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21 Sep 2018
Nigeria’s former vice president and presidential hopeful Atiku Abubakar said Nigerians are frustrated and disappointed in the failure of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to deliver on its promised change agenda. Atiku, who lost the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket to Buhari in 2015, said it was disheartening that the president is yet to…
21 Sep 2018
The much talked about and expected Osun State gubernatorial election is just few hours around the corner. As usual, I find it very important to reach out to the people on the need to make it a worthwhile exercise. This is in view of the fact that Nigerians and the international communities are watching to…
20 Sep 2018
A coalition of Northern youths within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday accused the national chairman of the party Uche Secondus of plotting to impose his preferred presidential candidate on them. The youths also accused the leadership of the party of conniving with the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, to rig the presidential…
13 Sep 2018
Nigerian lawmaker, senator Ben Murray-Bruce Wednesday said the donation of expression of interest and nomination forms to president Muhammadu Buhari for his re-election is illegal and should be rejected. A group known as Nigeria Consolidation Ambassador Network (NCAN) purchased N40 million nomination and N5 million expression of interest forms for Buhari on September 5. Murray-Bruce,…
12 Sep 2018
An aspirant in the governorship race of Lagos State under the ruling All Progressives Congress, Jide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, said he has what it takes to contribute more to the development of the state. It had been rumoured in the past few weeks that all was not well between the incumbent governor of Lagos Akinwunmi…
12 Sep 2018
Nigeria’s former minister of education Obiageli Ezekwesili has called for a mass reduction in the sales price of forms for elective offices in the country to 100,000 Naira. Ezekwesili, who was also minister of solid minerals under former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration, believes the high cost of forms discourages capable person without financial strength from…
12 Sep 2018
Governor of Imo state Rochas Okorocha has terminated the appointments of 13 serving members of his cabinet for allegedly seeking elective positions in next year’s elections. Although, the offices of their preferred interests were not specified in the termination of appointment letter signed by his chief press secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo. Top on the list is…
10 Sep 2018
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Sunday said the adoption of direct primaries in the state was in line with the decision of the national headquarters to select candidates for the 2019 general elections. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin Ndace, the governor gave the explanation when he received party members…
9 Sep 2018
Once again, it is my pleasure to welcome the Resident Electoral Commissioners to this meeting.
8 Sep 2018
Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki said he is confident of unseating president Muhammadu Buhari in next year's elections should he emerge presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). To emerge PDP's presidential ticket Saraki has to win the party’s October 6 primaries which is keenly contested by former Vice president Atiku Abubakar, former senate…
5 Sep 2018
The Borno state chapter of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has adopted the indirect mode of primaries for all the elective positions for the 2019 elections. This is despite the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) declaration on September 1 that all primary elections for elective offices would be through direct primaries except where impediments…
31 Aug 2018
Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said government under his watch is against illegal migration and that those involved do so at their risk. Buhari said this in Abuja when he received German Chancellor Angela Merkel who concluded her 3-day tour to West African countries Her tour is focused on strengthening economic development and containing…


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