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Buhari To Brief US Institution On Feb Election

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The All Progressives Congress (APC), presidential candidate General Muhammadu Buhari, is set to travel to the U.S. on an invitation by the United States Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), to Washington DC to speak on the February 14 presidential election. The confirmation of this invitation to the political summit...

Jonathan Campaign In Kano, Visits Emir of Kano

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President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan yesterday continue his campaign trip to Kano, where he paid a courtesy call on the Emir of Kano and former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi (II) in his palace. President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, after his arrival at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport went...

2015 Polls: NHRC Condemns Fayose, Mbaka Over Hate Speeches, Commentaries Ahead of Polls

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) ‎yesterday decried the alarming rate of hate speeches that have characterized electioneering campaigns and political commentaries in the country ahead of next month's elections. The commission out rightly condemned the‎ advertorial sponsored by Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State captioned "Nigeria: Be Warned", saying it...

Zambia: Ruling Party Takes Slim Lead In Presidential Vote

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Zambia's ruling party presidential candidate Edgar Lungu took a slim lead over his rival Hakainde Hichilema after votes from more than half of constituencies were counted, the electoral commission said on Thursday, Reuters reports Results from 80 out of 150 constituencies showed Patriotic Front candidate Lungu, 58, had 50.85 percent of...

APC Lacks Solutions To Nigeria's Challenge - Gov. Lamido

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Gov. Sule Lamido of Jigawa said on Wednesday that the All Progressives Congress (APC) lacked solutions to Nigeria's challenges. Lamido said this at the PDP Presidential rally in Dutse, Jigawa. According to him, no amount of abuse or intimidation from any quarters will deter him from campaigning for Jonathan/Sambo ticket and other...

Sen. Umar Calls For Jonathan's Re - Election

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The Minister of Transport, Sen. Idris Umar, has called on the electorate in Gombe State to vote for President Goodluck Jonathan to win his re-election bid to ensure sustained development of the country. The minister made the call at a campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kumo, headquarters of...

1 Dead, 5 Vehicles Destroyed As Parties' Supporters Clash In Kano

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 At least, one person was confirmed killed and five vehicles destroyed during a clash between supporters of PDP and APC at Hotoro, near NNPC Mega Station in Kano on Wednesday. Eye witness told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the incident happened at about 1.30p.m. when supporters were on their...

PDP Condemns Attack On Jonathan In Katsina, Says APC Never Sincere With Peace Accord

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned Tuesday’s attack on President Goodluck Jonathan by supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina. The National Publicity Secretary of the Party, Olisa Metuh in a statement on Wednesday said the attack is “a clear indication that the APC is not...

PDP Insists Jonathan Has Delivered On Education

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as weird and clear manifestation of ill will towards the people, the criticism by the APC and Buhari Campaign Organization against the projects executed by President Goodluck Jonathan in the education sector, including the establishment of new federal universities in the country. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh...

Katsina College Releases Buhari’s ​WASC Results

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Government College, formerly Provincial Secondary School, Katsina, which Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, graduated from in 1961, has released Mr. Buhari’s secondary school certificate examination results. The results, obtained exclusively by PREMIUM TIMES Wednesday, confirm Mr. Buhari’s claim that he undertook the University of Cambridge West African...

Jonathan - FG To Reactivate Ailing Industries In Kano

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President Goodluck Jonathan has restated the commitment of the Federal Government to reactivate all the moribund industries in Kano if re-elected in February. He made the remark while addressing party supporters at the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP)’s Presidential campaign rally held at the Polo Ground on Wednesday in Kano. "We have intervened...

 

Plateau Guber Poll: LP Candidate Cautions Against Sacrificing Merit For Zoning

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Mr Bagudu Hirse, a former Foreign Affairs Minister and governorship candidate of Labour Party (LP) in Plateau, has cautioned voters against sacrificing merit for zoning. "Plateau voters must put 'Plateau first' when deciding who should govern them; we must not sacrifice the best hands just to please some ethnic or zonal...

BREAKING: Buhari Finally Clears Air On WASC Result

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Presidential Candidtate of the All Progressives Congress(APC), General Muhammadu Buhari this morning cleared the air on the West Africa School Certificate (WASC) controversy, describing it as the handiwork of mischief makers.  Speaking at the Kano State Government House, Buhari said he graduated at Provicional Secondary School,Katsina in 1961 with many prominent...

Ngilari Want Elections In Adamawa Postponed Until April

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Gov. Bala Ngilari of Adamawa has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the conduct of the February elections in the state until April due to insecurity. Ngilari made the call in Abuja on Tuesday at a stakeholders’ workshop on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and 2015 general elections...

Alhaji Adamu Muazu Urges Nigerians Not To Vote Along Religious Or Ethnic Lines

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The National Chairman of PDP, Alhaji Adamu Muazu, on Tuesday, urged Nigerians not to vote along religious and ethnic lines in the February elections. He made the call in Katsina during the PDP Presidential campaign and urged the people to vote for the PDP, the only party that has national outlook. The PDP national...

We Will Reclaim Zamfara For PDP, Yuguda Assures

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Amb. Bashir Yuguda, the Zamfara State Coordinator of the PDP presidential campaign, on Tuesday said that the electorate in the state would not only vote for Jonathan /Sambo ticket in Feb. 14 presidential election, but would reclaim the state from the APC. Yuguda gave the assurance at the PDP presidential campaign held...

Police Warn Politicians In Kogi Against Violence

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The Kogi State Police Command on Tuesday warned politicians in the state against violence. The state Police Commissioner, Mr Paul Okafor, gave the warning in Lokoja during a workshop for leaders of political parties and other stakeholders. He said that political parties must disband their armed groups and allow peace to reign...

Buhari Promises To Tackle Insecurity, Unemployment, If Elected In February

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The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), retired Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday reaffirmed his commitment to tackle insecurity, unemployment and corruption, if elected in February. Buhari made the remark at the Presidential campaign rally and presentation of flags to the party’s candidates held at Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano. "Wherever...

Army: We Don’t Have Buhari’s Credentials

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The Nigerian Army has said it is not in possession of the original or photocopies of the credentials of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari. It disclosed this at a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday that it had a letter from the Principal of...

Buhari Vows Positive Change In Nigeria Within 2 Years

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Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), on Monday pledged to bring about positive change in Nigeria within two years in office, if elected. Buhari, who made the pledge while addressing his supporters in Kaduna, said the APC administration would reverse the current state of economy,...