Friday, April 19, 2019

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    Rivers APC: INEC determined to rig for Wike

Rivers APC: INEC determined to rig for Wike

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is determined to rig governorship election in the state in favour of Nyesom Wike, the incumbent governor.On March 10, INEC suspended all electoral processes in the state as a result of violence and widespread disruption of collation of results. The commission eventually announced a rerun [...]

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    PDP will take over Kano, says Kwankwaso

PDP will take over Kano, says Kwankwaso

Rabiu Kwankwaso, a former governor of Kano state, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday supplementary election in the state.Kwankwaso spoke through Binta Spikin, his media aide.“Sen Rabiu Kwankwaso hereby calls on the people of Kano, cutting across political divides, to conduct themselves peacefully during the oncoming re-run election while voting for the candidate of their choice,” Spikin [...]

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    PDP leaders ask military to stay away from supplementary poll

PDP leaders ask military to stay away from supplementary poll

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says declaring elections inconclusive is the terminology used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to "rig elections."Ike Abonyi, media aide to Secondus, quoted the PDP national chairman as saying this at the national emergency council meeting of the party.Secondus asked the military and other security agencies to resist any [...]

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    I’ll recover my stolen mandate, says Atiku

I’ll recover my stolen mandate, says Atiku

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he is confident in getting his “stolen mandate” from the court.He spoke on Wednesday during a courtesy call on the southern and middle belt leaders at the Abuja residence of Edwin Clark, a leader of the group.Atiku, who lost to President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress [...]

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    ‘You have slipped into severe depression’ — APC dismisses PDP’s 1.6m votes claim

‘You have slipped into severe depression’ — APC dismisses PDP’s 1.6m votes claim

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, have "slipped into severe depression".The APC said this in reaction to PDP's claim that it won the presidential poll by 1.6 million votes.The opposition party based its claims on the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).It filed the claim in its [...]

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    PDP petitions NJC over judge who stopped collation of Bauchi results

PDP petitions NJC over judge who stopped collation of Bauchi results

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC) over a judgment stopping the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from continuing with the collation of results in Bauchi state.Inyang Ekwo of a federal high court in Abuja had delivered the judgement based on a suit filed by Mohammed Abubakar, governor of the state and candidate of the All Progressive [...]

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    PDP threatens to halt Buhari’s inauguration

PDP threatens to halt Buhari’s inauguration

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the court order stopping the collation of pending results of the Bauchi governorship election.The party described the order as unconstitutional, and threatened to obtain similar ones stopping the swearing in of all candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) "particularly President Muhammadu Buhari".A federal high court in Abuja had given an ex parte [...]

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    Nabena accuses PDP of plotting to hijack leadership of 9th n’assembly

Nabena accuses PDP of plotting to hijack leadership of 9th n’assembly

Yekini Nabena, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of trying to hijack the leadership of the 9th national assembly.Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, Nabena alleged that the outgoing senate president and the PDP were making moves to woo new APC lawmakers into [...]

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    I’ll never abandon Atiku, says Gbenga Daniel

I’ll never abandon Atiku, says Gbenga Daniel

Gbenga Daniel, former director-general of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, says he will never abandon the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate.Daniel, two-term governor of Ogun state, had resigned his membership of the PDP on Saturday and announced that he was quitting partisan politics.After the announcement, Daniel said his supporters were urging him to lead them to the All Progressives Congress (APC).Commenting on [...]

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    Kwankwaso: Kano rerun will determine INEC’s credibility

Kwankwaso: Kano rerun will determine INEC’s credibility

Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano state, says Saturday supplementary election in Kano will determine the credibility of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Kwankwaso spoke during an interview with BBC Hausa service, monitored by NAN."INEC’s credibility or otherwise will be assessed by the way and manner it will conduct the Kano state re-run election come March 23," Kwankwaso was quoted [...]

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    Atiku’s lawyer: We have sufficient facts to back our case against Buhari

Atiku’s lawyer: We have sufficient facts to back our case against Buhari

Livy Uzoukwu, a counsel to Atiku Abubakar, says the legal team of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate has sufficient fact to back its case.Speaking with reporters in Abuja, the lawyer said although the team had challenges accessing the electoral materials, that would not deter them from continuing with the suit.Atiku has prayed the presidential election tribunal to declare him winner [...]

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    I’ve quit partisan politics, Gbenga Daniel insists

I’ve quit partisan politics, Gbenga Daniel insists

Gbenga Daniel, former director-general of Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, has denied joining the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).Daniel, two-term governor of Ogun state, had resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and announced that he was quitting partisan politics.On Sunday, he told reporters that his supporters were mounting pressure on him to lead them to APC.“Basically, they said [...]

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    APC kicks against INEC’s decision on Bauchi, says Dogara and Festus Okoye are friends

APC kicks against INEC’s decision on Bauchi, says Dogara and Festus Okoye are friends

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has kicked against the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the Bauchi state governorship.INEC had initially listed Bauchi among the six states where supplementary elections will hold but on Saturday the commission struck out Bauchi from the list, saying it did so after its fact-finding committee realised that eelction had been concluded [...]

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    INEC: Why we didn’t allow Atiku inspect election materials

INEC: Why we didn’t allow Atiku inspect election materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has clarified its decision not to allow Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), inspect election materials.Atiku had headed to the court after losing the February 23 election to President Muhammadu Buhari.He had filed an application to compel INEC to grant him access to materials used for the election and the [...]

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    PDP: INEC has denied Atiku access to election materials

PDP: INEC has denied Atiku access to election materials

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has refused Atiku Abubakar access to election materials despite a court order directing the commission to do so.Atiku, presidential candidate of the PDP, lost the February 23 election to President Muhammadu Buhari.Dissatisfied with the outcome of the election, he had headed to the court.He had filed an application [...]

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    Taraba gov: Opposition killing innocent people to create anarchy

Taraba gov: Opposition killing innocent people to create anarchy

Darius Ishaku, governor of Taraba state, has accused the main opposition party of killing innocent people since they lost the governorship election in the state. Ishaku spoke through Simon Dogari, commissioner for information, at a press conference in Jalingo, the state capital.  Ishaku, who ran under the platform a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled a total of 520,432 votes [...]

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