Monthly Archives: January 2018

2019Elections:Groups ask Bakare to proffer solutions

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Youths Renaissance has asked the General Overseer of the latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, to provide solution to the numerous problems facing the country and stop criticising President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement, the National Secretary of the group, Collins Edwin, threatened to expose the cleric. Edwin said Bakare had formed the habit of constantly ...

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Ekiti 2018: God directed me to pick my deputy as successor says Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose, has said that he was directed by God to support his Deputy, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, to succeed him. At a rally, in Ado-Ekiti, organised by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), he said, “Olusola never said he wanted to be deputy governor, but God instructed me to pick him. I said we will go together after our ...

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Minister says electorate should say if Buhari will contest or not

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has said that the electorate should be allowed to determine the eligibility or otherwise of President Muhammadu Buhari to re-contest the presidential election in 2019. Shittu, who fielded questions from State House correspondents, in Abuja, said it was wrong for former president Olusegun Obasanjo to ask Buhari not to go for a second term. ...

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Clark asks APC to send restucturing report to National Assembly,

An Ijaw elder statesman, Edwin Clark has urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to send its committee report on restructuring to the National Assembly for action and implementation. The elder stateman spoke against the background of the submission of the report of the APC ad-hoc committee on restructuring. Clark also challenged the Niger Delta region to familiarise themselves with the ...

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APC to present restructuring report to Nigerians on Wednesday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) will on Wednesd present the report of its committee on restructuring to Nigerians. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi, confirmed this development to journalists. Abdullahi confirmed that the party was poised to present the document to the public as part of the process that would lead to its validation by other organs of the ...

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Clark to APC: Send your restructuring report to National Assembly

Ijaw elder statesman, Edwin Clark, has urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to send its committee report on restructuring to the National Assembly for action and implementation. The committee chaired by Governor Nasir el-Rufai submitted the report to the party chairman, John Oyegun, last week. Clark spoke on Monday against the background of the submission of the report of the ...

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Tinubu says PDP prevented Ekwueme from making Nigeria great

Former Lagos state governor, Bola Tinubu, has alleged that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) did not allow the late Alex Ekwueme play his rightful role in the party. Speaking on Monday, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) recalled the role played by Ekwueme in confronting the military regime and how he contributed to the formation of the ...

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Nigerian political parties lack ideology — Dogara

  The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that Nigeria’s political parties, including the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and others are weak, unstable, lacking functional party apparatus, and also suffering from low organisational capacity and internal democracy. He said political parties that refused to embrace reforms to institute ...

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2019 is still our year of victory across Nigeria says el Rufai

Kaduna state Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will win the 2019 general election. He also maintained that no politician currently in the country can defeat President Buhari in election. Speaking to Channels TV, el-Rufai said, “I do not have any doubt in my mind that we are going to win the next elections; not ...

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Why too many parties may cause problems in 2019 – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is predicting tough challenges associated with a large number of registered political parties. The Commission foresees logistical issues ahead of the 2019 general elections with over 100 political associations seeking to be registered. This worry was expressed by the chief technical adviser to INEC chairman, Bolade Eyinla, in Abuja, on Monday. Speaking at a ...

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