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Buhari Urges Supporters To Shun Violence

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The Presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen.Muhammadu Buhari, has urged his supporters to shun violence and all acts capable of tarnishing the party’s image. Buhari gave the charge while inaugurating the party’s national campaign headquarters as well as the presidential campaign council in Abuja, on Monday. The Director, Media and...

Jonathan Promises 2 Million Jobs If Re-Elected

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Mr. Jonathan spoke Monday in Ibadan, Oyo State, were he met supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, ahead of the February 14 election. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, quoted the president as saying he will generate jobs for the teeming unemployed population in Nigeria. He did not say how that...

Text Of Gen. Buhari's Address At The Inauguration Of The National Presidential Campaign Council Of The APC

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Text of Address by General Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, at the Inauguration of the National Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressive Congress, APC, on Monday, January 12, 2015. PROTOCOL1. I would like to welcome all of you to this occasion and most sincerely thank all members of our great party, the...

We Are Ready For Elections – PDP Says APC Guilty Of Hacking

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is fully prepared for the 2015 general elections, observing that the support it enjoys among Nigerians from the ward to the national levels is a sure guarantee to victory.PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh in a statement on Monday described APC’s allegations of...

Buhari Not Qualified To Contest Presidential Election, Says PDP

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The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), said All Progressives Congress’ (APC) presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), was not qualified to contest the forthcoming presidential election. The PDP said Buhari’s his inability to submit his first School Leaving Certificate to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was enough to disqualify him. A former Minister...

 

PDP Scores Jonathan High On Health

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the unprecedented attention given to matters concerning the wellbeing of Nigerians by President Goodluck Jonathan has repositioned the health sector, resulting in better healthcare and a record increase in life expectancy in the country. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh in a statement on Sunday...

PDP Humiliated Me - Alex Ekwueme

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A former Vice President of Nigeria, Alex Ekwueme, has lamented that despite being a founding member, he has been subjected to “humiliation and neglect” by current leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Mr. Ekwueme, who said this during an interview with the Sun Newspapers, also asked President Goodluck Jonathan to accord...

Data Centre: DSS Working Hand-In-Hand With PDP - APC

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The All Progressives Congress has dismissed the allegation by the Department of State Services that it planned to hack into the database of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). This was made know in a press release in Lagos yesterday:  As you are very much aware by now, the Department of...

Pres. Jonathan Shedding Crocodile Tears On Divisiveness Of Nigerians - APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Goodluck Jonathan is only shedding crocodile tears with his lamentation over the fact that Nigeria has become more divided along religious and ethnic lines today than at anytime in its history.''Mr. President, there is no point being sanctimonious about an issue for...

Goodluck Jonathan's Campaign Bus Set On Fire In Jos

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Some angry youth on Saturday attacked and set ablaze a campaign bus branded with President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign posters at Zololo junction, Bauchi road in Jos, Jos North Local Government area of Plateau state. The bus was on fire at the time of filling this report. However, witnesses said the driver...

UPN Adopts President Jonathan As Its Presidential Candidate

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The Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) on Friday adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as its presidential candidate for the Feb. 14 polls. It is reported that the adoption was announced at its first National Convention to elect new officers, which was held in Lagos. NAN recalls that controversy had trailed the UPN leadership...

PDP, The Only Party With Women Interest - Dame Patience Jonathan

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The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, on Friday, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is the only party that has the interest of Nigerian women. The first lady, who made the remark at the PDP Presidential Campaign Rally in Enugu, thanked the Igbo people for casting their votes for President Goodluck...

 

Elections: Traditional Ruler Urges Issue-Based Campaigns

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The traditional ruler of Ogbogoro community in Obio/Akpor Council of Rivers, Chief Anele Oriebe, on Friday urged politicians to embark on issue-based campaigns ahead of the February elections. Oriebe gave the advise at Ogbogoro, Obio/Akpor council of Rivers when Mr Tony Okocha, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Obio/Akpor constituency...

Soldiers Should Be Sent To Battle Insurgency And Not Reserved For Elections - Buhari

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Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), the presidential flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has warned against the deployment of soldiers in next month's election stating that it would not be in the interest of the country. The retired General said that soldiers reserved for election duties should rather be used to...

Obasanjo: I’m Ready To Sacrifice My Life For Nigeria And Not PDP

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Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday declared that he was ready to sacrifice everything including his life for the interest of the country as against the interest of his party. According to former President Obasanjo, “My first pre-occupation is what is best for Nigeria, Nigeria first, party second and any...

PDP Governors Assure Jonathan Of Massive Support In South-West, Others

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Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State on Thursday assured President Goodluck Jonathan of massive support in the South-West ahead of the Feb. 14 presidential election. Fayose said during the kick-off of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign in Lagos that the party would win convincingly in all elections in the...

Ohaneze Warns Fr. Mbaka To Steer Clear Of Politics, Lists His Failed Prophecies

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The Youth Council of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo, has warned the fiery Enugu Catholic priest, Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka, to desist from inciting Nigerians against President Goodluck Jonathan. Describing his remarks as “spiritual poison” unbecoming of a religious leader, the National President of the Ohaneze Youth Council, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, urged...

Labour Party Senatorial Candidate Promises To Improve The Lives Of The People

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Osun East senatorial candidate for the Labour Party Engr. Abimbola Olasheye Adurosakin has promised the people of the area a visionary and purposeful leadership at the Senate if elected in next month’s general election. He said his decision to contest the Osun East senatorial seat was because of his people to come and...

Presidency: North Should Wait Till 2019 - Fayose

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday, said the North should wait till 2019 to realise the ambition of ruling the country. The governor said this in a statement by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka. Fayose said, “The people of northern Nigeria will choose...

Some Statesmen Speak And Behave Like Motor Park Touts - Jonathan

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Responding to his critics, President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday said the utterances of some elder statesmen cast them out as “ordinary motor-park touts and politicians.”  The president said this while speaking at an audience with a delegation of the Northern Elders Council (NEC), led by Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, which visited him at...