Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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Fayose trailing Buhari in London, APC alleges

The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign organisation wants Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, to be held responsible if any danger befalls Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently in the United Kingdom.After Buhari travelled out of the country on Thursday, Fayose has alleged on two occasions that the APC presidential candidate is abroad to seek medical attention.“I am happy that [...]

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    You won’t lose, market women assure Jonathan

You won’t lose, market women assure Jonathan

Market women in Lagos have assured President Goodluck Jonathan that he and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win the forthcoming general election, a victory that the president himself said would amount to liberty for people of the state.The statements were made when leaders of market women groups, known as Iyalojas, in Lagos and environs, paid the president a solidarity visit at the [...]

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    ‘Patience Jonathan, Wike behind blasts, gunshots at APC rally’

‘Patience Jonathan, Wike behind blasts, gunshots at APC rally’

Rotimi Amaechi, governor of Rivers state, has accused Patience Jonathan, wife of Nigeria’s president and Nyesom Wike, the PDP gubernatorial candidate in the state, of instigating the attack on supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Okrika on Tuesday.The governorship campaign rally of APC scheduled for National Secondary School, Okrika, was disrupted as gunshots and explosives rocked the air.Security [...]

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    Obasanjo’s behaviour ‘immature, irresponsible’

Obasanjo’s behaviour ‘immature, irresponsible’

Walid Jibrin, secretary, board of trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, says Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigerian president, announced his exit from the ruling party in a far from dignifying manner.Addressing state house correspondents after a meeting at the presidential villa in Abuja on Monday, Jibrin said Obasanjo ought to have followed due process in taking the decision.The former president had handed [...]

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    Obasanjo spat in our faces, says Fani-Kayode

Obasanjo spat in our faces, says Fani-Kayode

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PDPPCO) on Monday reacted to the exit of Olusegun Obasanjo, a former president and former chairman of the party's board of trustees, from the party, saying while he was free to leave, he did not have to spit in their faces by publicly tearing up the party card.A statement issued by Femi Fani-Kayode, director [...]

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    PDP, Jonathan scaring voters away from Buhari’s strongholds, APC alleges

PDP, Jonathan scaring voters away from Buhari’s strongholds, APC alleges

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused President Goodluck Jonathan and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of scaring voters away from north-eastern states where Buhari is favourite to record landslide victories.It also alleged that an emissary of President Goodluck Jonathan is meeting with emirs in the north in a bid to push for an interim government.APC added that PDP was “sponsoring the [...]

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    PDP: Criticism of INEC will deepen democracy

PDP: Criticism of INEC will deepen democracy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) believes that public criticism of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the 2015 general election is not intended to castigate, weaken or destroy the electoral process but to assist in deepening democracy so that at the end of the day, Nigerians will be the ultimate winners.Olisa Metuh, PDP national publicity secretary who released [...]

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    Mu’azu: APC has no clue on economic management

Mu’azu: APC has no clue on economic management

Adamu Mu’azu, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has challenged the All Progressives Congress (APC), to a debate on the economy.According to Mu’azu, the achievements of the PDP-led federal government in the economy would give the party the cutting edge to victory in the general election.In a statement issued on Saturday, he slammed the main opposition party, saying it [...]

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    Mu’azu: OBJ backing Buhari ‘the biggest surprise’

Mu’azu: OBJ backing Buhari ‘the biggest surprise’

Adamu Mu'azu, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described as “biggest surprise”, the endorsement of Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), by Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigerian president.Mu'azu lampooned Obasanjo for endorsing Buhari, saying the former president who wanted more years after being in power for the constitutional eight years was now a fanatic [...]

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    Don’t sell your votes, Cobhams tells Nigerians

Don’t sell your votes, Cobhams tells Nigerians

Revered Nigerian music producer, Cobhams Asuquo, has advised Nigerians to be careful about the choices they make during the general election.He took to social media to say that the election was not about the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), but about the well-being of all Nigerians.He advised Nigerians to cast their votes wisely and refuse to [...]

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    PDP buying PVCs for N10,000 each, APC alleges

PDP buying PVCs for N10,000 each, APC alleges

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that some people suspected to be agents of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are purchasing permanent voter cards (PVCs) and intimidating some voters to seize their PVCs in the wake of the postponement of the general election.Speaking on Tuesday through Lai Mohammed, its national publicity secretary, the party said that a company, Agro-Allied Communities Service Nigeria Limited, [...]

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    THE QUESTION: Is Adeboye for GEJ or Osinbajo?

THE QUESTION: Is Adeboye for GEJ or Osinbajo?

Enoch Adejare Adeboye, general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), is unarguably one of the most influential religious figures whether here in Nigeria or in the rest of the world.Since the fourth republic kicked off in 1999, there is no president who has not visited the RCCG campground at Lagos Ibadan expressway to seek the endorsement of the lecturer-turned pastor.Olusegun Obasanjo [...]

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    Buhari: I won’t lose this time around

Buhari: I won’t lose this time around

Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says his fourth attempt in the presidential race would not end like the previous ones.Since 2003 when he commenced his democratic bid for the highest office in the country, Buhari has been emerging second.But responding to a question raised during an interview with AFP on Friday, Buhari said his chances [...]

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    One killed at APC rally in Lagos

One killed at APC rally in Lagos

The Lagos state police command has confirmed that one person was killed during the campaign rally (pictured) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Surulere area of Lagos on Wednesday.Kenneth Nwosu, the public relations officer of the command, told NAN that the victim was feared dead after a clash.“Yes one person was feared dead during the clash but the police [...]

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PDP: INEC collaborating with APC to deny our supporters PVCs

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of conniving with the All Progressives Congress (APC) to deny non-indigenes in APC-controlled states their permanent voter cards (PVCs).In a statement on Thursday, Olisa Metuh, spokesman of the PDP, described the development as a “crime against the electoral process”, adding that “the party had received overwhelming evidence from citizens [...]

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    More PDP govs ‘joining APC before election’

More PDP govs ‘joining APC before election’

John Oyegun, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says some governors of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will soon join the opposition party.Oyegun, who was speaking in Benin on Wednesday, said the report was far from being a speculation because he had held meetings with the governors.But he declined to disclose their names.“I have held meetings with some [...]

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