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    Keyamo on server results: Court will rule based on electoral act — not social media videos

Keyamo on server results: Court will rule based on electoral act — not social media videos

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign, says courts will only deliver judgments based on the provisions of the electoral act and not videos circulating on social media.Keyamo was reacting to videos where some Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) staff said the commission planned to transmit results of the 2019 elections electronically.Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of [...]

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    Keyamo: You don’t need WAEC certificate to become president

Keyamo: You don’t need WAEC certificate to become president

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign, says a presidential or governorship candidate does not need to have the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) certificate to contest an elective position.Keyamo was reacting to the certificate scandal of Ademola Adeleke, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun state.Several politicians have been caught in certificate scandal. There [...]

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    FAKE NEWS ALERT: Did US lobbyist write to Saraki predicting Atiku’s loss?

FAKE NEWS ALERT: Did US lobbyist write to Saraki predicting Atiku’s loss?

A letter Brain Ballard, a top US lobbyist, purportedly wrote to Senate President Bukola Saraki, predicting the loss of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is currently in circulation.Saraki is the director general of the campaign of Atiku.In the letter dated February 5, the firm of allegedly said its survey on the presidential election demonstrated that [...]

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    Keyamo asks: With the support he’s getting, why would Buhari contemplate rigging?

Keyamo asks: With the support he’s getting, why would Buhari contemplate rigging?

Festus Keyamo (SAN), spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign, says President Muhammadu Buhari cannot consider rigging the elections given the support he's receiving from Nigerians.Keyamo made the remark in reaction to the crowd that received the president in Sokoto on Wednesday.Former President Olusegun Obasanjo had questioned the ability of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a free, fair [...]

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    Keyamo to Atiku: Admit it’s over and endorse Buhari

Keyamo to Atiku: Admit it’s over and endorse Buhari

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, has asked Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to accept defeat ahead of the 2019 presidential election and endorse Buhari.Keyamo said this while responding to Atiku's call for a probe of Buhari’s family over their alleged ownership of substantial shares in Etisalat and Keystone Bank.The senior [...]

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    Keyamo to Atiku: Produce evidence of corruption against Buhari or keep quiet forever

Keyamo to Atiku: Produce evidence of corruption against Buhari or keep quiet forever

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, has asked Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to quit peddling allegations against Buhari if he has no evidence.Keyamo said this in reaction to the demand by Atiku that Buhari’s family be probed over their alleged ownership of substantial shares in Etisalat Nigeria and Keystone Bank.The senior [...]

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    ‘You ought to be in jail’ — Buhari campaign lashes out at Atiku

‘You ought to be in jail’ — Buhari campaign lashes out at Atiku

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), would have been in jail if the system was working before Buhari assumed office.Keyamo said this while responding to Atiku's criticism of the president's comment that the system, not him is slow.Atiku had said the president was the problem [...]

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    Keyamo: To say Nigeria can be restructured in six months is the biggest lie

Keyamo: To say Nigeria can be restructured in six months is the biggest lie

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, says anyone who promises to restructure the country between six to 12 months is telling "the biggest lie".Abubakar Atiku, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had said he would restructure in six months if elected president.Both Buhari and Abubakar recently unveiled their proposals for the next four years if [...]

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    Why I accepted to be spokesman of Buhari’s campaign

Why I accepted to be spokesman of Buhari’s campaign

Festus Keyamo, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says he does his job as the mouthpiece of the Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO), for free of charge.Keyamo was appointed as the spokesman of the group in in April.According to a letter signed by Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation and director-general of the campaign, Keyamo's  appointment covers the period before the president “gets [...]

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    PDP flying US investigators to hunt examiners who marked Buhari’s WAEC scripts, says Keyamo

PDP flying US investigators to hunt examiners who marked Buhari’s WAEC scripts, says Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, the spokesman of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, says the People Democratic Party (PDP) is looking for the examiners who marked the president's WAEC scripts in 1961.The senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), who was making comments on the certificate of the president, and critics' stance on it, said the opposition is still trying to ascertain Buhari's results."The dumbest comment [...]

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    ‘Buhari not yet a candidate’ — Keyamo replies critics of N45m nomination form

‘Buhari not yet a candidate’ — Keyamo replies critics of N45m nomination form

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari's reelection campaign, says the electoral law on purchasing nomination forms is being twisted.Keyamo said this in reaction to criticisms trailing the purchase of a presidential nomination form for Buhari by the Nigeria Consolidation Ambassador Network (NCAN).On Wednesday, the group presented a cheque of N45 million to Adams Oshiomhole, APC national chairman, for the purpose of [...]

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    Keyamo: PDP members no longer thinking straight, their sins haunting them

Keyamo: PDP members no longer thinking straight, their sins haunting them

Festus Keyamo, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is being haunted by its "atrocities".Keyamo was reacting to the purported clampdown on the opposition party by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government.In an interview with PUNCH, Keyamo, who is the spokesman for Buhari's re-election campaign, said PDP members can no longer think straight.Keyamo added the party has [...]

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    Keyamo: Buhari has the values I have fought for all my life

Keyamo: Buhari has the values I have fought for all my life

Festus Keyamo, Lagos-based lawyer, says he accepted the appointment to be spokesman of the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari because the president is "an approximation" of the values he cherishes and has fought for in his life".On Tuesday, the appointment was conveyed to Keyamo in a letter dated April 16, 2018, and signed by Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation [...]

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