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    Nigerians didn’t bargain for this bloodletting in 2015, says Secondus

Nigerians didn’t bargain for this bloodletting in 2015, says Secondus

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Nigerians did not bargain for "avoidable bloodletting and loss of human lives" during the 2015 elections.Secondus said this in his New Year message issued by Ike Abonyi, his spokesman.He advised Nigerians to see 2019 as “the restoration year” for the country, noting that the electorate's decisions will determine the [...]

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    Ortom: Why I dumped APC for PDP

Ortom: Why I dumped APC for PDP

Samuel Ortom, Benue state governor, says he joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because it was a more credible alternative for him to achieve his policies.Ortom made the disclosure on Monday during the flag-off of his governorship campaign in Makurdi.The governor, who won his election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), returned to the PDP a few [...]

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    Borno politicians ‘spinning fakes news for personal gains’

Borno politicians ‘spinning fakes news for personal gains’

The Arewa Youths Integrity Forum (AYIF) has accused politicians from Borno state of out churning out fake news just to create tension in the state.The youth group said it is unhappy over acts of "treachery and distortions by some political players in Borno State.AYIF said some politicians were taking advantage of the ongoing unrest in the state to enrich themselves [...]

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    PDP plotting to disrupt my campaign, says APC guber candidate in Kwara

PDP plotting to disrupt my campaign, says APC guber candidate in Kwara

Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of plotting to disrupt his campaign.In a statement issued on his behalf by his campaign organisation, the governorship candidate alleged that the plan was in connivance with the state government.He said the plot involves thugs posing as APC supporters “unleashing [...]

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    Tinubu: It’d have been better if PDP focused on just electricity for 16 years

Tinubu: It’d have been better if PDP focused on just electricity for 16 years

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says it would have been better if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) used its 16 years in power to develop only electricity.Tinubu said this on Friday while speaking at the flag-off campaign of the APC in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state capital.The former governor of Lagos asked Nigerians to vote [...]

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    Akpabio asks PDP governors to surrender their states before 2019 polls

Akpabio asks PDP governors to surrender their states before 2019 polls

Godswill Akpabio, former governor of Akwa Ibom state, has advised governors elected under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to surrender their states before the 2019 elections.Akpabio said this on Friday while speaking at the flag off of the All Progressives Congress (APC)l campaign for the 2019 general election.The senator representing Akwa Ibom north west said the forthcoming election is all [...]

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    PDP is not just an option, says Oshiomhole on 2019

PDP is not just an option, says Oshiomhole on 2019

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is not an option for Nigerians in 2019.Oshiomhole said this while speaking with state house correspondents after a meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa on Thursday.The APC chairman expressed optimism that the ruling party would win the 2019 elections, adding that [...]

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    Don’t establish anti-terrorism unit here, Akwa Ibom warns police

Don’t establish anti-terrorism unit here, Akwa Ibom warns police

The government of Akwa Ibom state has kicked against the setting up of a police anti-terrorism unit (ATU), describing it as a ploy by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to intimidate and arrest members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.In a statement on Thursday, Charles Udoh, commissioner of information, said a functional ATU would arrest anyone on [...]

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    Atiku showing early signs of depression, says APC

Atiku showing early signs of depression, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is showing "early signs of depression.Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC spokesman, said this while responding to an allegation raised by one of the aides of Atiku.Phrank Shaibu, special assistant to the PDP presidential candidate on media, had called for a probe into an alleged link between President [...]

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    Moghalu tackles Osinbajo, asks Nigerians to reject tribalism

Moghalu tackles Osinbajo, asks Nigerians to reject tribalism

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), has accused Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of  making "disappointing appeal to tribalism".He said this while reacting to Osinbajo's comment that the people of the south-west should vote the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019 so that power can return to the region in 2023.The presidential candidate said he least expected such from [...]

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    Nigeria is finished if Buhari remains for another four years, says Peter Obi

Nigeria is finished if Buhari remains for another four years, says Peter Obi

Peter Obi, vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Nigeria’s economy will keep “bleeding” if President Muhammadu Buhari remains in power for another four years.Speaking in Lagos on Saturday, Obi made reference to the 2019 budget Buhari presented to the national assembly on Wednesday.According to him, Nigeria will not survive if  Buhari’s goes ahead with plans to [...]

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    Okupe: In perilous 2019, only God and PDP will save Nigeria

Okupe: In perilous 2019, only God and PDP will save Nigeria

Doyin Okupe, special adviser to former president Goodluck Jonathan on media and publicity, says only God and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will save Nigeria.Speaking on Arise TV on Friday, Okupe, who claimed Nigeria is in perilous times, asked Nigerians not to vote for a president who they are not sure is in charge of the economy and affairs of the nation.The former governorship [...]

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    PDP accuses Buhari of diverting public funds to campaign

PDP accuses Buhari of diverting public funds to campaign

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of secretly diverting monies from various social intervention funds to his re-election campaign.  In a statement signed by Kola Ologbodiyan, PDP national publicity secretary, the party said the funds have been used for vote buying.The opposition party accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of giving the impression that it has the [...]

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    Ex-APC chieftain: Ambode will return at the end of Agbaje’s tenure

Ex-APC chieftain: Ambode will return at the end of Agbaje’s tenure

Sunday Ajayi, a former chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, says Akinwumi Ambode, governor of the state, will come back after Jimi Agbaje has ended his tenure.Agbaje is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election.Ambode had lost the governorship ticket of the party to Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who enjoys the support of influential [...]

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    It will still be ‘Egypt’ in 2019, if the pendulum swings to PDP or APC

It will still be ‘Egypt’ in 2019, if the pendulum swings to PDP or APC

Each time I hear, “in 2019, we are not going back to Egypt,” I cringe and wince. The question is; what’s the difference between the PDP and APC? Absolutely nothing! They are all in power for what they can get, not what they can give. Show me one politician—who is in power because of the common man. Not even PMB [...]

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    2019: PDP appoints communications consultant on women engagement

2019: PDP appoints communications consultant on women engagement

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appointed Nkiru Balonwu, a managing partner at RDF, a communications and stakeholder engagement consultancy, to engage Nigerian women ahead of the 2019 election. According to the party, the move underscores the seriousness of the PDP at approaching the 2019 presidential campaign from an issues-based perspective.Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the PDP, had said his cabinet [...]

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