Thursday, September 20, 2018

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    Buhari tells INEC: My certificates are with the military

Buhari tells INEC: My certificates are with the military

The certificates of Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), have not been made available to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).As part of screening, all the aspirants seeking elective positions in the country ought to submit documents, including their credentials, to the commission.But Buhari, a former military head of state, said the military was in [...]

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    APC ‘will not dig into the past of any politician’

APC ‘will not dig into the past of any politician’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will not dig into the past to unearth cases of corruption against anyone because it is more concerned about the future of the country.However, it advised public office holders to desist from engaging in corrupt practices.John Oyegun, the national chairman of the party, who made this disclosure in Benin on Monday, said only [...]

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    Black Christmas in Chibok, IBB and Jonathan… and other highlights from last week

Black Christmas in Chibok, IBB and Jonathan… and other highlights from last week

Last week was bitter-sweet, one when good and bad were served on the same table of circumstance. It was a week when black and white mixed in a beautiful array of grey – a week to remember, to forget. It was one to celebrate the birth of Christ and mourn the realities of the outgoing year, one to bask in the euphoria of another gone year while [...]

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    APC: Jonathan’s men to blame for hate words

APC: Jonathan’s men to blame for hate words

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to show example by prevailing on his associates, spokespersons and supporters to refrain from making combustible comments instead of engaging in “mere rhetoric”.The party was reacting to the Christmas message of the president in which he urged politicians to refrain from making inflammable comments capable of setting the country ablaze, ahead [...]

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    Buhari determined to make 2015 Christmas better for Nigerians

Buhari determined to make 2015 Christmas better for Nigerians

Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has promised to make the Christmas of 2015 a better one for Nigerians.According to him, before the end of 2015, his administration would have brought out efficiency in the management and allocation of public resources to make the inter-state roads smoother and easier to ride on."I pledge that the [...]

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    PDP: Buhari launching personal attacks against Jonathan

PDP: Buhari launching personal attacks against Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has insisted that it is committed to issue-based campaigns contrary to the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) allegation that the ruling party is two-faced and flouts its own rule of staying committed to issues in the 2015 presidential campaigns.The APC had described the PDP as a two-faced bumbling party for accusing its presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, [...]

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    Amaechi: Why I support the mutineers

Amaechi: Why I support the mutineers

Chibuike Amaechi, governor of Rivers state and director-general of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, says he will continue to support the soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny because the soldiers acted within their rights by protesting against the authorities who refused to adequately equip them.Speaking on Tuesday during an interactive session with journalists at Eko Hotels, Lagos, Amaechi, identified the challenge of the [...]

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Buhari ‘should face ICC for 2011 election killings’

Muhammadu Buhari, former head of state and presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), should be prosecuted by the International Criminal Court (ICCI) over the post-2011 election violence, the Northern Coalition for Democracy and Justice and the Northern Emancipation Network have said.Following the declaration of President Goodluck Jonathan as the winner of the election, parts of the country in the north erupted [...]

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    APC: Jonathan, PDP wasted the mandate of Nigerians

APC: Jonathan, PDP wasted the mandate of Nigerians

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the Peoples Democratic Party as a two-faced bumbling party for accusing it and its presidential candidate, Muhammadu, Buhari, of being responsible for the insurgency in the country, despite "wasting the mandate given to them by Nigerians".On Monday, PDP insisted that APC and its leaders are responsible for the chaos in the northeast, alleging that [...]

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    PDP insists APC, Buhari behind Boko Haram

PDP insists APC, Buhari behind Boko Haram

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Muhammadu Buhari of being responsible for Boko Haram insurgency in the country.The ruling party also slammed Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the APC, saying he has no dialogue value.Speaking through Olisa Metuh, its spokesman, the ruling party said: “No amount of blackmail and wild allegations against President [...]

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    Osinbajo’s emergence, Tinubu’s ‘patriotism’, Christ-like Jonathan… 10 news from last week

Osinbajo’s emergence, Tinubu’s ‘patriotism’, Christ-like Jonathan… 10 news from last week

It was an intensely political week, economically questionable and morally far from satisfactory. From Okupe to Buhari, Shekau to Sanusi, Okonjo Iweala to the Nigerian people, the journey to 2015 gets bumpier and rougher.Here are 10 news that shaped media discourse last week. FINALLY IT’S OSINBAJOIt took just five days, but these five days were longer than eternity. They were unending days of [...]

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    Amaechi named DG of APC presidential campaign

Amaechi named DG of APC presidential campaign

After failing to secure his desired position of running mate to Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC)in the 2015 presidential election, Rotimi Amaechi, governor of Rivers state, has now been announced as director-general of the party's presidential campaign organisation.He is to devise creative means by which the party would win the 2015 presidential election.Speaking through Lai Mohammed, its spokesman, on [...]

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    Jonathan congratulates Buhari on 72nd birthday

Jonathan congratulates Buhari on 72nd birthday

President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Muhammadu Buhari, his opponent at the 2015 presidential election, on the occasion of his 72nd birthday.Buhari would be 72 on Wednesday.In a statement issued by Reuben Abati, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Jonathan wished Buhari “good health and personal fulfillment”.“President Goodluck Jonathan has written to congratulate General Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion [...]

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    Obasanjo’s book, Abacha’s loot, Buhari’s fourth chance…issues that defined the last week

Obasanjo’s book, Abacha’s loot, Buhari’s fourth chance…issues that defined the last week

The action never stops: the signals of what to expect in 2015 keep getting closer and clearer; our economy continues adjusting to the tides of falling oil prices; insurgency seems to be weaning more souls off the face of the earth. From relative non-violent primaries to unending 'verbal pugilism' in the political space, the past week was a mix of the good, the bad and [...]

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    PDP: ‘GEJ contesting against Tinubu, not Buhari’

PDP: ‘GEJ contesting against Tinubu, not Buhari’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lampooned Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, saying that President Goodluck Jonathan is going into the 2015 presidential contest with the main opposition party’s national leader, Bola Tinubu – not Buhari.Speaking on Sunday through Olisa Metuh, its spokesman, PDP branded Buhari as merely a front for Tinubu to "whom he had already surrendered [...]

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    APC: Pray for us as we pick running mate

APC: Pray for us as we pick running mate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the speculated running mates of its presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, are fit to be president, asking for prayers as the party takes the final decision this week.Chibuike Amaechi, governor of Rivers state, Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, Kayode Fayemi, former governor of Ekiti state, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state, [...]

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