Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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    Mu’azu tells Jonathan: Many PDP members left because they were used and dumped

Mu’azu tells Jonathan: Many PDP members left because they were used and dumped

Adamu Mu’azu, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to stop using and dumping party members.Mu’azu made the appeal at inauguration of the presidential campaign organisation of the party in Abuja on Tuesday.“Mr President, I want to appeal to you to consider it a challenge to discuss with your governors, senators and all [...]

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    Amaechi: I never knew I would be governor

Amaechi: I never knew I would be governor

Rotimi Amaechi, governor of Rivers state, declared on Tuesday that he never knew he would be governor.Amaechi, who was speaking at the inauguration of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign in Port Harcourt, said his enemies tried to get him out of office, but they failed.“I thank God because I never knew I would be governor. Today, I am governor [...]

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    APC: PDP has been conducting phantom opinion polls

APC: PDP has been conducting phantom opinion polls

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as paranoid for accusing it of planning to organise a fake opinion poll for Muhammadu Buhari, its presidential candidate, ahead of the February election.Lai Mohammed, who spoke on behalf of APC, likened PDP to a punch-drunk boxer, saying it is the ruling party that has a tradition of [...]

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    N21bn raised at PDP dinner ‘not all for Jonathan’s campaign’

N21bn raised at PDP dinner ‘not all for Jonathan’s campaign’

The N21 billion generated at a special funding-raising dinner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in December 2014 is not for financing President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign for reelection, the party has said.Jerry Gana, who headed the fundraising committee, disclosed this at a media briefing in Abuja on Monday.Dismissing reports that the money was for the president’s campaign, Gana explained that [...]

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    PDP: APC planning fake opinion poll for Buhari

PDP: APC planning fake opinion poll for Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of planning to organise a fake opinion poll for Muhammadu Buhari, its presidential candidate, ahead of the February 14 elections.The ruling PDP said that the APC was plotting to manipulate public opinion in its favour by organising the “kangaroo” poll.It urged the main opposition party to “focus on [...]

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    PDP urges politicians to shun bitter election campaigns

PDP urges politicians to shun bitter election campaigns

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged members of the political class to rededicate themselves to peace, truth and respect for constituted authority as the nation prepares for the general election in February.In a statement issued by Olisa Metuh, its spokesman, PDP said the fact that 2015 unfolded with Eid-el-Maulud celebration has great significance and presents an important lesson to all [...]

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    Mu’azu: Nigerians should pray for Chibok girls, 2015 poll

Mu’azu: Nigerians should pray for Chibok girls, 2015 poll

Nigerians must endeavour to pray for the abducted Chibok schoolgirls and victims of bomb blasts across the country in the spirit of Yuletide, Adamu Mu'azu, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Monday.Mu’azu, who was speaking in his New Year message, urged Nigerians to pray for peaceful election in 2015 and eschew violence.“I wish to take the opportunity of [...]

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    PDP lists Jonathan’s achievements in education

PDP lists Jonathan’s achievements in education

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is proud of its achievements in education, particularly the performance of President Goodluck Jonathan in the sector over the last four years.The party urged Nigerians to vote for Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election to guarantee the future of education.Speaking on Monday through Olisa Metuh, its spokesman, the party claimed that for 15 [...]

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    APC: There won’t be violence after 2015 election

APC: There won’t be violence after 2015 election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured Nigerians and the international community that it will do all in its power to ensure that the 2015 general election is violence-free, saying the rising apprehension about the polls among the populace is inimical to the conduct of a successful election.Speaking on Sunday through Lai Mohammed, its spokesman, the party urged the federal [...]

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    PDP: APC’s agenda is to break up the nation

PDP: APC’s agenda is to break up the nation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says opposition All Progressives COngress (APC) is bent on causing division among the people and breaking up the nation.The ruling party also described its candidate in next yer's election, President Goodluck Jonathan, as a committed national and patriotic leader for his warning to politicians to desist from sowing seeds of discord among Nigerians by their [...]

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    PDP: Buhari launching personal attacks against Jonathan

PDP: Buhari launching personal attacks against Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has insisted that it is committed to issue-based campaigns contrary to the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) allegation that the ruling party is two-faced and flouts its own rule of staying committed to issues in the 2015 presidential campaigns.The APC had described the PDP as a two-faced bumbling party for accusing its presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, [...]

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    APC: Jonathan, PDP wasted the mandate of Nigerians

APC: Jonathan, PDP wasted the mandate of Nigerians

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the Peoples Democratic Party as a two-faced bumbling party for accusing it and its presidential candidate, Muhammadu, Buhari, of being responsible for the insurgency in the country, despite "wasting the mandate given to them by Nigerians".On Monday, PDP insisted that APC and its leaders are responsible for the chaos in the northeast, alleging that [...]

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    PDP insists APC, Buhari behind Boko Haram

PDP insists APC, Buhari behind Boko Haram

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Muhammadu Buhari of being responsible for Boko Haram insurgency in the country.The ruling party also slammed Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the APC, saying he has no dialogue value.Speaking through Olisa Metuh, its spokesman, the ruling party said: “No amount of blackmail and wild allegations against President [...]

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    Late choice of Buhari’s running mate, ‘height of incomptence’

Late choice of Buhari’s running mate, ‘height of incomptence’

Doyin Okupe, the senior special assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on public affairs, says the government is in full control of the insecurity situation in the country.Alleging that the insurrection in the northeast has led to an intense pressure on government, Okupe said the motive of some of those trying to find out the steps that government is taking to [...]

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    PDP: ‘GEJ contesting against Tinubu, not Buhari’

PDP: ‘GEJ contesting against Tinubu, not Buhari’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lampooned Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, saying that President Goodluck Jonathan is going into the 2015 presidential contest with the main opposition party’s national leader, Bola Tinubu – not Buhari.Speaking on Sunday through Olisa Metuh, its spokesman, PDP branded Buhari as merely a front for Tinubu to "whom he had already surrendered [...]

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    PDP says Kolade’s outburst ‘based on APC’s lies’

PDP says Kolade’s outburst ‘based on APC’s lies’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lambasted Christopher Kolade, former Nigeria's high commissioner to the United Kingdom, for "getting his facts wrong" in flaying President Goodluck Jonathan's leadership style.Speaking at a symposium organised by the Nigerian Leadership Initiative on Thursday, Kolade said that Jonathan was lacking in some leadership qualities, citing an incident when the president attended a rally in [...]

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