Friday, September 21, 2018

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    Bauchi gov: Defectors from APC playing to the gallery in Abuja… they will lose in 2019

Bauchi gov: Defectors from APC playing to the gallery in Abuja… they will lose in 2019

Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Bauchi state, says he's certain the All Progressives Congress (APC) will win the 2019 election.His remark was targeted at Isa Misau and Sulaimon Mohammed, senators from the state who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Abubakar said the APC's victory in the Bauchi south bye-election is an indication that the ruling party will be successful during the [...]

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    Uduaghan defects to APC, says he’s ‘John the Baptist to Deltans’

Uduaghan defects to APC, says he’s ‘John the Baptist to Deltans’

Emmanuel Uduaghan, former governor of Delta state, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).Uduaghan confirmed his defection on Tuesday at a meeting of the APC national caucus held at the presidential villa in Abuja.The meeting was attended by leaders of the party including national officers, state governors, former state governors, ministers and [...]

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    Secondus asks Buhari to sign electoral act amendment

Secondus asks Buhari to sign electoral act amendment

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the electoral act amendment.In a statement on Tuesday, Ike Abonyi, media aide to the PDP chairman, quoted Secondus as saying this when he received Atahiru Bafarawa, former governor of Sokoto, and Ibrahim Dankwambo, governor of Gombe - both presidential aspirants.The aspirants were at [...]

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    PDP sells house of reps nomination form for N1m — ‘to enhance youth inclusion’

PDP sells house of reps nomination form for N1m — ‘to enhance youth inclusion’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has slashed the price of nominations form for house of representatives aspirants.According to the opposition party, the form's selling price has been reduced from N2 million to N1 million to allow youth inclusion in politics.This was contained in a statement issued by Austin Akobundu, national organising secretary of the PDP.Akobundu said all forms [...]

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    We’re better off without him, says Lagos PDP on defection of ex-chairman

We’re better off without him, says Lagos PDP on defection of ex-chairman

Taofik Gani, publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, says the party is better-off without Moshood Salvador, its former chairman.In a statement on Tuesday, Gani described the defection of Salvador to the All Progressives Congress (APC) as good riddance.Salvador had defected to APC with “over 10,000 members” of his supporters, saying he was no longer comfortable with “greedy leaders who [...]

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    PDP: Buhari cheapened his office during woeful US outing

PDP: Buhari cheapened his office during woeful US outing

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the reported comment  of US President Donald Trump describing President Muhammadu Buhari as lifeless has exposed Nigeria to ridicule.According to Financial Times, the US leader made the remark after receiving the Nigerian leader in April.Trump had reportedly said he does not want to meet anyone as "lifeless' as Buhari again.In a statement on Monday, [...]

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    Lagos PDP chairman defects to APC with over ‘10,000 members’

Lagos PDP chairman defects to APC with over ‘10,000 members’

Moshood Salvador, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) with "over 10,000 members" of the opposition party.He announced his defection to journalists at his residence in the Surulere area of the state on Monday.Salvador said he was no longer comfortable with "greedy leaders who are fond of telling lies [...]

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    APC: PDP lacks moral right to challenge Buhari on good governance

APC: PDP lacks moral right to challenge Buhari on good governance

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the government of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) placed the country's economy on life support, and cannot challenge President Muhammadu Buhari on good governance.On Saturday, Peter Obi, a former governor of Anambra state, said Nigeria's economy is on life support owing to a rising debt profile.Thereafter, PDP challenged the APC to a debate on good [...]

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    Makarfi: No other presidential aspirant in PDP has my pedigree

Makarfi: No other presidential aspirant in PDP has my pedigree

Ahmed Makarfi, a former governor of Kaduna state, says no other presidential aspirant in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has his pedigree. He said this at an interactive session with journalists in Lagos on Sunday. The presidential aspirant, who just concluded meetings with PDP members in the southwest, said his exceptional performance as chairman of the caretaker committee would give him an [...]

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    I’m not losing sleep over plan to remove me, says Saraki

I’m not losing sleep over plan to remove me, says Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki says he is not losing sleep over the plot of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to remove him.The ruling party has repeatedly called on him to resign or be removed from office over his decision to join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).But speaking with journalists after meeting with Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta state, on Saturday,  Saraki [...]

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    Senators attempting to remove Saraki are ignorant, says Makarfi

Senators attempting to remove Saraki are ignorant, says Makarfi

Ahmed Makarfi, a former governor of Kaduna state, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) senators cannot get the required number to remove Senate President Bukola Saraki.Makarfi said this on Friday while speaking with members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo state.The ruling party has been mounting pressure on Saraki to step down, with Adams Oshiomhole, its chairman, saying [...]

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    PHOTOS: Massive crowd as Akwa Ibom governor declares for second term

PHOTOS: Massive crowd as Akwa Ibom governor declares for second term

Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom, has declared his interest in seeking another term in office.The governor, who has been at loggerhead with his predecessor, Godswill Akpabio, made his intention known on Friday in Uyo.Governors and top leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) attended the declaration.Below are pictures:[...]

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    Defectors need psychiatric test, says Sylva

Defectors need psychiatric test, says Sylva

Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa state, says those defecting from one party to the other need "psychiatric evaluation.”Sylva said this on Thursday while reacting to rumours that he has moved from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In a statement issued by Julius Bokoru, his spokesman, the ex-governor blamed the report on the PDP-led administration [...]

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    PDP gives Buhari 24 hours to arrest Miyetti Allah leaders

PDP gives Buhari 24 hours to arrest Miyetti Allah leaders

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has given President Muhammadu Buhari 24 hours to arrest leaders of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) and prosecute them.In a statement on Wednesday, Kola Ologbondiyan, spokesman of the party, said if the president refuses to do that, he will be held responsible for the utterances and actions of the group.Garus Gololo, chairman of the [...]

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    Senator Adamu calls for audit of ‘messed up’ n’assembly finances

Senator Adamu calls for audit of ‘messed up’ n’assembly finances

Abdullahi Adamu, senator representing Nassarawa west, says a forensic audit should be carried out on national assembly spending under the leadership of Senate President Bukola Saraki.Adamu made his position known during a press briefing in Abuja on Sunday.According to the lawmaker, the senate president’s refusal to vacate his seat after defecting from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the [...]

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    PDP wins as APC candidate cries foul over Taraba bye-election

PDP wins as APC candidate cries foul over Taraba bye-election

Garba Ajiya, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has won Saturday’s Takum 1 constituency by-election into Taraba house of assembly.NAN reports that the election was to fill the vacant seat of the late Hosea Ibi, member of the assembly who was kidnapped on December 31, 2017 and murdered by his abductors in January 2018.Ayuba Kwada, the returning officer of [...]

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