Friday, November 16, 2018

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    Sources: Atiku picks Peter Obi as running mate

Sources: Atiku picks Peter Obi as running mate

Peter Obi, a former governor of Anambra state, has been picked as the running mate to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), insiders have told TheCable.The deal to have the two-term governor of Anambra on a joint ticket with Abubakar for 2019 was reportedly sealed at a meeting in Abuja on Friday afternoon.Gbenga Daniel, director-general of [...]

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    Atiku storms Obasanjo’s residence with PDP leaders

Atiku storms Obasanjo’s residence with PDP leaders

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar is currently meeting with ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital.The meeting, which comes three days after Abubakar clinched the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is holding at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL).This is Abubakar's first known visit to a notable personality since he emerged as President Muhammadu Buhari's main opponent in [...]

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    Protesters storm PDP campaign office over ‘imposition’ of candidate in Kogi

Protesters storm PDP campaign office over ‘imposition’ of candidate in Kogi

Some protesters on Wednesday stormed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign office in Abuja to protest the alleged imposition of a candidate.The protesters said there was a plan to impose Tajudeen Yusuf on Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu federal constituency of Kogi state.Yusuf is the incumbent lawmaker representing the area in the house of representatives.He stepped down for Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, [...]

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    Atiku: Buhari’s cows are always 150… he has never run a successful business

Atiku: Buhari’s cows are always 150… he has never run a successful business

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has taken a jab at President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he has never run a successful business in his life.In a statement from his media office on Tuesday, Abubakar said the free and fair presidential primary conducted by the PDP has left the APC in a "state of panic and confusion".He [...]

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    Report: Tambuwal replaces PDP governorship candidate in Sokoto

Report: Tambuwal replaces PDP governorship candidate in Sokoto

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, might have replaced Manir Dan’iya, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto, according to Daily Trust.Tambuwal, who defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the PDP, contested but lost the presidential ticket of the PDP.The newspaper said the PDP in Sokoto migh have affirmed the candidature of Tambuwal for 2019, replacing [...]

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    Moghalu: APC, PDP can’t fix Nigeria… I’m the man for the job

Moghalu: APC, PDP can’t fix Nigeria… I’m the man for the job

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the 2019 elections, says he is the best man for the job. In a statement on Tuesday, Moghalu said Nigeria needs a visionary leader who would turn the fortunes of the country around and build a "real nation".He said the country cannot keep "recycling the same old politicians" who [...]

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    APC mocks Saraki’s PDP primary performance, asks senators to reject him

APC mocks Saraki’s PDP primary performance, asks senators to reject him

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says senators should reject Senate President Bukola Saraki just like delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) did at the weekend.The national assembly will resume Tuesday after more than seven weeks of recess.During the recess, the APC repeatedly called on Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, to vacate their offices.At the [...]

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    PDP: Vote-buying allegation shows APC is scared of Atiku

PDP: Vote-buying allegation shows APC is scared of Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been "uneasy and apprehensive" since former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar emerged its presidential candidate.Kola Ologbondiyan, national publicity secretary of the PDP, said this in reaction to the allegation of Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the reelection campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, that Abubakar induced the delegates financially to emerge winner.But [...]

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    Wike: It’s time for PDP to sack this ineffective government

Wike: It’s time for PDP to sack this ineffective government

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    Ekweremadu says Atiku is Nigeria’s next president

Ekweremadu says Atiku is Nigeria’s next president

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, is Nigeria's incoming president.In a statement on Sunday, Uche Anichukwu, Ekweremadu's special adviser on media, commended the party for the "transparent, free, fair, credible, and peaceful process".He said the process that led to the election was more important as all the [...]

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    Bakare: Atiku is a Wazobia man — it will be eagle versus eagle in 2019

Bakare: Atiku is a Wazobia man — it will be eagle versus eagle in 2019

Tunde Bakare, serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly (LRA), says former vice-president Atiku Abubakar will give President Muhammadu Buhari a tough fight for the presidency during the 2019 elections.Bakare said this after Abubakar emerged the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday, polling 1,532 votes to defeat his closest contender, Aminu Tambuwal, who polled 693 votes.Abubakar also [...]

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    Okowa, the unsung hero of PDP convention

Okowa, the unsung hero of PDP convention

Ifeanyi Okowa comes by many Nigerians as governor of Delta state, but in the past months, the doctor turned politician has shown himself to be excellent at conducting primary elections.His recent call was during the convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where over 3,000 delegates converged to elect the party’s presidential candidate. Okowa had been appointed by the party [...]

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    How Atiku emerged PDP presidential candidate for 2019

How Atiku emerged PDP presidential candidate for 2019

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    PDP convention: I’m confused over the aspirant to support, says Jonathan

PDP convention: I’m confused over the aspirant to support, says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says he is confused about whom to support among the 12 aspirants seeking the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 election.Jonathan said this while speaking at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt, during the presidential primary of the party.He said many of the aspirants were eminently qualified to lead the country."I'm confused [...]

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    Okowa: No PDP presidential aspirant has stepped down

Okowa: No PDP presidential aspirant has stepped down

 Ifeanyi Okowa, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) convention planning committee, says no aspirant has stepped withdrawn from the presidential primary.Speaking to reporters at the venue of the convention, Okowa said the party was ready to conduct the election for 12 aspirants.Okowa, who is Governor of Delta state, said there was a process for stepping down, adding that none [...]

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    PDP convention: Saraki holds final consultation with lawmakers, David Mark seeks OBJ’s endorsement

PDP convention: Saraki holds final consultation with lawmakers, David Mark seeks OBJ’s endorsement

Ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention, presidential aspirants are making final arrangements to get a chance at the party's ticket.Two of the aspirants — Senate President Bukola Saraki and David Mark, his predecessor — met with key stakeholders vital to their success, on Friday night.While Saraki met with members of the national assembly in Port Harcourt, Mark [...]

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