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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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    APC postpones Kano assembly primaries over mosque blast

APC postpones Kano assembly primaries over mosque blast

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its house of assembly primaries scheduled for December 1, by one day, as a mark of respect for those who were killed in a bomb attack on Kano central mosque on Friday, and in sympathy with those who were injured or affected one way or another by the attack.The Peoples Democratic Party had [...]

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    PDP mourns blasts, postpones Kano assembly primaries

PDP mourns blasts, postpones Kano assembly primaries

The Peoples Democratic Party has expressed shock over the bomb attack that claimed the lives of 50 people at the Kano central mosque on Friday, describing it as painful.Olisa Metuh, national publicity secretary of the PDP, said that the party was grief-stricken when it received the news of the attack “especially considering that the victims were harmless Nigerians who were [...]

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    APC: We’ll form parallel govt ‘if polls are rigged’

APC: We’ll form parallel govt ‘if polls are rigged’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will form a parallel government if next year's elections are rigged by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Speaking on Friday through Lai Mohammed, its national publicity secretary, the party emphasised that the statement of Rotimi Amaechi at the APC Salvation Rally in Abuja on Wednesday about rejecting the outcome of the 2015 elections and forming a parallel government [...]

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    Sambo meets PDP house leaders behind closed doors

Sambo meets PDP house leaders behind closed doors

Namadi Sambo on Thursday evening had a closed-door meeting with some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members of the federal house of representatives. The meeting followed the crisis that erupted at the national assembly where security operatives prevented Aminu Tambuwal, from gaining access.The lawmakers were led to the meeting by Emeka Ihedioha, the deputy speaker.Also on the delegation were Mulikat Adeola-Akande, the [...]

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    SERAP asks APC, PDP to explain 2015 spending

SERAP asks APC, PDP to explain 2015 spending

A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has given the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 14 days to provide information about their spending on electoral  campaigns and other operations relating to the 2015 general election.In two separate letters dated November 18, 2014 and addressed to Adamu Mu'azu, PDP national chairman and John Odigie-Oyegun, [...]

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    Confusion in Ekiti over ‘impeachment’ of speaker

Confusion in Ekiti over ‘impeachment’ of speaker

There was confusion in Ekiti state house of assembly on Monday when seven members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the house allegedly impeached Adewale Omirin, speaker of the house (pictured).Armed policemen were said to have prevented 19 other lawmakers, including the substantive speaker, from gaining access to the assembly complex.Reacting to the development which it called “Peoples Democratic [...]

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    Come and take your forms, PDP tells Duke-Abiola

Come and take your forms, PDP tells Duke-Abiola

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has noted the refusal of Akasoba Duke-Abiola to collect her presidential expression-of-interest and nomination forms in spite of the one-week extension granted by the party, which expires on November 14.The PDP had initially refused to release the forms to her and Ghalil Tafawa Balewa.However, on November 3, the party changed [...]

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    85 PDP aspirants jostling for 24 seats in Enugu assembly

85 PDP aspirants jostling for 24 seats in Enugu assembly

At least 85 PDP aspirants have been screened to contest the 24 seats at the Enugu state house of assembly in 2015.Bala Kaoje, chairman of the screening committee and former minister of sports, disclosed this in Enugu while addressing journalists on the outcome of the screening on Friday.Kaoje, who adjudged the exercise as successful, commended the aspirants for their good [...]

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