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PDP celebrates Fayose, says ‘our governors have set the pace for others’

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, said the party is proud of its governors and the achievements recorded in their various states. Secondus made the expression in his remarks at the send-off ceremony organised by the PDP Governors Forum for the outgoing Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose on Sunday night in Abuja. Secondus said that Fayose ...

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Avoid intimidating voters, Nigerian Editors warn politicians, others ahead 2019

Ahead of the 2019 general election, Nigerian editors have called on politicians and Security Agencies to avoid intimidating voters for democracy to thrive in the country. The call was part of the nine-point Communique issued at the end of the 14th All Nigeria Editors Conference held in Asaba, Delta. The Communique was signed by Funke Egbemode and Victoria Ibanga, President ...

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I did not endorse Atiku for 2019, I was only in Obasanjo’s house as witness, says Kukah

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, said the meeting with Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, was to witness the reconciliation of a prolonged dispute between the two leaders. Kukah said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Monday in reaction to concerns from some ...

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Only 6, 609, 115 qualify to vote in 2019 general elections in Lagos, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos, said  6, 609, 115  residents were eligible to vote in the 2019 general elections in the state. Sam Olumekun, the Resident Electoral Commissioner disclosed this  at a  workshop on Lagos State Election Security Strategic Plan for 2019 Elections. The workshop was organised by Nigeria Policing Programme (NPP) in collaboration with INEC in Lagos. ...

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Ganduje sets up Committee to reconcile aggrieved APC members in Kano after Primaries

Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has inaugurated 12-man high-powered Reconciliation Committee to reconcile all aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state.‎ This is contained in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Abba Anwar and made available to journalists on Sunday in Kano. Ganduje, who, inaugurated the Committee at the Government House, Kano, ...

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Let’s put the Primaries behind us, I will be a listening governor, says Sanwo-Olu

The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC,  in Lagos,  Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would run a government based on the wishes of the people if elected. He made the pledge at Ikeja while speaking during a ‘Thank You’ visit to party members in the Lagos West Senatorial zone. The APC Candidate said his policies and programmes ...

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APC Primaries: Angry members of House of Representatives meet Buhari in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday summoned aggrieved members of the House of Representatives under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting between the President and the aggrieved members which lasted for about one and half hours, was held behind closed door. Musa Soba, representing Soba Constituency in Kaduna state, who spoke after ...

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Tell your adherents and subjects to vote for me in 2019 because of my achievements, Buhari tells traditional rulers, religious leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Abuja, insisted the All Progressives Congress, APC, deserved re-election in 2019, in view of the achievements of the APC-led Federal Government. Buhari then advised religious leaders and traditional rulers to encourage their adherents and subjects to read every political party’s manifesto carefully and vote wisely in the 2019 general elections. Speaking at the Interfaith ...

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Subordinate yourself to civil authority and protect our growing democracy, Buhari tells Military

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday reminded members of the Armed Forces to protect Nigeria’s democracy and subject themselves to civil authority. The President gave the charge at the pipping of the 65th Regular Cadets of the Nigeria Air Force held at Military Training Centre, NAF Base Kaduna. Buhari was represented by the Chief of Air Staff, Sadiq Abubakar. “You must ...

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Police explain invasion of Melaye’s Kogi home, say he is in possession of unlawful firearms

Kogi State Police Command has confirmed that it sent a detachment of Officers to the house of Dino Melaye at Aiyetoro-Gbede in Kogi State on Oct. 11 to effect his arrest. In a statement in Lokoja, the Command said it took the action in connection with the July 19 shooting of one of its operatives, Danjuma Salihu by thugs suspected ...

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