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APC Chieftains Urge All To Support Buhari

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Jubilation by supporters of retired Gen. Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday trailed his victory at the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential primary election. Buhari’s supporters and many other APC members and supporters were shouting, jumping up and chanting songs in and outside the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos, venue of the APC national...

 

Aspirant Decries Marginalisation Of Female Politicians

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The Kogi East Senatorial District aspirant, Halima Alfa, has called on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leadership to save female politicians in the state from being marginalised. She made the call on Thursday in Abuja while speaking with newsmen. She also called on President Goodluck Jonathan to intervene in the political situation...

Court Restrains Senator Ayogu Eze From Parading Himself As Enugu PDP Governorship Candidate

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The Enugu state high court restrained senator Ayogu Eze from parading himself as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 election. The court also restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from recognizing Eze as its candidate in the election. The order followed an application by Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi...

Buhari Calls On Nigerians To Unite To Rescue And Rebuild Nigeria During Acceptance Speech

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General Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on all Nigerians to be united in building a new Nigeria. He made this appeal during his acceptance speech after he was declared as the presidential candidate during the party's national convention that held in Lagos, southwest,...

PDP Welcomes Buhari To 2015 Presidential Race

4 years ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party has welcomed the emergence of former Military Head of State, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari(retd.), as the Presidential flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress to the 2015 general elections. It recalled that this would be the fourth time Buhari will be contesting in the presidential election. The party,...

Buhari Wins APC Presidential Primary, Faces Jonathan In 2015 Election

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Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) today at the All Progressives Congress (APC) convention in Lagos won the presidential primary to carry the party’s flag at the 2015 presidential election to be held on February 14th. The former Head of State grabbed about 3,500 votes being the majority of the votes cast to...

APC Decides: Buhari In Commanding Lead, As Atiku Congratulates Him

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General Muhammadu Buhari is presently leading the polls at the ongoing APC convention. The General who many tipped to win the party's ticket has a commanding lead ahead of other aspirants. Counting is still on but former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has already released a statement congratulating General Buhari on his victory....

I Pledge A 'Battle Of Hope' - Muhammadu Buhari

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General Muhammadu Buhari has promised a 'battle of hope' if he is elected president in the forthcoming 2015 election. He made this declaration Wednesday during his speech at the convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on whose platform he is seeking to emerge as its presidential flagbearer. The speech read, " As...

President Jonathan's Acceptance Speech At The PDP Presidential Convention 2014

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Acceptance Speech by His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR On His Victory at the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2014 National Convention Eagle Square, Abuja Wednesday 10th - Thursday 11th December  2014. PROTOCOLS 1.                Mr Chairman, our dear delegates, today is another great day in the history of our great Party; The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),...

Jega: INEC Will Train Security Operatives Before 2015 Elections

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Wednesday in Abuja it was working closely with security agencies to provide additional training of security officials on election duty. Its Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, told newsmen that the additional training became necessary because election duty requires "specialised training". Jega said the additional training...

Ogbulafor Praises Endorsement Of Jonathan, Predicts Victory In 2015

4 years ago /

Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Vincent Ogbulafor on Wednesday said that the adoption of President Goodluck Jonathan as the party's sole candidate for 2015 presidential election was in the right direction. Ogbulafor told reporters in Abuja that the move would further stabilise the party. He added that it...

PDP Convention: Delegates Return Mu'azu As National Chairman

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Delegates from the 36 states of the federation and the FCT at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention, on Wednesday ratified Alhaji Adamu Mu'azu, as the party's National Chairman. The delegates returned Mu'azu through voting which eventually endorsed his appointment, following the resignation of Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, the immediate past...

2015: President Jonathan Nominates Sambo As Running Mate, Promises Not To Fail Nigerians

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday accepted his nomination as the PDP Presidential Candidate in the 2015 election with a pledge that he would not fail Nigerians. The President also announced Vice President Namadi Sambo as his running mate again for the presidential election. Speaking after delegates to the PDP National Convention had...

 

Ikuforiji: APC Candidate Will Be Next Nigerian President

4 years ago /

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Adeyemi Ikuforiji, on Wednesday expressed the hope that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) would be the next Nigerian President. Ikuforiji expressed the hope at the APC presidential primary election going on in Lagos. The election began on Wednesday...

Fayemi: No APC Presidential Aspirant Has Stepped Down

4 years ago /

Former Governor of Ekiti state and Chairman, National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressive Congress Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has refuted claims in some quarters that some presidential aspirants have stepped down for General Mohammadu Buhari. Owelle Rochas Okorocha, was reported to have stepped down for General Muhammadu Buhari. But speaking ahead...

APC Presidential Primaries: FRSC, Police, NSCDC, Deploy Officers, Vehicles

4 years ago /

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said it would deploy over 100 officers and 15 patrol vehicles for APC National Convention in Lagos. The Lagos Sector Commander of the corps, Mr. Hyginus Omeje, told journalists that arrangement had been put in place to ensure free-flow of vehicular movement in...

Bayelsa: Timipre Sylva, Two Others Confirmed As Senatorial Candidates For APC

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Chief Timipre Sylva, Ex governor of Bayelsa State was yesterday confirmed as the senatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for Bayelsa East Senatorial district. Also for the Bayelsa West Central senatorial districts, former local government chairmen of the Ekeremor Local Government Area, Hon. Eddie Julius and Prince Preye Aganaba...

Court Grants Tambuwal/Kebbe Constituents To Appeal Ruling

4 years ago /

A justice of the Federal High Court in Abuja, Justice Ahmed Mohammed granted an application by the people of Kebbe/Tambuwal Federal consistuency to apeal on the court's ruling which stopped the constituents being able to join as defendants in the suit instituted by Aminu Tambuwal. The court granted the request as...

Aspirants Woo Delegates As APC Presidential Primaries Hold Today

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No fewer than 8000 delegates are expected to vote today to elect the presidential candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in the party’s primary taking place at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. The delegates, both elected and statutory, drawn from the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT),...

PDP Says APC Should Bring Forth Its Best Two Candidates To Challenge President Jonathan

4 years ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to put forth its two frontline aspirants as joint presidential candidates to face President Goodluck Jonathan at the 2015 presidential election. Mr Olisa Metuh, the PDP National Publicity Secretary, gave the challenge at a news conference on Tuesday in...