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Mark Describes PDP As Youth Oriented Party

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The Senate President, Sen. David Mark, on Monday described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as "dynamic and youth-oriented’’. Mark, while addressing the PDP presidential rally in Jos, said that the party had encouraged youth leadership as exemplified in the nomination of young people as its candidates for the February polls. The senate...

February 14th And 28th Is As Sacrosanct As May 29th, We Reject Every Attempt To Postpone Elections - APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has in very clear terms reiterated its stand that the February 14, 2015 date fixed for the forthcoming elections stating that the February 14th and 28th dates are as important and sacrosanct as the May 29th handover date. This was made public in a press conference...

 

Buhari Campaign Organisation Condemn Attack On Jonathan’s Convoy

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Alhaji Uba Nana, Chairman, Bauchi State Chapter of APC, and the state’s Chapter of Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO), have condemned last Wednesday's attack on President Goodluck Jonathan’s convoy. Nana and the State Co-ordinator of BCO, Dr Danjuma Dabo, made the condemnation on Sunday in Bauchi while briefing newsmen. The News Agency of...

 

U.S. Govt. Urges Nigerian Politicians To Ensure Peaceful Elections

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The U.S. government has advised Nigerian politicians to work towards ensuring a peaceful and violence-free February general elections. The U.S. Secretary of State, Mr John Kerry, gave the advice at a news conference on Sunday in Lagos at the end of a closed-door meeting he held with President Goodluck Jonathan and...

Don't Postpone February Elections, U.S. Tells Nigeria

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Nigeria has been advised by the United States against postponing the forthcoming general elections scheduled for next month. The advise was given Sunday by US Secretary of State, Mr. John Kerry, after he met with the two frontline candidates, President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party, and Maj. Gen. Muhamadu Buhari...

We Are Fighting Corruption, Says President Jonathan

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President Goodluck Jonathan said on Sunday in Lagos that his administration remained very resolute in the fight against corruption in the country. He said this while responding to questions at an interactive session he held with the organised private sector and leaders of professional bodies in Nigeria. The president said his administration...

APC Threatens Court Action Against NCC Over Fund Raising

4 years ago /

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday said it would institute a legal process against the National Communications Commission (NCC) to challenge the shutdown of some of its fund raising platforms. This was disclosed in Abuja by Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State during a meeting of the Fund Raising Directorate...

PDP Behind Bauchi Attack On President Jonathan, APC Insists, Demands Probe

4 years ago /

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Inspector-General of Police to urgently institute a probe into the stoning of President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign convoy in Bauchi last week, following the revelation by a top PDP member that the attack was indeed stage managed by unnamed PDP stalwarts. In a statement...

APC Has No Policy Direction - PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said its array of candidates for the February elections are far more better than those of the APC adding that the same is applicable to the policy direction of both parties. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh in a statement on Sunday detailed that the PDP is the...

PDP Restates Readiness For Elections Says It Will Record Sweeping Victory

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has restated its readiness for the February 14, 2015 general elections saying with the support it enjoys from Nigerians, it will record a sweeping victory at the polls. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh in a statement on Sunday said that leaders and members of the party are working...

Buhari's Certificate Saga: Police Deny Murder Of College's Principal

4 years ago /

The Katsina Police Command on Sunday dispelled rumour over the alleged murder of Malam Ballo Isyaku, Principal of Government College, Katsina, who released Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s certificate. The command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Aminu Sadiq, made the denial to newsmen in Katsina. He said that the command had contacted top officials...

PDP Sponsors Attacks On President In The North As Part Of Election-shift Ploy – APC

4 years ago /

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has pointedly accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of sponsoring the attacks on President Goodluck Jonathan in Katsina and Bauchi as part of its devilish plan to demonize the opposition and force a postponement of next month’s general elections. In a statement issued in Lagos by...

APC To PDP: Enough Of Mudslinging, Let’s Dwell On Issues

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged the PDP to tell Nigerians how it plans to move from the near zero governance of the past six years of the Jonathan Administration to good and purposeful governance, instead of engaging in perpetual and tiring mudslinging. ”We believe that elections should be about...

NOA Trains Staff To Curb Voter Apathy, Violence In Sokoto

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The National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Sokoto State has commenced the training of its staff to curb election-related violence and voter apathy during the forthcoming general polls. The State Director of the agency, Alhaji Abubakar Danchadi, said this in Sokoto on Saturday. Danchadi spoke at the opening of a one-day train-the-trainer workshop...

Niger Delta Bishops Pray For Success Of General Elections

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The Association of Niger Delta Bishops on Saturday ended a three-day prayer conference in Yenagoa for the success of the 2015 general elections. The conference tagged, ''The Hand of God'', was attended by over 50 bishops, 30 archbishops and other clergymen from different denominations in the South-South zone. The conference witnessed intercessory...

Police Confirm Attack On Rally Venue In Okrika

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The Police in Rivers on Saturday confirmed an attack on the National School Field, Okrika, venue of the All Progressives Congress governorship rally in Okrika local Government Area of the state. The Police Commissioner, Mr Dan Bature, told newsmen in Port Harcourt that unidentified assailants on Saturday at about 4.30 a.m.,...

I Will Tackle Insecurity, Poverty - Buhari

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The presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has promised to tackle insecurity, poverty, unemployment, bribery and corruption, if elected in February. Buhari made the promise during campaign in Sokoto on Thursday. "These are the major problems bedeviling Nigeria now and the moment they are fully tackled, Nigeria will...

Nigeria Must Move Forward – Jonathan

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President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday advised Nigerians to resist attempts by some people to frustrate the progress being recorded across the country. He gave the advice while addressing the Benue State people at the Presidential Campaign rally in Makurdi."Some people are trying to push us backwards but they will never succeed. "This...

Buhari's Certificate Is 'Forged' - Fani-Kayode

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The PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation has expressed doubt over the recently released Secondary School Certificate Result of Gen. Mohammad Buhari, the APC Presidential Candidate. The party described it as a super imposition of documents. Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, Director of the Directorate of Media and Publicity of the organsation, expressed the doubt at...

Vote Jonathan, Folarin, And Get Ibadan State – Akinjide

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The people of Oyo State have been urged to vote for President Goodluck Jonathan and all Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidates in February to ensure the creation of Ibadan state. Oloye Jumoke Akinjide, Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), made the call during PDP campaign for Jonathan and Sen.Teslim...