Sunday, February 17, 2019

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    Secondus: Buhari is tired but ‘power grabbers’ won’t let him rest

Secondus: Buhari is tired but ‘power grabbers’ won’t let him rest

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says "power grabbers" are putting pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari.Speaking at the inauguration of 27 presidential election campaign committees at the party’s campaign office in Abuja, Secondus said it is evident that Buhari can no longer cope in office."There is no way this President can cope given what we are [...]

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    APC is for poor people, PDP is for rich thieves, says Amaechi

APC is for poor people, PDP is for rich thieves, says Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, director general of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, says the February elections is between the poor people and the rich people.Amaechi went on to say that APC is for the poor people, while the PDP is for the rich people, who are big men and thieves.While campaigning in Warri on Thursday, Amaechi said he was born in a poor [...]

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    Atiku: NNPC is a mafia organisation… I’d privatise it even if they’d kill me

Atiku: NNPC is a mafia organisation… I’d privatise it even if they’d kill me

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as a “mafia organisation”, vowing to privatise it if elected.Speaking in Lagos during an interactive session with the business community on Wednesday, Atiku said he would take the step even if doing so would cost him his life.He explained that he sold [...]

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    PDP crossing the line by personalising attacks on Buhari, says Garba Shehu

PDP crossing the line by personalising attacks on Buhari, says Garba Shehu

The presidency on Tuesday accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of trying "to bring down the roof on everyone" for selfish political reasons.Garba Shehu, senior special assistant on media and publicity to the president, said the PDP had embarked on activities capable of disrupting the nation’s democratic system.He condemned the attacks by the opposition on President Muhammadu Buhari and the [...]

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    APC says Onnoghen must face trial

APC says Onnoghen must face trial

"We therefore urge all Nigerians of good conscience to caution the PDP as the country is bigger than any political party or the interest it represents, and nothing should stop the country’s steady march into sustainable democratic governance."The call by the PDP’s South South Governors for the CJN’s boycott of the CCT trial further cements our position. Let it be [...]

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    Obaseki: Why I shunned meeting of south-south governors

Obaseki: Why I shunned meeting of south-south governors

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, has spoken on his absence at the meeting conveyed by his counterparts from the south-south region.The meeting which held in Abuja on Sunday had four south-south governors in attendance.They are Seriake Dickson (Bayelsa), Nyesom Wike (Rivers), Ben Ayade (Cross River), Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom) and Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta).Obaseki was the only governor from the region who [...]

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    Kashamu retains guber ticket as court strikes out Adebutu’s suit

Kashamu retains guber ticket as court strikes out Adebutu’s suit

A federal capital territory high court on Monday dismissed the suit filed by Ladi Adebutu to challenge the nomination of Buruji Kashamu as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state.Kashamu, senator representing Ogun east and Adebutu had been at loggerheads over the governorship ticket of the PDP in the state.In the suit, Adebutu asked the [...]

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    Suspected thugs attack Kwara community

Suspected thugs attack Kwara community

Thugs alleged to be working for the All Progressives Congress (APC) have attacked the residence of Senate President Bukola Saraki family in Ilorin, Kwara state.Two people were reportedly shot and more than 20 cars destroyed in Agbaji, one of the affected compounds.Île Ottan, Sholagberu, Wopa, Olayeri, and Onilemarun families were affected in the attack which is the second in four days.On [...]

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    Onnoghen: PDP is sympathetic to corruption, says APC

Onnoghen: PDP is sympathetic to corruption, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is sympathetic to corruption.The ruling party said this in reaction to a statement credited to the PDP.The opposition party had said that the allegations against Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), is a move by the APC government to constitute "a constitutional crisis" and "instill fear in judicial [...]

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    ‘I won’t put you in the other room’ — Atiku begs women for support

‘I won’t put you in the other room’ — Atiku begs women for support

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says his government will not relegate women to the bedroom if elected.Atiku said this on Friday at a women’s conference in Abuja while soliciting support for the presidential election.The PDP candidate said 35 percent of the appointment slots in his government will be given to women, adding that women’s lines [...]

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    All our corrupt members have joined APC, says PDP

All our corrupt members have joined APC, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its corrupt members have moved to the All Progressives Congress (APC).PUNCH is reporting that the party said this on Friday during a political stakeholders’ forum in Lagos.The forum, organised by the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, was attended by various political parties as well as officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Kunle Okunola who [...]

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    PDP: Amina Zakari should not be found anywhere near the elections

PDP: Amina Zakari should not be found anywhere near the elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reiterated that Amina Zakari, national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), must not take part in the elections.Zakari's appointment as head of the collation centre for the elections has been met with criticism, particularly from the opposition party.Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP national publicity secretary, on Friday expressed concern over her involvement when the [...]

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    Lai: Atiku, PDP nervous about achievements of Buhari’s govt

Lai: Atiku, PDP nervous about achievements of Buhari’s govt

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are "rattled" by the achievements of the President Muhammadu Buhari's administration.The minister said this in reaction to comments credited to the Atiku presidential campaign.On Thursday, the PDP presidential candidate accused Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of using state resources for campaign.But in [...]

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    PHOTOS: PDP heavyweights storm Nasarawa

PHOTOS: PDP heavyweights storm Nasarawa

The campaign train of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stormed Nasarawa state on Thursday.Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the party, Uche Secondus, national chairman of the party; Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, were among the dignitaries who attended the event.They asked Nigerians to reject the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the next general election.Below are pictures [...]

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    Secondus: Some thieves in Lagos are talking about fighting corruption

Secondus: Some thieves in Lagos are talking about fighting corruption

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party  (PDP), says some politicians in Lagos are talking about fighting corruption when the source of their wealth is questionable.The PDP chairman said this at a campaign rally in Nasarawa state on Thursday.Although he did not mention name, there are indications that he was referring to Bola Tinubu, a former governor of [...]

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    APC dep spokesman: This election is about integrity — Atiku, Peter Obi have none

APC dep spokesman: This election is about integrity — Atiku, Peter Obi have none

Yekini Nabena, deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Peter Obi, his running mate, lack integrity.Nabena said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday.The deputy spokesman challenged Obi to explain how his administration expended his security vote while he was governor of Anambra state."The coming presidential election [...]

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