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    Donald Duke, Sowore: We were not invited to peace accord meeting

Donald Duke, Sowore: We were not invited to peace accord meeting

More presidential candidates in the 2019 election have claimed they were not invited to the national peace accord meeting on Tuesday.Donald Duke of Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Omoyele Sowore of Action Alliance told TheCable that they received no invitation regarding the programme which held in Abuja.Responding to enquiries on the matter, Duke said "we did not get any invitation" [...]

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    Police shoot, arrest protesters seeking release of detained supporters of Sowore

Police shoot, arrest protesters seeking release of detained supporters of Sowore

Some supporters of Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), who marched to the Area F police command in Ikeja, Lagos, on Monday were shot, teargassed and arrested.The protesters had marched there to demand the release of six supporters of Sowore who were detained for “breaching Lagos signage law and removing posters of other political parties and candidates, replacing [...]

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    Saraki loses as appeal court overturns N4bn judgment against SaharaReporters

Saraki loses as appeal court overturns N4bn judgment against SaharaReporters

An appeal court in Ilorin, Kwara state, has dismissed the judgment which awarded N4 billion to Senate President Bukola Saraki in a libel suit against Sahara Reporters and Omoyele Sowore, the publisher.Saraki had accused the news medium of publishing malicious stories against him, and in in June, 2017, Sikiru Oyinloye, a judge at the Kwara state high court, who heard [...]

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    Ezekwesili and new generation presidential hopefuls

Ezekwesili and new generation presidential hopefuls

Even by the sheer reason of venture, the number and quality of aspirations to Nigeria’s Presidency in the 2019 elections should excite and give a sense of satisfaction that democracy is gradually taking roots in the country.Democracy is after all a mark of liberalisation of political power, the ability of every constitutionally-enabled national to aspire to rule their country regardless [...]

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    Seven questions for Nigeria’s next Mr. or Madam President

Seven questions for Nigeria’s next Mr. or Madam President

The year 2018 is a great time to be alive. No one, in 2008, could have predicted what is happening in the world today; Donald Trump running the show in the United States, Britain breaking away from Europe, a 39-year-old winning the French presidential election. It is what it is.Nigeria has not been left out of the fireworks; in 2008, [...]

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    Sowore picks public health expert as running mate

Sowore picks public health expert as running mate

Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (ACC), has picked Rabiu  Rufai as his running mate.Malcom Fabiyi, director-general of the Sowore Campaign, announced this in a statement on Monday..Rufai, a medical doctor and academic who hails from Jigawa state, was pioneer dean of the school of public health at the Federal University, Dutse from 2014 to 2015, the same period [...]

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    Sowore to workers: Expect N100,000 minimum wage when I become president

Sowore to workers: Expect N100,000 minimum wage when I become president

Omoyele Sowore, a presidential aspirant of the African Action Congress (AAC), says he will ensure civil servants in the country receive N100,000 as minimum wage from 2019, if he is elected Nigeria’s president.Speaking at a town hall meeting organised by the party in Badagry, Sowore said Nigerians were indirectly going into slavery by traveling to different countries in search of [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Nigeria will export marijuana if I become president, says Sowore

TRENDING VIDEO: Nigeria will export marijuana if I become president, says Sowore

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, says Nigeria will export marijuana if he gets elected as president of the country.The presidential aspirant for the 2019 election said this while speaking at an event organised by Centre for Social Justice on Wednesday.He said people are making billions from the plant while Nigeria is lagging behind."We have to start taking care of [...]

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    Sowore calls Nigeria Air pre-election propaganda, says it only exists on Facebook

Sowore calls Nigeria Air pre-election propaganda, says it only exists on Facebook

Omoyele Sowore, 2019 presidential aspirant, has criticised the new national carrier, describing it as a propaganda move by the All Progressives Congress (APC).According to Sowore, Nigeria Air which was launched in London only exists on Facebook.The Sahara Reporters publisher made the comments on Monday in Abuja during a meeting with members of the #TakeItBack Movement.He said: "Nigeria Air doesn't exist, [...]

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Sowore: Buhari snubbed meetings to revalidate June 12 election, didn’t attend Abiola’s burial

Omoyele Sowore, a 2019 presidential hopeful, has asked Nigerians not to be carried away with the national honour, posthumously, conferred on MKO Abiola, the presumed winner of the June 12 1993 presidential election.The election, adjudged to be free and fair, was annulled by Ibrahim Babangida, the then military president on June 12, 1994, and Abiola who, eventually, declared himself president [...]

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    Balarabe Musa offers presidential ticket of PRP to Sowore

Balarabe Musa offers presidential ticket of PRP to Sowore

Balarabe Musa, a former governor of Kaduna state, has offered Omoyele Sowore, a presidential aspirant, the ticket of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) for the 2019 presidential election.Receiving Sowore at his residence in Kaduna on Friday, the statesman said PRP would be willing to settle down for a presidential candidate that is fully prepared to take Nigeria out of its [...]

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    Sowore: Buhari has left power… I’ll take over in 2019

Sowore: Buhari has left power… I’ll take over in 2019

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and a presidential aspirant, says President Muhammadu Buhari's trip to the UK is an indication that he has left Aso Rock.Speaking at town hall meeting in Abuja on Tuesday, Sowore said Buhari is not returning to power when he comes back to the country.He asked why the media team of the president did not [...]

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    Shi’ites appoint Sowore patron of Free Zakzaky Movement

Shi’ites appoint Sowore patron of Free Zakzaky Movement

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and presidential aspirant for the 2019 election, has been named “Sarkin Yaki Free Zak-Zaky”.The Free Zakzaky Movement is agitating the release of Ibrahim Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), who has been in detention since December 2015.When Sowore met with supporters of Zakzaky on Tuesday, they thanked him for his efforts [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Sowore, Shittu trade ‘verbal blows’ on live radio programme

TRENDING VIDEO: Sowore, Shittu trade ‘verbal blows’ on live radio programme

Omoyele Sowore, 2019 presidential hopeful, locked horns with Adebayo Shittu, minister of communication, when they both appeared on a radio programme on Saturday.Both men were guests on a socio-political programme on Fresh FM, Ibadan, Oyo state.Sowore said he is the giant that would kick President Muhammadu Buhari's government out of power in 2019 while Shittu mocked the Sahara Reporters publisher's [...]

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    Sowore: I can run Nigeria better than Buhari — even in my sleep

Sowore: I can run Nigeria better than Buhari — even in my sleep

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and presidential candidate for the 2019 election, says even while sleeping, he can do better than President Muhammadu Buhari.On Tuesday, hundreds of his supporters and members of the #TakeBackNigeria Movement welcomed Sowore at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.While addressing the crowd, Sowore who will be undertaking series of rallies and town hall [...]

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    Sowore’s movement: The only difference between APC and PDP is the name they choose to call themselves

Sowore’s movement: The only difference between APC and PDP is the name they choose to call themselves

#TakeBackNigeria, a socio-political group amplifying Omoyele Sowore’s candidacy for the 2019 presidential election, has described the ruling All Progressives Party (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as evil twins of corruption.Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, in an interview with TheCable had said his efforts, since 1999, have been focused on ensuring that Nigeria’s democracy thrives and that those who [...]

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