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2019: Let’s elect a President who is abreast of the new world order, Saraki urges Nigerians

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerians to unite and elect a President who is abreast of the new world social order and is capable of initiating positive change in the nation. He made the call on Wednesday in Calabar, the Cross-River State capital, during a visit to Governor Ben Ayade. He also said he was optimistic that ...

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Ambode declares for second term, says ‘I am not tired’

Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday made a public declaration for re-election in 2019 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ambode spoke at the open ground in Alausa, while addressing party faithful who thronged the place, telling them there was more to be done and he was not tired. Ambode had earlier picked his nomination form for ...

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Bayelsa Speaker blames ineffective representation for Niger Delta marginalisation

The Speaker Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Konbowei Benson, says the neglect of the Niger Delta region by successive administrations in the country is due to ineffective representation by legislators from the region. Benson, a two-term speaker in the state assembly, said this on Sunday while speaking with journalists at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat in Yenagoa. The speaker ...

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Shekarau didn’t defect to APC, he reunited – Oshiomole

The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole on Friday in Kano expressed happiness over the defection of former governor of Kano state, Ibrahim Shekarau from People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling party. Oshiomhole made the remark when he paid a visit to the former governor at his personal residence at Mundubawa quarters in Kano metropolis. Shekarau ...

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Deji, Ogunbiyi lead Adeleke’s campaign after resolution of crisis

A successful businessman and the elder brother of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Deji Adeleke, and Akin Ogunbiyi led other chieftains of the party to solicit votes for Ademola Adeleke on Friday. This new development came following the resolution of the crisis between the governorship candidate of Ogunbiyi, who came second in the PDP governorship primary. Deji, who ...

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Nigeria needs a thorough breed politician with a combination of business and political knowledge – Bafarawa

A former Sokoto Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa has said that Nigeria needs a thorough breed politician with a combination of business and political knowledge to drive its economy. Bafarawa, a presidential aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said this when he visited PDP officials in Anambra State on Wednesday in Awka.He said that for Nigeria to catch ...

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2019: Group picks Presidential Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms for Buhari

The Nigeria Consolidation Ambassadors’ Network, a group, on Wednesday in Abuja picked the All Progressives Congress (APC) Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for President Muhamnadu Buhari to re-contest the presidency in 2019. This made President Buhari the first aspirant to pick the forms as the APC commenced sales of the forms to aspirants for the 2019 general elections. Buhari ...

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I’m in Beijing with Buhari, am not defecting to PDP

Lagos Governor, Akinwumi Ambode has debunked the rumour making rounds that he has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). There were reports that the governor had a closed door meeting with his political aides and executive council members to take a final stand on his future political ambition as the primaries draw closer. Reacting, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant ...

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Restructuring will enhance economic, political development, says ex-Abia deputy speaker

Emeka Stanley, former Deputy Speaker, Abia House of Assembly, says restructuring of Nigeria’s political and economic structures will enhance unity and development of the country. Stanley said this in an interview with NAN on Monday in Abuja. He said the agitation for restructuring among the various social and political groups in Nigeria arose out of citizens’ perceived low level of ...

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Atiku weeps as he receives PDP nomination rorm

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Friday broke down in tears when receiving the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nomination form from his supporters. The supporters purchased the nomination form and presented it to him at the campaign office in Abuja, asking him to contest for the 2019 Presidential election. According to them, the purchase of the form is an expression ...

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