Thursday, November 15, 2018

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    FFK urges Buhari to ‘quit the presidential race’

FFK urges Buhari to ‘quit the presidential race’

Femi Fani-Kayode, director of media and publicity of the PDP presidential campaign organisation, says Patience Jonathan, Nigeria’s first lady, was right in saying that Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was “brain-dead”.He, therefore urged the retired general to opt out of the presidential race.At the rally of the ruling party in Kogi state on Tuesday, the [...]

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    Father, son-in-law battle for same seat in Kwara assembly

Father, son-in-law battle for same seat in Kwara assembly

Musa Nuha-Seriki and Ahmed Muhammed, his son-in-law, are currently battling to win the Kaima/Kemanji/Wajibe seat in the Kwara state house of assembly.While Nuha-Seriki is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Muhammed the biological father of Nuha-Seriki’s wife is of the All Progressives Congress (APC).The PDP candidate told NAN that his relationship with the APC candidate was personal and [...]

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    Presidency ‘plotting damaging documentary on Amaechi’

Presidency ‘plotting damaging documentary on Amaechi’

The Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the presidency of working on a damaging documentary of Rotimi Amaechi, governor of the state and director-general of APC presidential campaign.Documentaries targeted at some stalwarts of the opposition party are currently being aired on some television stations.Davies Ikanya, chairman of APC in Rivers, said the party had it on good [...]

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    Fani-Kayode threatens court action against Lai Mohammed

Fani-Kayode threatens court action against Lai Mohammed

Femi Fani-Kayode, director of media and publicity, PDP presidential campaign, has threatened to sue Lai Mohammed, national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for defamation.Accusing Mohammed and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of maligning him, he demanded for an apology, requesting N5 billion as a claim for damages.On Tuesday, Mohammed said Fani-Kayode’s mental health needs to be examined [...]

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    Jonathan eligible to run, appeal court rules

Jonathan eligible to run, appeal court rules

President Goodluck Jonathan has been cleared by the appeal court as eligible to run as presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 presidential election.Ahmed Mohammed, the justice who presided over the case, said the president commenced his first tenure as president of the nation in 2011, following his election in April 2011 general election.In September 2014, Mase [...]

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    Osinbajo to sue Fani-Kayode for defamation

Osinbajo to sue Fani-Kayode for defamation

Yemi Osinbajo, the vice-presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has demanded N2 billion as well as a retraction from Femi Fani-Kayode, director of media and publicity of PDP presidential campaign for alleged libel.Fani-Kayode had alleged that Osinbajo swore an oath to resign and make way for Bola Tinubu if APC wins the presidential election.However, Osinbajo is demanding a retraction, saying the [...]

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    Fuel scarcity ’caused by looting of $12bn domestic gas fund’

Fuel scarcity ’caused by looting of $12bn domestic gas fund’

The real causes of the petrol scarcity across the country are the looting of the $12 billion domestic gas fund under President Goodluck Jonathan's watch and the administration's failure to pay fuel subsidy and the cost of interests on bank loans to oil marketers, thus making it impossible for them to begin another round of importation of refined petroleum products.According to Lai [...]

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    Tinubu to sue AIT for airing ‘defamatory documentary’

Tinubu to sue AIT for airing ‘defamatory documentary’

Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is set to sue the management of the Daar Communications Limited, owners of the Africa Independent Television (AIT), for allegedly airing a defamatory documentary on Sunday.According to Tunji Abayomi, counsel to Tinubu,a letter asking Daar Communications to apologise for the content and to stop further airing was delivered to [...]

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    Fani-Kayode to Tinubu: I’m not Funsho Williams, I cannot be killed like a chicken

Fani-Kayode to Tinubu: I’m not Funsho Williams, I cannot be killed like a chicken

The verbal assaults between Femi Fani-Kayode, director of media and publicity for the PDP presidential campaign organisation, and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) took a new turn on Monday.Reacting to the criticisms directed at him for insinuating that Yemi osibanjo, the running mate to APC’s presidential candidate, was planning to step down for Bola Tinubu, Fani-Kayode pointed accusing [...]

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    FFK: Chatham House questions leaked to Buhari

FFK: Chatham House questions leaked to Buhari

Femi Fani-Kayode, director of media and publicity, PDP presidential campaign, has alleged that Muhammadu Buhari received the questions he answered last week at Chatham House two days ahead, while the All Progressives Congress (APC) spent N5 billion for the outing.Buhari delivered a speech titled ‘Prospects for Democratic Consolidation in Africa: Nigeria’s Transition’ and responded to questions from his audience in a manner [...]

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    Jega’s terminal leave ‘another plot to shift polls’

Jega’s terminal leave ‘another plot to shift polls’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Jonathan administration and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of plotting to push for another postponement of the 2015 general election in a bid to perfect a rigging plan.The party called for the imposition of global sanctions on whoever scuttles the polls, saying: the multi-pronged efforts to prevent the elections from holding as [...]

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    Fani-Kayode ‘talking nonsense’, says Osinbajo

Fani-Kayode ‘talking nonsense’, says Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo, the running mate to Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has denied swearing any oath to step down for Bola Tinubu, his benefactor and national leader of APC.Speaking on Saturday during a programme tagged Conversations for change, Osinbajo said Femi Fani-Kayode, the director of media and publicity of the PDP presidential campaign, who made [...]

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    APC: GEJ to freeze Tinubu’s, Amaechi’s accounts

APC: GEJ to freeze Tinubu’s, Amaechi’s accounts

The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council (APCPCO) has alleged that President Goodluck Jonathan and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are plotting “to clip the electoral wings of the APC" by grounding of aircraft and freezing of bank accounts of party stalwarts”.“In as much as we understand politics to be a game of wits and guts, yet the desperate way and manner [...]

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    PDP questions APC’s ‘undue interest’ in Jega

PDP questions APC’s ‘undue interest’ in Jega

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to explain to Nigerians the links between it and Attahiru Jega, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), wondering what informs the main opposition party’s huge interest in his stay in office.On Thursday, APC senators had said that they would oppose any attempt to remove Jega, alleging [...]

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    APC: PDP stunned by Buhari’s Chatham show

APC: PDP stunned by Buhari’s Chatham show

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned, in the strongest possible terms, "the needless resort to sheer hysteria" by the PDP and the Jonathan administration over the globally-acclaimed appearance of Muhammadu Buhari at the Chatham House in London on Thursday.In a statement issued in London on Friday by Lai Mohammed, its national publicity secretary, the party said even when it [...]

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    Ebonyi assembly moves to remove Elechi

Ebonyi assembly moves to remove Elechi

The Ebonyi state house of assembly has served an impeachment notice on Martin Elechi, governor of the state, over alleged misappropriation of public funds, gross misconduct and other offences.The motion for the notice that was served on Elechi was moved by Odefa Obasi, representative of Onicha south constituency, and seconded by Valentine Okike of Afikpo southeast constituency.Odefa was the head [...]

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