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We are also aware of manipulations in INEC’s computer data centre – PDP

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The party also urged the commission to be impartial in the conduct of electoral matters, adding that its findings have revealed plot by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to rig the 2019 elections with the connivance of the umpire. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party drew the attention of Nigerians to what it called ...

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APC Congress, way to go in building truly democratic party – Tinubu

APC Congress, way to go in building truly democratic party – Tinubu

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Monday congratulated his party for embarking on the congresses against all odds, saying that it is the way to go in building and upholding a truly democratic political party. Tinubu said this in a congratulatory message to the newly inaugurated APC National Convention Committee. The message was released by his Media ...

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APC congress: Koyoyo urges youths to vie for elective positions

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Delta State All Progressives Congress, APC, stalwart, Prince Koyoyo Uhrorho, has urged the youths to vie for elective positions in the forthcoming congress of the party. Uhrorho, State House of Assembly aspirant, Ughelli South Constituency, made the call over the weekend while addressing youths on ‘enlightenment and the need for youths participation in politics programme’, at Asaba Oshimili South Local ...

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2019: APP will rebuild the country if elected – Chairman

APP will rebuild the country if elected – Chairman

      National Chairman, Action Peoples Party (APP), Mr Ikenga Ugochiyere, has said that the party would rebuild Nigeria’s economy and unite the people if voted into power in 2019. He stated this on Monday in Abuja at the official public unveiling of the party. Ugochiyeri decried the insecurity and spate of killings in parts of the country and ...

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Re-organise EFCC, Onuesoke advises FG

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke wants the Federal Government to re-organise the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to give southerners a sense of belonging. He said that since the inception of the ant-graft agency by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, with Governor el-Rufai, overseeing the agency, followed by Farida Waziri, Ibrahim Larmorde and Ibrahim Magu, all the ...

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Photos: APC governors storm Katsina on four chartered planes ahead meeting with President Buhari

APC governors storm Katsina on four chartered planes ahead meeting with President Buhari

State governors under the All Progressive Congress APC Governors Forum, today stormed Katsina on four chattered planes ahead of their meetings with President Buhari in his country home in Daura, Katsina state. The Four chattered planes conveying the governors and their aides landed intermittently at the Umaru Musa Yar’adua International Airport where they were received on arrival by their Katsina counterpart ...

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APC sacks Kogi state chairman and 38 other officials

APC sacks Kogi state chairman and 38 other officials

     On Thursday, the All Progressives Congress (APC) announced the expulsion of its Kogi State Chairman, Haddi Ametuo, and 38 others from the party. The ruling party hinged the action on alleged gross misconduct and anti-party activities. The office of the National Vice-Chairman (North Central) of the party accused Ametuo and 38 others of working against the interest and ...

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South East APC leaders appeal to President Buhari to support the zoning of the presidency to the region in 2023

South East APC leaders appeal to President Buhari to support the zoning of the presidency to the region in 2023

South East APC leaders Monday paid a courtesy visit on President Buhari at the state House in Abuja. The leaders prevailed on President Buhari to seek a second term in office in 2019. TheNational Vice Chairman, South East APC Emma Eneukwu, who spokeon behalf of other leaders, appealed to President Buhari to support the zoning of the presidency to the ...

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My election, will of Nigerian People – Buhari

My election, will of Nigerian People – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has formally reacted to the release of the 2019 election timetable and schedule of activities by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, warning actors in the political space against a resort to violence in an attempt to sway electoral support, or in the event that they are rejected at the polls. This was as he said his ...

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Keep your New Year promises, PDP tells FG

Keep your New Year promises, PDP tells FG

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday advised the federal government and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) not to issue any New Year message to Nigerians, saying earlier promises made were not fulfilled. The party said Nigerians have been left dispirited by the litany of woes visited on them in the past two years by the APC government, stressing ...

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2019: S-South wing of ex-agitators rallies support for Atiku

S-South wing of ex-agitators rallies support for Atiku

A group under the aegis of South/South Wing of ex-Agitators, SSWA, has described former Vice President Abubakar Atiku as the messiah to rescue Nigeria from economic hardship and bad governance. Self-styled Commander Paul Agge, coordinator of the ex-agitators from the core Niger Delta states, who spoke to journalists shortly after its inaugural meeting in Warri, Delta State, said that at ...

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2019: FG is building new prisons to arrest us and lock us up” PDP chairman, Uche Secondus alleges

FG is building new prisons to arrest us and lock us up'' PDP chairman, Uche Secondus alleges

Chairman of PDP, Uche Secondus, has accused the Federal government of building new prisons with the hope of locking up PDP members in 2018 so they would not contest against APC candidates in 2019. Uche who was elected chairman of the party two weeks ago, said this when he spoke at the opening of a two-day retreat for members of ...

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Dokpesi congratulates new PDP Chairman, Secondus

Dokpesi congratulates new PDP Chairman, Secondus

Chief Raymond Dokpesi, founder of Daar Communication, who contested the PDP National Chairmanship position and lost, has congratulated the winner, Prince Uche Secondus. Dokpesi, who had earlier faulted the process of the party’s National Convention held in Abuja on Saturday, declared that “the delegates have spoken”. “I appreciate the delegates for voting at the convention and congratulate the newly elected ...

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PDP will become solid after convention – Jonathan

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will become solid after its Saturday’s national convention. Jonathan expressed the optimism in an interview with newsmen after his visit to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, in Port Harcourt, on Sunday. He said that he was hopeful that by Saturday, PDP would elect its new set of ...

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APC destroying Nigeria, Dokpesi cries out

APC destroying Nigeria, Dokpesi cries out

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is systematically destroying the foundation laid by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the economic and political growth of Nigeria, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, a candidate for the office of national chairman of the PDP has said. Dokpesi who spoke while a campaign visit to the Abia State chapter of the party late on Tuesday ...

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Mercy Johnson’s husband Prince Odi Okojie resigns from PDP

Mercy Johnson's husband Prince Odi Okojie resigns from PDP

Prince Odi Okojie, one of the young leaders of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State, has tendered his resignation. This is confirmed in a letter dated November 24, which he personally signed. Okojie didn’t give reasons for quitting the party except that he took the decision after “quality engagement and consultations with political associates, family and friends.”

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ANAMBRA: Real reasons Obiano floored opponents

ANAMBRA: Real reasons Obiano floored opponents

Chief Willie Obiano has become the second person to be reelected governor of Anambra State and he achieved this in a grand style. The first person to achieve it was his predecessor, Mr. Peter Obi who governed the state from 2006 -2014. Incidentally, both were elected on the platform of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, a political party that had ...

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Full text of the speech delivered by President Buhari in Ebonyi State

Full text of the speech delivered by President Buhari in Ebonyi State

Yesterday, President Buhari paid a state visit to Ebonyi State where he commisioned projects and was honoured with a chieftancy title; Enyioma 1 of Ebonyi and Ochioha Ndi Igbo 1. Below is the full text of the speech he delivered at the Abakaliki township Stadium. PROTOCOLS: I am delighted to be in Abakiliki today to interact with the good people ...

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Enugu LG poll: 37 political parties endorse outcome of elections

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Thirty-seven out of the 40 registered political parties in Enugu State have unanimously adjudged last Saturday’s Local Government Elections in the state as free, fair and credible and in conformity with the minimum requirements of international best practices. Addressing a press conference in Enugu, the political parties in a statement signed by their state chairmen, which was read by the ...

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‘Igbos will vote massively for President Buhari in 2019’ ex-Abia state governor, Orji Uzor Kalu predicts

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A former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, says Igbos will vote massively for President Buhari in the 2019 election. Kalu said this when he appeared as a guest on Arise TV. “APC has come to stay in the south-east. Buhari’s contest in 2019 is not only for himself but for the south-east. After Buhari’s eight years, nobody in Nigeria ...

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