Monday, September 24, 2018

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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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    Buhari: Together, we will see the end of terror

Buhari: Together, we will see the end of terror

Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has condemned the recent bomb attacks in Kano and Jos, assuring citizens that terrorism will never prevail in the country.On Wednesday, six people were killed in twin bomb blasts at the Kano textile market, while on Thursday, two more explosions near the Terminus market in Jos killed 32 people and [...]

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    Buhari in early lead over Atiku at APC primary

Buhari in early lead over Atiku at APC primary

Muhammadu Buhari, former military head of state, is likely to emerge flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 presidential election.As at the time of filing this report, Buhari was clearly ahead of four other aspirants participating in the presidential primary of the party, still going on at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.The other aspirants are Rabiu Kwankwaso, governor of [...]

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    Buhari: Corruption killing Nigeria

Buhari: Corruption killing Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari, a former head of state and presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says corruption is denying Nigerians the opportunity of benefiting from the resources of the country.He accused the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of encouraging corruption and sustaining impunity, urging Nigerians to vote out the party during the forthcoming general election.Buhari, who was in Yenagoa, [...]

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    PDP members ‘interested in joining APC’, says Oyegun

PDP members ‘interested in joining APC’, says Oyegun

John Oyegun, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says some members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are seeking to enlist as members of the opposition party.Speaking at the national secretariat of APC on Monday when Muhammadu Buhari, former Nigerian head of state and presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), submitted his nomination and [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Tambuwal is Tinubu’s ‘Plan B’

EXCLUSIVE: Tambuwal is Tinubu’s ‘Plan B’

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, speaker of the house of representatives, will receive the backing of Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) if he picks the presidential nomination form of the party, TheCable understands.This is already generating some tension within the party, with a group writing to the national chairman, John Oyegun, to warn him about dumping Muhammadu Buhari, a retired major general [...]

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    Tambuwal, APC governors shun council of state

Tambuwal, APC governors shun council of state

Aminu Tambuwal, speaker of the house of representatives, and governors belonging to the All Progressives Congress (APC) were neither present nor represented at the Council of State meeting convened by President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday.Muhammadu Buhari, a former head of state and presidential aspirant on the APC platform, was also absent at the meeting, which was called, among other things, [...]

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    Buhari welcomes Tambuwal to APC

Buhari welcomes Tambuwal to APC

Muhammadu Buhari, a former head of state,  has welcomed Aminu Tambuwal, speaker of the house of representative, to the All Progressives Congress (APC).Tambuwal announced his defection from the ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the APC, on Tuesday.He had earlier registered as a member of the APC on October 20, 2014.Speaking at the special convention of the party [...]

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    Nigeria an Ebola-free country, the ceasefire or crossfire… 10 things about last week

Nigeria an Ebola-free country, the ceasefire or crossfire… 10 things about last week

Last week started on a cheery note in Nigeria with the World Health Organisation (WHO) declaring the nation free of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). On the international scene, the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius attracted considerable attention. Here is a roundup of last week's top stories. CEASEFIRE OR CROSSFIRE?Hopes were high when Alex Badeh, an air chief marshal and chief of defence staff, [...]

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    Don’t toy with Muslim-Muslim or Christian-Christian ticket, Obasanjo warns parties

Don’t toy with Muslim-Muslim or Christian-Christian ticket, Obasanjo warns parties

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said Nigeria has got to a stage where religion has become a major determining factor and no party should pick a candidate and running mate of the same faith.He said unlike the past when attention was not really paid to issues of such nature, the country has got to a stage where sentiment is being [...]

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Ogbeh ‘sorry’ for revealing BBOG’s link with APC

Audu Ogbeh, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has apologised to members of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign movement (BBOG) for giving their leaders out as "members" of the party.Ogbeh, who generated criticism for the group through a statement he made at the declaration of Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2015 presidential election under the platform of [...]

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    2015 presidential race, Boko Haram ‘ceasefire’, Keshi’s red card… top 10 events of last week

2015 presidential race, Boko Haram ‘ceasefire’, Keshi’s red card… top 10 events of last week

The public declaration of Muhammadu Buhari’s presidential aspiration, swearing in of Ayodele Fayose as governor of Ekiti state, 'sack' of Stephen Keshi as coach of Super Eagles and announcement of ceasefire by Boko Haram were some of the prominent stories in the news last week. Here is an overview of the leading headlines. ATIKU VS BUHARI?Atiku Abubakar and Muhammadu Buhari, top [...]

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