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2015 Election: Delta PDP Inaugurates Campaign Committee

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The Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has urged members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDPD) to engage in door-to-door campaign to ensure they garner all the votes in the 2015 general elections. Governor Uduaghan made the call on Wednesday in Asaba during the inauguration of the Delta State PDP Campaign Committee. The Chairman...

Dakuku Peterside Promises Not To Disappoint Rivers Indigenes If Elected

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The Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, Dr Dakuku Peterside, said on Wednesday that he would not disappoint the people, if elected. Peterside made the pledge when he called on King Disreal Bobmanuel, the traditional ruler of Abonnema, in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of the state stating...

2015 Elections: Buhari Campaign Groups Raise N118m

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The Gen. Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation on Wednesday received N64 million to add to the initial N54 million realised in December to fund his campaign in the 2015 general elections. This was disclosed at a meeting between Col. Hamid Ali (rtd), the Chief of Staff of the organisation, and the Buhari...

 

SDP Guber Candidate In Rivers Decries Attack On APC Supporters

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Rev. Minaibim Harry, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Governorship Candidate in Rivers, on Wednesday decried the attack on All Progressives Congress (APC) supporters by unknown persons in the state. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt that the attack was caused by unemployment and rivalry amongst some...

DSS Findings On APC: ‘We Have Been Vindicated’ - PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it has been vindicated by the shocking findings made by the State Security Services of the plot by the APC to compromise the electoral process, hack into INEC’s data base and rig the February general elections.PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh in a statement on Wednesday said Nigerians...

2015: PDP Remains Hopeful Of Victory

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that with the popularity of its candidates, its verifiable performance record and the vote of majority of the electorate, it will win the forthcoming general elections. The party expressed the optimism in a statement issued by Mr Oilsa Metuh, its National Publicity Secretary, on...

 

INEC Solicits Cooperation Of Security Personnel On Electoral Litigation

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday called on security agencies to cooperate with it for successful prosecution of election-related offences. The Director-General of the Electoral Institute (TEI), Prof. Abubakar Momoh, made the call at a three-day training workshop for security personnel ahead of the 2015 general elections. He said the...

APC Calls DSS 'Findings' From Raid Of Party Offices Hogwash, Disservice To Nigeria

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed as hogwash the so-called findings of the DSS following its Gestapo-like raid on the party's offices in Lagos, saying the 'findings' presented to the media by the agency on Wednesday is a great disservice to Nigeria and an embarrassment to all intelligence-gathering organizations around the...

PDP Is Not Only Drowning But Paranoid - APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the PDP as a victim of self-inflicted paranoia following the ruling party's panic reaction to a yet to be conducted opinion poll.In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the PDP has...

Shooting Of APC Supporters In Rivers: APC Accuses PDP Of Engaging In Violence Ahead Of Polls

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the PDP of engaging in violence ahead of next month's general elections, after many supporters of the APC were shot by gunmen while heading to the inaugural campaign of our presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, in Rivers State on Tuesday. In a statement issued...

2015: DSS Accuses APC Of Planning To Hack Into INEC Database

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The Department of State Services has said that All Progressive Congress had plan to hack into the Independent National Electoral Commission database according to investigation conducted by the service. The service explained that the confessions from the staff arrested at the APC office at 10,Bola Ajibola Street, Ikeja, and the items...

U.S. House Re-Elects Republican John Boehner As Speaker

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The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday re-elected Republican John Boehner to serve a third term as Speaker of the chamber. Boehner won another two-year term as Republicans enjoy a stronger House majority and take control of the Senate as a result of November elections. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi was Boehner's...

Ogun PDP Reacts To Bankole's Alleged Defection To SDP

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The Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday reacted to the alleged defection of former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, to the newly formed Social Democratic Party (SDP).  State chairman of the party, Engr. Bayo Dayo, while fielding questions from journalists in Abeokuta, during...

PVC: Jonathan Gives Jega Marching Order

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President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday directed the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, to ensure that all registered Nigerians get their Permanent Voter Cards before the general elections in February. Jonathan gave the directive shortly after swearing in INEC national commissioner representing Oyo State, Prof. Akinola Salau,...

Former Ogun State Governor, Gbenga Daniel Joins Twitter

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The former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel yesterday joined the popular social media channel, Twitter @JustusOGD In a statement by his media aide, Mr. Ayo Giwa "OGD is a youth loving man who places premium on intellectual engagement and ideas. The social media community is a great avenue to...

Full List Of APC's Presidential Campaign Council

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1 General Muhammadu Buhari Chairman, Council Member Presidential Candidate 2 Prof Yemi Osinbanjo Alternate Chairman, Council Member Vice Presidential Candidate 4 Alh Atiku Abubakar Vice Chairman North, Council Member Presidential Aspirant 5 Sen. Bola Tunubu Vice Chairman South Party Leader 6 Governor Chibuike Amaechi Secretary/ Director General, Council Member Governor, Rivers state 7 Dr. S...

2015: Honourable Opeyemi Bamidele Tasks Politicians On Free And Fair Elections

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Honourable Opeyemi Bamidele (LP-Ekiti) on Tuesday called on politicians across the nation to guard against heating up the polity and to make it their duty to contribute their quota towards a hitch-free 2015 general elections. Bamidele told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that it behooved the political class...

INEC: Today Is Deadline For Submission Of Nomination Forms

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As part of preparations for the February 14 and 28 general elections, political parties seeking to sponsor candidates for election have up till Tuesday as deadline to submit their nomination forms to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The schedule of activities for General Elections, 2015, said that the last day for...

Corruption: My Regime Was Saintly Compared With Those Of My Successors - IBB

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Former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida has described his government as saintly compared to successive administrations in terms of prevalence of corruption.  The retired General, said that he did his best to fight corruption in the country during his eight-year rule as military president by identifying corruption-prone areas and combating them...

Jonathan To Launch Re-Election Bid In Lagos

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President Goodluck Jonathan has chosen Lagos State, South-west Nigeria, as the state to host his kick-off re-election campaign on the People Democratic Party (PDP) platform. The campaign committee of the party said the event would hold at the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos today. The PDP said its candidate is running on...