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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

4 years ago /

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

4 years ago /

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

4 years ago /

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

4 years ago /

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

4 years ago /

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,...

 

INEC Holds Meeting On IDPs Today

4 years ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, will on Tuesday (today) hold a crucial meeting with stakeholders on the modalities for the conduct of the 2015 general elections at camps for Internally Displaced Persons in the North-East. The parley, which will be attended by representatives of the state governments of Adamawa, Borno and...

Presidency: IBB Supports Buhari

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Former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, on Monday declared his support for Gen. Mohammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate in the upcoming elections.Speaking while receiving Buhari who visited him in Minna, Babangida said ‘’all of us will support you in this course to salvage this country’’.He said...

2015: NEDG Releases Timetable For Presidential Debates

4 years ago /

The Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) on Monday in Abuja said the 2015 presidential debates would hold between Jan. 28 and Feb 5. The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of NEDG, Mr Sola Omole, disclosed this to newsmen after a meeting of the board, hosted by the former Chairman of...

2015: Shagari Assures PDP Of Victory In Sokoto

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Alhaji Muktar Shagari, Dep. Gov. of Sokoto State, on Monday assured that the electorate in the state would massively vote for the Jonathan/Sambo ticket in Feb. 14 presidential election. Shagari gave the assurance during the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential campaign in Sokoto. According to him, the people of Sokoto State will vote...

Kogi Governor’s Wife Canvasses Votes For Jonathan

4 years ago /

The wife of Kogi Governor, Hajiya Halima Wada, has solicited the votes of the people of Dekina Local Government to ensure the victory of President Goodluck Jonathan in the Feb. 14 election. She made the call during her monthly food outreach for widows, orphans and the disabled at Dekina on Monday. Wada,...

 

NASS Aspirant Urges Youths To Resist Being Used As Thugs During Elections

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Mr Hontonyon Bamgbose, APC flag-bearer for Badagry Federal Constituency, has advised youths in the area to resist being used as political thugs during next month’s general elections. Bamgbose gave the advice in Badagry, Lagos State on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He noted that politicians who use...

Only Jonathan Can Provide Dividends Of Democracy, Says Gov. Yuguda

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Gov. Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State says only President Goodluck Jonathan is capable of providing the dividends of democracy for the people of the state and other Nigerians. Yuguda stated this at the end of a meeting he held with the leaders of ``Bauchi 2015 Support President Jonathan/Sambo PDP Progressive Forum``...

Presidency Denies Military Handover Plot As APC Rejects Interim Government

4 years ago /

The presidency has denied that it would not hand over to Muhammadu Buhari if the opposition candidate coasts to victory in next month’s election. Mr. Buhari’s campaign office had on Saturday issued a statement saying an official in the office of the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe,...

Niger Deputy Governor, 200 Others Decamp To APC From PDP

4 years ago /

Niger State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Ahmed Ibeto, and over 200 political office holders in the state on Monday defected to the All Progressives Congress from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party. Announcing his defection to newsmen in Minna, Ibeto said, “I am on my way to welcome our party leader and presidential candidate,...

Governor Fayose Places 'Death-wish' Advert On Buhari In National Dailies

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It was a rude shock early this morning as Nigerians woke up to see a provocative advert on many national dailies sponsored by Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose. The advert had a tone that wished death on General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The...