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APC Assures Nigerians That They Will Work Hard To Make 2015 Polls Violence-Free

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured Nigerians and the international community that it will do all in its power to make sure that the 2015 general election is violence-free, saying the rising apprehension about the polls among the populace is inimical to the conduct of a successful election.In a...

INEC Redeploys State Electoral Commissioners

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In preparation for the Nigerian general elections scheduled for February 2015, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has redeployed all its state Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) to different states across Nigeria, the redeployment is with immediate effect according to a statement issued today by the Secretary to the commission, Mrs....

Fayose Slams Fayemi Over Ekiti Finances, Says No September Salary For Workers

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Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayoshe, told civil servants in the state on Friday during his monthly media chat to forget about their September salary “for now”. Gov. Fayose said, “I became governor on October 16th and that is two months and ten days now and I want to state categorically that...

PDP Backs President Jonathan’s Advice Against Inflammatory Statements

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The PDP on Saturday in Abuja threw its weight behind President Goodluck Jonathan on his advice to politicians against inflammatory statements ahead of the 2015 general elections.  In a statement issued by Mr Olisa Metuh, the PDP National Publicity Secretary, the party described Jonathan’s advice as a “perfect act in nationalism’’. “It...

Bayero University Deputy VC Picked As Running Mate To Kano APC Governorship Candidate

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The All Peoples’ Progressive Congress (APC) in Kano State has nominated the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) of Bayero University Kano (BUK), Prof. Hafiz Abubakar, as the party’s governorship running mate. Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Baba Dantiye, on Friday said that, “The decision to pick Abubakar as the...

Jonathan, Buhari Not Worth Dying For – Gumi

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Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Gumu, called on all Nigerians to detest any form of violence in the forthcoming elections, especially the presidential election, stressing that both President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buahri are not worth dying for. In a press conference signed by him and issuedvto newsmen in Kaduna,...

2015: APC Inaugurates Campaign, Reconciliation Committees In Sokoto

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Gov. Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State, on Saturday inaugurated three committees to devise strategies of ensuring total victory for the APC in the 2015 general elections in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the committees were for campaign, reconciliation and contact. The 33-man state campaign committee is chaired...

2015 Elections: Osibanjo Takes Campaign To BRT Bus, Says Nigeria Needs Buhari

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The vice presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 presidential election, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Christmas day, took his campaign to a commercial bus. Osinbajo joined passengers in the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), from the Tafawa Balewa Square to Barracks area of Lagos, urging the passengers and...

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

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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

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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

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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...