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    I secured Pastor Adeboye’s consent to be Buhari’s running mate, says Osinbajo

I secured Pastor Adeboye’s consent to be Buhari’s running mate, says Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo,  the running mate to the presidential candidate of the All progressives Congress (APC), has revealed that he accepted the offer to become Muhammadu Buhari’s running mate only after receiving the permission of his spiritual father, Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).There have been talks that Osinbajo's aspirations presents a dicey clash [...]

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    PDP: It is unacceptable to mock Rev. Fr. Mbaka

PDP: It is unacceptable to mock Rev. Fr. Mbaka

Olisa Metuh, the national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described Ejike Mbaka, founder of the Adoration Ministry Enugu (AMEN), as “a recognised symbol of God’s authority” who should not be mocked for criticising the president.Mbaka has recently been in the news  for asking President Goodluck Jonathan to step down for Muhammadu Buhari in next month’s presidential [...]

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    But Mbaka backed Jonathan only in November…

But Mbaka backed Jonathan only in November…

Ejike Mbaka, a reverend father and spiritual director of the Adoration Ministries Enugu (AMEN), took many by surprise with the sermon he delivered at his ministry on the first day of a crucial year in the history of Nigeria.In about 40 days, Nigerians would be heading to the poll to elect the leader who would preside over the affairs of [...]

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    Shocking! Mbaka endorses Buhari, says Jonathan has failed Nigerians

Shocking! Mbaka endorses Buhari, says Jonathan has failed Nigerians

Ejike Mbaka, a reverend father and the founder Adoration Ministries Enugu (AMEN), a very popular worship center in the entire south-east, has urged his followers to support the Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming election.The controversial priest alleged that President Goodluck Jonathan does not deserve another term in office because he has dashed [...]

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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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INEC releases names of candidates for 2015 presidential election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the names of candidates for the 2015 presidential election. The submission of names of presidential and vice-presidential candidates to INEC by political parties had ended on December 18, with 11 out of the 26 political parties sending the names of their candidates. For the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, President Goodluck Jonathan and Namadi Sambo [...]

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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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    Buhari group cautions politicians on derogatory comments

Buhari group cautions politicians on derogatory comments

The Muhammadu Buhari Legacy Foundation (MBLF) has urged politicians to desist from making derogatory remarks against perceived opponents.Speaking in Abuja on Wednesday, Bode Towoju, MBLF coordinator in Kwara state, said such comments were uncalled for.He urged politicians to stop throwing tantrums at one another and concentrate on issues that would swing voters to their party.Towoju distanced APC from running a [...]

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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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