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Anambra Guber: Six persons die as gunmen attack venue of APGA rally

The rally of the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra turned violence on Monday as gunmen attacked security officials in the Ihiala area  where they were holding a campaign rally ahead of the November governorship election. Policemen and soldiers returned fire in an encounter which blasted about two hours. Six persons died and more injured in the crossfire ...

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US 2020: President Trump commends supporters in Nigeria, calls there rally a great honour

Republican Presidential aspirant in the US Presidential election, incumbent President Donald Trump on Tuesday, he took a break from his presidential race to thank a group of Nigerians who recently held a campaign rally in his honour. “A parade for me in Nigeria, a great honour,” the US president wrote as he reposted a video of the rally. In far ...

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COVID-19 Task Force frowns against mass gathering at Edo APC rally, Kashamu’s burial

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has expressed displeasure over the mammoth crowd that attended the APC governorship campaign in Edo state and burial of Senator Buruji Kashamu in Ogun State. It blamed governors, traditional and religious leaders for allowing crowds to gather and break safety protocols The PTF, at its national press briefing said it was dismayed by the ...

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Edo APC crisis: I am not a coward, rally will hold, Oshiomhole assures

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday landed in Benin, the Edo State capital ahead of rally to accept defectors to the ruling party. On his arrival, he assured his supporters that the rally to receive defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will still hold. According to Daily Post, the APC leadership had ...

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Buhari mourns supporters who died during campaign in Portharcourt

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the tragic death of some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a stampede at the presidential campaign rally in Port Harcourt, Rivers, on Tuesday. In a statement issued by a presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu in Abuja, President Buhari extended deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims. He ...

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Two die, many injured at APC’s campaign rally in Oyo State

No fewer than two people died in a bloody clash between suspected political hoodlums at an All Progressives’ Congress (APC) campaign rally in Igboora area of Oyo State. The  incident occurred immediately after the rally held at the old motor park in Igboora on Saturday evening. The campaign train, led by Gov. Abiola Ajimobi, had commenced with a road show ...

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Hoodlums disrupt APC’s rally in Gov. Ortom’s hometown in Benue

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday in Makurdi, alleged that hoodlums attacked and disrupted its campaign rally in Gbajimba, the headquarters of Guma Local Government Area, which is also Gov. Samuel Ortom’s home base. The party is currently conducting its governorship campaigns across the 23 local government areas to shore up support for its candidates in the 2019 polls. ...

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PDP condemns the presence of Niger Republic’s Governors at Buhari’s rally in Kano

The Peoples Democratic Party has flayed President Buhari and the All Progressives Congress over the presence of two governors from the Republic of Niger at the presidential rally of the APC in Kano. The party alleged that the President and his party, the APC, would also import voters from neighbouring countries for the February 16 Presidential election. Speaking on the ...

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Presidential Rally: Buhari departs Abuja for Enugu, Anambra States

President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday departed Abuja for Anambra and Enugu states in continuation of the nationwide re-election campaign. The president would pay a courtesy visit to the Obi of Onitsha, in Anambra, inaugurate the Zik Mausoleum at the commercial city and later address APC rally in ...

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Imo 2019: Scanty crowd as Okorocha shuns APC’s Governorship rally

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Friday shunned the governorship campaign of the All Progressives Congress, APC which kicked off in Owerri, Imo State capital. It was gathered that the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomole led other national officers of the party to the event. It was also learnt that members of the party’s Executive Committee ...

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