bill into law could “create uncertainty and confusion during the forthcoming elections."Buhari said an amendment to the law close to [...]

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    CUPP to Buhari: The best way to prove you aren’t cloned is to sign the electoral bill

CUPP to Buhari: The best way to prove you aren’t cloned is to sign the electoral bill

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of plans to frustrate the credibility of the 2019 elections.The group, in a statement by Ikenga Ugochinyere, its spokesman, said Buhari has deliberately refused to sign the electoral amendment bill, 2018.In September, Buhari turned down the bill for the second time, asking [...]

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    INEC on Osun rerun: Allegation of releasing uncollected PVCs irresponsible

INEC on Osun rerun: Allegation of releasing uncollected PVCs irresponsible

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the allegation that uncollected permanent voter cards (PVCs) are being released ahead of the Osun rerun election is baseless.Rotimi Oyekanmi, chief press secretary to INEC chairman, dismissed the allegation in an interview with NAN.Oyekanmi asked the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), which made the allegation, to provide the proof.“It is highly irresponsible [...]

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    CUPP accuses INEC, APC of plotting to ‘import voters’ for Osun rerun

CUPP accuses INEC, APC of plotting to ‘import voters’ for Osun rerun

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) says there is an alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the Osun rerun election.INEC had declared the governorship election held Saturday inconclusive and subsequently fixed Thursday for a rerun.The rerun will take place across seven polling units in four local government areas [...]

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    CUPP: APC plotting to manipulate Osun poll

CUPP: APC plotting to manipulate Osun poll

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has alleged there is a plot by President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to derail the September governorship poll in Osun state and the 2019 elections.The coalition said part of the alleged plot is being carried out by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).In a statement on Friday, CUPP [...]

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    Police deny sealing venue for Kwankwaso’s presidential declaration

Police deny sealing venue for Kwankwaso’s presidential declaration

Police have denied sealing off Eagle Square, venue of the presidential declaration of Rabiu Kwankwaso, senator representing Kano central.The allegation was made in a statement signed by Ikenga Ugochinyere, spokesperson of Coalition of United Political parties (CUPP).The CUPP is a coalition of no less than 38 political parties.Ugochinyere had said: "The information reaching the secretariat of the CUPP is that the Buhari-led [...]

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    Galadima, Oyinloya, Ben Obi… new coalition unveils its leaders

Galadima, Oyinloya, Ben Obi… new coalition unveils its leaders

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has inaugurated a 17—man steering committee to pilot its affairs ahead of the 2019 elections.The coalition, which is made up of some 38 political parties, also inaugurated its new secretariat in Wuse, Abuja on Thursday.The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with some groups including the Reformed—All [...]

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