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2019 Presidency: Atiku can’t defeat Buhari even if witches, wizard endorse him – Presidency

The Presidency says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will not win the election even if witches and wizards endorse him. Adesina said this in reaction to the endorsement of Abubakar by Association of White Witches in Nigeria, AWWN, on Sunday ahead of the 2019 presidential election. DAILY POST had reported […]

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2019 Presidency: What Atiku, Secondus said in Zamfara

Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, has promised to improve security in Zamfara if voted into office in the Feb. 16 presidential election. Atiku, who was in Zamfara on Monday for his presidential campaign, also promised to revamp the Bakolori Dam and put it to effective use. “Without peace, there won’t be […]

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ACPN picked me thinking I have looted funds – Ezekwesili

Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, has said her party picked her as their candidate because they thought she had looted funds from previous administration as a former minister. Ezekwesili stated this in a press conference on Monday in Abuja where she bared it all about […]

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I’m not greenhorn in politics – APC candidate, Adebayo Adelabu

Gubernatorial candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo State, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu has declared that contrary to insinuations that he is new in politics, he has been nursing the ambition to become Governor of the state since 1999. Adelabu made this declaration while speaking in an interview with DAILY POST on Sunday […]

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PDP governorship aspirant blames Yobe’s retrogression to poor leadership

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Yobe state, Amb. Umar Iliya Damagun has said that, despite the vast endowment of natural resources, Yobe state remains a rural state in the country, thereby blaming the condition of the state on poor leadership by the incumbent government and its predecessors. The former diplomat stated this […]

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2019 presidency: Buhari ‘looking for shortcut to Aso Rock – Tambuwal

The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari was not interested in free and fair election. Tambuwal said the president was more interested in “shortcut to get back to Aso Rock” and not in free and fair elections. He stated this while condemning the refusal of the President to sign […]

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2019 elections: PDP sending delegation to London, Washington to reject outcome of polls – FG

The federal government has revealed plans by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to reject the outcome of 2019 upcoming election. Minister of Information, Lai Muhammad speaking during a press conference attended by DAILY POST said PDP has sent delegations to London, Washington alleging plans by President Muhammadu Buhari to rig the election. Mohammad noted that […]

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2019 election: FG reveals key institutions to be allegedly attacked by PDP sponsored Boko Haram, herdsmen

The Federal Government has alleged that there was an underground plot by the opposition political parties to mobilize herdsmen and Boko Haram to attack two key institutions in the country. He said the attack which would be targeted at the police stations and Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is aimed at thwarting the 2019 election. […]

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2019 election: Southern Kaduna people take final position on candidate to support

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Southern Kaduna people said they have resolved not to support any political party that exploits and whip up ethnic and religious sentiment to divide the people of the state. A communique issued at the end of a one-day Southern Kaduna Political Summit Group at Kafanchan and jointly signed by […]

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Ex-governor, Sylva, Buhari’s minister protest killing of APC members in Bayelsa

The Minister of State for Agriculture, Heineken Lokpobiri, and former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, on Monday reportedly led a protest against the killings of All Progressives Congress, APC, members in the state. Sylva, Lokpobiri and other party leaders were said to have shut down the popular Mbiama-Yenagoa Road as they marched about […]

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BREAKING: Ezekwesili resigns from ACPN

Former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Oby Ezekwesili has officially resigned from the party. This was disclosed in a press conference organized by Ezekwesili in Abuja, and attended by DAILY POST. The former presidential candidate returned ACPN membership card and all other party items as she officially resigned. She revealed […]

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Presidential candidate vows to probe Obasanjo

Presidential candidate of KOWA Party, Sina Fagbenro-Byron, has vowed to probe the alleged missing $16 billion meant for electricity projects during the government of former President Olusegun Obasanjo and all reports of corruption in the electricity sector if voted into power.” He said: “I am particularly interested in getting to the root of the allegations […]

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Plateau 2019: Why zoning will deepen corruption – PPN guber candidate

Barely a month to the gubernatorial elections, a candidate of the Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN) in Plateau State, Jerry Mangai, has urged the people of the state not vote for candidates based on zoning. He said the citizens should vote base on the credibility of the candidate irrespective of where he or she comes […]

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2019 presidency: Local Govt pays N20m, N40m to buy people for Buhari’s rallies – Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima, the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential campaign organisation, has unravelled how the All Progressives Congress, APC, are able to gather mammoth crowd during President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign rallies. He alleged that local governments were paid between N20m to N40m to purchase people to attend Buhari’s campaign rallies. Galadima said the […]

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APC govt ‘bedeviled by corruption’ – Galadima attacks Buhari

The Spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Campaign Organization, Alhaji Buba Galadima has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration is ‘bedeviled by corruption and nepotism.’ Galadima appearing on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics said Buhari has not made any achievement, hence should not be re-elected. He further condemned the presence of Niger Governors and […]

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2019 presidency: Prof. Soyinka has refused to endorse me – Sowore

The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, Omoyele Sowore, has revealed that frontline playwright, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has refused to endorse him. Sowore, who is among the candidates hoping to win the February 16 presidential election, revealed this in a post on Instagram on Sunday. Sowore, who had earlier vowed never to step […]

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Buhari campaign reacts to Atiku’s endorsement by Afenifere, Ohanaeze, Northern Elders Forum, PANDEF, Middle Belt Forum

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council, on Sunday reacted to the endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar by some groups.Influential socio-cultural bodies; including Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Northern Elders Forum, Pan-Niger Delta Forum and the Middle Belt Forum backed Atiku to beat President Muhammadu Buhari. The groups met […]

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Two dead, several injured at APC campaign rally

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 News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported on Sunday that the incident occurred immediately after the rally held at the old motor park in Igboora on Saturday […]

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2019 elections: PDP afraid, alleges INEC may have compromised

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has warned the independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to desist from acts tantamount to rigging the election even before the votes are caste. Secondus said that the creation of central collation center by the INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu was to allegedly help the […]

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200 Judges have been penciled for intimidation by APC – Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has alleged that the Federal Government has concluded plans to witch-hunt 200 Judges. Governor Wike said that strategic credible intelligence intercepted by him revealed that a Federal Minister told a gathering that following the destabilization of the Supreme Court, the next target will be the Court of Appeal and […]

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2019: Sowore makes firm decision on presidential race

The Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore has said he was not intimidated by the moneybag politicians and as such would not jettison his presidential ambition. According to NAN, Sowore made the strong submission in an interview on Saturday in Lagos. The presidential hopeful said that the mandate which he was […]

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South-East communities back Atiku to defeat Buhari, give reasons

The Association of South-East Town Unions (ASETU) has endorsed the candidacy of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Mr Peter Obi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 Presidential poll. The endorsement was contained in a communiqué issued on Sunday in Enugu at the end of an extraordinary expanded meeting of its […]

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BREAKING: PANDEF, Ohanaeze, Northern Elders, Middle Belt Forum back Atiku to defeat Buhari

Influential socio-cultural bodies; including Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Northern Elders Forum, Pan-Niger Delta Forum and the Middle Belt Forum on Sunday endorsed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Atiku will slug it out with President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other candidates in the February 16 presidential election. […]

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Impeachment: Details of meeting between Tinubu, Ambode, Lagos House of Assembly emerge

A Special Governor’s Advisory Committee, GAC, in Lagos State has met and resolved the crisis between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and the state House of Assembly. A meeting was held on Sunday in Marina, Lagos to resolve the conflict between the governor and the state lawmakers. Ambode and the state assembly have been at loggerheads with […]

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2019 election: How Buhari intends to use military, police as presiding officers – Timi Frank

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Timi Frank, has raised the alarm over what he described as a plot by the Presidency and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to use military, Police and other security agents as presiding officers during the 2019 general elections. Frank said the plot […]