Thursday, September 20, 2018

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    Kwankwaso’s supporters under attack for posting doctored video of Shekarau’s defection to APC

Kwankwaso’s supporters under attack for posting doctored video of Shekarau’s defection to APC

Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Kano state, concluded his defection process from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday.The two-term governor of Kano hosted Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling party, and Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, at his residence.Hours after he defected to the APC, a video went viral showing a crowd [...]

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    You are hallucinating, APC replies PDP on defection of six governors

You are hallucinating, APC replies PDP on defection of six governors

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has chosen to hide behind lies in the face of imminent defeat at the 2019 polls.The ruling party said this in response to the statement of Kola Ologbondiyan, spokesman of the PDP, that six APC governors and some members of the national assembly have concluded plans to join the opposition [...]

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    PDP on N45m form: INEC must penalise Buhari for violating electoral act

PDP on N45m form: INEC must penalise Buhari for violating electoral act

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to hold President Muhammadu Buhari culpable for “violating” provisions of the electoral act.The PDP said this on Thursday while reacting to the presidential nomination form bought for Buhari by a group known as the National Coordinator of Nigeria Consolidation Ambassador Network (NCAN).On Wednesday, the group presented a [...]

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    Gunshots at PDP secretariat as Atiku submits nomination form

Gunshots at PDP secretariat as Atiku submits nomination form

Officers of the Nigeria police force and some supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) clashed at the party headquarters in Abuja on Thursday.The protesters besieged the area as former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar submitted his presidential nomination form.The clash resulted in the officers firing gunshots into the air to disperse the protesters.A witness said trouble started when some suspected thugs [...]

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    PDP: Six APC governors joining us soon

PDP: Six APC governors joining us soon

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says six governors in the All Progressives Congress (APC) will join its fold soon.Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, said also heading to the party are 27 members of the national assembly in the ruling party.Ologbondiyan, who did not disclose the names of the governors and lawmakers, said the move is an aftermath of discussions the party [...]

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    APC describes Saraki’s presidential aspiration as a huge joke

APC describes Saraki’s presidential aspiration as a huge joke

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the aspiration of Senate President Bukola Saraki to be the country’s number one citizen is a huge joke.Saraki, who dumped the ruling party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had declared his intention to run for president in 2019.Accusing the ruling party of falling below expectation, Saraki promised to turn the country around for [...]

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    Falana: Those who cornered our commonwealth shouldn’t talk of restructuring

Falana: Those who cornered our commonwealth shouldn’t talk of restructuring

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says those who have cornered the country’s commonwealth should not be allowed to talk of restructuring.Falana made the submission on Wednesday when he delivered a paper at the Mike Okonkwo annual lecture in Lagos.According to the lawyer, restructuring would not guarantee unity or political stability without the "democratisation of powers."He said former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar [...]

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    EXTRA: One APC presidential form can buy PDP nomination forms at all levels — with N24m change

EXTRA: One APC presidential form can buy PDP nomination forms at all levels — with N24m change

One All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential nomination form can buy the forms of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at all levels.An analysis done by TheCable revealed the high margin between the prices put out by both parties.While the APC pegged its presidential nomination form at N45 million, that of the PDP goes for N12 million—a difference of 33 million.This means [...]

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    PDP asks national assembly to override Buhari on electoral amendment bill

PDP asks national assembly to override Buhari on electoral amendment bill

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the national assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari on the electoral act amendment bill.The party made the call in a statement issued by Kola Ologbondiyan, its national publicity secretary.Buhari had declined assent to the bill, citing "some drafting issues that remain unaddressed following the prior revisions to the bill".The PDP, however, said Buhari’s veto did not [...]

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    ‘I’ll fix the economy in two years’ — David Mark joins presidential race

‘I’ll fix the economy in two years’ — David Mark joins presidential race

Former Senate President David Mark has joined the presidential race, promising to fix the economy in two years.Addressing officials of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) when he picked the presidential nomination form at the party's secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday, Mark said his military background is an added advantage.He retired as a brigadier general in the Nigerian army.Mark said judging [...]

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    ‘Buhari is a dictator’ — PDP writes Merkel, May

‘Buhari is a dictator’ — PDP writes Merkel, May

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP ) has petitioned Angela Merkel, German chancellor, and Theresa May, prime minister of the United Kingdom, over allegations of dictatorship on the part of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led government.In the letter signed by Uche Secondus, national chairman of the party, the PDP accused the APC of using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [...]

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    Akpabio: Boko Haram operated freely when PDP was in charge

Akpabio: Boko Haram operated freely when PDP was in charge

Godswill Akpabio, former senate minority leader, has commended the current administration's efforts in fighting Boko Haram insurgents.He said unlike the era of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) when insurgents “moved around freely”, they are no longer in control of any territory in the north-east.Akpabio was in the PDP for more than 16 years — as a commissioner, governor and senator — [...]

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    Like Moses, I will liberate Deltans from PDP, says Uduaghan

Like Moses, I will liberate Deltans from PDP, says Uduaghan

After moving to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Emmanuel Uduaghan says he will liberate the people of Delta state from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Uduaghan likened himself to the biblical Moses who was charged with liberating the Israelites from Egypt.The former governor said Delta state must not be in the opposition camp after the 2019 elections.Uduaghan, a Delta South APC [...]

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    Ex-Kano gov Shekarau dumps PDP after four years, heading back to APC

Ex-Kano gov Shekarau dumps PDP after four years, heading back to APC

Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Kano, has left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Shekarau joined PDP in 2014, citing "a lack of transparency and accountability" in the All Progressive Congress (APC).Sule Ya’u Sule, spokesman of the former governor, on Tuesday said discussions have almost being concluded ahead of his return to the ruling party.Shekarau's spokesman made the disclosure while speaking on [...]

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    2019: David Mark ‘most likely’ to run for president

2019: David Mark ‘most likely’ to run for president

Former Senate President David Mark is “most likely” to run for president in 2019, his spokesman has said.If interested in the position, Mark would run under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Paul Mumeh, his media aide, told TheCable on Monday that the former number three citizen is likely joining the race soon.He currently represents Benue south in the [...]

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    David Mark hands over Benue PDP to Ortom 

David Mark hands over Benue PDP to Ortom 

Former Senate President David Mark has handed over the structures of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue to Samuel Ortom, governor of the state. Mark handed over the Benue PDP to Ortom on Monday during a stakeholders' meeting in Makurdi, the state capital.Ortom defected to the PDP from the All Progressives Congress (APC) last month, accusing the federal government of [...]

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September 20, 2018USDGBPEUR
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