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Governor Oshiomhole Gives Reasons Why PDP Must Go In 2015

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Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, yesterday, said that Nigerians must reject the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP at all levels in next year’s general elections, noting also that as long as the PDP remains in power, Nigerians will remain in darkness.Speaking  when he received about 2,000 defectors from Oredo and...

Aregbesola: Buhari Will Deliver Nigeria From The Brink Of Collapse

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Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola has reminded Nigerians that the country needs All Progressives Congress’ (APC’s) presidential candidate Gen Muhammadu Buhari at this critical time.He added that Nigeria needed Buhari just as the former head of state came at the nick of time in 1983, when the National Party of...

Amaechi Funded APC's Presidential Campaign With N30 Billion – Wike

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Chief Nyesom Wike, the former minister of State for Education and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State, has accused the Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, of spending the sum of N30 billion to fund the presidential campaign of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Wike...

El-Rufai Picks Bala As Running Mate

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has chosen Mr. Barnabas Yusuf Bala as running mate for the 2015 general election.The choice of Bala, an architect and current chairman of the APC in the state was said to have followed extensive consultations with senior...

"Nigeria Is Nobody’s Personal Estate, It Belongs To All Nigerians” - Jonathan

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President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday advised politicians to stop sowing seeds of discord. He added that despite the embarrassing utterances made by certain politicians in the country, Nigerians are the ones to decide who will govern them after the 2015 general polls, as Nigeria is nobody's personal estate.  The President...

 

Youths, Centre Of Jonathan's Administration - Aide

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Mr Jude Imagwe, the Senior Special Assistant on Youths and Students Affairs to President Goodluck Jonathan, on Thursday renewed government commitment to invest in youth development. Imagwe said this while hosting youths and student leaders from the Southern part of the country in Benin, Edo. He said it was for this reason...

Gov. Aliyu Calls For Cancellation Of Use Of PVC

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Gov. Babangida Aliyu of Niger on Wednesday called for the cancellation of the use of Permanent Voters Cards (PVC) in the 2015 general elections. Aliyu made the call in Minna while presenting the 2015 appropriation bill to the State House of Assembly. He said the hitches encountered during the exercise would disenfranchise...

APC Decries Intolerance By Gombe Governor, Calls For Caution

4 years ago /

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has strongly condemned the acts of intolerance by Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, who has been working hard to obliterate the APC presence and also victimize the party's members in the state.In a statement issued in Lagos on Saturday by its National Publicity Secretary,...

APC To Nigerians: This Is Your Last Christmas In Bondage

4 years ago /

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured Nigerians that this will be their last Christmas celebration under the bondage of insecurity, corruption, unemployment, widespread hopelessness and poor leadership. In a Christmas message to Nigerians, contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,...

APC Tells PDP To Practice What They Preach

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the PDP as a Janus-faced bumbling party for engaging in a serial mudslinging against the party (APC) and its leaders, especially in the aftermath of its hugely successful national convention in which Gen. Muhammadu Buhari was elected as the APC's presidential candidate.In a...

N21bn Donation: “INEC Does Not Have Power To Investigate, Only Prosecute” - Osazu

4 years ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that only security agencies can investigate any party, person or company that violates any part of the country’s Electoral Act. The commission which however admitted that it had the power to prosecute violators of the Act, explained that before it could do so, it must...

Gov. Orji Urges Nigerians To Pray For Success In 2015 Elections

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Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State has called on the people of the state and Nigerians to pray for the success of 2015 elections. The Governor in a press statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Ajunwa, said the future of Nigeria depended so much on the success of...

Buhari Woos Aggrieved PDP Governorship Aspirants In Akwa-Ibom

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General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.), presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has embarked on a mission to woo the 22 aggrieved governorship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom state.  A source close to one of the aspirants, who spoke anonymously, said that the aggrieved aspirants otherwise...

Ambode Visits Lagos Assembly, Woos Lawmakers For Support

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Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday, stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly, urging the lawmakers to support his aspiration to become the next governor of the state in 2015. Ambode during his visit to the state House of Assembly eulogized the speaker of...

"Semi-Literate Jackboot" Comment Against Buhari Is Complimentary - PDP

4 years ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that it remains on the moral high ground compared to the All Progressives Congress, APC, as far as its commitment to issues-based campaigns is concerned. In a statement Tuesday, National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Olisa Metuh, dismissed the claim by the APC that...

2015: Buhari’s Campaign Gets N54m Boost

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The presidential flag-bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, says he has received N54 million from Nigerians in support of his campaign for the 2015 elections. Buhari, who disclosed this during a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday, added that his support groups had risen to 82 with...

Former PDP Majority Leader, Frank Okiye, Defects To APC

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The ranks of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State were reduced yesterday when the former majority leader in the State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Okiye, led 20 leaders of the party and hundreds of their supporters to join the All Progressives Congress (APC). Addressing the leaders of the...

Gov. Tanko Al-makura Picks Silas Agara As Running Mate

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Nasarawa State governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has picked Hon. Silas Agara as his running mate in the forthcoming general elections. Announcing his choice in a press statement signed by Yakubu Lamai, chief press secretary, he said Agara’s choice was a product of wide consultations with party and community leaders intent upon...

Nasarawa Guber: Labaran Maku Hasn't Be Granted Waiver - LP

4 years ago /

The Labour Party (LP) on Monday stated that it had not granted waiver to the immediate past Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, to get its Nasarawa governorship ticket for the 2015 elections. The National Secretary of the party, Mr Kayode Ajulo, made this known in a statement in Lagos while...

2015 Election: President Jonathan Urges Traditional Rulers To Enlighten Their Subjects

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President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday in Abuja enjoined traditional rulers to enlighten their subjects on peaceful conduct during and after the forthcoming 2015 general elections. He made this declaration at the 7th General Assembly of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria (NCTRN) with the theme: "Sustaining the natural mandate...