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2019: Akpabio speaks as Gov Emmanuel, APC guber candidate, Ekere embrace in Akwa Ibom

It was an atmosphere of joy and jubilation on Sunday at the Cardinal Ekandem Catholic Church Uyo when the Akwa Ibom PDP governorship candidate, Governor Udom Emmanuel and his opponent of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr. Nsima Ekere were locked in a warm embrace, while calling for peace in forthcoming general elections in the […]

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2019 presidency: Obi speaks on Southeast leaders working against PDP

The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic party, PDP, Mr Peter Obi has dispelled rumours that some leaders of the party in the zone were working against the party in the forthcoming presidential election. Obi, who addressed members of the party during an interdenominational service and reception organised for him by the party in […]

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Environmentalist, Odey Oyama throws weight behind Ayade’s reelection, lauds industrialization drive

The Chief Executive Officer, Rain Forest Research and Development Centre, Odey Oyama, has pushed for the reelection of Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade, citing his industrialization drive as some of the feats that must earn him a second term. The renowned environmentalist and social critic also reappraised his earlier contrary stance on the […]

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Political parties reveal plan against IGP Idris 48 hour after meeting with Buhari

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a serving police officer as Inspector General of Police as required by the 1999 constitution since IGP Ibrahim Idris has purportedly clocked the statutory 35 years in active service retirement age. Idris on Friday met with the president behind closed doors […]

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Amina Zakari: PDP speaks on why Buhari, INEC official ‘won’t allow free and fair’ in 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation, PPCO, has insisted that there will be no free and fair election with Amina Zakari as the head of the Independents National Electoral Commission, INEC, Collation centre. PPCO insisted that Zakari was President Muhammadu Buhari’s relation, despite the latter denying the claim. A statement by PPCO’s spokesperson, Kola […]

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Buhari: Evans may join ruling party – PDP mocks composition of APC campaign council

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council in Ekiti State has challenged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to tell Nigerians the political history of those President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate as members of his campaign council on Monday. “The way the APC is going with its desperate political recruitments, we only hope Nigerians won’t […]

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Abia 2019: Alex Otti alleges plot by Okezie Ikpeazu, PDP to engage in vote buying

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate in Abia state, Dr. Alex Otti, said on Sunday, that he has uncovered what he described as desperate plot by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration to rig the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Abia state. Otti made this known […]

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Senator Umeh reveals when Anambra will join oil-producing states

The Senator representing Anambra Central senatorial zone, Senator Victor Umeh has assured that Anambra will soon join the league of oil producing states in the country with full entitlements. The senator told DAILY POSTin an interview that the Senate committee on petroleum sector(upstream) was working to resolve the dispute between Anambra and her neighbours, Kogi […]

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Amina Zakari: PDP distracting APC – Senator Ndoma-Egba

Former Senate Leader and Chairman of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba SAN, has said that People Democratic Party, PDP’s cry over the appointment of Mrs Amina Zakari as Head of Presidential Electoral Collation Centre was a hoax. Addressing a world press conference on Saturday night, Senator Ndoma-Egba, who is the APC Candidate […]

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Masari states why Buhari, APC deserve re-election

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State says the All Progressives Congress (APC) deserves Nigerians’ support in the 2019 election. Masari stated this in Matazu, Katsina State, on Sunday during his re-election campaign tour. He said that the President Muhammadu Buhari led-administration had recorded successes in the fight against corruption, road construction and infrastructure development. Masari […]

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Akpabio speaks ahead of 2019 election

A former Senate Minority Leader, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has advised politicians to run decent campaigns ahead of the 2019 general election. Akpabio, a former governor of Akwa Ibom, who now represents Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja. He said […]

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How presidency allegedly forced Amina Zakari on INEC – Fayose reveals

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Peter Ayodele Fayose on Saturday alleged that Mrs. Amina Zakari was forced on the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu as the Head of Presidential Election Collation Centre at a secret meeting, held at first lady’s chambers, Aso Villa in Abuja. Fayose […]

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How I almost neglected my family when I was Oyo State Governor – Ladoja

A former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rasidi Adewolu Ladoja, on Saturday said that he retired from seeking political offices because he overworked himself while he was the governor of the state. Ladoja, who is now the Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland was the governor of the state between 2003 and 2007 on the platform of […]

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2019 presidency: Atiku has promised to sell Nigeria, Peter has no respect – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has described the Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as a man who does not have respect for the truth. Oshiomhole also warned Nigerians against voting Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, a man he said would sell Nigeria. Oshiomhole spoke on Friday […]

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2019: Enugu PDP strategizes to sweep polls

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Enugu State has resolved to make a clean sweep of the 2019 polls in the State. To this end, the party has decided to embark on mass mobilsation and fundraising at all levels in the State to ensure robust campaign. The Director-General of the Enugu State Campaign Organisation, Dr. Charles […]

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Delta: Ibori states position on Gov. Okowa’s re-election bid

A former Delta Governor, Chief James Ibori says Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa deserves a second term to sustain peace and developments in the state. NAN reports that Ibori said this in his goodwill message on Friday when the State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) commenced its 2019 elections campaign for governorship and other candidates at Oghara Township […]

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Buhari doesn’t share family relationship with Amina Zakari—Presidency

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Presidency, Friday, denied the allegation that one of the commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Hajiya Amina Zakari is a niece to President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that she does not share any family relationship with the President. Calls for removal of Amina […]

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APC vs PDP: OPC states position on Sanwo-Olu, Agbaje, Buhari, Atiku

Aare Gani Adams-led members of the Oodua Peoples Congress,( OPC), has dissociated itself from the recent move by the late Fredrick Fasheun-led members of the group, to endorse the Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Mr. Babajide Sanw-olu. Sanwo-Olu will slug it out with Jimi Agbaje of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Speaking […]

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How PDP ruined Nigeria – Buhari campaign DG, Amaechi

Mr Chibuke Ameachi, Minister for Transportation and Director General (DG) of Buhari Campaign Organisation, has said the opposition People Democratic Party (PDP) was responsible for the current challenges Nigerians were passing through. Ameachi said this at the flag-off of Gov. Simon Lalong’s re-election bid on Friday in Jos. According to him, the hunger, poverty and […]

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APC vs PDP: Abe speaks on Rivers guber election, Tonye Cole’s candidacy

Senator Magnus Abe, representing Rivers South Senatorial District at the National Assembly has said that the current crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers will boost the party’s chances. The ruling party in Rivers is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Abe on Friday in a statement signed by his spokesman, Mr Parry Benson, […]

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2019 election: Amaechi identifies difference between APC, PDP big men

The Director General, Buhari/Osibajo Campaign Organisation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has revealed the difference between rich men in the All Progressives Congress, APC, and those in the other parties. Ameachi, a former Governor of Rivers State, said that the coming elections in Kwara, and indeed Nigeria, would be between the rich and the poor. Amaechi said […]

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2019 election: Buhari campaign group speaks on Amina Zakari being President’s ‘blood relation’

The Buhari Campaign Organisation, BCO, has insisted that the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Committee on National Collation Center, Amina Zakari is not a blood relation of President Muhammadu Buhari. Following Zakari’s appointment, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had condemned the appointment, saying she is a niece to the President. PDP’s spokesperson, […]

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Atiku: We didn’t deny PDP use of stadium – Kogi Govt

The Kogi State Government has dismissed as “routine fiction”, claims by the opposition People Democratic Party (PDP ) that the party was denied the use of the Confluence Stadium for its presidential campaigns slated for Monday 7th January, 2019. Reacting to the claim in Lokoja, on Thursday night, the Director General of Media and Strategy […]

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Political parties react as INEC names Buhari’s niece official to announce presidential result

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has declared the appointment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s niece, Amina Zakari as the Chairperson of Presidential Election Collation Centre as a plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) torig the 2019 election in favour of the nation’s leader. The appointment came just after INEC denied that it […]

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Fayemi’s aide reveals what Fayose is suffering from, says ex-gov begging Atiku

Senior Special Assistant to Ekiti State Governor on Public Communications, Segun Dipe, has described the immediate past governor, Ayodele Fayose, as someone suffering from a personality disorder. Dipe was reacting to Fayose’s criticism of the Federal Government’s Trader Moni programme. According to Dipe, Fayose was being deliberately mischievous as usual and had failed to realise […]