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2019 Election: Buhari/Osinbajo Campaign Kicks Off In South-West

The Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, has announced the imminent launch of the South-west chapter of the Muhammadu Buhari/Yemi Osinbajo Dynamic Support Group on January 20, in an attempt to campaign for the re-election of President Buhari come 2019. The minister, who made this known on Wednesday during an ...

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1,500 PDP members defect to APC in Lagos

No fewer than 1500 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Area of Lagos State on Friday defected to the All Progressives Congress(APC). The defectors were received by Mr Olusola Sokunle, representing Oshodi-Isolo Constituency I at the Lagos State House of Assembly and the APC Chairman ...

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Fayose to Buhari: Resign as petroleum minister over fuel scarcity

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has again condemned President Muhammadu Buhari over what he termed, his nonchalant attitude towards ending the fuel scarcity being experienced across the country. Appraising the situation the controversial governor in a statement issued on Friday called for immediate resignation of President Buhari as the ...

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‘Atiku Did NOT Donate Any Money To President Buhari’s Campaign’- El Rufai Reveals

Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has challenged former vice-president Atiku Abubakar, to prove that he funded President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign in 2015. El-Rufai stated this while speaking on a Voice of America (VOA) Hausa Service Programme, “Democracy Today”, which was monitored in Kaduna. El-Rufai said: “We in the APC were ...

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Breaking News! Kano State APC Chairman Resigns (Read Details)

Abdullahi Abbas, wrapped in the feud between Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and deputy Hafizu Abubakar, tendered his resignation letter on Thursday. He is yet to give reason for the decision. An aide to the Commissioner of Information, Faizu Alfindiki, confirmed the development to Sources. Deputy governor Abubakar recently indicated that he ...

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Fani-Kayode Reveals Why It Will Be Difficult To Defeat President Buhari In 2019 Elections (Must Read)

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation, has revealed why it will be difficult to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. The two-time former Minister said Buhari commands a “cult-like loyalty,” a situation that makes it difficult to defeat him at the presidential polls in 2019. In a tweet via his ...

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FG will use $1bn excess fund for Buhari’s reelection bid, Fayose alleges

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the decision to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East region as a means by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led federal government to fund President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019. “For posterity ...

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How Atiku supported Saraki to be Senate President – Dogara reveals

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has revealed that former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar backed Bukola Saraki’s ambition to be Senate President in 2015. Saraki’s bid was met with serious opposition from the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), apparently including President Muhammadu Buhari. Dogara himself was not ...

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PDP convention: Oyegun hails Secondus, promises rancour free engagement

The National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun, has congratulated his newly elected counterpart in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Uche Secondus. In a statement on Tuesday, Oyegun said Secondus should use his experience to ensure that PDP assumes its role as a “responsible” ...

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Convention: At peace meeting, George insists on public apology from Wike

The embittered chairmanship aspirant in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George has insisted that the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike tender a public apology to the people of the South West over an outburst during the recently concluded convention of the party. George restated the decision when ...

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