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2019: PDP Begins Search For Presidential Flag Bearer

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Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the People Democratic Party, Senator Walid Jibrin, has announced the search of an acceptable candidate to fly the party’s flag in the 2019 presidential election. Jibrin while addressing a PDP youth group at Legacy House, the party’s campaign headquarters Abuja clarified that the search …

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“The List Is Being Reviewed” – Presidency On Dead Appointees

The Federal Government will begin the review of the 1467 persons appointed as members and chairs of boards of agencies and parastatals, The Cable reports. President Muhammadu Buhari had made the appointment on December 30, 2017, of 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government-owned agencies and parastatals. Nigerians on …

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Ekiti Deputy Governor in Libya Slavery Saga

Parents of three girls from Ekiti State who were allegedly given three slots to travel to Dubai but ended in a slave camp in Libya are demanding the safe return of their children. They made the call on Thursday at the State Police Command where a suspect who facilitated their …

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You Have Been Hypnotized – Father Mbaka To Buhari

Rev Fr. Ejike Mbaka, in his new year message at Emene Enugu Adoration Ground reportedly issued a warning to President Muhammadu Buhari. According to reports, he advised Buhari to sack the people holding him in captivity. “I had wanted to pray for you and go because I don’t want anybody …

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Buhari’s Son Accident Is A Sign From God – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode says the motorbike accident involving President Muhammadu Buhari’s son is a sign from God for him to resign. Yusuf Buhari presently unconscious in the hospital suffered brain injury after he was involved in a bike accident on Tuesday night. The ex-minister likened President Buhari …

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Why We Supported Uche Secondus – PDP Governors

Ekiti PDP

State governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have explained that they supported the emergence of Prince Uche Secondus as national chairman of the party because of his strength, character and honesty. This came as Secondus prophesied that the new National Working Committee (NWC) would drive …

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Fuel: Buhari Rejects Marketers’ Demand For Price Increase

The Demands: Price increase Total deregulation of petroleum products Payment of outstanding subsidy FG’S OFFERS: Creation of special window for Forex from CBN Presentation of request for payment of outstanding subsidy to National Assembly Creating opportunity for the establishment of modular refineries No return to era of fuel subsidy A …

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PDP Chairmanship: Wike Owes No Apology To South-west – Ogunlewe

Ekiti PDP

Former Minister of Works, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe has reacted to recent reports that the South-west was being mistreated by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP following the results of the party’s national convention. Ogunlewe believes that Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike who is alleged to have influenced the emergence of Secondus …

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FG Withdrawing $1bn Excess Crude Money to Fund Buhari’s 2019 Election, Not to Fight Boko Haram – 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 sake, I …

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INEC Registers 21 New Parties (Full List)

The electoral commission, INEC, has registered 21 new parties. This was made known in a statement by May Agbmuche-Mbu. The new registrations bring the total number of parties in Nigeria to 67. Read the INEC statement below. INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION PRESS STATEMENT The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) held …

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Buhari Has Not Disappointed — Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says his pursuit for change made him to leave his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to join the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Amaechi said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, …

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PDP Has Now Been Reduced To A Regional Party – APC

Ekiti PDP

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has issued the statement below in reaction to the emergence of Uche Secondus as national chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr. Secondus was elected at Saturday’s convention of the party amid allegations of vote buying and ballot rigging. At least one …

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2019: Why Tinubu Shouldn’t Depend Heavily On Buhari

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There is no how the history of how opposition rode to power in Nigeria will be told without the mention of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. He did everything. He sacrificed everything. He was the target of ‘bad-belle’ people. He was tried. He was blackmailed. What didn’t they do to him? This …

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PDP Clears Ladoja, Adedoja, 7 Others For National Chairmanship Seat

Ekiti PDP

Less than 24 hours to its national convention, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, screening committee on has cleared former governor Rashidi Ladoja, Prof. Taoheed Adedoja and all the remaining seven national chairmanship aspirants to participate in the party’s national convention. The other aspirants are Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, …

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2019: Kano People Are In My Pocket – Buhari Boasts

Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday made his first trip as Nigerian president to a key state, in the latest sign of his return to the national stage after months of illness and treatment abroad. The 74-year-old’s two-day visit to Kano, northern Nigeria’s largest city and capital of one its most populous …

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Atiku Will Speak At Saturday’s National Convention –PDP

Ekiti PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has said former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar will not vote at its December 9 national convention, which holds at the Eagle Square, Abuja. It says this is because of the provision of the party’s constitution that deals with new entrants into the party. However, the party said …

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PDP Chairmanship: North Dumps South-West

Ekiti PDP

Strong indications emerged yesterday that the 19 northern states and the FCT chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may have resolved to ditch the South-west in the race for the national chairmanship of the party. If that happens, it means former acting national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, may as …

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2019: Why We Won’t Support Buhari – South West Youths

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Youths in the South West have accused President Muhammadu Buhari of neglecting the Nigerian youths in his administration and not paying attention to their welfare. The Youths alleged that Buhari has failed the Nigerian youths especially by not fulfilling his electoral promises for them. The National President of the Yoruba …

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2019 Elections: PDP Will Emerge A Stronger Party – Jonathan

Ekiti PDP

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will emerge stronger and solid after the completion of the December 9 National Convention. Jonathan said that an elected National Working Committee will set in motion the preparation for the 2019 General Elections adding that this will solidify …

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Buhari Will Defeat Atiku Abubakar In Any State.

Personal Assistant to the President on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, says President Muhammadu Buhari will defeat former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar in any part of the country when Nigerians go to poll. Mrs Onochie said this yesterday in Abuja during her appearance on the weekend edition of Channels Television’s political …

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APC Has Let Nigerians Down – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar says the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has failed the Nigerian people. Atiku, who said this on Sunday in a Facebook video, also announced his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). “I want to let you know that I am returning home to the …

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No Petrol Price Hike, Supply Steady – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Thursday said it had not increased the ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol. It also stated that there was enough product to keep the country wet till the end of this year and beyond. The NNPC stated this following threats …

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2019: Buhari Hints On Contesting Again

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IN what appears to be his subtle way of announcing his willingness to seek re-election in 2019 presidential election, President Muhammadu Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday night explained the reason behind having the governors of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel and that of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar to be present when …

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FG: We Will Sell Power Plants, Houses To Fund Budget

The Federal Government has concluded plans to sell key national assets in a bid to generate sufficient revenue to finance Nigeria’s annual budgets between 2018 and 2020. Director General, Budget Office, Mr. Ben Akabueze, disclosed this yesterday in Abuja at a public hearing organised by the House of Representatives joint …

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Atiku’s Next Big Fight After Leaving APC

Atiku Abubakar is exactly 71 years old today and yesterday’s ‘defection’ or resignation from the APC as he mildly put it might conveniently be seen as a birthday gift to his admirers. Unarguably, Atiku would conveniently satisfy the requirements of the Guineas Book of Records as the most mobile prominent …

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