Ekweremadu’s Constituents Carpet Buhari’s Aides over senatorial seat

Ekweremadu’s Constituents Carpet Buhari’s Aides over senatorial seat The Enugu West Peoples Assembly has blasted the Special Assistant to the President on Justice Reform, Mrs. Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu and the Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu, for building their political aspirations on lies against the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu. The body declared that the...... more

2019: I’m seeking re-election to protect Nigeria – Buhari

2019: I’m seeking re-election to protect Nigeria – Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday said that he decided to seek re-election to protect the interest of Nigeria. President Buhari who stated this when he submitted his Expression of Interest and Nomination Form at the All Progressives Congress, APC, Secretariat, Abuja, said that every hand must be on deck not to allow...... more

Femi Otedola joins Lagos guber race on PDP platform

Femi Otedola joins Lagos guber race on PDP platform Businessman and Chairman of Forte Oil PLC, Femi Otedola, has reportedly accepted to become the torchbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Lagos State governorship race in 2019. See Momodu’s tweet: According topopular celebrity publisher, Dele Momodu, PDP offered Otedola, who is currently on vacation the governorship ticket and he...... more

Electoral Act: Buhari plots to rig 2019 elections – Wike

Electoral Act: Buhari plots to rig 2019 elections – Wike Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended Electoral Act is part of a plot to rig the 2019 elections. Wike alleged this yesterday in an interview at the Government House, Port Harcourt, where he stated that the plot by the...... more

APC defectors are weak, selfish, says Buhari

APC defectors are weak, selfish, says Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, lashed out at defectors from the All Progressives Congress, describing them as weak and selfish politicians. He spoke while accepting the presidential nomination and expression of interest forms of the APC from a group, the Nigerian Consolidation Ambassadors Network, which donated the forms worth N45m to...... more

Bianca’s siblings attack Ojukwu’s sons over senatorial ambition

Bianca’s siblings attack Ojukwu’s sons over senatorial ambition Siblings of Dame Bianca Ojukwu, widow of late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu- Ojukwu, have berated some of the children of the former Biafran leader for opposing her (Bianca’s) senatorial ambition. Bianca Ojukwu is currently seeking the ticket of the All Progressives Grand Alliance to represent Enugu South Senatorial District in the Senate....... more

Ekweremadu warns against muzzling opposition as Constituents purchase PDP nomination form for him

Ekweremadu warns against muzzling opposition as Constituents purchase PDP nomination form for him *Why I gave APC N5 million in 2014 *Accepts to run for Senate in 2019 The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ekweremadu, has warned against the muzzling of the opposition by the ruling party, insisting that multiparty and opposition remained the beauty of democracy. Recalling how he supported the All...... more

Saraki declares presidential bid, promises sincere anti-graft war

Saraki declares presidential bid, promises sincere anti-graft war Senate President Bukola Saraki has formally declared his intention to contest the presidency on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. Saraki made the declaration on Thursday in Abuja during his meeting with Not-Too-Young-to Run-Movement. The Senate President lamented the poor state of Nigeria’s infrastructure and growing insecurity as exemplified by...... more

APC NEC adopts direct presidential primary, indirect for gov, others

APC NEC adopts direct presidential primary, indirect for gov, others The National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress has adopted the direct primary method for the selection of its presidential candidate. It also agreed that states should adopt the mode of primary that best suits their peculiarities from among the methods specified in the party’s constitution. The party however said...... more

Kwankwaso: Eagle Square belongs to all Nigerians, says Saraki

Kwankwaso: Eagle Square belongs to all Nigerians, says Saraki The President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, condemned the last minute cancellation of the approval earlier granted Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, to utilize the Eagle Square for his 2019 presidential declaration. This was contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Senate President,...... more

2019: How we plan to unseat Buhari – Moghalu, Sowore, Atuejide, Onovo, others

2019: How we plan to unseat Buhari – Moghalu, Sowore, Atuejide, Onovo, others Presidential aspirants in different political parties have reeled out some of the tactics they plan to employ to unseat the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general elections. In separate interviews during the week, the aspirants said contrary to the belief that only the big parties stood a better chance...... more

Vote out APC, Buhari over insecurity, economic mismanagement, Atiku tells supporters in Enugu

Vote out APC, Buhari over insecurity, economic mismanagement, Atiku tells supporters in Enugu *...says Buhari runs government of lies Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar appealed to Nigerians to reject the All Progressives Congress (APC) led administration under President Muhammadu Buhari during the 2019 general elections, even as he promised to unite the country and save her from the jaws of insecurity and economic mismanagement....... more

Hold FG, APC responsible if democracy comes near harm —PDP

Hold FG, APC responsible if democracy comes near harm —PDP The People Democratic Party has asked Nigerians and the international community to hold the All Progressives Congress and its Federal Government responsible should Nigeria’s democracy fall into any harm in the coming days. The party also warned that any attempt by anybody to forcefully take over the control of the National...... more

2019: Nwabueze, Nwodo, IPOB say Igbo not interested in presidency

2019: Nwabueze, Nwodo, IPOB say Igbo not interested in presidency The President General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo; a constitutional lawyer, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, and the Indigenous People of Biafra, on Sunday, held a closed-door meeting at Ogbaru, Anambra State. The meeting convened by Nwabueze, our correspondent gathered, deliberated on the 2019 general elections and the Igbo interest in...... more

Looters, politicians interested in juicy appointments must go –Oshiomhole

Looters, politicians interested in juicy appointments must go –Oshiomhole The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has called on members of the party to support efforts by President Muhammadu Buhari to flush out politicians who are bent on looting the nation’s treasury. Oshiomhole said this on Friday while addressing a crowd of supporters at the Benin Airport,...... more

Saraki, Kwara Gov. Ahmed dump APC

Saraki, Kwara Gov. Ahmed dump APC The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has formally announced his departure from Nigeria’s ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, made a similar announcement at about the same time.Mr Saraki made his announcement on his official social media handles. “I wish to inform Nigerians that, after...... more

Buhari didn’t want alliance with Tinubu in 2015 – Galadima, r-APC Chair

Buhari didn’t want alliance with Tinubu in 2015 – Galadima, r-APC Chair The Chairman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (r-APC), Buba  Galadima, said President Muhammadu Buhari was against forming an alliance with a former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu, who had nominated Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as Buhari’s running mate before the 2015 elections. He also said he blocked the Serving Overseer of...... more

2019: Buhari, APC running divisive, incompetent govt – Lamido

2019: Buhari, APC running divisive, incompetent govt – Lamido A former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has described the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress at the centre as incompetent, visionless, evil and divisive. Lamido, a presidential aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, made the allegations on Thursday when he and his entourage paid a...... more

Bauchi lawmaker dumps APC

Bauchi lawmaker dumps APC A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Lere/Bula constituency, Aminu Tukur,  on Wednesday renounced his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) but did not announce his new party, saying he would disclose his new party later. Speaking with journalists in an interview, the lawmaker who is...... more

2019: Why we might consider adopting a new name – PDP

2019: Why we might consider adopting a new name – PDP The Peoples Democratic party (PDP) says it has set up a committee to consider changing its name. The national publicity secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, made this known while briefing journalists at the party’s secretariat on Monday after its emergency 88th National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting. There have been reports...... more

Defection: Your intervention too late, R-APC tells Buhari

Defection: Your intervention too late, R-APC tells Buhari The Reformed-All Progressives Congress on Sunday said it was too late for President Muhammadu Buhari to start dangling juicy carrots before its members in order to stop their defection from the ruling APC. The R-APC, which stated this in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kassim Afegbua, took a swipe...... more

Atiku formally declares bid for 2019 presidency

Atiku formally declares bid for 2019 presidency Thousands thronged Ribadu Square, Yola, Adamawa State, on Saturday, as former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar formally declared his ambition to run for the presidency in 2019. According to a statement by Atiku’s media office, leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from all the geopolitical zones of the country and the National...... more

Buhari’s team, APC offer opposition parties N50m —ADC

Buhari’s team, APC offer opposition parties N50m —ADC The African Democratic Congress has alleged that the All Progressives Congress and the President Muhammadu Buhari team are offering opposition parties N50m to compromise them. The National Chairman of the ADC, Ralphs Nwosu, said this in his welcome address at a meeting with a team of officials of the National Democratic...... more

We have ‘facts’ to prove APC rigged Ekiti poll for Fayemi – PDP

We have ‘facts’ to prove APC rigged Ekiti poll for Fayemi – PDP The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that it has ‘facts’ to prove that the governorship election held on Saturday, July 14 in Ekiti State was rigged in favour of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. It said members of its National Working Committee met in...... more

Ekiti: Coalition protests alleged election rigging at US embassy

Ekiti: Coalition protests alleged election rigging at US embassy A coalition of civil society groups on Monday protested the alleged rigging of Ekiti governorship election at the United States Embassy in Abuja. Numbering over 20 youths, the group walked to the barricade at the embassy where they were stopped by armed police officers guarding the mission. The group carried huge...... more

2019 polls to cost N242bn, Buhari tells National Assembly

2019 polls to cost N242bn, Buhari tells National Assembly President Muhammadu Buhari has presented a supplementary budget to the National Assembly in which he sought the approval of N164bn out of the N242bn budgeted for the 2019 general elections. Buhari said the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies would need N242bn for the elections, asking the legislature to provide...... more

2019: I won’t just be President but a warrior in fight against poverty, injustices – Dankwambo

2019: I won’t just be President but a warrior in fight against poverty, injustices – Dankwambo A frontline presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, said at the weekend that, if elected president in 2019, he would declare war on poverty and injustices in the country. The Gombe State governor also said with the consultations going on on his behalf...... more

I won’t go to jail because I have integrity, Buhari boasts

I won’t go to jail because I have integrity, Buhari boasts President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki on Sunday congratulated the Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi on his victory in the just concluded Ekiti gubernatorial election. Saraki, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, stated that Fayemi should use his second-coming to continue the...... more

PDP rejects Ekiti election, says it’s daylight robbery

PDP rejects Ekiti election, says it’s daylight robbery The National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has rejected the Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State. It described the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission as a daylight robbery. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the opposition PDP said: “The process, characterized by open alteration of...... more

INEC declares Kayode Fayemi winner of Ekiti Governorship Election

INEC declares Kayode Fayemi winner of Ekiti Governorship Election Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress has been declared winner of the governorship election in Ekiti State. Fayemi defeated the Eleka Olusola, current Deputy Governor of the state and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Kolapo Olusola, and over 30 others in a keenly contested election. He was victorious...... more

 

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