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Tag Archives: 2019 election

2019: I don’t have preferred candidates, Obasanjo declares

Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that he has no preferred candidates in the forthcoming general elections. He made this known at the 27th annual Owu National Convention, held in Iwo, Osun on Saturday. According to him, he would not tell Nigerians to vote or not to vote for any particular candidate, but should vote wisely. Obasanjo said ...

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2019 election won’t be peaceful if politicians don’t change their attitudes- CAN President

Rev. Olasupo Ayokunle, President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), says the attitude of Nigerian politicians was critical to successful and peaceful conduct of the 2019 general elections. Ayokunle stated this in an interview with journalists on the sideline of a one-day “End of the Year Encounter with God Convention”. The convention was organised by the 1st Baptist Church, Sabon Gari, ...

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The conduct of 2019 election is a very tough task, but we will not fail, INEC boss assures Nigerians

Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the commission will not fail the nation in the conduct of 2019 General Elections. Yakubu made this promise while speaking at the 6th Anniversary Lecture and Investiture into the Realnews Hall of Fame held in Lagos on Thursday. The event was tagged: “Political Transitions and Africa’s Economic Development: Preparations for ...

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What Nigerians stand to benefit in Buhari’s second term – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said on Wednesday that the Muhammadu Buhari administration has done so much in all aspects of the economy, beyond the transportation sector.

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Buhari violated no law accepting N45m forms, group insists

The Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) on Wednesday reiterated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s acceptance of N45-Expression of Interest and Nomination forms donation from a group of professionals did not contravene any law.

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2019: TUC tasks INEC, security agencies on credible polls

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) in Bayelsa has urged Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security agencies and others stakeholders strive to enforce the electoral law to ensure credible 2019 general elections.

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Tinubu rallies forces against Ambode

The political permutations against a second term for Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode reached a crescendo with the unravelling of the governor’s political base.

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We have not adopted any governorship aspirant – Lagos APC

The Lagos State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday said it had not adopted any governorship aspirant as its candidate for the 2019 elections.

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Nomination forms: Stop using your offices to misguide and manipulate electorates, Bafarawa tells aspirants

A People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Attahiru Bafarawa has decried antics employed by some leaders to saddle people to purchase nomination and expression of interest forms for them.

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Fight between me and Tinubu out of place, no fight anywhere, Ambode says

Lagos  Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday said reports of him having a rift with a chieftain of the Alll Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, were untrue.

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