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1 Nov 2018
Prince Goodluck Obi is the National Coordinator of Re-elect Buhari Movement (RBM). In this interview with Kehinde Olatunji, he spoke on reasons the South East will support President Muhammadu Buhari come 2019 general election. Excerpts The support President Muhammadu Buhari got in the 2015 election is what former Vice President Abubakar Atiku is getting now.…
24 Oct 2018
Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said the president Muhammadu Buhari administration has done better in power generation, transmission and distribution than the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) did in 16 years of its administration. Fashola, a former governor of Lagos state for eight years in 2015 during the Buhari campaign for…
18 Oct 2018
Former Nigeria vice president and presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) has denied owning an online financial grant scheme. The scheme named ‘Atiku Grant Disbursement Programme’ operated as a Ponzi scheme where individuals were being asked to contribute some amount of money and get an increment after a period of time. “The APCO…
17 Oct 2018
Nigeria’s former vice-president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku, has promised that not less than 40% of his cabinet will be made of Nigerian youths and women if elected president in the 2019 general elections. Atiku, who is contesting the office of the Nigerian president for the fourth time, hopes…
12 Oct 2018
The presidential candidates of African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, and Young Progressives Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, on Friday morning attacked each other over plans for the national minimum wage for Nigerian workers. Currently, Nigeria’s minimum wage is N18,000. The government and organised labour are discussing the possibility of increasing it. Already, the government has…
11 Oct 2018
Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo said his faith as a Christian does not allow him to keep grudges against Atiku Abubakar, especially when he himself asks God for forgiveness daily. Obasanjo whom Abubakar served as vice-president under his administration from 1999 till 2007 had not been in good terms with his former vice while in…
11 Oct 2018
Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday said he has forgiven his former vice-president Abubakar Atiku for some grievances he has against him while in office. He also endorsed Atiku as his candidate choice for the presidency in next year's general election. Obasanjo, earlier, often criticised his former vice and alleged he had cases of…
25 Sep 2018
A presidential aspirant of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Donald Duke, has faulted regional zoning of political offices in Nigeria, stating that it has only put mediocre leaders in power since adoption. Regional zoning is a popular perception in the Nigerian political space which mandates a rotation of political offices among the southwest, southeast, northeast,…
14 Sep 2018
Nigerian lawmaker, senator Shehu Sani, has predicted victory for president Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s general elections despite “failure” in certain areas. The senator representing Kaduna central senatorial district said this on a Channels Television programme, Politics Today. Sani said some achievements recorded by the president will be advantageous to his chances of getting votes…
13 Sep 2018
An aspirant of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State governorship race, Prof. Patrick Utomi, said his intent to run for office was to rescue the people living in the current state “worse than death” Utomi, who was once a presidential aspirant in 2011 under the African Democratic Congress, is a renowned business…
12 Sep 2018
Although the primary elections of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are yet to hold, the party has adopted President Muhammadu Buhari presidential candidate for next year’s general election. The presidential primary is scheduled to hold on September 20. National Secretary of the APC, Maimala Buni, said any other member interested in the presidential race…
11 Sep 2018
National chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole said Nigeria was on the verge of becoming a one-party country under previous administrations of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Oshiomole, who made the claim in an interview on Channels Television’s Roadmap 2019, accused the PDP of crippling its oppositions while in power.…

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